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Highlights

Catch all the iconic landmarks of New York with our Classic 1-Day sightseeing bus tour and enjoy a visit to the famous Madame Tussauds.

Health & Safety Madame Tussauds: Please note all visitors are required to show proof of vaccination (proof of receipt of at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine) upon entry to Madame Tussauds. For more information, please click here

Madame Tussauds Admission

Check out New York's best collection of celebrities, sports stars and political figureheads.

Your ticket includes admission to the world-famous Madame Tussauds Interactive Wax Attraction. Get to know New York and the world even better by seeing the people who helped define it. Your Madame Tussauds ticket will complement your Big Bus tour and city experience perfectly.

Hop-on, hop-off

Explore the Big Apple at your own pace.

Our hop-on, hop-off bus tours give you the flexibility to plan your own itinerary and explore the best of New York’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.

Explore Downtown

Take a bite of the Big Apple on our red route

Get to the beating heart of NYC on our Explore Downtown route. You'll be right in the midst of it as you travel through iconic areas like Times Square, 5th Avenue, Broadway and Wall Street. Look up to see the city's famous skyscrapers, and enjoy fantastic views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island from the Westside Highway.

Explore Uptown

Visit Midtown and the Upper East Side on our blue route.

Discover the cultural capital of Manhattan on our Explore Uptown route. We pass some of the must-see museums, galleries and theaters, from the Met to Madison Square Garden. Take in the sights of Central Park and Madison Avenue, and enjoy top-deck views of the hustle and bustle of Times Square. Bring Manhattan to life with educational commentary, giving you an insider's perspective on the city that never sleeps.

Pre-recorded Commentary

Available in English on all buses.

Tune in to our pre-recorded commentary during your tour. Our engaging virtual guides will entertain you with incredible facts and stories about New York's history, landmarks, famous figures and more! Listen in via complimentary headphones distributed when you board the bus.

Bike Rental Offer

1-hour free bike rental from Unlimited Biking

This ticket includes a special offer with Unlimited Biking, NYC's premier cycle hire company. Enjoy a 1-hour free bike rental from Unlimited Biking. Every additional hour is $8.75/per person. Alternatively, enjoy $5 OFF per person for any bike tour or Segway tour. All rentals include a helmet, a lock, a basket and a map. Offer available at Unlimited Biking locations: Central Park (56 West 56th St.) & Columbus Circle (346 West 57th St.).

See all the top Landmarks

Big Bus gives you the best view of all New York's famous sights.

Our New York routes have been carefully designed to show you New York's best landmarks and attractions, including the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Times Square and Central Park.

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.

Check Service

Plan ahead for your tour with our service updates

Visit our Service Information Page for up-to-date information about our current service.

Flexible Ticket

If your circumstances change and you need to amend your ticket, we’ll need to know at least 72 hours before your tour.

The quickest way to make changes to your booking is by downloading the Big Bus Tours app and chatting with our friendly Customer Service team.

2 Routes

Our New York Sightseeing Routes

Discover the sights of NYC with Big Bus Tours. Our bus tour routes will introduce you to the city's most famous landmarks and attractions, with pre-recorded commentary given by our expert virtual guides. Explore must-see sights such as the Empire State Building, Times Square, One World Trade Center and more.

  • Flatiron Building
  • Statue of Liberty
  • The Battery
  • 40 Wall Street/Trump Building
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Wall Street
  • Grant's Tomb
  • Empire State Building
  • Guggenheim Museum
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral
  • Woolworth Building
  • Columbus Circle
  • Trinity Church
  • Union Square
  • Washington Square
  • Chrysler Building
  • Times Square
  • One World Observatory / World Trade Center
  • Central Park
  • Radiator Building
  • Strawberry Fields
  • Bryant Park
  • Chinatown
  • Apollo Theater
  • 9/11 Memorial Museum
  • Broadway
  • Cathedral of St. John the Divine
  • MoMA
  • Museum of the City of New York
  • The Frick Collection
  • The High Line
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • The Whitney Museum
  • Lincoln Center
  • Chelsea Piers
  • Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises
  • Madame Tussauds
  • Central Park Zoo
  • United Nations Headquarters
  • Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
  • Big Bus Brooklyn Tour
  • Blazing Saddles
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Rockefeller Center
  • Fifth Avenue
  • SoHo
  • Harlem Market
  • Macy's Department Store
  • South Street Seaport
cca winner

Concierge Choice Award - Best Tour 2018
Recognizing exceptional experiences for NYC visitors.

Big Bus Tours is the largest operator of open-top bus sightseeing tours in the world, providing sightseeing tours in 22 cities across four continents.

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