Top Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Miami Live Big Bus Tour Guide

    Where can I buy a ticket for the tour?

  2. Where can I buy a ticket for the tour?

    You can purchase tickets either on this website, on the bus, from a trusted retailer such as your hotel concierge, or at one of our key sales points.

  3. Miami Tour Guide on Big Bus

    Is there a commentary available in my language?

  4. Is there a commentary available in my language?

    Live, English-speaking guides are in place on all of our bus tours.
    Pre-recorded, digital commentary is also available on all buses and offered in 6 languages, including:

    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Portuguese

  5. Lady sitting on open top Big Bus

    What time does the tour start and how long does it take?

  6. What time does the tour start and how long does it take?

    City Loop (Red Route):
    First Bus: 9:15am from Stop #1 (Central Station, Bayfront Park).
    Last Full-Circuit Tour: 5:15pm from Stop #1 (Central Station, Bayfront Park).
    Last Bus (drop-off only): 6:45pm at Stop #1 (Central Station, Bayfront Park).
    Full Circuit Time: 90 minutes (approx.)
    Bus Frequency: every 30 minutes.

    Beach Loop (Blue Route):
    First Bus: 8:30am from Stop #1 (Central Station, Bayfront Park).
    Last Full-Circuit Tour: 5:00pm from Stop #1 (Central Station, Bayfront Park).
    Last Bus (drop-off only): 6:45pm at Stop #1 (Central Station, Bayfront Park).
    Full Circuit Time: 90 minutes (approx.)
    Bus Frequency: every 30 minutes.

    Night Tour (Yellow Route):
    First Tour: 7:30pm from Señor Frog’s (1450 Collins Ave., South Beach).
    Last Tour: 8:00pm from Stop #1 (Central Station, Bayfront Park).
    Full Circuit Time: 90 minutes.

    Please consult with a Big Bus staff member, or contact us for the latest schedules, as they may vary with traffic or city events.

  7. Passengers getting onto a Big Bus

    Where can I start the tour?

  8. Where can I start the tour?

    The main starting point for most routes is Stop #1: Central Station. You'll find this at Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Boulevard, FL 33132. However, you can join the tour at any of our hop-on, hop-off stops. To find the stop closest to you please click here.

More Questions & Answers

Tell me about the Big Bus Miami Tour

Big Bus Tours Miami offer sightseeing tours of the 'Magic City' on open-top, double-decker buses. During the tour, entertaining and informative commentary is provided either by experienced English-speaking guides, or via pre-recorded commentary, which you can listen in to via complimentary headphones supplied on board. You can hop on and off at any of the tour stops as often as you like to visit attractions and places of interest. There are three tour routes: the Beach Loop (Blue Route), the City Loop (Red Route), and the Night Tour (Yellow Route).

What can I see and visit?

Big Bus Tours Miami takes you to some of the city's best landmarks and attractions, including South Beach, Little Havana, Coconut Grove, Villa Vizcaya, Bayfront Park and more.

Our Beach Loop (Blue Route) will take you over the MacArthur Causeway to iconic South Beach, where you'll be able to explore the Art Deco District and Ocean Drive, visit the Holocaust Memorial and the Jewish Museum, and discover the attractions of Watsons Island.

Our City Loop (Red Route) introduces you to the best of Miami's modern Downtown, edgy Midtown and vibrant Little Havana. Hop off along the way to check out Villa Vizcaya, snap some pictures at the Wynwood Walls or explore lush Coconut Grove.

Our panoramic Night Tour (Yellow Route) showcases Miami's balmy beauty by night. You'll cruise by the evening entertainment on Ocean Avenue, see the Art Deco district dressed up in the dark, discover Downtown, and journey through Brickell.

With Big Bus Tours Miami you're free to hop off the bus as much as you like or stay on board for the entire tour loop. Our 20+ different stops, all conveniently located close to great landmarks and attractions, make it easy for you to explore the city at your own leisure. Please visit our Discover Miami page to learn more about what to do in Miami, and plan your visit.

On which days does the tour operate?

Big Bus Tours Miami operates every day of the year. If unexpected closures due to special events or extreme weather conditions arise, information will be published on our service information page.

How frequently do tour buses run?

City Loop (Red Route): Buses arrive every 30 minutes.
Beach Loop (Blue Route): Buses arrive every 30 minutes.
Night Tour (Yellow Route): There are two departures per evening: 7:00pm from Señor Frog’s (1450 Collins Ave.) and 7:30pm from Stop #1 (Central Station, Bayfront Park).

How much does the tour cost?

Please see our tickets and prices page for a list of available tickets and pricing.

Is there a discount available for groups?

Yes, discounts are available for groups of 20+. For more information on groups sales please contact us to find out more.

Is it possible to hire one of the open-top buses for a private event?

Yes, buses are available for private hires. Please have a look at our Private Hire page to find out more, or contact us to discuss your requirements.

What is the child ticketing policy?

A child ticket is available for children aged between 5 and 15 years. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Children aged 4 years and under may travel free of charge. Children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. Strollers and pushchairs must be folded and stowed on the lower deck.

Do I need to specify a date for travel?

No, you can use your ticket on any date. If you purchase a ticket that's valid for more than one day you must travel on consecutive days.

If I buy a Deluxe Ticket can I use it on separated days?

2-day Deluxe Tickets can only be used on consecutive days.

Are accommodations available for persons with disabilities?

Yes, we operate wheelchair accessible vehicles with lifts that can accommodate a weight up to 650 pounds. Please be advised that our entire fleet in Miami is not wheelchair accessible. If you or your travelling partner(s) requires an ADA accessible vehicle, please contact us 48 hours prior to your planned tour commencement. We can then arrange for a suitable vehicle to be available at the time and location required. If you require a different accommodation, please also contact us 48 hours prior to your planned tour commencement so we can make arrangements for an accommodation. Please note that messages left on the office general voicemail do not constitute confirmed arrangements. Please also note that passengers with mobility impairments may not be able to access the upper deck on our buses. We cannot guarantee the accessibility of the various attractions along the tour.

What is your policy in the event of bad weather?

With the exception of extreme weather conditions that would jeopardize safety, our tours operate in all weather, rain or shine. Refunds due to weather will not be granted unless the service is suspended as a result of weather.

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