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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
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
Hop-on hop-off bus tour
Hotel pickup and drop-off
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.
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
Board the bus at any stop along your route
Spring / Summer Hours (April 1 - October 23rd)
Downtown buses 8am-6pm, departs every 15-20 minutes Uptown buses 9am-6pm, departs every 20-25 minutes Harlem buses 10am - 3pm, departs every 60 minutes Brooklyn Tour buses 10am-3pm, departs every 60 minutes Night Tour 7pm-9pm, departs every 30 minutes
Fall / Winter Hours (October 24th - March 31)
Downtown buses 8am-5pm, departs every 15-20 minutes Uptown buses 9am-5pm, departs every 20-25 minutes Harlem buses 10am, 12pm and 2pm Brooklyn Tour buses 10am, 12pm and 2pm Night Tour 6pm-8pm, departs every 30 minutes
Frequency is approximate. Delays possible due to heavy traffic.