Service Amendments

Dear Customers,

Please note that there will be a service amendment in place until further notice due to road closures and parades. Also, on Sunday 22nd May, due to Celebrate Israel Parade, the Uptown Loop will be cancelled. Please see below for more details:

  • Stop #2 – Times Square East on 42nd and Broadway - INACCESSIBLE - on Saturday 21st May, this stop will be moved to 7th Ave and 41St
  • Uptown Loop – on Sunday 22nd May, this route will be cancelled due to the parade

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 contact us via email .

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.