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Big Bus Tours - New York (Hop-On Hop-Off Bus)

Big Bus Tours - New York (Hop-On Hop-Off Bus)
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City Tour New York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

Wednesday, 01/Dec/2021 - Wednesday, 01/Dec/2021

Description

About the Tour
 
Discover one of the most iconic cities in the world with our incredible Big Bus Tour of New York City. See all of the famous New York attractions from the Empire State Building to the Statue of Liberty, in the comfort of one of our open-top buses.

Don't miss the highlights of our hop-on, hop-off Day Tour. We have 3 great routes spanning the best neighborhoods, including Downtown, Uptown and Brooklyn. Our spectacular  Night Tour lets you experience the city that never sleeps, showcasing the beautiful illuminations of Times Square, 5th Avenue and the Manhattan skyline.

Our hop-on, hop-off bus tour of New York gives you the freedom to explore the Big Apple at your own pace. You can take a break from the tour to visit the city’s attractions whenever you like and hop back on the bus when you want to continue. Throughout the tour, you can learn about the city's history from our entertaining and informative commentary

Our Big Bus Tour of New York gives you the flexibility to start and end the tour at any of our 30 stops throughout the city. A full circuit of the Day Tour runs for approximately 4-5 hours, and both the Uptown Loop and Downtown Loop are 2 hours 30 minutes.

 
Top Landmarks: 
  • Radiator Building
  • Woolworth Building
  • Flatiron Building
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral
  • Union Square
  • Columbus Circle
  • Washington Square
  • Trinity Church
  • 40 Wall Street/Trump Building
  • 9/11 Memorial & Museum
  • Battery Park
  • Bryant Park
  • Central Park
  • Grant's Tomb
  • Cathedral of St. John the Divine
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Chrysler Building
  • Empire State Building
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Wall Street
  • World Trade Center / One World Observatory
  • Broadway
  • Times Square
 
Bus Tour Times
Explore Downtown Loop (Red Route):
First Bus: 8:00am from Stop #1 (W 42nd St & Broadway).
Last Bus: 6:00pm* at Stop #1 (W 42nd St & Broadway).
*Summer Hours - 8:00am - 6:00pm, Winter Hours 8:00am - 5:00pm
Explore Uptown Loop (Blue Route):
First Bus: 9:00am from Stop #1 (W 42nd St & 8th Ave).
Last Bus: 6:00pm* at Stop #1 (W 42nd St & Broadway).
*Summer Hours - 8:00am - 6:00pm, Winter Hours 8:00am - 5:00pm
Explore Harlem Loop (Green Route):
First Bus: 10:00am from Stop #14 (Central Park & Columbus Circle).
Last Bus: 3:00pm at Stop #14 (Central Park & Columbus Circle).
Full Circuit Time: 70 minutes.
Explore Brooklyn Loop (Purple Route):
First Bus: 10:00am from Stop #27 (Statue of Liberty/Battery Park).
Last Bus: 3:00pm at Stop #27 (Statue of Liberty/Battery Park).
Discover NYC By Night (Panoramic) (Yellow Route):
First Bus: 7:00pm* from Stop #16 (M&Ms World).
Last Bus: 9:00pm* from Stop #16 (M&Ms World).
*Summer Hours - 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Winter Hours 7:00pm - 9:00pm
 
 
Downtown Loop - Red:

Our Red Loop Tour is the best way to explore Downtown New York City, the southernmost part of the island of Manhattan, taking you to a number of the city’s most popular tourist spots.

Discover Downtown’s most famous areas, such as the World Trade Center Memorial and the Financial District, home to the famous Wall Street. Take a look at the soaring heights of some of New York’s tallest skyscrapers, including the Woolworth Building, the Standard Oil Building and the American International Building.

The Downtown tour also takes you to Chinatown, one of the oldest ethnic Chinese enclaves outside of Asia, as well as passing through well-known neighbourhoods like SoHo, Greenwich Village, Little Italy and Chelsea.

The first bus is at 8:00am and the last bus is at 5:00pm.
Duration: 2.5 hours.

Frequency: Every 15 to 20 minutes. 
 
 
Uptown Loop - Blue: 

Our Blue Loop Tour takes you on a guided trip through Midtown and Uptown, home to some of New York’s most iconic architecture, including the Chrysler Building, Rockefeller Center and Times Square.

Midtown is where you’ll find New York's best retail, offering plenty to see and do throughout your Big Bus Tour. Hop off the bus for some retail therapy at 5th Avenue, home to some of the most exclusive stores in the city, including Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana and Jimmy Choo.

No trip to New York would be complete without a trip Central Park, where you can take in the city’s historical buildings, statues and monuments, or visit Central Park Zoo.

