Limited service between October-April
Discover the city’s heritage and how it has grown to be the progressive hub it is today with a 90-minute bus tour.
Beginning in Albert Square in the heart of the city centre, the green Sightseeing Manchester hop-on, hop-off open-top bus takes you on a trip around the city and the modern waterfront developments at Salford Quays.
The 12-stop tour has been carefully planned to take you past some of Manchester’s key sights including, Manchester and Salford Cathedrals, the National Football Museum, Salford Quays & Media City, the Museum of Science and Industry Museum, and Manchester United Football Club.
The tour offers English commentary by Lord of the Rings and Lost actor Dominic Monaghan and a free to download app which offers commentary in French, Mandarin, German, Spanish and Arabic.
Tours start from Albert Square/Manchester Town Hall in the heart of the city (outside Slug & Lettuce), bus stop WD, postcode M2 5HD. Another popular stop is Piccadilly Gardens bus station, Bus stop R opposite Wetherspoons – postcode M1 2AP.
The nearest Metrolink stop to Albert Square is St Peter’s Square.
Running times can vary in the off-peak winter months and for special events around the city, please see their website for timetables.
For more information on running times, other places to board the bus and transport, please visit their website.