Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

See all the top sights with the ultimate New York City hop-on, hop-off Big Bus tour.

The New York Pass Limited Big Bus New York Hop-On, Hop-Off 2-Day Special Offer Normally $55.00 - Free with New York Pass

As a New York Pass customer, you can use your classic 1-day tour ticket for two days. That’s an extra 24 hours of hop-on, hop-off sightseeing at no additional cost. Offer valid until June 30.

A scenic and stress-free way to explore the city - relax as Big Bus tours take you across Manhattan, discovering all the sights and landmarks including Empire State Building, Times Square, Central Park and the Statue of Liberty.

TripAdvisor's top-rated NYC bus tour, Big Bus New York is the only sightseeing bus with live commentary and hop-on-hop-off access at 25+ bus stops located across the city.

New York Pass Tips

  • A one day hop on hop off NYC bus tour with Big Bus 
  • Two bus routes: Downtown and Uptown
  • Hop on and off at any of the 25+ bus stops, explore the area by foot, visit attractions then hop back onto another bus
  • Plan your trip with free Wifi onboard
  • Live English commentary, 10 pre-recorded language guides
  • Ask a Big Bus agent about upgrading ticket to include additional days and tours

Redeem your bus tour ticket

Easy boarding! Look for a Big Bus agent at any of the stops below to have your pass scanned and a boarding ticket issued. You must have a boarding ticket prior to boarding the bus. Big Bus agents are dressed in a burgundy jacket on colder days and a white or burgundy polo with the Big Bus logo on warmer days.

  • W 42nd Street and Broadway
  • Empire State Building: 5th Avenue and 32nd Street
  • Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall: Park Row & Beekman
  • Battery Park: State Street between Battery Place and Bridge Street
  • 7th Avenue and W 48th Street
  • W 42nd Street and 8th Avenue

Popular Stops

  • Times Square
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Statue of Liberty and Battery Park
  • Central Park
  • Chinatown
  • Grand Central Station

Two Bus Routes:

  • Uptown Loop: Explore the Upper East Side, home to some of New York's most popular museums. Get lost in history and the arts exploring the Guggenheim and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The loop also takes you through Midtown, passing by the Grand Central Terminal and famous Chrysler Building.  
  • Downtown Loop: Take in the lower part of Manhattan while passing through the Flatiron District as well as Union Square, Greenwich Village and Chinatown before the bus heads back toward Times Square along the Hudson River, stopping at Pier 84, where you can hop off the take the Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise

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Getting to Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

Getting to Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

  • Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour 48th Street and 7th Avenue, NY, NY 10036
  • Closest Subway 7th Avenue
  • Closest Bus Stop See map
  • Big Bus hop on hop off Tour Stops Stop 18 on Downtown route or Stop 19 on Uptown route

Opening Times

We recommend checking directly with the attraction for current opening hours. 

Tour Hours- 
April to October- 8am - 6pm
November to March- 8am - 5pm

Big Bus Information Desk at Madame Tussauds
Address: 234 West 42nd Street, NY, NY 10036
Opening Times: Everyday, 8am - 5pm
Holiday Hours: Christmas Eve (8am - 5pm) Christmas Day (8am - 5pm) New Years Eve (closed) New Years Day (8am - 5pm)

Attractions Nearby

  • Empire State Building Observatory

    Empire State Building ObservatoryFree with pass - Normally $46

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  • Metropolitan Museum of Art (The MET)

    Metropolitan Museum of Art (The MET)Free with pass - Normally $32

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  • Top of the Rock™ Observation Deck

    Top of the Rock™ Observation DeckFree with pass - Normally $41

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