Service Amendment: Temporary Stop Closure

Dear Customers,

Please note that due to major repaving works on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, some stops will be temporarily closed until further notice. Please see below for a full list of amendments.

  • Stop 9: Water Tower & The Magnificent Mile - this stop will be closed until further notice. Please use Stop #10 (360 Chicago) - from Stop #9 walk one block north (right) on Michigan Ave. to Chestnut Street.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to speak to our Customer Service Team via live chat (red button in bottom-right of screen).

We look forward to welcoming you on board soon!

The Big Bus Tours Chicago Team.




Our Chicago Bus Tours are operating daily

Dear Customers,

Our Chicago Bus Tours are operating daily.

If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to contact us by speaking to our live chat customer service team or sending an email.

We look forward to welcoming you back on board!

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.)
Full Circuit Time: 2 hours (approx.)
Bus Frequency: every 20–30 minutes.

Night Tour (Blue Route):
Departs: 7:30pm from Stop #1: Navy Pier (Friday–Monday only)
Full Circuit Time: 75 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.