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Experience a side of London rarely seen by human eyes with this 1hr 15 min tour with commentary and frights
All aboard the ‘orrible omnibus for a ride around the dark side of London. The Ghost Bus Tours’ classic Routemaster bus has been redesigned to give passengers London’s first ‘Fright Bus’ service. On-board actors and technical trickery combine to create the scariest tour in town. A creepy conductor will provide the commentary for this sinister sightseeing show, revealing haunted palaces, unmarked burial grounds and the many skeletons in the capital’s cupboard.
Why not combine your visit to London Ghost Bus with other famous attractions and activities in London such as HMS Belfast or Bateaux London Dining Cruises
All aboard the 'orrible omnibus for a ride around the dark side of London. The Ghost Bus Tours' classic Routemaster bus has been redesigned to give passengers London's first 'Fright Bus' service. On-board actors and technical trickery combine to create the scariest tour in town. A creepy conductor will provide the commentary for this sinister sightseeing show, revealing haunted Palaces, unmarked burial grounds and the many skeletons in the capital's cupboard.
The Ghost Bus Tours - The Necropolis Bus Company
Earth to earth…
The Necropolis Bus Company began in the 19th century as a private funeral bus service. The Necropolis vehicles or ‘Carcass Coaches’ as they were known to Londoners were able to convey the deceased, pall bearers and up to 50 mourners (no standing) to the final resting place. Each bus had an onboard conductor/chief mourner and a special siren or ‘mourning whistle’ to warn pedestrians of the bus’s approach. The sound of the whistle prompted gentlemen to remove their hats and bow their heads as a mark of passing respect.
Ashes to Ashes…
Regular service ran until 1967 when a tragic fire at the company depot in South Dulstead razed the building to the ground and destroyed almost the entire fleet of buses. Only one vehicle was salvaged from the ashes and was locked in a storage facility for 40 years. It has now been restored to its original design and is operated by NECROBUS as a sightseeing service in central London.
Bus to Bus...
The bus is painted in the company’s traditional colour of midnight black. The interior seating is arranged in ‘railway style’ for comfort and so that passengers can grieve openly and offer condolences to each other. Decorative features include lamps and window curtains, which were always drawn if a coffin was stored in the vehicle overnight. This is based on the superstition that a departed spirit might be trapped by its own reflection in the glass and would be unable to pass on to the other world. It also helped to keep the bodies cool in the summer months.
Please Note: The Ghost Bus Tours take no responsibility for items left on the bus, personal items are carried at the owners risk and The Ghost Bus can take no responsibility for items damaged or lost. Smoking, eating and drinks other than bottled water are not permitted on the bus. There are no toilet facilities on the bus.
The vehicle is a 1966 Routemaster and it has not been possible to make the entrance wheelchair accessible.
Dates & Times
Days & Times of Operation
Mon - Sun: 19.30 & 21.00
The tour lasts for 1 hour 15 minutes, nonstop.
Northumberland Avenue (Trafalgar Square)
1 Hour 15 Minutes
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London Ghost Bus Tour - Adults for the price of Kids!
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3 March 2017
Super tour. The actors were very good and numerous. We had a good evening
1 March 2017
Interesting and amusing but at times bordering on silly. Great ticket offer
18 February 2017
This was right up my boyfriend and my street! We thought it was a bit of fun and hilarious. The actors kept in character throughout the entire journey and cracked jokes like "JAM!!!" and all sorts. It's not meant to be a serious outing. Definitely one for kids and people with a light hearted sense of humour. Don't know if you're a grumpy middle aged disaster!! Just enjoy this for what it is :)
19 August 2016
Really good evening, great fun - the conductor and Miss Hinge were wonderful. Saw parts of London we'd never seen before and learnt a bit more about the 'darker side' of London's past. Would highly recommend this trip, we really laughed.
16 January 2016
Excellent experience and staff. Would definitely recommend to others.
9 January 2016
Good fun - it's not scary so is fine for kids. Its basically a lovely trip around London at night with some stories and fun acting thrown in. Something different.
5 November 2015
Very Entertaining... Family loved it!
26 August 2015
Absolutely loved it, funny, entertaining I would strongly suggest if you want a laugh to jump on to the next one.