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Enjoy a 1-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus tour of Chicago where you will experience the best sights the city has to offer.

Live Guides

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.

Pre-recorded Commentary

Available in Spanish.

Educational and informative pre-recorded commentary is available in Spanish. Listen in via complimentary headphones distributed when you board the bus.

Hop-on, Hop-off

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 14 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.

Frequent Service

With buses every 20-30 minutes on the Big Red Route.

Our buses run by each stop every 20-30 minutes, and we have 14 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 here at 5.00pm. Each stop has been carefully selected so that you are within easy reach of one of Chicago's key attractions or landmarks. Explore the sights at each stop for as little or for as long as you like and when you’re ready to continue the tour, hop-on any of our sightseeing buses.

Free Refreshments

Enjoy a free cup of coffee from Corner Bakery and discounts at selected retailers.

Enjoy a free cup of hand-roasted coffee from Corner Bakery valid on day of ticket redemption. Also receive 10% off Giordano’s Pizza at 223 W. Jackson & Navy Pier locations, and 10% off chocolate purchases from Ghirardelli, 400 N. Michigan Ave.

Free onboard WiFi

Available on all buses.

Get connected as you tour around the city - free WiFi is available on all Big Bus Tours buses.

1 Route

Our Chicago Sightseeing Route

Our open-top bus tour follows a carefully designed route that calls at the best Chicago landmarks and attractions. You can hop off to explore them from 14 different stops, and with buses passing every hour, it's easy to rejoin the tour whenever you're ready.

  • Millennium Park
  • Holy Name Cathedral
  • Aqua
  • John Hancock Center & 360 Chicago
  • Soldier Field
  • Old Water Tower
  • Palmer House Hilton
  • Trump International Hotel and Tower
  • Buckingham Fountain
  • Wrigley Building
  • Chicago Hilton
  • Michigan Avenue Bridge
  • River North
  • Tribune Tower
  • Willis Tower & Skydeck Chicago
  • Hard Rock Cafe
  • Water Tower Place
  • Magnificent Mile
  • Merchandise Mart
  • The Field Museum
  • Navy Pier
  • Chicago Theatre
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Grant Park
  • Adler Planetarium

Big Bus Tours is the largest operator of open-top bus sightseeing tours in the world, providing sightseeing tours in 18 cities across three continents.

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