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Enjoy the ultimate Washington DC adventure with our Deluxe Ticket + Night Tour. You'll be able to see the capital's most famous landmarks and attractions by day and night, with a 2-day pass for our hop-on, hop-off day tour, and a pass to join one of our panoramic Night Tours. This ticket also includes free admission to Madame Tussauds and a water taxi return trip.
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.
Discover DC by night.
Take in the grand monuments of Washington DC, illuminated after dark. Our 2-hour guided Night Tour departs from Stop #4/10: White House at 7:30pm, and Stop #12: Union Station at 7:30pm. Please note that the night tour is not a hop-on, hop-off tour.
National Treasures Walking Tours
Free with Premium and Deluxe tickets.
Join one of our National Treasures Walking Tours to explore Washington DC's key landmarks up close. Narrated by live guides, our walking tours give you the opportunity to hear more about Washington DC’s epic political and cultural history. You'll hear fascinating facts and stories about the capital's famous figures, dramatic architecture, notorious scandals and much more. We offer four different tours that operate daily - please visit our Walking Tours page for further information. Please note that these walking tours are offered free with Premium and Deluxe tickets, or you can purchase a standalone National Treasures Walking Tours pass here.
Discover DC from the water
Take to the river with the Potomac Riverboat Co. and enjoy unique views of iconic D.C. landmarks. Hop on their Wharf Water Taxi from the pier at Georgetown or at the District Wharf - simply present your Big Bus Tours ticket at the Potomac Riverboat Co. ticket booth to get your return journey boarding passes. Please note the Water Taxi does not operate between December 30 - February 28.
Bringing the stories of DC to life.
Our entertaining and experienced English-speaking guides offer an exciting and educational commentary, sharing facts and stories about Washington DC as the sights unfold before you. Live guides are stationed on all Blue Loop buses, and on alternating Red Loop buses.
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.
Madame Tussauds Admission
Check out Washington DC's best collection of celebrities, sports stars and political figureheads.
Your ticket includes free admission (with speedy entry) to the world-famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Get to know Washington DC even better by seeing the people who helped define it. Your free Madame Tussauds ticket will complement your Big Bus tour and city experience perfectly.
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.
Offered on all buses.
Download our free app and plan your day out in the capital, or upload photos and tag your friends - Big Bus makes it easy to stay connected during your sightseeing tour, with free Wi-Fi available on all buses.
We've partnered with premium outlets to offer customers delicious free food and drink.
Show you Big Bus ticket at any Washington DC Corner Bakery Café to receive a free regular-sized coffee with any purchase, and trade in your Big Bus-Garrett Popcorn voucher to receive a free treat bag of Garrett Mix at Garrett Popcorn.
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.