Big Bus Washington DC - Back on Track

Finally, DC Big Bus Tours is Back on Track! Please take note of a few temporary changes for our launch: • All tours will be audio commentary with 8 different languages available. No LIVE tour guides. • Dated departures that run every hour beginning at 10am with last bus leaving at 5pm. • 90 min Panoramic Night Tour leaving Union Station at 7 pm. • Limited HOHO during the day with only 7 stops. These will be Classic and Night Tour Tickets- No Premium or Deluxe tickets at this time. • Tour only includes the Red Loop. No Blue (Georgetown/Arlington National Cemetery) or Yellow Loops. • Opening day is Friday, July 17th staying open through Monday July 20th, after that we will be open Friday through Monday for the next 30-60 days and closed Tuesday through Thursday. • Special discount promotions on our Partner Booking Platform, up to 20% plus KIDS GO FREE At this time your local contact will be James Riley from the local office. James can be reached by emailing [email protected] He can give more in depth details, drop off new rack cards and answer any questions you may have. We are looking forward to working with you to relaunch our city!

Washington DC Combo Deluxe + Wharf Boat Cruise

Important Information

Where and when do tours start?

Day Tour - Red Loop - Official Tour of the National Mall:
First Bus: 10:00am from Stop #1: Union Station
Last Full-Circuit Tour: 5:00pm from Stop #1: Union Station
Last Bus: 5:00pm from Stop #1: Union Station
Full Circuit Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes (approx.)
Bus Frequency: every 60 minutes.

Note: Tour times are subject to traffic, weather and other events, so please check with a member of staff or check our service information for the most up-to-date Tour scheduling information.

On which days does the tour operate?

Big Bus Tours Washington DC operates every day of the year. Occasionally, service may be affected by roadworks, city events, poor weather and other unpredictable circumstances.

Do I need to specify a date for travel?

No, you can use your ticket on any date. If you purchase a 2-day ticket you must use it over consecutive days.

What is the child ticketing policy?

Child tickets are available for children aged between 3 and 12 years. Children aged 2 years and under may travel free of charge. Children aged 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. Strollers and pushchairs must be folded and stowed on the lower deck.

What is the food and drink policy?

No food or alcohol is permitted on board the bus. Please feel welcome to bring non-alcoholic drinks in screw-top bottles.

Accessibility

Big Bus operates wheelchair accessible vehicles that can accommodate a weight up to 650 pounds. Please be advised that the upper deck on our entire fleet in Washington DC is not wheelchair accessible. Passengers with mobility requirements may not be able to access the upper deck of our buses. Big Bus cannot guarantee the accessibility of the various attractions along the tour.

Wharf Boat Cruise

Get off at the Wharf and Potomac Boat Cruise Stop. Powered by the water taxi, it offers direct routes between the Wharf, Georgetown, Old Town Alexandria and National Harbor.

Exchange this voucher with a Big Bus Staff member for your tickets at the The Wharf Taxi dock located a short walk from the Big Bus stop. Look for a team member with a Big Bus logo. We'll arrange your tickets for any additional services - and you're ready to go!

Refunds

To request a refund please follow the below instructions:

Please email your request to: [email protected]

Please include the following details: 

Customer name 
Customer email address 
Date of sale 
Order reference number 
The reason for requesting refund - please provide as much information as possible.

MORE INFORMATION

Experience Washington DC with our Deluxe Ticket. You'll get a 2-day pass to hop on and hop off our buses, allowing you to explore the capital at your own pace. This ticket also includes our Big Bus Night Tour and a Wharf Boat Cruise.

Big Bus Washington DC - Back on Track

Finally, DC Big Bus Tours is Back on Track! Please take note of a few temporary changes for our launch: • All tours will be audio commentary with 8 different languages available. No LIVE tour guides. • Dated departures that run every hour beginning at 10am with last bus leaving at 5pm. • 90 min Panoramic Night Tour leaving Union Station at 7 pm. • Limited HOHO during the day with only 7 stops. These will be Classic and Night Tour Tickets- No Premium or Deluxe tickets at this time. • Tour only includes the Red Loop. No Blue (Georgetown/Arlington National Cemetery) or Yellow Loops. • Opening day is Friday, July 17th staying open through Monday July 20th, after that we will be open Friday through Monday for the next 30-60 days and closed Tuesday through Thursday. • Special discount promotions on our Partner Booking Platform, up to 20% plus KIDS GO FREE At this time your local contact will be James Riley from the local office. James can be reached by emailing [email protected] He can give more in depth details, drop off new rack cards and answer any questions you may have. We are looking forward to working with you to relaunch our city!

Washington DC Combo Deluxe + Wharf Boat Cruise

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