The Hop-On, Hop-Off Big Bus Chicago 1-Day Classic tour is the most flexible way to sightsee Chicago's tourist attractions.

Visit the Hop-On Hop-Off Bus with your Go Chicago pass

  • Pay nothing upon arrival – simply scan your digital pass
  • Includes a one-day Chicago sightseeing bus pass
  • Visit 14 stops around the city where you can hop on or off
  • Enjoy the informative audio tour guide along the way
  • Your Go Chicago pass gives you access to many more attractions in Chicago 

You can be your own guide, picking and choosing which top sights are right for you and getting on and off as you please. See Chicago's famed skyscrapers, the Magnificent Mile, Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, Millennium Park, and many more.

Hours of Operation

May - October
Daily - 9:00 am-5:00 pm.
Bus frequency about every 15-20 minutes. Last tour begins at 5:00 pm.

November - December/March - April
Daily - 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Bus frequency every 30-45 minutes. Last tour begins at 4:00 pm.

January - February
Daily - 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Bus frequency every 60 minutes. Last tour begins at 4:00 pm

Closings & Holidays

Open 362 days-a-year. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and the day of the Chicago Marathon., Service may occasionally be disrupted due to severe weather, major city events, or festivals, outside of the control of Leisure Pass Group or Big Bus.

Know before you go

Getting In: Present your pass at any stop. Ticket pick-up is available from 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Your Big Bus ticket starts at time of redemption. Once redeemed, you will need to show only your Big Bus ticket to the driver when boarding a Big Bus. 

Please Note: You may redeem your pass for a Big Bus ticket only once per life of the pass. Your pass is valid for a 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off ticket. As a special offer, upgrade to a Night Tour for only $10 for adult and $5 for a child. Upgrade to a 2nd day for only $10 for adult and $5 for a child. The upgrade fee is payable directly to Big Bus at the time of redemption.

Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Chicago | Go Chicago Pass

Getting there

Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Chicago: 1-Day Classic Tour

US, IL, Chicago, 60601, 98 E. Upper Wacker Drive. Stop #1., Chicago Riverwalk


Chicago Riverwalk
98 E. Upper Wacker Drive. Stop #1.
Chicago, IL 60601
United States