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Overview

Hop on and hop off at more than 30 stops around New York City with an open-top Big Bus tour, and visit NYC attractions at your own pace. Travel with ease by double-decker bus past world-famous landmarks including the Empire State Building, Times Square, Rockefeller Center and Central Park. With your Classic ticket, ride the bus loops around Manhattan as you learn about the city's history from your engaging guide. Upgrade to a Premium ticket and include a bus loop around Brooklyn and sightseeing cruise or night tour. Choose the Deluxe ticket to include all loop and a choice of sightseeing cruise or night tour and choice of Statue of Liberty or Empire State Building.

Highlights

  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences


  • What You Can Expect

    With its soaring skyscrapers, countless museums, bustling parks and distinctive neighborhoods, New York City can be overwhelming to even the most intrepid visitor. This Big Bus tour makes navigating the Big Apple and seeing its most famous sights a breeze!

    Show your paper or mobile voucher to a member of the Big Bus staff at any of the stops along your route and hop aboard for your tour of the city. Relax on your open-top, double-decker bus as you cruise the streets of Manhattan on either the Uptown, Downtown or Midtown Loop, and listen to your passionate guide share facts and anecdotes about the city's history and celebrated landmarks. Take your fill of share-worthy photos of well-known sights and neighborhoods including Times Square, the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Little Italy and Central Park. 

    Remain on the bus for each 2-hour loop, or hop on and off at the stops to explore attractions and neighborhoods at your own pace. End your tour in the evening at any stop along either route.

    Want more? Upgrade to a Premium ticket, which includes  a bus loop around Brooklyn tour and sightseeing cruise or night tour. Choose to upgrade to the Deluxe ticket to include all loops plus a 2-hour Night bus tour or sightseeing cruise and choice of Statue of Liberty or Empire State Building.

    Cancellation Policy

    Package is cancellable prior to three days from the commencement of the service.

Customer Reviews

KELLY K

16-Oct-2017

Great sightseeing tour, totally worth the money!!

Helen L

16-Oct-2017

Great tour with very knowledgeable live guides. There are many tours available in NYC so be careful that you get this one...look for the one with the brown bus!
Excellent value for money if you buy the two day pass with extras such as Liberty and Ellis Islands included ...well worth seeing.

Kenneth M

10-Oct-2017

This was such a worthwhile experience, especially since it was our first visit to NYC!

Roger T

09-Oct-2017

We rode all three routes to see the sites and figure out where we would like to get off to explore. We also did the night tour and was fantastic to see all the lights. Roger T.

Binky

01-Oct-2017

Great idea to book this in advance of arrival. Made good use of the ticket over two days. The Brooklyn night tour was particularly good.

Details


Inclusions

  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Live guide

  • Exclusions

    • Hotel pickup and drop-off

    • Additional Info

      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Classic 1-day tickets will be valid for same day use. Tickets claimed after 3pm will be valid for 24 hours from time of redemption
      • Recorded commentary available in 10 languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean and Russian. 
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Panoramic night tour operates on a first-come, first-served basis, so try to arrive early to secure your seat (if option selected)
      • Night Tour is not a hop-on hop-off tour

      • Voucher info

        You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

        Departure Point

        Board the bus at any stop along your route

        Departure Time

        Summer Hours (April 1 - November 1)

        Downtown buses 8am-6pm, departs every 15-20 minutes
        Uptown buses 9am-6pm, departs every 20-25 minutes
        Midtown buses 8:30am-5pm, departs every 30 minutes
        Brooklyn Tour buses 10am-3pm, departs every 60 minutes
        Night Tour 7pm-9pm, departs every 30 minutes 

        Winter Hours (November 1 - March 31)

        Downtown buses 8am-5pm, departs every 15-20 minutes
        Uptown buses 9am-5pm, departs every 20-25 minutes
        Midtown buses 8:30am-5pm, departs every 30 minutes
        Brooklyn Tour buses 10am-3pm, departs every 60 minutes
        Night Tour 6pm-8pm, departs every 30 minutes 

        Frequency is approximate. Delays possible due to heavy traffic.

        Duration

        Varies


Tour Options

Panoramic Night Tour

Code: NIGHT

2-hour tour. Please note this is not a hop-on hop-off tour.
Starting From 2260
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Classic Ticket

Code: CLASSIC2

1-Day Hop-on Hop-off tour. Includes Downtown, Uptown and Midtown bus loops only.
Starting From 2963
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Premium Ticket

Code: PREMIUM2

2-Day Hop-on Hop-off tour. Includes Downtown, Uptown, Midtown and Brooklyn loops. Choice of Night Tour or Sightseeing Cruise.
Starting From 3465
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Deluxe Ticket

Code: DELUXE2

2-Day Hop-on Hop-off tour. Includes Downtown, Uptown, Midtown Brooklyn loops. Choice of Night Tour or Sightseeing Cruise. Choice of Statue of Liberty or Empire Statue Building.
Starting From 4469
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Picture Gallery

  • Times Square at night
  • Riding on the bus through town
  • Empire State Building
  • Big Bus
  • Amazing NYC Architecture and cenery
  • We had front row seats on the double decker bus.
  • Donkey Kong at Nintindo World-Rockerfellar Center Stop
  • Time Square
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • The bus
  • Bernie the best tour guide
  • Big Bus Manhatten
  • This is where we started.
  • China Town on Big Bus Tour
  • New York- Life on the Streets
  • New Ideias Museum - Bowery
  • Freedom Tower

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