Ride New York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus with a Go New York pass

  • Pay nothing on the bus - simply scan your digital pass
  • Downtown and Uptown NYC routes
  • Big Bus has 18 Downtown stops and 14 Uptown stops.
  • You can stop off at other Explorer Pass attractions including Empire State Building, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and more

Tick all the famous NYC landmarks off your list with a hop-on hop-off bus tour. You'll be taken from one hotspot to the next with a choice of uptown and downtown Manhattan routes with over 25 stops on each route.

Hours of Operation

Daily and frequent departures.
Explore Uptown Loop: 9AM-6PM
Explore Downtown Loop: 8AM-6PM
(Hours may be extended during peak season. Please check with your tour guide upon boarding.)

Closings & Holidays

Morning of New Year’s Day, morning of Thanksgiving Day, afternoon of July 4th, and afternoon of New Year's Eve. All holidays and hours are subject to change. Please check with Big Bus.

Know before you go

Getting In: Easy boarding! Look out for a Big Bus agent at any of the stops listed below to have your New York Explorer Pass scanned and a boarding ticket issued. You must have a boarding ticket prior to boarding the bus. Big Bus agents are dressed in a burgundy jacket on colder days and a white or burgundy polo with the Big Bus logo on warmer days.

  • W 42nd Street and Broadway
  • Empire State Building: 5th Avenue and 32nd Street
  • Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall: Park Row & Beekman
  • Battery Park: State Street between Battery Place and Bridge Street
  • M&M’s World: 7th Avenue and W 48th Street
  • W 42nd Street and 8th Avenue

Top tip: Download the free Big Bus Tours mobile app and get access to all the New York landmarks, routes, and bus times right in your pocket. Plan which stops to hop on and off at to see all the landmarks, museums, and attractions you want to visit with its customizable map feature. Plus, it includes fascinating facts about the city’s top sites.

Please Note: Ticket valid only for the Uptown and Downtown loops. Live commentary is provided in English by a Big Bus tour guide. Recorded commentary is available in ten languages.

Big bus tour New York

Getting there

Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus New York: Classic 1-Day Tour

US, NY, New York, 10036, Ticket Booth inside Madame Tussauds 234 W 42nd Street,


Ticket Booth inside Madame Tussauds 234 W 42nd Street,
New York, NY 10036
United States

Closest Bus Stop

Closest stops N R Q W 1 2 3 A C TO Time Square