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Open Top Bus

Stagecoach Open Top Buses

Here at Stagecoach Bus we have a number of different routes across the UK which offer an open top bus experience. Our open top buses add a different experience to your journey whether this is in the Lake District, Skegness or Hastings. Find out more about the locations where we run open top buses; 


The Lake District - 599, 508 and 78

Boat Lake District

Our very popular   open top buses allow you to leave the car behind and let us be your driver for the day. With Explorer day tickets you can hop on and hop off and see the Lake District in a different way. A fun, refreshing way to see the Lakes, we have 3 open top buses covering Central, North and the Eastern Lakes.



​Find out more about the Lake District Open Top buses


Thanet - Route 69

Thanet The hugely popular open-top bus returns to Thanet this year for an even longer season! Take unlimited rides with our all-day 'dayrider' tickets - perfect if you want to hop on and off all day! 

Adult dayrider - £4.50 on bus - £4.20  on the app

dayrider U19 - £3.20 on bus - £3.10 on the app 

Family dayrider - £9 on bus - £8.40 on the appValid for two adults and up to three children or one adult and up to four children 



Find out more about the Thanet Open Top bus


Hastings - Route 66

Hasting Open Top  

The all new open top ‘route 66’ bus will be hitting the streets of Hastings on Saturday 25th May - for the first time ever! The route will start at Harley Shute, serving Combe Haven Holiday Park, down to the The Bo-Peep Pub and along the seafront, as far as The Stade.

Hop on and off all day with an adult dayrider, it costs just £4.50 on the bus - it’s even cheaper at £4.20 if you buy it on our app. With an adult dayrider you can add a kid for a quid, bargain! 




Find out more about the Hastings Open Top bus


Cleethorpes - Seasiders 

Cleethorpes Seasider Route 17 runs between Cleethorpes Pier, Pleasure Island and Thorpe Park up to every 30 minutes Weekends, Bank Holidays and School Holidays. They run every weekend and Bank Holidays between 6 April and 29 September 2019.

We have some great value single, day and family tickets to use on Cleethorpes Seasiders;

Adult Dayrider - £3.60  available all day

Family Dayrider - £9.30 valid all day for 2 adults and 3 children.

We've teamed up with attractions in Cleethorpes to offer you discount vouchers at selected venues along the coast.


Find out more about the Cleethorpes Seasiders

Whitley Bay - Seasider

Departing from North Shields Ferry Landing, the Seasider takes in Tynemouth, Cullercoats and Whitley Bay.The Seasider operates from North Shields Ferry,  making 12 journeys each day. The service also departs Whitley Bay Metro Station operates every 30 minutes until 15:50, when it heads back along the coast to North Shields Ferry Landing.

Single journeys on the Seasider are £2.50, or travel all day for £4.00!


Skegness - Seasiders 

Skegness SeasiderSkegness Route 3 is an open top service that runs between Skegness Interchange, Butlin's Fantasy Island and Ingoldmells Anchor Lane

We have some great value single, day and family tickets to use on Skegness Seasiders;

Child dayrider - £2.25 Perfect if you want to hop on and off all day

Adult dayrider - £4.50  available all day

Family dayrider - £12 valid all day for 2 adults and 3 children

We've also teamed up with some local attractions in Skegness to offer you discount vouchers at selected venues along the coast.


Find out more about the Skegness Seasiders 


Torbay - Hop 122

Meet the bus hoppers on our new open top serviceMeet the Golden Hop open tops and our friendly bus hoppers. They travel around Torbay between Babbacombe, St Marychurch, Torquay Harbour, Paignton and Paignton Zoo up to every 20 minutes, 7 days a week.

You can travel on the Hop open top with any of the following tickets; 

Torbay Dayrider £5 - A day of unlimited travel across Torbay and as far as Dartmouth,Totnes, Newton Abbot and Dawlish Warre

Child Dayrider £3.50 - As above, for those aged 5-15 years of age

Group Dayrider £10 - As above, but allows up to 5 people to travel together

Find out more about the Torbay Open Top 

Lincoln City Tour Bus 

Why not take a ride on the open top, sightseeing, Tour Lincoln bus, experience the best views from the top deck of a bus with a live commentary. 

Advance tickets available at a discounted price from the Visitor Information Centre:

​Adults - £10, £12 on the bus;

Children - free (2 free children under 16 per adult, additional childen £4 per child);

Students - £8 (on production of valid student card), £10 on the bus.

Find out more about the Lincoln City Tour Bus 


Stratford-upon-Avon City Sightseeing Bus 

Stratford-upon-Avon is a charming medieval market town in the heart of rural England. Set on the banks of the River Avon which winds its way through the town. Take the City Sightseeing tour and discover the birthplace of William Shakespeare, and home to the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company. 24 Hour and 48 hour tickets are available on the bus;                         

Adults -  From £15 

Children - From £7.50   

Find out more about the Stratford City Sightseeing Bus