Service Amendment: Sunday October 2nd, 2022

Dear Customers,

Due to the General Pulaski Memorial Parade being held in Manhattan, there will be several road closures as well as street detours being conducted in city Sunday October 2nd, 2022. The following routes and or stops will be affected:

Explore Downtown (Red Route):

  • Stop 2: Times Square East (W 42nd St & Broadway (*in front of the Knickerbocker Hotel)) - CLOSED all day

Explore Uptown (Blue Route):

  • Stop 2: Times Square East (W 42nd St & Broadway (*in front of the Knickerbocker Hotel)) - CLOSED all day

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For further details, please feel welcome to speak with our Customer Service team via live chat (red button at bottom-right of screen) or fill in an enquiry form.

Warm regards,

The Big Bus Tours New York Team.




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 Thanksgiving (November 24, 2022) and New Year's Eve (December 31).

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.