Big Bus New York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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from $39.69
the low down
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 that includes the choice of the Brooklyn Loop, the Harlem Loop or the Panoramic Night Tour. Choose the Deluxe ticket to include all loops, night tour and 1 hour Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise.

  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • New York City, New York , United States of America
  • 2 days
customer reviews
out of 5


Misleading information. Description says "Choice of statue of liberty" It is actually just the boat ride for statue of liberty, and that too just 2 tours/day. You can't get down at the island and visit the statue. That was the main attraction for us and very disappointing that we couldn't visit.

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what to 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  choice of a bus loop around Brooklyn or a Harlem night tour. Choose to upgrade to the Deluxe ticket to include all loops plus a 2-hour Night bus tour and a sightseeing cruise.

  • Explore Downtown - Red Route
    Stop 16: 7th Ave & W 48th St
    Stop 6: W 42nd St & Broadway
    Stop 7: W 42nd St & 6th Ave
    Stop 17: 5th Ave & 37th St
    Stop 18: 5th Ave & W 32nd St
    Stop 19: 5th Ave & W 23rd St
    Stop 20: 5th Ave & W 15th St
    Stop 21: E 8th St & Mercer St
    Stop 22: Broadway & Bleecker St
    Stop 23: Broadway & Spring St
    Stop 24: Lafayette St & Walker St
    Stop 25: Park Row & Beekman St
    Stop 26: Broadway & Wall St
    Stop 27: State St & Pearl St
    Stop 28: 42nd St & 12th Ave
    Stop 29: 42nd St between 8th and 9th Ave
    Stop 4: 8th Ave & 46th St
    Stop 5:7th Ave & 50th St

    Explore Uptown- Blue Route 
    Stop 36: 46th St & Broadway
    Stop 1: W 42nd St & 8th Ave
    Stop 2: 42nd St in Hudson River Park
    Stop 3: 34th St & 8th Ave
    Stop 4: 8th Ave & 46th St
    Stop 5: 7th Ave & 50th St
    Stop 6: W 42nd St & Broadway
    Stop 7: W 42nd St & 6th Ave
    Stop 8: 42nd St between Park & Lexington Ave
    Stop 9: 49th St between 3rd & Lexington Ave
    Stop 10: 5th Ave & E 83rd St
    Stop 11: 5th Ave & E 72nd St
    Stop 12: 5th Ave & E 66th St
    Stop 13: Central Park South & Grand Army Plaza
    Stop 14: Central Park & Columbus Circle
    Stop 15: 7th Ave & 57th St
    Stop 16: 7th Ave & W 48th St
    Explore Brooklyn - Purple Route
    Stop 27: State St & Pearl St
    Stop 30: Flatbush Ave between Dean & Bergen St
    Stop 31: Grand Army Plaza on Flatbush Ave
    Stop 32:Fulton St & Church St (Hop-off Only)
    Explore Harlem - Green Route 
    Stop 14: Central Park & Columbus Circle
    Stop 33: Central Park W & W 80th St
    Stop 34: Amsterdam Ave & W 112th St
    Stop 35: W 125th St & Frederick Douglass Blvd
    Night Tour - Yellow Route (Not Hop on Hop Off)
    Stop 16: 7th Ave & W 48th St

inclusions and exclusions

  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Live guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • N/A
  • 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
  • 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
cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.