Service Amendments - August 24-25, 2019

Dear Customers,

Our service will be subject to some temporary route diversions and stop closures/relocations on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 August, 2019, due to road closures that will be in place to accommodate the 8th Avenue Festival/Animal Rights March (Saturday) and the A.D.A.S Madison Avenue Fair (Sunday). Please see below for a list of amendments by day:

SATURDAY AUGUST 24TH:

Explore Downtown Loop (Red Route)

  • Stop #14 (Circle Line Sightseeing) RELOCATED to MTA Bus Stop on West Side Highway between 43rd and 44th Streets
  • Stop #15 (Port Authority Bus Terminal) CLOSED all day.
  • Stop #16 (Restaurant Row) CLOSED all day.
  • Stop #30 (Madame Tussauds) RELOCATED to corner of 42nd Street and Broadway, by Knickerbocker Hotel<.li>
  • Stop #31 (Madison Square Garden) RELOCATED to corner of 32nd Street and 5th Avenue, by the Empire State Building

SUNDAY AUGUST 25TH:

Explore Uptown Loop (Blue Route)

  • Stop #22 (Midtown East) RELOCATED to corner of 3rd Avenue and 49th Street

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause. Please feel welcome to contact us if you have any further questions.

Warm regards,

The Big Bus Tours New York City Team.



Standard Service Information

Explore Downtown (Red Route):
First Bus: 8:00am from Stop #1 (Times Square East, W 42nd St & Broadway).
Last Bus: 6:00pm at Stop #1 (Times Square East, W 42nd St & Broadway).
Frequency: every 15-20 minutes
Full Circuit Time: 90 minutes (approx.)

Explore Uptown (Blue Route):
First Bus: 9:00am from Stop #28 (Carnegie Hall, 57th & 7th Streets).
Last Bus: 6:00pm at Stop #28 28 (Carnegie Hall, 57th & 7th Streets).
Frequency: every 15-20 minutes (aspprox.)
Full Circuit Time: 90 minutes (approx.)

Explore Brooklyn (Purple Route):
First Bus: 10:00am at Stop #32 (State of Liberty/ Battery Park, State Street & Pearl St )
Last Bus: 3:00pm from Stop #32 (State of Liberty/ Battery Park, State Street & Pearl St )
Frequency: every 60 minutes (aspprox.)
Full Circuit Time: 90 minutes (approx.)

Explore Harlem (Green Route):
First Bus: 10:00am from Stop #36 (Columbus Circle, SW corner of Central Park).
Last Bus: 3:00pm at Stop #36 (Columbus Circle, SW corner of Central Park).
Frequency: every 60 minutes (aspprox.)
Full Circuit Time: 70 minutes.

Discover NYC by Night (Yellow Route):
First Bus: 7:00pm from Stop #40 (M&Ms World, 7th Ave & W 48th St).
Last Bus: 9:00pm from Stop #40 (M&Ms World, 7th Ave & W 48th St).
Frequency: every 15-20 minutes
Full Circuit Time: 2 hours.

Closure Dates

Big Bus Tours New York operates every day except 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.