A child ticket is available for children aged between 3 and 12 years. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Children aged 2 years and under may travel free of charge. Children aged 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. Strollers must be folded and stowed on the lower deck
Yes, 100% of our New York fleet is wheelchair accessible. The wheelchair lifts on our vehicles have a maximum capacity of 650 pounds. If you require a different accommodation, please contact us 48 hours prior to your planned tour commencement so we can make arrangements for an accommodation. Please note that messages left on the office general voicemail do not constitute confirmed arrangements. Please also note that passengers with mobility impairments may not be able to access the upper deck on our buses. We cannot guarantee the accessibility of the various attractions along the tour.
Show your printed ticket to a member of staff at one of our stops or aboard the bus. They'll issue you a receipt that you'll be able to use to hop on the bus throughout the validity of your ticket. If purchased or redeemed after 3PM this ticket is valid until the same time the next day.
If you requested to have your tickets sent via SMS, remember that there is no need to print your tickets. Just bring your phone with you with the ticket page open to show it to one of our on street staff who will issue you your ticket.
No, you can use your ticket on any date. If you purchase a 2-day or 3-day ticket you must travel on consecutive days.
You are welcome to buy your ticket on the day if that is your preference, but please note that discounts online are not available on same-day purchases.
Explore Downtown (Red Route): A full circuit is approx. 2.5 hours.
Explore Uptown (Blue Route): A full circuit is approx. 2 hours.
*Note: please allow yourself more time if you plan to hop off and explore.
Our tours pass Manhattan's must-see landmarks, travel through its most exciting neighborhoods, and stop at its most popular sightseeing destinations. While on board with Big Bus Tours, you'll see iconic buildings like the Empire State, Chrysler Building and One World Observatory, enjoy top-deck views of the hustle and bustle of Times Square, Wall Street and Broadway, and soak up the uptown ambience of exclusive 5th Avenue and leafy Central Park. And that's just scratching the surface.
Our Explore Downtown (Red Route) tour begins at Stop #1 (Times Square East, W 42nd St & Broadway) between 8:03am and 5:00pm (winter) / 6:00pm (summer)
Our Explore Uptown (Blue Route) tour begins at Stop #15 Times Square North, 50th St & 7th Avenue) between 9:00am and 5:00pm (winter)/ 6:00pm (summer)
Pre-recorded commentary is available in the following 10 languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Russian.
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Catch all the iconic landmarks and attractions on our Classic 1-Day sightseeing bus tour of New York.