Enjoy one of the most action-packed bus tours that you will ever take when you board The Ride.

Not only does The Ride take you on a scenic voyage through New York City, it also provides you with tons of entertainment along the way. The streets of New York become a broadway stage along this 75 minute interactive tour/show as surprises leap out from every corner to make your ride a truly unforgettable experience. Each tour is also led by an expert guide who knows New York City like the palm of their hand and can provide you with engaging and comedic commentary on the sights of the city.

Passengers on the ride sit facing sideways to view the show as well as the sights that will be just outside of the floor-to-ceiling windows. Some of the great entertainment featured on The Ride includes singers, dancers and instrumentalists. As an audience member, you might not even be able to tell who is a part of the show and who is just a regular New Yorker.

While on the ride you will be passing through New York City's diverse and exciting Midtown area where you will be seeing some of the city's greatest landmarks as you journey for 4.2 miles.  

There are a limited amount of tickets reserved for New York Pass holders, therefore they are given out on a First-Come-First-Serve basis. It is advised that you arrive to The Ride's box office prior to their opening at 9am. Obtaining your ticket from the box office is the only way that you will be able to ride the bus. 

The Ride's box office is located at 584 8th Avenue (between 38th and 39th Street).

** Please note that The Ride is not recommended for visitors who are younger than 6 years of age. **

Highlights

New York City Sightseeing
You'll enjoy the beautiful vertical views of New York City as The Ride drives along in Manhattan. There are so many sights to see in the city and The Ride truly gives you a new perspective of them. Sitting sideways on the bus will allow you to fully appreciate the landmarks that you will be driving by.

The Show
Having a guided tour bus around New York City is always something to enjoy but The Ride takes it to another level. You still get to see the amazing views of the city that never sleeps, but with this tour you also get to experience a well-orchestrated show that involves people around the city waiting at different locations.  

Did You Know

  • Each coach bus that is used for The Ride can seat up to 49 passengers at a time. 

  • The Ride is essentially a mobile movie theater featuring 40 plasma-screen monitors and and 3,000 LED lights.

How To Get There

  • Inside of the Gift Shop located at 584 8th Ave (Between 38th and 39th Streets)

  • A, C, E to 42nd Street (Port Authority) station.

  • N, Q, R, 1, 2, 3, 7 to Times Square 42nd Street station.

Make The Most Of Your New York Pass

- Access to The Ride is normally $55.

- The New York Pass grants you free access to the bus ride plus over 90 attractions in New York City.

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Monday 9am - 9pm
Tuesday 9am - 9pm
Wednesday 9am - 9pm
Thursday 9am - 9pm
Friday 9am - 9pm
Saturday 9am - 9pm
Sunday 9am - 4pm

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Address:

Gift Shop 584 8th Ave (38th and 39th Streets)

Telephone:

212-221-0853