Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Highlights

  • Enjoy panoramic views of Washington DC from an open-top bus.
  • Visit the city’s main sights and attractions including The White House.
  • Hop off at any of the 15 conveniently located bus stops across the city.
  • Hear fascinating facts about the history of Washington DC through the audio guides.
  • Explore the city after dark with the Sunset Tour.

Overview

Embark on a hop-on hop-off bus tour in Washington DC and discover the city’s top sights. Taking you to iconic landmarks including The White House, MLK Memorial, the US Capitol, and more, there is lots to do and see in the famous city. Choose between a range of ticket options to make the most of your time in DC. Big Bus is the authorized National Park Service Concessioner, meaning that this tour will ensure to take you up close to meaningful monuments and memorials.

Discover ticket

The discover ticket provides you with the perfect sightseeing itinerary if you’re short for time. Whether you choose to stay on the bus and take in panoramic views of the city’s main sights and landmarks or hop off at key attractions, you’ll be sure to have a great day exploring. Plus, the 1-day hop-on hop-off ticket isn’t the only benefit as you can also rent a bike from Unlimited Biking for an hour and gain an extra hour free.

Essential ticket

If you’re looking for extra perks, the essential ticket is a great choice! Roam Washington DC over the span of 2 days and visit the city’s key sights. Learn about the history of the city and its political significance along the way through the audio guides onboard and enjoy your time exploring DC.

Make the most of the additional perks and extras that come with the essential ticket including a bike rental offer (one hour free with the purchase of an hour) plus additional discounts at specific attractions and stores!

Explore ticket

For the ultimate sightseeing adventure, choose the explore ticket for 3 days of exploration. With more time to hop on and off at each location, you’ll have the flexibility to spend as much time as you wish at each attraction.

Not only do you get 3 days hopping on and off across DC, but you’ll also receive the bike rental offer (one hour free with the purchase of an hour) and additional discounts at specific attractions and stores.

Sunset tour

For a memorable evening in Washington DC, hop aboard the night bus tour for astonishing views of the city after dark. See The White House, US Capitol, MLK Memorial, and many more landmarks from a new perspective. With plenty of photo opportunities, have an enjoyable experience as you see the city light up at night.

Click here to see Hop on Hop off map and timetable.

Inclusions

  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour in Washington DC
  • Audio guides onboard
  • Bike rental offer (excluding the Sunset Tour)
  • One-way water taxi (with essential and explore tickets only)

Exclusions

  • Entry to attractions
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drink

Additional information

Start time: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Frequency: every 15 – 20 minutes
Sunset tour: 6:30pm from Stop 1 (L’Enfant Plaza & International Spy Museum)
Audio guide languages: English, French, German, Spanish & Brazilian Portuguese.
On Friday – Sunday, the sunset tour will have a live guide onboard. An audio guide in English will be available on all other days.
Big Bus is the authorized National Park Service Concessioner, meaning that this tour will ensure to take you up close to meaningful monuments and memorials.
Bike rental offer: Bikes are to be collected and dropped off at Unlimited Biking Washington DC (998 Maine Avenue SW, Washington DC 20024). On arrival, please present your bus ticket (issued by a Big Bus staff member), a valid ID, and a credit card. No guest under the age of 18 will be supplied with a bike without the consent of an accompanying adult (18+). Bike rental is $10 an hour per person.
Discounts at attractions and shopping include (included in essential and explore tickets only): Free souvenir from I ❤️ DC Gifts, $5 off an ARTECHOUSE Anytime Ticket, 10% off your purchase at the Spy Museum Gift Shop & $5 off a Segway Tour at Unlimited Biking.
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Highlights

  • Enjoy panoramic views of Washington DC from an open-top bus.
  • Visit the city’s main sights and attractions including The White House.
  • Hop off at any of the 15 conveniently located bus stops across the city.
  • Hear fascinating facts about the history of Washington DC through the audio guides.
  • Explore the city after dark with the Sunset Tour.