Explore Uptown New York on your open-top bus tour by visiting attractions like the Harlem Market, Grant’s Tomb, the Apollo Theatre, Riverside Church and Riverside Park.

The first bus on the Blue Loop Tour is at 9:00am and the last bus is at 5:00 pm.
Duration: 2 hours.
Frequency: Every 15 to 20 minutes.



Brooklyn Tour :

Our Big Bus Tour of Brooklyn showcases the most populated borough of New York City, featuring 350 years of history and an incredible array of celebrities, artists, landmarks and culture.

You’ll make your way across the historic Manhattan Bridge to take in the sights of the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and downtown Manhattan, before continuing to the Brooklyn Promenade and past the Barclays Center. Our Big Bus Tour of Brooklyn is narrated by a live guide in English. There is also a recorded commentary available in 10 languages.

The Brooklyn Tour departs from Stop 12: Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall, located at Park Row and Beekman. This tour departs every hour between 10 am and 3 pm.

 
Night Tour
 
Experience the city that never sleeps on our 2 hour panoramic night tour of New York. You'll be kept entertained by our Big Bus tour guide as you take in the beautiful illuminations of the city's famous attractions and Manhattan skyline. .
 
Highlights include:
- Radio City Music Hall.
- Empire State Building.
- Times Square.
- Rockefeller Center.
- Brooklyn Bridge 
Departure times & location:
Our night tours operate daily from Times Square - 48th Street and 7th Avenue (stop 17) 6.00pm - 8.00pm.

From the moment you board the bus, you'll be surrounded by famous bright lights of Times Square before heading south towards 42nd Street. The route takes in some amazing sights including 5th Avenue and the Empire State Building, before making its way across the Manhattan Bridge. Here you'll see the breath-taking Manhattan skyline. Cameras at the ready!

Live commentary is provided in English by a Big Bus tour guide. Recorded commentary is available in 10 languages.

 
 
Stops:
 

Downtown Loop - Red Route:
1 TIMES SQUARE EAST - W 42ND ST & BROADWAY | IN FRONT OF THE KNICKERBOCKER HOTEL 08:03
2 BRYANT PARK - W 42ND ST & 6TH AVE | 42ND ST AT THE BRYANT PARK ENTRANCE 08:06
3 5TH AVENUE MIDTOWN - 5TH AVE & 37TH ST | OUTSIDE THE REEBOK STORE 08:10
4 EMPIRE STATE BUILDING / KOREATOWN - 5TH AVE & W 32ND ST | IN FRONT OF THE CVS PHARMACY 08:14
5 FLATIRON DISTRICT - 5TH AVE & W 23RD ST | IN FRONT OF EISENBERGS SANDWICH SHOP 08:20
6 UNION SQUARE - 5TH AVE & W 15TH ST | NEAR 96 5TH AVE 08:25
7 GREENWICH / NYU - E 8TH ST & MERCER ST | MTA BUS STOP AND R TRAIN SUBWAY ENTRANCE 08:30
8 NOHO - BROADWAY & BLEECKER ST | IN FRONT OF 640 BROADWAY, ACROSS THE STREET FROM PETSMART 08:33
9 SOHO / LITTLE ITALY - BROADWAY & SPRING ST | IN FRONT OF THE NIKE STORE 08:35
10 CHINATOWN - LAFAYETTE ST & WALKER ST | IN FRONT OF 100 LAFAYETTE ST 08:41
11 BROOKLYN BRIDGE / CITY HALL - PARK ROW & BEEKMAN ST | ACROSS FROM OPTIMO CIGARS HOP OFF HERE FOR ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY AND 911 MEMORIAL MUSEUM 08:50
12 WALL STREET / CHARGING BULL - BROADWAY & WALL ST | SOUTHWEST CORNER NEAR RECTOR ST 08:55
13 STATUE OF LIBERTY / BATTERY PARK - STATE ST & PEARL ST | IN FRONT OF THE 1 TRAIN SUBWAY ENTRANCE 09:01
14 SOUTH STREET SEAPORT - SOUTH ST & JOHN ST | ON SOUTH STREET IN FRONT OF PIER 15 11:15*
15 CIRCLE LINE SIGHTSEEING - 42ND ST & 12TH AVE | IN FRONT OF THE LUCKY STRIKE BOWLING ALLEY 09:41
16 PORT AUTHORITY BUS TERMINAL - 42ND BETWEEN 8TH & 9TH | IN FRONT OF THE POST OFFICE 09:47
17 RESTAURANT ROW - 8TH AVE & 46TH ST | IN FRONT OF DANIELA TRATTORIA 09:55
18 M&M WORLD STOP - 7TH AVE & W 48TH ST | OUTSIDE THE M&M STORE 10:09


Uptown Loop - Blue Route:

