New York Open-Top Bus Tour

Highlights

  • Admire panoramic views of New York from the open-top bus.
  • Hop on and off at any of our conveniently located bus stops.
  • See NYC’s main sights including Times Square, Statue of Liberty, and Brooklyn Bridge.
  • Learn about the history of the city through the audio guides onboard.
  • Choose between a range of tickets to make the most of your trip.

Overview

Visit the Big Apple and have a trip to remember with our New York Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour. See the city’s world-famous landmarks including the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and much more! Leave your worry of transport behind as we take you to the main locations across the big city. With two different bus routes and three ticket options, you’ll be able to create a clear itinerary for your trip.

Discover Ticket

Valid for 1 day, the discover ticket will show you the city’s main sights and attractions. With this ticket, you’ll have access to the downtown loop (red route) which will take you to Times Square, the Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, the iconic Statue of Liberty, and more. Covering the main landmarks of the city, this is a great option if you’re short for time!

Essential Ticket

To see more sights, book the essential ticket for a 1-day bus ticket with access to both the downtown and uptown route. Switch between routes at Times Square and check-off all your must-see locations! The uptown bus route will take you to the Byrant Park, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Central Park Zoo, and more!

Explore Ticket

If you have more time to spare, book the explore ticket for a 2-day hop-on hop-off experience in New York. With access to the downtown and uptown routes, you’ll be able to spend more time exploring different areas of the city. Divide your time over both days, covering the red route in one and the blue route in another. Spend more time exploring each location such as Central Park, the Guggenheim Museum, and more. Book the explore ticket for a true New York sightseeing experience!

Inclusions

  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour in New York
  • Audio guide available in 6 languages
  • Bike rental from Unlimited Biking offer (with Essential and Explore tickets)

Exclusions

  • Entry to attractions (unless specified)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

Additional information

Downtown Loop (Red Route):
Operates: Daily 9am to 5pm
Frequency: 10-15 mins
First Bus: 9am from Stop 1 (M&Ms World - 7th Ave & W 48th St)
Last Bus: 5pm from Stop 1 (M&Ms World - 7th Ave & W 48th St)

Uptown Loop (Blue Route):
Operates: Daily 10am to 4pm
Frequency: 30 mins
First Bus: 10:00am from Stop 13 (Hope Sculpture - 7th Ave & W 53rd St)
Last Bus: 4:00pm from Stop 13 (Hope Sculpture - 7th Ave & W 53rd St)

Bike rental location: Brooklyn Bridge (38 Park Row) & Columbus Circle (346 West 57th St.)
Redeem vouchers (printed or digital) with a barcode/QR code at bus stop 1, 2, 3, 5 or 9 with a Big Bus staff member.
For accurate bus timings on the day, please download the Big Bus app as all buses run on live GPS tracking.
You can receive a full refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the activity starts. However, if you cancel less than 48 hours before the activity or fail to show up, no refund will be provided.
The Essential and Explore tickets include a special offer with Unlimited Biking, NYC's premier cycle hire company. When you purchase a 1-hour (minimum) bike rental, you'll receive an extra hour free! Alternatively, enjoy $5 OFF per person for any bike tour or Segway tour. All rentals include a helmet, a lock, a basket, and a map. Ensure to bring your bus ticket to redeem this offer.
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Highlights

  • Admire panoramic views of New York from the open-top bus.
  • Hop on and off at any of our conveniently located bus stops.
  • See NYC’s main sights including Times Square, Statue of Liberty, and Brooklyn Bridge.
  • Learn about the history of the city through the audio guides onboard.
  • Choose between a range of tickets to make the most of your trip.