New York Combo Essential + One World Observatory
Important Information
One World Observatory

One World Observatory is open daily from 9:00am to 9:00pm*.

*Please note: hours may change seasonally.

What is the child ticketing policy?

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

Are accommodations available for persons with disabilities?

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.

How do I redeem my ticket?

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 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.

What can I see and visit?

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.


To request a refund, get in touch by downloading the Big Bus Tours App or using the enquiry form at


Discover all the most iconic New York sights on our Essential 1-Day New York sightseeing bus. Included in your ticket is entry to the One World Observatory. One World Observatory is located in One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the western Hemisphere. Also known as the Freedom Tower, it's one of Manhattan's newest skyscrapers, and reaches a height of 1,776 feet (541 m). Take a trip to the top for completely unrivalled 360-degree views of New York City and beyond. This unmissable experience doesn't just showcase the sights - you'll also be able to interact with the city and its history through immersive virtual reality displays and knowledgeable ambassadors.

New York Combo Essential + One World Observatory
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