We're back! Our NYC bus tours are operating daily

Dear Customers,

We are pleased to announce our New York bus tours are back. Our Explore Downtown (Red Loop) and Explore Uptown (Blue Loop) bus tours will run daily.

We welcome your queries - please feel welcome to speak with our Customer Service team on live chat or contact us via email here.

We look forward to welcoming you back on board soon!

The Big Bus Tours New York Team.



Standard Service Information

Explore Downtown (Red Route):
First Bus: 9:30am at Stop #1 (M&Ms World - 7th Ave & W 48th St).
Last Bus: 4:30pm at Stop #1 (M&Ms World - 7th Ave & W 48th St).
Last Full Circuit Tour: 4:30pm at Stop #1 (M&Ms World - 7th Ave & W 48th St).
Frequency: every 15–20 minutes
Full Circuit Time: 90 minutes (approx.)

Explore Uptown (Blue Route):
First Bus: 10:00am at Stop #11 (Times Square North - 7th Ave & W 50th St).
Last Bus: 4:00pm at Stop #11 (Times Square North - 7th Ave & W 50th St).
Last Full Circuit Tour: 4:00pm at Stop #11 (Times Square North - 7th Ave & W 50th St).
Frequency: every 60 minutes
Full Circuit Time: 75 minutes (approx.)


Closure Dates

Big Bus Tours New York operates every day except the following:

Sunday March 19th, 2023 - United Airlines NYC Half Marathon
Uptown Tour suspended
Stop 1 (M&M's World) – closed all day
Stop 2 (Times Square East) – closed all day
Downtown Tour – departs from Stop 3 (Empire State Building / KoreaTown)

Sunday June 25th, 2023 – Pride Parade NYC

Thursday November 23rd, 2023 – Thanksgiving Day

Sunday December 31st, 2023 – New Year’s Eve

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.