Stop Closure: Monday October 3rd - Monday October 10th, 2022

Dear Customers,

Our service will be subject to some stop closures and route changes between Monday October 3rd to Monday October 10th, 2022 due to Fleet Week taking place in the city. The following amendments will be in place:

  • Stop 15 (Pier 35 / Cruise Terminal) will be CLOSED.

Normal service will resume on Tuesday October 11th, 2022.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience these service amendments may cause. Please feel welcome to speak to our friendly customer service team via Live Chat (red button in bottom right of screen) if you have any questions.

Warm regards,

The Big Bus Tours San Francisco Team.


Stop Closures: Friday October 7th - Sunday October 9th, 2022

Dear Customers,

Our service will be subject to some stop closures and route changes between Friday October 7th - Sunday October 9th, 2022 due to Fleet Week and the Italian Heritage Festival taking place in the city. The following amendments will be in place:

  • Stop 16 - Pier 39 will be CLOSED on Friday October 7th to Sunday October 9th.
  • Stop 2 - North Beach / Chinatown will be CLOSED on Saturday October 8th to Sunday October 9th.

Normal service will resume on Monday October 10th, 2022.

We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience these service amendments may cause. Please feel welcome to speak to our friendly customer service team via Live Chat (red button in bottom right of screen) if you have any questions.

Warm regards,

The Big Bus Tours San Francisco Team.


We're back! Tours operating daily

Dear Customers,

We are pleased to announce our San Francisco bus tours are back in daily operation.

We welcome your queries - please feel welcome to speak with our Customer Service team on live chat or contact us via email.

We look forward to welcoming you back on board soon!

The Big Bus Tours San Francisco Team.



Standard Service Information

Day Tour (Red Route):
First Bus: 10:00am from Stop #1 (Big Bus Tours Fisherman's Wharf Visitor Center, 99 Jefferson Street).
Last Bus: 5:00pm at Stop #1 (Big Bus Tours Fisherman's Wharf Visitor Center, 99 Jefferson Street)
Full Circuit Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes (approx.)
Bus Frequency: every 15 minutes.

Night Tour (Blue Route):
First Bus: 6:30pm only, from Stop #1 (Big Bus Tours Fisherman's Wharf Visitor Center, 99 Jefferson Street)
Full Circuit Time: 1 hour (approx.)

Closure Dates

Big Bus Tours San Francisco operates every day except Christmas Day (December 25). Our Night Tours will not be operating on the 4th of July, Thanksgiving (November 24), Christmas Eve (December 24) or 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.