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Experience the very best of Washington DC with our new Deluxe Ticket + Big Day Out combo. Explore the capital from the top-deck with a 2-day pass to our open-top sightseeing bus tour. Also included is admission to Washington DC's Spy Museum, a Wharf Boat Cruise along the Potomac River, and a pass for our very own Big Bus Washington DC Night Tour!
Save 20% when you book online (compared to buying individual tickets on-street).
Please note: The Spy Museum component of the ticket is not valid for 27 March - 3 April, 29–31 May, 3–5 July, 4–6 September, 9–11 October, 25–28 November & 25–30 December 2021. The Wharf Boat Cruise operates Wednesday–Sunday only.

Please note: You will need to select your time & date for the Night Tour from the calendar during booking.
Once you receive your confirmation email, you will need to check-in via the link provided (bigbustours.com/booking-portal) for the hop-on, hop-off day tour.

Hop-on, Hop-off

Explore Washington DC at your own pace.

Make the most of your time in Washington DC with our flexible hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tours. Explore the capital city's sights at your own pace - simply hop off the bus at any of our conveniently located stops, and rejoin when you're ready. Please note: tickets valid for more than 1 day must be used across consecutive days.

Spy Museum

Discover the secrets of international espionage!

This ticket includes general admission to Washington DC's Spy Museum, home to the world's largest collection of international espionage artifacts on public display. Explore multi-media exhibitions on the tradecraft and history of spies, from ancient Egypt through to the contemporary role of espionage. Please note: after purchase, please select your preferred Spy Museum visit date via our booking portal (a link will be supplied in your booking confirmation email). Note that entry is not available between 29–31 May, 3–5 July, 4–6 September, 9–11 October, 25–28 November & 25–30 December 2021.

Wharf Boat Cruise

Enjoy the 45 Wharf Boat Cruise

This water taxi offers direct routes between the Wharf, Georgetown, Old Town Alexandria and National Harbor. Before you board the boat cruise you need to collect your boarding pass from the ticket booth on the dock. Please arrive 20-30 minutes early to allow time for this.
Location: Dock: Transit Pier, 950 Wharf St SW (Pedestrian access only). Located between Blair Alley SW & 9th St SW. Drop-Off: 950 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC

Night Tour

Discover DC by night.

Take in the grand monuments of Washington DC, illuminated after dark. Our 2-hour guided Night Tour departs from Stop #Stop #1: L’Enfant Plaza at 7:00pm. Please note that the night tour is not a hop-on, hop-off tour. Please note: You will need to select your time & date for the Night Tour from the calendar during booking. On the day, please arrive 15-20 minutes in advance to secure your seat.

Free 1-Hour Bike Rental

Discover DC on two wheels with Unlimited Biking.

Enjoy an hour's free bike rental from Unlimited Biking. This includes bike, helmet, basket, lock, roadside assistance and an illustrated map featuring key routes and attractions. Every additional hour is $8/per person. Alternatively, enjoy $5 OFF per person for any bike tour or Segway tour. Bikes are to be collected and dropped off at Unlimited Biking Washington DC (998 Maine Avenue SW, Washington DC 20024). On arrival please present your ticket (issued by BBT staff member), your passport or ID card, and a credit card. Please note: all guests must be able to ride their own bike. No guest under the age of 18 will be supplied with a bike without the consent of an accompanying adult (18+).

Pre-recorded Commentary

Available on all buses.

All tours feature pre-recorded commentary, available via complimentary headphones. Red and Blue Loop buses feature commentary in 8 different languages, including English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Mandarin Chinese. Yellow Loop buses feature pre-recorded commentary in English.

Blue Loop - American Heroes Shuttle

Cross the Potomac to visit Arlington National Cemetery

Our Blue Loop tour crosses the Potomac River to visit the United States military cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, the final resting place for more than 14,000 U.S. veterans, including those who fought in the Civil War. The journey begins on Constitution Ave., passing the Vietnam War Memorial, Three Servicemen Statue, Lincoln Memorial, Korean War Memorial and Seabee Memorial before arriving at the Arlington National Cemetery Visitors' Center. On board the bus, our virtual guides share facts and stories about the capital. For more detailed stop and scheduling information, see our Blue Loop Timetable.

Red Loop

Hop on for a tour of DC's top sights

Our Red Loop journeys through the heart of Washington DC, passing famous landmarks like the White House, Capitol Hill, Jefferson Memorial, Smithsonian Castle, and many more. Sit back and relax on our open-top buses while our virtual guides share facts and stories about the capital, or hop on and hop off to explore at your own pace – our stops are positioned at key points of interest throughout the city. For more detailed stop and scheduling information, see our Red Loop Timetable.

