Sydney Bus Tours

Soak up the sights of Sydney on our Hop-on, Hop-off Sydney Big Bus Tour!

Adult tickets from A$65.00
Service: some stops closed Sat 17 Feb
Big Bus Tours Sydney at Circular Quay

Why Book a Sydney Bus Tour?

Our Sydney bus tours provide the perfect introduction to the city, and the best photo opportunities of iconic landmarks from the top deck.

Hop on to discover Sydney's must-see sights, and hop off to explore the city at your own pace.

  • Open-Top Buses

  • Pre-recorded Commentary

  • Free Mobile App

  • See all the Top Landmarks

  • Multiple Routes

  • Private Hires

Adult tickets from A$65.00 Discover Sydney with Big Bus Tours!
Discover Sydney with Big Bus Tours! Adult tickets from A$65.00
Women taking a selfie on Big Bus Tours Sydney
Couple on board with Big Bus Tours Sydney
Woman listening to Big Bus Tours Sydney commentary
Woman chatting with Big Bus Tours Sydney staff

Bestselling Sydney Bus Tour Tickets

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24 Hours What's included
  • 24-hour hop-on, hop-off bus tour ticket
  • Fantasea hop-on, hop-off harbour cruise (daily)
  • Fully Flexible Bus Ticket (free date change)
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  • City Tour
  • Bondi Tour
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48 Hours What's included
  • 48-hour hop-on, hop-off bus tour ticket
  • Fully Flexible Bus Ticket (free date change)
  • Fantasea hop-on, hop-off harbour cruise (daily)
Ride these routes…
  • City Tour
  • Bondi Tour
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Explore Ticket

Adult from AU$99.00
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48 Hours What's included
  • 48-hour hop-on, hop-off bus tour ticket
  • Fantasea hop-on, hop-off harbour cruise (daily)
  • Fully Flexible Bus Ticket (free date change)
Ride these routes…
  • City Tour
  • Bondi Tour
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Adult from AU$135.00
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24 Hours What's included
  • 24-hour hop-on, hop-off bus tour ticket
  • WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo entry
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium entry
  • Madame Tussauds entry
  • Sydney Tower Eye entry
  • Fully Flexible Bus Ticket (free date change)
Ride these routes…
  • City Tour
  • Bondi Tour
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Adult tickets from A$65.00 Discover Sydney with Big Bus Tours!
Discover Sydney with Big Bus Tours! Adult tickets from A$65.00
Big Bus Tours Sydney at Bondi Beach
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Friends laughing on board with Big Bus Tours Sydney
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Our Sydney Bus Tour Routes

Our Sydney bus tours operate over two different routes, with stops near all the best Sydney landmarks and attractions.

More About Routes
The City Tour (Red Route)

Showing off the best of Sydney, from the 'sails' of the Opera House to the soaring arch of the Harbour Bridge.

  • Operates 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Frequency: every 30-45 mins
  • No. of Stops 23
The Bondi & Bays Tour (Blue Route)

Hop on to visit Sydney's beautiful eastern bays, including the world-famous Bondi Beach.

  • Operates 9.30am-3:15pm
  • Frequency: 1 hour
  • No. of Stops 11
Adult tickets from A$65.00 Discover Sydney with Big Bus Tours!
Discover Sydney with Big Bus Tours! Adult tickets from A$65.00
Big Bus Tours Sydney passing beneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Big Bus Tours Sydney passing Bondi beach
passengers on Big Bus Tours Sydney in afternoon sunlight
women talking selfie on board Big Bus Tours Sydney

FAQs

Do I need to choose a date for my tour?
Yes – when you book, you will need to select the date you’d like to hop on the bus. If you’re touring with us for more than one day, your ticket must be used across consecutive days, and the date you select at time of booking should be the first day of your tour. Some tours also require you to select a time of travel, to secure your seat. If your ticket has extra inclusions, you may also need to book dates and times for these inclusions after your purchase is complete via our Booking Portal. For more information, please see the instructions on your booking confirmation email.
Where can I buy tickets for the tour?
You can purchase tickets directly from our website, on the bus from the driver, most local hotel concierges, select travel agents and visitor information centres.
Is the commentary available in my language?
Selected buses have a recorded commentary in your choice of 8 languages, including:

English
Spanish
Italian
German
French
Mandarin
Korean
Japanese.

Commentary is broadcast via complimentary earphones that you will receive when you board the bus.
What time do tours start and finish and how often do the buses run?
Please visit our Service Information page for up-to-date information on the start times and frequency of our tours.
Where can I start the tour?
You are welcome to join the tour from any of our stops. To find a stop close to you, please click here.

The principal starting point for the City Tour (Red Route) is Stop #1: Circular Quay (on the corner of Alfred Street, and George Street, opposite DFS Galleria).
On which days does the tour operate?
We are currently operating daily. For more details, please see our service information page.

Who We Are

The largest operator of open-top sightseeing bus tours. Fuelling the spirit of adventure around the world, helping millions explore each year.