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The Best Buckingham Palace Tickets 2024

$ 21
105 minutes
Live tour guide

About Buckingham Palace Tickets

With this skip-the-line ticket, you'll be able to see Buckingham Palace and feel the excitement of London's iconic Changing of the Guard ceremony as you march to the rhythm of the resounding drums. Follow the guards towards Buckingham Palace and get an in-depth look into British history, tradition, and the royal family. Don't miss an opportunity to make the most of your time in London and indulge in a royal encounter like no other!


Tickets for Buckingham Palace

Join the march of the guards as they make their way toward Buckingham Palace on a unique guided tour in London! Take the opportunity to get some fantastic photos and explore the rich history behind the Changing of the Guard ceremony.

Meet with your guide for either a private or a small group tour, depending on your chosen option, and embark on an unforgettable experience witnessing the Changing of the Guard. As you follow the guards on their journey to Buckingham Palace, your guide will provide insights into one of the oldest and most iconic British ceremonies. You'll quickly become familiar with the distinctions between the Welsh Guards and the Grenadier Guards and develop expertise on the distinctive fuzzy bearskin hats.

Discover the origins of this splendid London spectacle and gain an understanding of the significance of every color, button, mascot, symbol, and movement in this quintessentially British tradition.

Why wait and miss your chance to experience the iconic Changing of the Guard ceremony? Book your ticket now and create unforgettable memories while in London!

  • Tour guide
  • Changing of the Guard ceremony
  • Private tour (if option selected)
X not included
  • Entry to Buckingham Palace
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
  • Food and drinks
X not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Baby strollers
  • English
what to bring
  • Headphones
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Meeting Point

Meet your guide by the Equestrian statue of Edward VII, Waterloo Place, which is located at the address St. James's, London SW1Y 5ER, United Kingdom.

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Experience the prestige of one of London’s most iconic attractions on this exclusive walking tour.


Feel the thrill as you march to the beating drums of the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony.


Your expert guide will tell you all about the historical roots of the guards' ceremony and the importance associated with each element, such as colors, buttons, mascots, symbols, and movements.

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FAQ – Buckingham Palace Tickets

Is it free to see Buckingham Palace?

To admire the exterior of London Buckingham Palace and witness the guard changing ceremony is completely free. In order to enter the State Rooms, the Queen’s Gallery, and The Royal Mews, you’ll have to purchase a ticket. Note that the ticket prices and availability may vary, so make sure you book in advance.

Can you visit Buckingham Palace without tickets?

To enter Buckingham Palace, you’ll need to buy a ticket. However, you’re free to walk around the Palace gardens, see the guard ceremony and marvel at the exterior. Make sure you plan your visit according to the Buckingham Palace opening time, as it’s not always available to the public.

What is the best time of day to visit Buckingham Palace?

The best time of day to visit Buckingham Palace can vary depending on your preferences and interests. Consider visiting early in the morning as there are fewer crowds expected. Once you’re finished with your Buckingham Palace Tour, you can wait for the guard changing ceremony in the palace’s forecourt. It usually occurs daily at 11:00 am, but checking the official website for the most up-to-date information is always a good idea.

What else can I do in London?

Apart from Buckingham Palace, London offers a wide range of attractions and landmarks worth exploring. Pick between the fabulous views from the Tower of London and a fantastic Thames River Cruise, or book an expertly-guided tour of Westminster Abbey. Regardless of your choice, the sights in London are guaranteed to surpass your expectations.
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Plan your visit to Buckingham Palace and see the iconic Changing of the Guard ceremony!

Know before you go

  • Please note that this tour takes place rain or shine.
  • It is the decision of the British Army to change or cancel the ceremony. The announcement won't be made until after 10:30 AM.
  • If the ceremony is canceled, there will still be the chance to watch the guards marching without the music.
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Worth the visit!

The Changing of the Guard ceremony was magnificent! Our knowledgeable tour guide explained to us all about the history of the royal family and the importance of this ceremony in a very interesting way. The Garden Cafe was very nice too. They served really delicious ice cream! Definitely recommend booking this ticket!


Definitely recommend!

Our guide, Nicolas, was truly exceptional! His expert guidance led us to the perfect vantage point to witness the complete Changing of the Guard ceremony. Our tour was fantastic, filled with intriguing anecdotes and exclusive insights. The small group size made the experience even more enjoyable. 10/10 experience!


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