Authorized National Park Service Concessioner

Big Bus Tours gets you closest to meaningful monuments and memorials.

Big Bus Washington DC is the authorized interpretive transportation services concessioner of the National Park Service and National Mall & Memorial Parks. As the official sightseeing tour of the National Mall & Memorial Parks, Big Bus Tours gets you closer to meaningful monuments and memorials.

See all the top Landmarks

Our carefully designed sightseeing tours take you closest to the Washington DC's famous landmarks.

Take in the neo-classical grandeur of the USA's capital city with Big Bus. We'll take you to all the famous landmarks, including The White House, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, National Cathedral, and many more. Sit back, relax and capture the sights from our open-top double-deckers, or hop off to explore and visit the city's world-renowned attractions.

Free Mobile App

Now with live bus arrival times!

Download our free mobile app for the perfect pocket companion to your sightseeing adventure. Our live bus arrival times feature lets you spend a little longer sipping that latte, browsing at the museum or taking that all-important selfie, so you can simply arrive 5 minutes early at the bus stop. In addition to live bus arrival times, you'll also get detailed maps and route information, live bus tracking, walking directions, facts about famous landmarks and attractions, ticket offers and more. Save memory-making minutes on your city adventure with Big Bus Tours.

Check Service

Plan ahead for your tour with our service updates

Visit our Service Information Page for up-to-date information about our current service.

Flexible Ticket

If your circumstances change and you need to amend your ticket, we’ll need to know at least 72 hours before your tour.

The quickest way to make changes to your booking is by downloading the Big Bus Tours app and chatting with our friendly Customer Service team.

  • The Old Stone House
  • Smithsonian Castle
  • Sackler / Freer Gallery
  • The National Gallery of Art
  • The Exorcist Steps
  • Bureau of Engraving
  • Woodrow Wilson House
  • Smithsonian National Zoo
  • American History Museum
  • Bike and Roll Rental
  • Botanical Garden
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History
  • St. Matthew’s Cathedral
  • The Renwick Gallery
  • Madame Tussauds **CLOSED**
  • The Walter E. Convention Centre
  • American Indian Museum
  • Artechouse
  • Hirshhorn Museum
  • Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • The National Archives Museum
  • Ulysses Grant Memorial
  • Union Station
  • WWII Memorial
  • US Treasury
  • Vietnam Memorial
  • Rock Creek Park
  • Embassy Row
  • The Bishop’s Garden
  • Washington National Cathedral
  • Albert Einstein Memorial
  • Arlington Cemetery
  • Folger Shakespeare Library
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial
  • Ford's Theatre
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Peace Monument
  • Jefferson Memorial
  • U.S Capitol
  • Library of Congress
  • Martin Luther King Memorial
  • White House
  • Georgetown Canal
  • James A Garfield Monument
  • Japanese American Memorial
  • Korean War Memorial
  • Pentagon Memorial
  • Washington Monument
  • Black Lives Matter Plaza
  • M and Wisconsin Avenue shops
  • Pentagon City Mall
  • Uno Pizzeria & Grill
  • Chinatown
  • Hard Rock Cafe

Big Bus Tours is the largest operator of open-top bus sightseeing tours in the world, providing sightseeing tours in 22 cities across four continents.

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City Washington DC
Age Adult
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Strapline Experience the very best of Washington DC with our new Deluxe Ticket + Big Day Out combo. Explore the capital from the top-deck with a 2-day pass to our open-top sightseeing bus tour. Also included is admission to Washington DC's Spy Museum, a Wharf Boat Cruise along the Potomac River, and a pass for our very own Big Bus Washington DC Night Tour!
Save 20% when you book online (compared to buying individual tickets on-street).
Please note: The Spy Museum component of the ticket is not valid for 27 March - 3 April, 29–31 May, 3–5 July, 4–6 September, 9–11 October, 25–28 November & 25–30 December 2021. The Wharf Boat Cruise operates Wednesday–Sunday only.

Please note: You will need to select your time & date for the Night Tour from the calendar during booking.
Once you receive your confirmation email, you will need to check-in via the link provided (bigbustours.com/booking-portal) for the hop-on, hop-off day tour.
Child Age Value 3–12
Includes <b>Day tours operating daily!</b>, <b>Night tours operating Thurs–Sun</b>, 2-Day Ticket, 2-Hour Night Tour, Hop on, hop off, Open-top double-decker buses, See all the top DC landmarks, Recorded commentary in 8 languages, Red Loop, Night Tour, Spy Museum admission, Authorized National Park Service Concessioner, Wharf Boat Cruise (Weds–Sun only), 1-hr free bike rental, Flexible Ticket
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