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Big Bus New York: Hop-­on Hop­-off Bus Tour

See the best of New York City's sights from one seat

Audio guide: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Provider: Big Bus USA
Registered address: 723 7th Ave, 11th Floor, 10019, New York, US
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What's included

Access to the Hop-on Hop-off buses for 1 or 2 days (depending on your selected ticket option)
Downtown Loop
Uptown Loop (Essential and Explore tickets only)
Bike rental (Essential and Explore tickets only) – rent for 1 hour, get 1 hour free!
Free Butterbeer ice cream from the Harry Potter Store (Essential and Explore tickets only)
Free NY-style slice of pizza from Central Park Café (Essential and Explore tickets only)
Bike Rental Offer with Bike Rent NYC – Purchase 1 hour and get 2 free (Essential and Explore tickets only)

Important information

Your ticket can be used up to 14 days after the selected travel date but cannot be used before the selected date.

Meeting point

Big Bus Tours New York, 10019, New York

  • Visit key New York highlights like the Empire State Building, Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, and more
  • Explore the stops you're most interested in, for as long as you want
  • Take a classic tour of the Big Apple with the Uptown and Downtown loops, and get a free extra hour of bike rental if you rent for one hour

Design your own itinerary and see the best of the Big Apple, plus Brooklyn and Harlem! Choose your route, snap some pics from your seat, or hop off and explore – then catch the next bus. The Big Apple awaits!

Choose from the discover, essential or explore ticket options and customize your bus tour as you wish. Get the freedom to choose the validity, the routes, and the benefits of the tickets according to your convenience.

  • Swap your smartphone voucher for a paper ticket at the redemption point: Big Bus Tours New York, 723 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019
  • Once activated, your ticket is valid for 1 or 2 calendar days (depending on ticket selection)

Downtown loop (red)

  • 1) M&M World
  • 2) Time Square East
  • 3) Empire State Building/Korea Town
  • 4) Flatiron District
  • 5) SoHo
  • 6) Chinatown / Little Italy
  • 7) Brooklyn Bridge
  • 8) Wall Street/ Charging Bull
  • 9) Statue of Liberty / Battery Park
  • 10) Circle Line Sightseeing
  • 11) Hudson Yards
  • 12) Circle Line Sightseeing

Uptown loop (blue)

  • 13) Hope Sculpture
  • 2) Time Square East
  • 14) The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 15) Central Park Zoo
  • 16) Columbus Circle
  • 17) Carnegie Hall

Frequency

  • Downtown loop: Departs from Stop 1 (M&M World - 7th Ave & W 48th St) at 09:00, and then every 15-35 min. Last bus at 17:00 from Stop 1. Full loop: Approximately 75-90 minutes
  • Uptown loop: Departs from Stop 13 (Hope Sculpture - 7th Ave & W 35th St) at 10:00, and then every 60 min. Last bus at 16:00 from Stop 13. Full loop: Approximately 90 minutes
Tuesday 09:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 09:30 - 16:30
Thursday 09:30 - 16:30
Friday 09:30 - 16:30
Saturday 09:30 - 16:30
Sunday 09:30 - 16:30
Monday 09:30 - 16:30
  • Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before your visit date.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit date.

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Alondra,  United States United States
31 Dec 2023
Excellent
Great experience and stops. Really enjoyed that some buses have heaters at the feet when sitting in the cold breeze outside on top.
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Sara ,  Israel Israel
19 Dec 2023
Good
We had a nice tour
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Anonymous
14 Apr 2024
Terrible
Complete waste of money, started out well with excellent driver Jimmy, he really was top notch and very informative, from there it went down hill, got back on to go to next stop and all buses...
Complete waste of money, started out well with excellent driver Jimmy, he really was top notch and very informative, from there it went down hill, got back on to go to next stop and all buses incredibly overcrowded, yet driver insisted everyone must sit, there were no seats, people sitting on the floor, ticket sellers all over Times Square selling tickets yet it seems there is not enough buses to keep up with demand, overall very poor experience, we ended up cutting our losses and using cabs for rest of trip …
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