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Discover Chicago's magnificent buildings from top to bottom with our new Chicago Skyscraper Combo Ticket. It includes 2 days of hop-on, hop-off sightseeing on our open-top bus tours, along with entry to Willis Tower's Skydeck and the Chicago Architecture Center.
Views from 1,350 feet up.
This ticket includes admission to Skydeck, an observatory that soars 1,353 feet above Chicago from the iconic Willis Tower. This unique viewing deck showcases panoramic views of the city and Lake Michigan, and features the Ledge - a glass box that extends out of the Tower for incredible uninterrupted views. T&Cs: Please redeem your ticket voucher with a Big Bus Tours staff member before visiting Skydeck. Valid for one entry. Location: Willis Tower, 233 S Wacker Dr (closest Stop: #3: Willis Tower & Skydeck Chicago). Hours: 10:00am - 8:00pm daily.
Chicago Architecture Center
Learn about the birthplace of the skyscraper.
This ticket includes admission to the Chicago Architecture Center. Visit to see hyper-detailed scale models of famous skyscrapers from here and around the world, learn about how Chicago became 'the city of architecture', discover architects who shaped the city and explore the evolution of the cityscape. T&Cs: Please redeem your ticket voucher with a Big Bus Tours staff member before visiting the Center. Valid for one entry. Location: 111 East Wacker Drive (closest Stop: #1: Chicago Riverwalk). Hours: 9:30am-5:00pm daily.
Live English-speaking guides on all buses.
Our entertaining and experienced English-speaking guides offer an exciting and educational commentary throughout the duration of your tour.
Explore Chicago at your own pace with our flexible hop-on, hop-off tours.
Our hop-on, hop-off bus tours give you the freedom to plan your own itinerary and explore the best of Chicago’s landmarks for as little or as long as you like. Hop off the tour as many times as you like within the validity period of your ticket and simply hop on again when you're ready.
See all the top Landmarks
Big Bus gives you the best view of all Chicago's famous sights.
Our Chicago routes have been carefully designed to show you The Windy City's best landmarks and attractions, including Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, Willis Tower and John Hancock Tower.
1 Comprehensive Route
Offering you a full experience of Chicago's best sights.
There are 13 stops where you can hop-off the bus to visit attractions and explore places of interest. You can hop-on and hop-off the bus as many times as you like within the validity of your ticket and you may start and end your tour at any one of the Big Bus stops.
Buses every 30-45 minutes.
Our Big Loop (Red Route) buses run by each stop every 30-45 minutes, with 14 different stops where you can hop on and off the bus. A complete circuit of our Big Red Route takes approximately 2 hours. The first bus departs Stop #1 at 9:00am and the last bus departs at 4.00pm.
Unlock discounts with your Big Bus ticket
You'll be able to enjoy some exclusive discounts and special offers at some of Chicago's leading eateries with your Big Bus Tours ticket. Simply see our brochure for vouchers when you take the tour, or speak to a Big Bus Tours staff member for all the latest offers.
Free Mobile App
Now with live bus arrival times!
Download our free mobile app for the perfect pocket companion to your sightseeing adventure. Our live bus arrival times feature lets you spend a little longer sipping that latte, browsing at the museum or taking that all-important selfie, so you can simply arrive 5 minutes early at the bus stop. In addition to live bus arrival times, you'll also get detailed maps and route information, live bus tracking, walking directions, facts about famous landmarks and attractions, ticket offers and more. Save memory-making minutes on your city adventure with Big Bus Tours.