Big Bus Tours NYC


Explore Downtown (Red Route):

First Bus: 9:00am at Stop #1 (M&Ms World – 7th Ave & W 48th St).

Last Bus: 5:00pm at Stop #1 (M&Ms World – 7th Ave & W 48th St).


Explore Uptown (Blue Route):
First Bus: 10:00am at Stop #13 (Hope Sculpture – 7th Ave & W 53rd St).
Last Bus: 4:00pm at Stop #13 (Hope Sculpture – 7th Ave & W 53rd St).

Night Tour:
Departs: 7:00pm at Stop #1 (M&Ms World – 7th Ave & W 48th St).


1 hour 30 minutes


100% of our New York fleet is wheelchair accessible. The wheelchair lifts on our vehicles have a maximum capacity of 650 pounds. Please also note that passengers with mobility impairments may not be able to access the upper deck on our buses. We cannot guarantee the accessibility of the various attractions along the tour.

Explore iconic NYC landmarks aboard Big Bus Tours. Hop on, hop off, and discover the city’s charm at your own pace.


East 52nd Street, New York, New York, 10022

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Getting There

You can look for the nearest Big Bus Tour Bus Stop. You can check the full itinerary of your chosen tour for the bus route.


East 52nd Street, New York, New York, 10022

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Unveiling the Big Apple with Big Bus Tours

Big Bus Tours transports you on a pleasant journey through the colorful core of New York City. Climb on their renowned open-top, double-decker buses and ready to be astounded by the amazing panoramic views. The hop-on, hop-off system allows you to explore the city’s cultural tapestry at your own leisure. Two expertly chosen itineraries allow you to create a bespoke itinerary that is suitable for your interests. On the red route, you’ll be immersed in the electrifying excitement of Downtown Manhattan, passing by historic monuments such as Wall Street and the towering Empire State Building.

Alternatively, the blue route takes you on a journey uptown, where you can marvel at the verdant expanse of Central Park and snap photos near iconic sights like the Metropolitan Museum of Art. With Big Bus Tours, the freedom is yours. Simply hop off at any stop that piques your curiosity, whether it’s a world-renowned museum, a trendy restaurant, or a must-see attraction. When you’re ready to continue your exploration, hop back on the next bus and discover the next chapter of your New York City adventure.


Relevant Tour(s) You Can Add to Your Itinerary:

Big Bus New York: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour by Open-top Bus

NYC Hop on Hop off Downtown Tour plus 1 Attraction

Big Bus NYC: 1-Day Hop-on Hop-off Tour with Empire State Building

Big Bus New York: Sightseeing Night Tour by Open-top Bus

  • Big Bus Tours allows you to jump on and off at your leisure while seeing New York City’s greatest sights!
  • With fantastic commentary and panoramic views, you can see the city from a whole different viewpoint.
  • Explore hidden jewels and must-see locations with our thorough uptown and downtown tours.
  • Enhance your experience with frequent departures and unique offers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our tours pass Manhattan’s must-see landmarks, travel through its most exciting neighborhoods, and stop at its most popular sightseeing destinations. While on board with Big Bus Tours, you’ll see iconic buildings like the Empire State, Chrysler Building and One World Observatory, enjoy top-deck views of the hustle and bustle of Times Square, Wall Street and Broadway, and soak up the uptown ambiance of exclusive 5th Avenue and leafy Central Park. And that’s just scratching the surface.

Yes – when you book, you will need to select the date you’d like to hop on the bus. If you’re touring with us for more than one day, your ticket must be used across consecutive days, and the date you select at time of booking should be the first day of your tour. Some tours also require you to select a time of travel, to secure your seat.

All buses feature an entertaining and informative pre-recorded commentary in the following languages:

– English
– Spanish
– French
– German
– Italian
– Portuguese