Tours Operating Daily

Dear customers,

Our tours are operating daily. Please note that Night Tours are operating Thursday–Sunday only, and our Union Station stop is currently closed.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Please feel welcome to speak with our Customer Service team on live chat or contact us via email here.

We look forward to welcoming you back on board soon!

The Big Bus Tours Washington DC Team.



ROUTE INFORMATION

Note: 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 scheduling information.

Day Tour - Red Loop - Official Tour of the National Mall:
First Bus: 10:00am from Stop #1: L’Enfant Plaza
Last Full-Circuit Tour: 6:00pm from Stop #1: L’Enfant Plaza
Last Bus: 6:00pm from Stop #1: L’Enfant Plaza
Full Circuit Time: 90 minutes (approx.)
Bus Frequency: every 15–20 minutes.

Day Tour - Blue Loop - American Heroes Shuttle:
First Bus: 10:26am from Stop #5: Lincoln Memorial & Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Last Full-Circuit Tour: 4:26pm from Stop #5: Lincoln Memorial & Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Bus Frequency: 30 minutes (Sept–May) 15 minutes (Jun–Aug)
Please note: Arlington Cemetery closes at 5:00pm.

Arlington Shuttle (Blue Loop) Timetable
Stop #5 (Lincoln Memorial & Korean War Memorial) Stop #6 (Arlington Cemetery)
September–May June–August September–May June–August
10:26am 10:26am 10:37am 10:37am
10:41am 10:52am
10:56am 10:56am 11:07am 11:07am
11:11am 11:22am
11:26am 11:26am 11:37am 11:37am
11:41am 11:52am
11:56am 11:56am 12:07pm 12:07pm
12:11pm 12:22pm
12:26am 12:26pm 12:37pm 12:37pm
12:41pm 12:52pm
12:56am 12:56pm 1:07pm 1:07pm
1:11pm 1:22pm
1:26pm 1:26pm 1:37pm 1:37pm
1:41pm 1:52pm
1:56pm 1:56pm 2:07pm 2:07pm
2:11pm 2:22pm
2:26pm 2:26pm 2:37pm 2:37pm
2:41pm 2:52pm
2:56pm 2:56pm 3:07pm 3:07pm
3:11pm 3:22pm
3:26pm 3:26pm 3:37pm 3:37pm
3:41pm 3:52pm
3:56pm 3:56pm 4:07pm 4:07pm
4:11pm 4:22pm
4:26pm 4:26pm 4:37pm 4:37pm

Panoramic Night Tour:
Tour Departure Time: 8:00pm from Stop #1: L’Enfant Plaza (Thursday–Sunday only)
Full Circuit Time: 90 mins (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.

Closure Dates

Big Bus Tours Washington DC operates every day except Christmas Day (December 25th).
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.