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Hop On Hop Off Chicago - Bus Tours

Getting around The Windy City is a breeze when you take a hop-on hop-off Chicago tour! You can get to call the shots during your sightseeing trip. Hop off our open-air, double-decker busses and check out the attractions that interest you. Then, hop back on and skip the ones that don’t. An excursion tour has never been so easy! These highly useful attraction passes provide admission to some of the most popular attractions at a deep discount. Picking one up is one of the smartest things to do in Chicago!
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Top Customer Reviews

  • Marisol Sepulveda

    Great tour!! Great service and great guide

    United States 09/28/2018
  • Karla Gonzalez

    The ticket and the extras offered were better than I expected, service inside the Bus and extra support were great.

    United States 11/26/2018
  • Diane Sullivan-Ishiki

    Ok. Wish was alittle less expensive.

    08/14/2022
About Paris

Experience Chicago in Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours

The most populous city in the United States, Chicago lies on the shore of Lake Michigan. Famously known as the Windy City, it is the major hub for finance, education, and telecommunication in the US. Chicago is famous for its local cuisine and vibrant nightlife. Make sure that you don’t miss out on the Chicago-style hot dogs, deep-dish pizza, and jazz music while you are there.


With the open-top Big Bus hop on hop off Chicago sightseeing tour, you can explore the Willis Tower, Navy Pier, and the Art Institute of Chicago. Or find out what the John Hancock Center, Shedd Aquarium, and Miracle Mile offer.


Make sure to plan your itinerary in advance or it may get overwhelming at the last minute. Also, you can buy a CTA pass to easily navigate around the city without the hassle of renting a car. In case, you want to drive around, you can rely on the ParkChicago app to find routes seamlessly.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to book a Chicago hop-on hop-off tour?
    A:

    April to September is the best time to plan a visit to Chicago and cover its major attractions. You can count on comfortable weather during this time that will make your sightseeing easy. However, if you are on a budget and looking to save some dough, then you can visit after the holiday season during January.

  • Q: How many days are enough to explore Chicago?
    A:

    We recommend spending 3 to 5 days in Chicago to uncover its main attractions and hidden gems.

  • Q: Are these tours guided?
    A:

    That will depend on the tour provider. You’ll find that hop-on hop-off bus tours can be either live or audio-guided. Many will have a pre-recorded commentary that’ll share fascinating information about the history of Chicago, its culture, and many places of interest. You’ll find that the audio commentary will be provided in various languages. English, French, German and Spanish are the most commonly used, but others may be available. Check the specific product page for full details of all the languages offered.

  • Q: What is the validity of the ticket?
    A:

    There are several ticket options available to you, depending on your length of stay. Each bus tour will have validity from 24, 36, 48 to 72 hours. And the great thing is you can plan ahead as the vouchers are valid anywhere between 6 months to 1 year and can be used at any point during that period. Check the product page or bus tour operator for complete details.

  • Q: Where can I find a list of all the stops and a map of the various Chicago hop-on hop-off tour routes?
    A:

    You can visit the relevant product page and check the Useful Downloads section to find the latest information as routes, stops, and timings change frequently.

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