The multimedia Berlin bus tour
Sightseeing with live commentary and video on a Berlin bus tour
Our multimedia Berlin bus tour is different than an ordinary bus tours. In luxury buses with additional monitors, we show film clips with historical photos and films at the original locations, commentated live by our guides. In addition to our classic tour, the “Time travel”, we have developed different thematic sightseeing bus tours. You can take part in our public – German language only – bus tours every Saturday or book the tour exclusively for your group. On request the Berlin bus tour is available in many different languages and with extras such as special exits or culinary stops.
Tickets for our Berlin bus tour
- Every Saturday at 11am we offer our tour “Time travel through Berlin” as a public bus tour for individual travelers – in German language only.
- Every first Saturday of the month at 1:30pm we offer our special tour “Berlin – capital of the crime” – in German language only.
- Every second Saturday of the month starting at 1:30pm we explore the “Movie City Berlin – The Rolling Cinema” – also in German language only.
- Our sightseeing tours start in the middle of Berlin, Unter den Linden No. 40.
- These public bus tours usually last about 2 hours.
- All the bus tours include one exit at a location that suits the tour theme.
- Tickets can be booked by phone or online.
- Tickets can also be bought locally on the bus.
- Gift vouchers are available – because, the videoBustour is always a great present, not only for Christmas!
Exclusive bus tours for groups
Private groups (companies, delegations, travel groups, school classes) can book our bus tours for any time they wish. We pick up your group anywhere Berlin and take you to your desired destination. The route is then adjusted to your needs. Also, the duration is variable: From a 45-minute transfer to the whole-day trip everything is possible. To learn about the city, we recommend a three-hour tour with two exits. You can book any of the tours that you see here online. But we also create personalized tours: We are happy to adapt the multimedia content of our bus tours to the needs of our customers! Does your company have a connection to Berlin? Do you celebrate an anniversary? Or the motto of your conference: We always find content that makes your personalised multimedia sightseeing tour unique.
Berlin bus tour – Experience the most exciting capital of Europe
Berlin was and still is a center of German and European history. Whether in the imperial period, the golden twenties, during national socialism, the cold war with its division, and finally reunification, Berlin was always at the center of world events. Above all, Berlin’s Mitte district appears to be an open-air museum of the 20th century and provides memories of many historical events. But at the same time, Berlin is a young and modern city, a city that is constantly changing. To experience Berlin on a bus tour is therefore to feel history, present and future at the same moment!
Bus tour with photos and films
Berlin has the history – we have the pictures! That makes our Berlin bus tour to be vivid. For example, you will experience at the Brandenburg Gate, how the Wall fell on 9th November 1989, or at Checkpoint Charlie, how Russian and American tanks almost trigger Third World War. Images that have gone around the world, but still will get you goose bumps when you visit the original locations. Our fascinating film and image material stems from numerous public and private archives. Cut into small film clips, they take you a trip back to the moving past of the city. At the original sites, the most important sights of Berlin, the film clips are played to you during our bus tour and commented live by the guide. This connection between the city today and the past on the monitors makes our Berlin bus tour a truly unique experience.
Berlin sightseeing tour with luxury multimedia buses
To make our multimedia bus tour an exceptional visual experience, we have luxury buses with state-of-the-art technology. All of them have multiple large flat screen screens (19-inch monitors) and a unique infotainment system. The number of monitors depends on the size of the bus. And depending on the number of participants, we use small, medium or large buses to offer you maximum comfort. No other bus company in Berlin has comparable video screen and sound systems.
The top 10 sights of Berlin and more
On our two-hour bus tour we will take you to the most important sights of Berlin. These places stand for the changing history of the city in the last hundred years:
- the Brandenburg Gate, symbol for division and reunion,
- the Reichstag, seat of the German Bundestag,
- the Prussian boulevard Unter den Linden,
- the great construction site of the Berlin city palace,
- the Alexanderplatz,
- the socialist boulevard Karl-Marx-Allee,
- the former border crossing at Checkpoint Charlie,
- the last large remaining piece of wall in the Niederkirchner Straße,
- the bustling new center at Potsdamer Platz,
- the victory column
These are only the most important sights of our buy tour. Add to this the Bellevue Palace, seat of the Federal President, the embassy district in Tiergarten Street, the governmental are with the Federal Chancellery and much more.
