NASCAR Service Amendments: Thursday 4 July – Tuesday 9 July, 2024

Dear Customers,

Our bus tours will be subject to some service amendments between Thursday 4 July – Tuesday 9 July, 2024 due to road closures that will be in place for NASCAR Chicago Street Race 2024. Please see below for details:

  • Stop #3 (Millennium Park & Art Institute) – RELOCATED to Randolph Street, East of Michigan Ave in Millennium Park
  • Stop #4 (Hilton Hotel & Grant Park) – CLOSED, Not Accessible
  • Stop #5 (Adler Planetarium) – CLOSED, Not Accessible
  • Stop #6 (Museum Campus) – CLOSED, Not Accessible
  • The Big Loop (Red Route) will be extended to visit the Gold Coast between Stops #10 & #11
  • The Sunset Live Tour will not pass Buckingham Fountain and the Museum Campus.

Normal service for both tours will resume on Wednesday, 10 July 2024.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience these service amendments may cause. Please feel welcome to contact us if you have any questions.

Warm regards,

The Big Bus Tours Chicago Team.



Tours operating daily!

Dear Customers,

Our Chicago Bus Tours are operating daily!

If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to speak to our customer service team on live chat (just click the red button at bottom right of the screen to start a new chat). Alternatively, please send us an email via our contact us form.

We look forward to welcoming you on board soon!

The Big Bus Tours Chicago Team.



Route Information

The Big Loop (Red Route):
First Bus: 10:00am from Stop #1: Chicago Riverwalk (98 E. Wacker Dr.)
Last Bus: 5:00pm at Stop #1: Chicago Riverwalk (98 E. Wacker Dr.) during January and February
Full Circuit Time: 2 hours (approx.)
Bus Frequency: every 30 minutes.

Sunset Live (Night) Tour (Blue Route):
Departs: 7:30pm from Stop #11: Hard Rock Cafe (daily)
Full Circuit Time: 90 minutes (approx.)
Bus Frequency: one tour per evening

Closure Dates

On rare occasions, we may need to temporarily suspend all service in the instance of very poor weather or for unplanned city events. We will do our best to notify customers of any service amendments or suspensions on this page or via our free app. If you have any questions, please feel welcome to contact us.