Washington DC Bus Tours

See the capital's legendary landmarks on our Hop-on, Hop-off Washington DC Big Bus Tour!

Adult tickets from $48.60
Service: Tours Operating Daily!
Big Bus Tours Washington DC Bus with Cathedral

Why Book a Washington DC Bus Tour

Our Washington DC 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 Washington DC's iconic landmarks, and hop off to explore the capital at your own pace.

  • Open-Top Buses

  • Pre-recorded Commentary

  • Free Mobile App

  • See all the Top Landmarks

  • Bike Rental Offer

  • Authorized National Park Service Concessioner

  • Multiple Routes

  • Private Hires

Adult tickets from $48.60 Save up to 10% online
Save up to 10% online Adult tickets from $48.60
Big Bus Tours Washington DC Bus with state capitol
Big Bus Tours Washington DC Child interacting with tour guide
Big Bus Tours Washington DC monument
Big Bus Tours Washington DC People on the bus looking at the view

Bestselling Washington DC Bus Tour Tickets

Enjoy sightseeing in Washington DC your way with our great selection of bus tour tickets and inclusions. We offer day and night tours, plus combo tickets for top Washington DC attractions

See all tickets
Classic Ticket

Classic Ticket

Adult from US$48.60
US$54.00
1 Day What's included
  • <b>Day tours operating daily!</b>
  • 1-Day Ticket
  • Open-top double-decker buses
  • See all the top DC landmarks
  • Recorded commentary in 8 languages
  • Red Loop
  • Authorized National Park Service Concessioner
  • Bike rental offer
  • Flexible Ticket
  • Night Tour
Routes included:
  • Red Loop
  • American Heroes Shuttle (Blue Loop)
Premium Ticket

Premium Ticket

Adult from US$57.60
US$64.00
2 Days What's included
  • <b>Day tours operating daily!</b>
  • 2-Day Ticket
  • Open-top double-decker buses
  • See all the top DC landmarks
  • Recorded commentary in 8 languages
  • Red Loop
  • Authorized National Park Service Concessioner
  • Bike rental offer
  • Flexible Ticket
  • Night Tour
Routes included:
  • Red Loop
  • American Heroes Shuttle (Blue Loop)
Deluxe Ticket

Deluxe Ticket

Adult from US$66.60
US$74.00
2 Days What's included
  • <b>Day tours operating daily!</b>
  • <b>Night tours operating Thurs–Sun</b>
  • 2-Day Ticket
  • Open-top double-decker buses
  • See all the top DC landmarks
  • Recorded commentary in 8 languages
  • Red Loop
  • Night Tour
  • Authorized National Park Service Concessioner
  • Bike rental offer
  • Flexible Ticket
Routes included:
  • Red Loop
  • American Heroes Shuttle (Blue Loop)
  • Night Tour (Black Loop)
Night Tour

Night Tour

Adult from US$54.00
Night Tour What's included
  • <b>Night tours operating Thurs–Sun</b>
  • 2-Hour Night Tour
  • Open-top double-decker buses
  • See all the top DC landmarks
  • Recorded commentary in 8 languages
  • Authorized National Park Service Concessioner
  • Flexible Ticket
Routes included:
  • Red Loop
  • American Heroes Shuttle (Blue Loop)
  • Night Tour (Black Loop)
See all tickets
Adult tickets from $48.60 Save up to 10% online
Save up to 10% online Adult tickets from $48.60
Big Bus Tours Washington DC Bus with monuments
Big Bus Tours Washington DC Lady Taking Selfie on The Bus
Big Bus Tours Washington DC the national gallery of art
Big Bus Tours Washington DC US Capitol at garfield circle

Our Washington DC Bus Tour Routes

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

More About Routes
Red Loop

Discover the best of DC, featuring pre-recorded commentary in 8 languages.

  • Operates 10am-6pm
  • Frequency: 15-20 mins
  • No. of Stops 0
American Heroes Shuttle (Blue Loop)

Visit Arlington National Cemetery on our American Heroes shuttle. Featuring pre-recorded commentary in 8 languages

  • Operates 10.25am-4.25am
  • Frequency: 30 mins
  • No. of Stops 0
Plus 1 more routes...
Adult tickets from $48.60 Save up to 10% online
Save up to 10% online Adult tickets from $48.60
Big Bus Tours Washington DC National Cathedral
Big Bus Tours Washington DC People looking at monument
Big Bus Tours Washington DC People smiling for a photo
Big Bus Tours Washington DC state capitol

FAQs

Where can I buy a ticket for the tour?
You can purchase tickets either on this website, on the bus, from a uniformed member of Big Bus Washington DC's staff, at most hotels, or by calling us directly. Please note that for hygiene reasons we are unable to accept cash payments.
What time do tours start and how often do buses run?
Please visit our Service Information page for up-to-date information on tour start times and frequency.
Where can I start the tour?
You can join the tour from any stop. To find the closest stop to you, please visit our Find A Bus Stop page.
How long does the tour take?
Please visit our Service Information page for up-to-date information on the duration of our tours.
Tell me about the Big Bus Tour of Washington DC
Big Bus Tours Washington DC offers unmissable sightseeing tours of the nation's capital city on open-top, double-decker buses. Passing all the most famous landmarks and attractions, Big Bus Tours also feature entertaining and informative pre-recorded commentary, provided by digital guides available in several languages through complimentary headphones distributed when you board the bus. You can hop on and off the bus as much as you like, from conveniently located stops. Big Bus Tours Washington DC is also 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 the monuments and memorials that are meaningful to you and the nation.
What can I see and visit?
Hop on to discover, and hop off to explore. Big Bus Tours Washington DC gives you a unique, top-deck perspective on iconic landmarks like the White House, Smithsonian Castle, Arlington National Cemetery, and many more. You're free to hop off at any stop to visit the city's magnificent monuments, museums and memorials, or you can stay on board for the entire tour circuit to experience it all in one go! Learn more about what to see and do in Washington DC over on our Discover Washington DC 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.