Exits and extras on our Berlin bus tour
At least one stop should take place during any bus tour, preferably at a central attraction such as the Brandenburg Gate or the East Side Gallery. Closed groups can arrange these exits in advance. Each tour can be upgraded: How about a glass of Prosecco and a view of the city from a panoramic point? Or a curry-wurst at a typical snack place? We can also arrange to visit sites during the tour, such as TV Tower or the Berlin Cathedral. Even actors can perform during the tour: The Golden Twenties or the Cold War can be experienced quite differently again!
Bus tour in various languages
Our bus tours are always commented live by our guides. Our personal tour guides interact with the multimedia content that they present to you, in various language and most of our guides are native speakers. We can offer the following languages: German, English, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Chinese and Japanese. Our classic: “Time travel through Berlin – The overview tour” is our classic tour. Here you will see all the highlights of Berlin’s history and the most important sights of the city. Among others, we will show you how the masses hailed Hitler in front of the ‘New Reichskanzlei’, where the first part of the Berlin Wall was removed, how the Potsdamer Platz rose and where the Death Strip had its greatest extent. The ‘time travel’ tour is the perfect for both newcomers to Berlin who are not interested in regular bus tours, as well as for Berlin experts, who are given a very different view of the city. But other tours with different topics are also available.
Berlin bus tour: “Movie City Berlin – The Rolling Cinema”
We follow famous features. Numerous films used the city as a shooting location and as a backdrop to create new worlds. Directors such as Billy Wilder, Wim Wenders and Tom Tykwer have celebrated great success here. More and more international filmmakers are moving to Berlin and to the area around the venerable Babelsberg film studios. Every day films are shot in Berlin, new images of our city are created. Our Berlin bus tour ‘the rolling cinema’ takes you to the locations of famous Berlin films and tells you exciting background stories. Run Lola Run, Operation Valkyrie, Bourne Supremency, The Lives Of Others, Aeon Flux and many more. Experience the exciting scenery of Berlin in our buses equipped with additional monitors, we will show you moments of great Berlin cinema history – and will give you a whole new look at the capital!
Berlin bus tour: “Berlin – Capital of Crime”
The biggest criminals and the most treacherous arson, the most likeable blackmailer and the longest murder process – in the world of crime, Berlin is a city of superlatives as well. On the Berlin bus tour “Berlin – Capital of Crime” crime awaits the guests a journey back in time and through the criminal Berlin. The tour takes you past the battlefields of famous criminal cases between the elegant Ku’Damm and the infamous Scheunenviertel. It resurrects the so-called Chicago of Berlin, while it tells of criminals and of those who hunted them. Like the legendary murder commissar Erich Gennat of the 1920ies. On monitors in the bus illustrative films history and stories of the crime in Berlin and are moderated live by our tourguides. This tour offers an exciting opportunity to discover famous sights and hidden places.
Bus tour to the filming locations of “Homeland Season 5”
Berlin takes part! The complete fifth season of Homeland was filmed in Berlin, making the capital city one of the leading actors. We are offering a tour to the filming locations of this successful US-American series. Carrie Mathison, the charismatic CIA-agent is back. The fifth season deals not only with the war against Islamic terrorism but also with feuds carried out between the different secret services. Mathison, played by Claire Danes, has started a new life in Berlin but is caught up by her past as an agent and must face the challenges of a new threat. Homeland is a thrilling series addressing important issues of our time. Its cast consists of famous actors and actresses. Besides Rupert Friend and Mandy Patinkin there are also German stars such as Sebastian Koch, Nina Hoss and Alexander Fehling among the leading actors.
The most important part however, apart from Claire Danes, is played by Berlin as the filming location. Sometimes even at three locations at the same time, Homeland was filmed at more than a hundred different places within the capital city. Prominent places like the Gendarmenmarkt, the Pariser Platz, the Hauptbahnhof, the Zionskirchplatz but also many unknown places and streets, primarily in Berlin-Kreuzberg, served as filming locations. Thus, the series manages to mirror Berlin’s diversity in a fascinating way. Our Homeland location tour takes you to the most important of the countless filming locations. On the way and at the locations, insider stories of shooting the series, its content and the work of the secret services in Berlin are told. In combination with Berlin’s major landmarks this tour on the tracks of Homeland becomes a very special sightseeing tour. The tour can be booked either as a walking tour or as a bus tour.