New York Bus Tours

Ranked TripAdvisor's Number 1 New York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour, Big Bus presents the Big Apple in perfect slices.

Adult tickets from US$54.00
Service: tours operating daily!
Big Bus Tours in New York

Why Book a New York Bus Tour?

Our New York bus tours provide the perfect introduction to Manhattan, with amazing photo opportunities of iconic New York landmarks from the top deck.

Hop on to discover New York, and hop off to explore more at your own pace.

  • Open-top Buses

  • Entertaining Commentary

  • Free Mobile App

  • See all the Top Landmarks

  • Bike Rental Offer

  • Multiple Routes

  • Private Hires

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Bestselling New York Bus Tour Tickets

Explore New York the Big Bus way. Get the Essential Ticket for our best value New York sightseeing experience, with a bike hire offer included!

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Discover Ticket

Discover Ticket

Adult from US$54.00
(Full price from US$60.00)
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1 Day What's included
  • 1-Day hop-on, hop-off ticket
  • Downtown Loop (Red Route)
  • 2-hour Night Tour
  • Fully Flexible Bus Ticket (free date change)
  • Uptown Loop (Blue Route)
  • Bike rental offer
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  • Downtown Loop
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Essential Ticket

Essential Ticket

Adult from US$72.00
(Full price from US$80.00)
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BEST VALUE TICKET
1 Day What's included
  • 1-Day hop-on, hop-off ticket
  • Fully Flexible Bus Ticket (free date change)
  • Downtown Loop (Red Route)
  • Uptown Loop (Blue Route)
  • Bike rental offer
  • 2-hour Night Tour
Ride these routes…
  • Downtown Loop
  • Uptown Loop
Explore Ticket

Explore Ticket

Adult from US$90.00
(Full price from US$100.00)
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2 Days What's included
  • 2-Day hop-on, hop-off ticket
  • Fully Flexible Bus Ticket (free date change)
  • Downtown Loop (Red Route)
  • Uptown Loop (Blue Route)
  • Bike rental offer
  • 2-hour Night Tour
Ride these routes…
  • Downtown Loop
  • Uptown Loop
Night Tour

Night Tour

Adult from US$62.10
(Full price from US$69.00)
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Night Tour What's included
  • 2-hour Night Tour
  • Live guides
  • Fully Flexible Bus Ticket (free date change)
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Our New York Bus Tour Routes

Our bus tours operate two different routes, with stops near all the must-see New York landmarks and attractions.

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Downtown Loop (Red)

Explore the sights of Downtown Manhattan.

  • Operates 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Frequency: 20 min
  • No. of Stops 12
Uptown Loop (Blue)

Taking you on a journey through Manhattan's Uptown.

  • Operates 10:00am- 4:00pm
  • Frequency: 30 mins
  • No. of Stops 7
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FAQs

Do I need to choose a date for my tour?
Yes – when you book, you will need to select the date you’d like to hop on the bus. If you’re touring with us for more than one day, your ticket must be used across consecutive days, and the date you select at time of booking should be the first day of your tour. Some tours also require you to select a time of travel, to secure your seat. If your ticket has extra inclusions, you may also need to book dates and times for these inclusions after your purchase is complete via our Booking Portal. For more information, please see the instructions on your booking confirmation email.
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 from one of our on-street staff members. Please note that for hygiene reasons we encourage you to pay with card when possible so that all parties can avoid the handling of cash.
Is the commentary available in my language?
All buses feature an entertaining and informative pre-recorded commentary in the following languages:

- English
- Spanish
- French
- German
- Italian
- Portuguese
What time do tours start and how often do the buses run?
Please visit our Service Information page for up-to-date information on tour start times and frequency.
Where can I start the tour?
You can hop on at any Big Bus stop. To find the stop closest to you, please click here.
Tell me about Big Bus Tours New York
Welcome to Big Bus Tours New York! We're proud to offer exciting sightseeing tours of the Big Apple on our open-top double-decker buses, giving you the opportunity to discover all the city's famous landmarks with ease and comfort. During our tours, you'll be entertained by our pre-recorded on-board commentary, available in English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and Italian via complimentary headphones. Feel free to hop on and hop off the bus from any of our stops to visit the landmarks and attractions that capture your interest, or get comfortable and stay on board for the entire tour - the choice is yours! There are 2 tour routes available: the Uptown Loop (Blue Route) and Downtown loop (Red Route) tours.

Who We Are

The largest operator of open-top sightseeing bus tours. Fuelling the spirit of adventure around the world, helping millions explore each year.