San Francisco Red Route | Sightseeing | Big Bus Tours

Tour Duration: 2 Hours, 10 Minutes
Frequency: Every 30 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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1

Pier 41

Pier 41 (end of Powell street)

First Bus: 10:00
Last Bus: 17:00
2

North Beach / Chinatown

621 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133 (bus stop on NW corner of Union & Columbus)

First Bus: 10:07
Last Bus: 17:07
  • Coit Tower
3

Embarcadero Center

Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94111 (between Battery & Front Streets)

First Bus: 10:13
Last Bus: 17:13
  • Embarcadero
  • Exploratorium
4

Ferry Building

1 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (Between Steuart & Spear Streets)

First Bus: 10:16
Last Bus: 17:16
  • Railway Museum
  • Ferry Building
  • Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
  • Embarcadero
  • Red and White - 1-Hour Bay Cruise
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5

Union Square South

280 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94108 (opposite Macy's entrance, next to steps)

First Bus: 10:26
Last Bus: 17:26
  • Chinatown Walk
  • Union Square
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
6

Redemption Center / Hilton Hotel

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

First Bus: 10:30
Last Bus: 17:30
7

Civic Center

350 McCallister, San Francisco, CA 94102 (White Zone outside Earl Warren Building)

First Bus: 10:40
Last Bus: 17:40
  • Civic Center
  • Asian Art Museum
8

Alamo Square

944 Fell St San Francisco, CA 94117 (next to Mosaic wall near corner with Pierce St)

First Bus: 10:50
Last Bus: 17:50
  • African American Art & Culture Complex
  • Alamo Square Park
  • Painted Ladies
9

Haight Ashbury

1816 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117 (opposite Cha Cha Cha restaurant)

First Bus: 11:00
Last Bus: 18:00
  • Haight Ashbury
10

Golden Gate Park (Monday - Saturday only)

55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118 (outside California Academy of Sciences)

First Bus: 11:07
Last Bus: 18:07
  • Japanese Tea Garden
  • Botanical Gardens
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • De Young Museum
  • DeYoung Museum & Legion of Honor Museum
SEE ALL
11

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
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Sausalito Tour
12

Palace of Fine Arts

211 Richardson Ave, San Francisco, CA 94123 (Bus stop on North-West corner of Richardson Ave and Francisco Street)

First Bus: 11:32
Last Bus: 18:32
  • Palace of Fine Arts
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Presidio Park
13

Marina / Cow Hollow

2101 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123 (corner of Lombard and Fillmore St outside Poki Time restaurant)

First Bus: 11:37
Last Bus: 18:37
  • Marina District
14

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
  • Lombard Street
15

Pier 35 / Cruise Terminal

1454 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94133 (outside Pier 35 cruise terminal entrance)

First Bus: 09:45
Last Bus: 06:57
  • Alcatraz Island
16

Pier 39

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

First Bus: 11:52
Last Bus: 18:52
  • Players Arcade and Luau Lounge Secret Tiki Bar
  • Pier 39
  • Sea Lions
  • Aquarium of the Bay
100

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