San Francisco Red Route | Sightseeing | Big Bus Tours

Tour Duration: 2 Hours, 10 Minutes
Frequency: Every 15 Minutes

Hop-On, Hop-Off San Francisco Day Tour

Hop on with Big Bus Tours to discover the very best of San Francisco. Our Red Route shows off all the sights from Union Square to Fisherman's Wharf, the Embarcadero to Haight Ashbury. Best of all, we'll take you on an unforgettable journey over the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, giving you top-deck views of one of the country's most amazing vistas. Our tour features a pre-recorded digital commentary, available in 10 different languages.

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North Beach / Chinatown

329 Columbus Ave (white zone next to The Baked Bear, just NW of the corner of Broadway and Columbus)

First Bus: 10:07
Last Bus: 17:07
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    North Beach / Chinatown 329 Columbus Ave (white zone next to The Baked Bear, just NW of the corner of Broadway and Columbus)
    First Stop 10:07
    Last Stop 17:07
    North Beach  / Chinatown
  • Coit Tower
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Big Bus Tours Visitors' Center

99 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133 (corner of Jefferson and Mason Streets)

First Bus: 10:00
Last Bus: 17:00
  • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Cartoon Art Museum
  • Red and White - 1-Hour Bay Cruise
  • Players Arcade and Luau Lounge Secret Tiki Bar
  • The S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien
  • Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
  • Fishermen's Chapel
  • Madame Tussauds & San Francisco Dungeon
  • U.S.S. Pampanito Submarine
SEE ALL
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Embarcadero Center

Clay St (between Battery & Front Streets)

First Bus: 10:13
Last Bus: 17:13
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    Embarcadero Center Clay St (between Battery & Front Streets)
    First Stop 10:13
    Last Stop 17:13
    Embarcadero Center
  • Embarcadero
  • Exploratorium
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Ferry Building

1 Market Street (Between Steuart & Spear Streets)

First Bus: 10:16
Last Bus: 17:16
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    Ferry Building 1 Market Street (Between Steuart & Spear Streets)
    First Stop 10:16
    Last Stop 17:16
    Ferry Building
  • Railway Museum
  • Ferry Building
  • Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
  • Embarcadero
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Union Square South

280 Geary St (opposite Macy's entrance, next to steps)

First Bus: 10:26
Last Bus: 17:26
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    Union Square South 280 Geary St (opposite Macy's entrance, next to steps)
    First Stop 10:26
    Last Stop 17:26
    Union Square South
  • Union Square
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
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Redemption Center / Hilton Hotel

Mason Street, between O'Farrell and Ellis Streets (outside Hilton Hotel entrance)

First Bus: 10:30
Last Bus: 17:30
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    Redemption Center / Hilton Hotel Mason Street, between O'Farrell and Ellis Streets (outside Hilton Hotel entrance)
    First Stop 10:30
    Last Stop 17:30
    Redemption Center / Hilton Hotel
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Civic Center

350 McCallister Street (White Zone outside Earl Warren Building)

First Bus: 10:40
Last Bus: 17:40
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    Civic Center 350 McCallister Street (White Zone outside Earl Warren Building)
    First Stop 10:40
    Last Stop 17:40
    Civic Center
  • Civic Center
  • Asian Art Museum
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Alamo Square

944 Fell Street (next to Mosaic wall near corner with Pierce St)

First Bus: 10:50
Last Bus: 17:50
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    Alamo Square 944 Fell Street (next to Mosaic wall near corner with Pierce St)
    First Stop 10:50
    Last Stop 17:50
    Alamo Square
  • African American Art & Culture Complex
  • Alamo Square Park
  • Painted Ladies
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Haight Ashbury

1816 Haight Street (opposite Cha Cha Cha restaurant)

First Bus: 11:00
Last Bus: 18:00
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    Haight Ashbury 1816 Haight Street (opposite Cha Cha Cha restaurant)
    First Stop 11:00
    Last Stop 18:00
    Haight Ashbury
  • Haight Ashbury
10

Golden Gate Park (Monday - Saturday only)

55 Music Concourse Drive (outside California Academy of Sciences)

First Bus: 11:07
Last Bus: 18:07
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    Golden Gate Park (Monday - Saturday only) 55 Music Concourse Drive (outside California Academy of Sciences)
    First Stop 11:07
    Last Stop 18:07
    Golden Gate Park (Monday - Saturday only)
  • Japanese Tea Garden
  • Botanical Gardens
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • De Young Museum
  • DeYoung Museum & Legion of Honor Museum
SEE ALL
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Golden Gate Park (Sundays and Public Holidays only)

Bus stop at North-West corner of Lincoln Way & 9th Ave (Sundays + Public Holidays only)

First Bus: 11:07
Last Bus: 18:07
  • Botanical Gardens
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North Vista Point / Golden Gate Bridge

North Vista Point, Sausalito, CA 94965 (lookout parking area off highway)

First Bus: 11:22
Last Bus: 18:22
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    North Vista Point / Golden Gate Bridge North Vista Point, Sausalito, CA 94965 (lookout parking area off highway)
    First Stop 11:22
    Last Stop 18:22
    North Vista Point / Golden Gate Bridge
  • Golden Gate Bridge
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Palace of Fine Arts

211 Richardson Avenue (Bus stop on North-West corner of Richardson Ave and Francisco Street)

First Bus: 11:32
Last Bus: 18:32
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    Palace of Fine Arts 211 Richardson Avenue (Bus stop on North-West corner of Richardson Ave and Francisco Street)
    First Stop 11:32
    Last Stop 18:32
    Palace of Fine Arts
  • Palace of Fine Arts
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Presidio Park
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Marina / Cow Hollow

2101 Lombard Street (SW corner of Lombard and Fillmore Sts)

First Bus: 11:37
Last Bus: 18:37
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    Marina / Cow Hollow 2101 Lombard Street (SW corner of Lombard and Fillmore Sts)
    First Stop 11:37
    Last Stop 18:37
    Marina / Cow Hollow
  • Marina District
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Lombard Street

1599 Lombard St San Francisco, CA 94123m (outside Buena Vista Motor Inn near corner with Gough St)

First Bus: 11:39
Last Bus: 18:39
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    Lombard Street 1599 Lombard St San Francisco, CA 94123m (outside Buena Vista Motor Inn near corner with Gough St)
    First Stop 11:39
    Last Stop 18:39
    Lombard Street
  • Lombard Street
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Pier 35 / Cruise Terminal

1454 The Embarcadero (outside Pier 35 cruise terminal entrance)

First Bus: 11:45
Last Bus: 18:57
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    Pier 35 / Cruise Terminal 1454 The Embarcadero (outside Pier 35 cruise terminal entrance)
    First Stop 11:45
    Last Stop 18:57
    Pier 35 / Cruise Terminal
  • Alcatraz Island
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Pier 39

The Embarcadero, bus stop outside the entrance to Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf

First Bus: 11:52
Last Bus: 18:52
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    Pier 39 The Embarcadero, bus stop outside the entrance to Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf
    First Stop 11:52
    Last Stop 18:52
    Pier 39
  • Players Arcade and Luau Lounge Secret Tiki Bar
  • Pier 39
  • Sea Lions
  • Aquarium of the Bay