19. BROADWAY THEATER DISTRICT - 46TH & BROADWAY | IN FRONT OFTHE T-MOBILE STORE 08:40
20. TIMES SQUARE EAST - W 42ND ST & BROADWAY | IN FRONT OF THE KNICKERBOCKER HOTEL 08:43
21. BRYANT PARK - W 42ND ST & 6TH AVE | 42ND ST AT THE BRYANT PARK ENTRANCE 08:45
22. GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL - 42ND ST BETWEEN PARK AVE & LEXINGTON AVE | 42ND ST NEAR PARK AVE 08:50
23. MIDTOWN EAST - 49TH ST BETWEEN 3RD AVE & LEXINGTON AVE | AT THE MTA STOP 08:57
24. THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART - 5TH AVE & E 83RD ST | OUTSIDE THE MUSEUM NEAR 83RD ST 08:57
25. THE FRICK MUSEUM - 5TH AVE & E 72ND ST | OPPOSITE 905 5TH AVE 09:24
26. CENTRAL PARK ZOO - 5TH AVE & E 66TH ST | OPPOSITE 845 5TH AVE 09:27
27. THE PLAZA HOTEL - CENTRAL PARK SOUTH & GRAND ARMY PLAZA |ACROSS FROM THE PLAZA HOTEL 09:30
28. COLUMBUS CIRCLE - CENTRAL PARK & COLUMBUS CIRCLE | SOUTHEAST CORNER OF CENTRAL PARK 09:34
29. CARNEGIE HALL - 7TH AVE & 57TH ST | IN FRONT OF TRATTORIA DELL'ARTE 09:39
30. TIMES SQUARE NORTH - 7TH AVE & 50TH ST | IN FRONT OF MAJESTIC 09:51
31. MADISON SQUARE GARDEN - 34TH ST & 8TH AVE | IN FRONT OF LUCYS 10:18
32. EMPIRE STATE BUILDING / KOREA TOWN - 5TH AVE & W 32ND ST
OUTSIDE CVS PHARMACY. THIS IS THE LAST STOP ON THE UPTOWN
ROUTE, THE NEXT STOP IS DOWNTOWN STOP 5.
 
 
Brooklyn Tour - Route:
33 STATUE OF LIBERTY/ BATTERY PARK - STATE STREET & PEARL ST | ACROSS FROM STARBUCKS 10:00
34 BARCLAYS CENTER - FLATBUSH AVE BTWN DEAN ST & BERGEN ST | IN FRONT OF 202 FLATBUSH AVE 10:32
35 GRAND ARMY PLAZA - GRAND ARMY PLAZA ON FLATBUSH AVE | CLOSE TO THE MTA STOP 10:37
36 ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY - FULTON ST & CHURCH ST: HOP- OFF ONLY | BEHIND ST PAUL'S CHAPEL
 
Night Tour - Yellow Route:
41 M&M WORLD STOP - 7TH AVE & W 48TH ST | OUTSIDE THE M&M STORE 19:00
 
 

 
 

Tickets Options:

Classic 1 Day Tour (1 Día Hop-On Hop-Off)

Includes:
- 24 hour Downtown Loop
- 24 hour Uptown Loop

Redemption Instructions:
Redeem vouchers at any Big Bus hop-on hop-off stop or at any Big Bus Welcome Center


Premium 2 Day All Loops Tpur (2 Days Hop-on Hop-off)

Includes:

- 48 hours Downtown Loop
- 48 hours Uptown Loop
   Choice of:
                2 Day Explore Harlem Loop
                Discover NYC by Night (Panoramic)
                2 Day Explore Brooklyn Loop

 

Redemption Instructions:
Redeem vouchers at any Big Bus hop-on hop-off stop or at any Big Bus Welcome Center

 

Deluxe 2 Day All Loops Tpur (2 Days Hop-on Hop-off)

Includes:

- 48 hours Downtown Loop
- 48 hours Uptown Loop
- 48 hours Brooklyn
- 48 hours Harlem Loop
- 48 hours Night tour (Panoramic)
- 1Hour Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise
 
Redemption Instructions:
Redeem vouchers at any Big Bus hop-on hop-off stop or at any Big Bus Welcome Center
 
 
 

Night Tour

Duration: 1.5 Hours
Operates: April 1st to September 31st - 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm. Every 30 minutes.
                October 1st to March 31st - 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm. Every 30 minutes.
 
 
New redemption location
Big Bus information desk at Madame Tussauds
Address: 234 West 42nd Street, NY, NY 10036
Opening Times: Everyday, 8am to 5pm
Holiday Hours: Christmas Eve (8am - 5pm) Christmas Day (8am - 5pm) New Years Eve (8am - 12pm) New Years Day (8am - 5pm