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Yellow Bus Tours Funchal

Rua Simplicio Passos de Gouveia Loja 21B, Funchal, Madeira 9000, Portugal
+351 291 764 764
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Let Yellow Bus Tours be your guide to the best that Funchal has to offer. Travel to all of the most interesting tourist sights by open-top bus and discover the city at your speed with our 24-hour passes. Our tours are hop-on, hop-off which means you can take any bus you want whenever you want for the duration of your ticket.
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  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Rua Simplicio Passos de Gouveia Loja 21B, Funchal, Madeira 9000, Portugal
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+351 291 764 764
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We purchased a 5 day ticket for 3 routes for €21 online. There was a stop near our hotel, the buses came every 30 minutes and we were able to do the Funchal City Tour, a tour over to the next village and grab the...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We purchased as part of a combination ticket with the return cable car ride which made this good value. The driver was friendly and drove carefully giving plenty of time for passengers to board and leave the bus. Headphones ( new and unused) were available...More

Thank ne28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the Yellow Bus from outside our hotel - it was very good it lasted about one and a half hours and the commentary was good. It is the best way to see the signts. They have 3 routes, we took only 1 route,...More

Thank H345DDpaulg
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Audio Equipment broken or missing, long wait for buses, narrative out of synchronization with actual location, insufficient number of Stop Buttons on the bus, one needed to stand and move about on the bus whilst bus was in motion to have the driver stop.

Thank nsew999
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Funchal tour lasts about 90 minutes. It has headphones with commentary in various languages. A reall good introduction to the town. Includes a trip to a great vantage point and the west of the town with all the big hotels.

Thank wibster2000
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We purchased out tickets for our hop on and off trip around Funchal and weren't disappointed. As usual with red bus, they were on time every time and we had their clear map pointing us in the right direction. Drivers were a bit grumpy though...More

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We got a 24hr ticket (E14) in the afternoon and took the whole central route for orientation and then used it again the next morning to visit the view point and get back into Centro. The information is a bit sparse but at least the...More

1  Thank Alexandra G
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This is a very convenient way to see Funchal and, at 18 euros for three different tickets, it is good value. The bus was clean and comfortable but the service could be better. In a marked contrast to the helpful lady in the ticket kiosk,...More

Thank Moctezuma542
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Open top buses travel one way round Funchal. Great to get down into the marina, port area and town centre. Also to get round to the Forum shops, attractions and a lovely fishing village where you change buses to go up to the glass platform....More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We bought a three in one 48 hour ticket and unfortunately lost the ticket half way through our second journey. Yellow Bus Tours got us back to Funchal without our ticket and also replaced the ticket free of charge with no questions asked so that...More

Thank Stephen F
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Bicesteve
There are lots of web pages that say that purchase of a 48 hr Funchal yellow bus hop on ticket includes being able to use it on yellow public buses for the first 24 hrs. Is this correct and if it is and you've bought online, can you use the printed voucher on public buses before validation on a hop on hop off bus?
29 March 2017|
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Response from Sheila B | Reviewed this property |
Don't think you can use ticket on public buses! Buses stop at same bus stop and didn't see anyone with a 24/48 hr pass using public buses!
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Bicesteve
If you click on the link for the Santa Cruz hop on it states that it goes from central Funchal. Is this correct as none of the listed stops are in Funchal?
29 March 2017|
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Response from Stephen A | Reviewed this property |
The tours are circular so can join the tour from suburban Funchal or central Funchal. They are hop on hop off and can be for 48 hours depending on the type of ticket purchased. They run three separate routes. Best value is... More
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NewOrleansCruiser
Is there a bathroom on the bus?
9 January 2017|
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Response from Puzzler67 | Reviewed this property |
Hi There are no toilets on the bus .
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