Tour Duration: 2 Hours, 20 Minutes
Frequency: Every 10–20 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 takes in the best of San Francisco, 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 both English-speaking live guides, and a pre-recorded digital commentary, available in 10 different languages. You can hop off at any of our 20+ stops to explore the city at your own pace, or you can join our Sausalito Tour from stop #12.​

1

San Francisco Visitor Center

99 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133

First Bus: 9:00am
Last Bus: 5:00pm
  • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Fishermen's Chapel
  • Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
  • Players Arcade and Luau Lounge Secret Tiki Bar
  • U.S.S. Pampanito Submarine
  • Madame Tussauds & San Francisco Dungeon
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2

Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf

North Point Street

First Bus: 9:03am
Last Bus: 5:03pm
  • Maritime National Historic Park / Hyde Street Pier
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Cable Car
  • Lombard Street
  • Maritime Museum
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3

Washington Square / North Beach

621 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

First Bus: 9:09am
Last Bus: 5:09pm
  • Washington Square
  • St. Peter and Paul’s Church
  • Coit Tower
  • North Beach, Little Italy
4

Embarcadero Center

Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94111

First Bus: 9:15am
Last Bus: 5:15pm
  • Embarcadero
  • Exploratorium
5

Ferry Building

1 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

First Bus: 9:17am
Last Bus: 5:17pm
  • Embarcadero
  • Ferry Building
  • Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
  • Red and White - 1-Hour Bay Cruise
  • Railway Museum
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6

Union Square South

280 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94108

First Bus: 9:00am
Last Bus: 5:30pm
  • Union Square
  • Chinatown Walk
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
7

Hilton Hotel

201 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

First Bus: 9:02am
Last Bus: 5:32pm
8

Civic Center

90 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

First Bus: 9:08am
Last Bus: 5:38pm
  • Civic Center
  • Asian Art Museum
9

Alamo Square

944 Fell St San Francisco, CA 94117

First Bus: 9:15am
Last Bus: 5:45pm
  • Painted Ladies
  • Alamo Square Park
  • African American Art & Culture Complex
10

Haight Ashbury

1816 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117

First Bus: 9:25am
Last Bus: 5:55pm
  • Haight Ashbury
11

Golden Gate Park (Monday - Saturday only)

55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118

First Bus: 9:25am
Last Bus: 5:55pm
  • DeYoung Museum & Legion of Honor Museum
  • Japanese Tea Garden
  • De Young Museum
  • Botanical Gardens
  • California Academy of Sciences
SEE ALL
12

North Vista Point / Golden Gate Bridge

North Vista Point, Sausalito, CA 94965

First Bus: 9:33am
Last Bus: 6:03pm
  • Golden Gate Bridge
13

Palace of Fine Arts

211 Richardson Ave, San Francisco, CA 94123

First Bus: 9:50am
Last Bus: 6:20pm
  • Palace of Fine Arts
  • Presidio Park
14

Marina / Cow Hollow

2101 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123

First Bus: 10:00am
Last Bus: 6:30pm
  • Marina District
15

Lombard Street

1599 Lombard St San Francisco, CA 94123

First Bus: 10:04am
Last Bus: 6:34pm
  • Lombard Street
16

Union Square North

421 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102

First Bus: 10:07am
Last Bus: 6:37pm
  • Union Square
17

Chinatown Gate

342 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108

First Bus: 9:00am
Last Bus: 6:45pm
  • Cartoon Art Museum - closed for relocation
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • Chinatown
18

Portsmouth Square / Chinatown

750 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94108

First Bus: 9:05am
Last Bus: 6:50pm
  • Cable Car Museum
  • Chinatown
  • City Lights Bookstore
  • Beat Generation Museum
19

Pier 35 / Cruise Terminal

Pier 35 entrance, The Embarcadero

First Bus: 9:07am
Last Bus: 6:57pm
  • Alcatraz Island
20

Pier 39 Fisherman’s Wharf

Pier 39 Fisherman’s Wharf

First Bus: 8:45am
Last Bus: 19:04pm
  • Aquarium of the Bay
  • Pier 39
  • Sea Lions
  • Players Arcade and Luau Lounge Secret Tiki Bar