Stop Closures - Saturday, October 20, 2018

Dear Customers,

Our service will be subject to some route diversions and stop closures on Saturday, October 20, 2018, due to events happening in the DC area.

The following stops will be closed on Saturday:

Red Loop

  • Stop #2: US Capitol & Botanical Garden
  • Stop #3: Museum of the Bible
  • Stop #4: Air & Space Museum
  • Stop #5: Smithsonian Castle
  • Stop #14: American History Museum
  • Stop #15: Natural History Museum
  • Stop #16: Newseum
  • Stop #20: National Archives & National Art Gallery

Blue Loop

  • Stop #24: Bureau of Engraving & Holocaust Museum

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience these stop closures may cause. Please feel welcome to contact us if you have any further questions.

Warm regards,

The Big Bus Tours Washington DC Team.


Standard Service Information

Red Loop - Official Tour of the National Mall:
First Bus: 9:00am from Stop #1: Union Station
Last Full-Circuit Tour: 3:00pm from Stop #1: Union Station
Last Bus: 5:00pm from Stop #1: Union Station
Full Circuit Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes (approx.)
Bus Frequency: every 15 minutes.

Blue Loop - Heroes Tour:
First Bus: 9:00am from Stop #22: Lincoln Memorial North & Vietnam War Memorial
Last Full-Circuit Tour: 4:00pm from Stop #22: Lincoln Memorial North & Vietnam War Memorial
Last Bus: 5:00pm at Stop #22: Lincoln Memorial North & Vietnam War Memorial
Full Circuit Time: 55 minutes (approx.)
Bus Frequency: every 20-30 minutes.

Yellow Loop - Historic Neighborhoods:
First Bus: 9:00am from Stop #27: Lincoln Memorial North & Vietnam War Memorial
Last Full-Circuit Tour: 3:00pm from Stop #27: Lincoln Memorial North & Vietnam War Memorial
Last Bus: 5:00pm at Stop #27: Lincoln Memorial North & Vietnam War Memorial
Full Circuit Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes (approx.)
Bus Frequency: every 30 minutes.

Panoramic Night Tour:
First Tour: 7:30pm from Stop #19: White House (departs from outside the Willard Hotel)
Last Tour: 7:30pm from Stop #1: Union Station
Full Circuit Time: 2 hours (approx.)
Note: Please arrive in good time to secure your seat. The Night Tour operates on a loop, and is not a hop-on, hop-off tour. Tour times are subject to traffic, weather and other events, so please contact us or check with a member of staff for the most up-to-date Night Tour scheduling information.