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New York Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket: Downtown Loop

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from US$ 39.00 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Perfect for those who want to focus their sightseeing on NYC’s Downtown
  • Covers all the city’s must visit spots – Statue of Liberty, Empire State & more
  • Choose between a 1-day and a 24-hour ticket to suit your schedule
  • Frequent bus departures give you the freedom to explore as you wish
  • While on board informative commentary ensures you don’t miss a thing!
  • Overview

    The vast majority of New York City’s iconic sights are located in the area known as Downtown. This hop-on, hop-off ticket focuses on just this area giving you ample time and convenience to explore the many places of interest.

    You may choose from:

    1-day ticket: Unlimited hop on hop off between 8am and 6pm on your chosen date.

    24-hour ticket: Unlimited hop on hop off for 24 hours from the time you first board the bus.

    Your open-top bus will cover the most popular sites in town: the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and “Ground Zero,”. Neighborhoods covered by the tour include Greenwich Village, Little Italy, Chinatown, Times square and more.

    Audio commentary is also offered in a choice of 11 languages - English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin, Russian, Japanese, Korean and Hebrew.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Your Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket is valid for 1 day or 24 hours.

    Start time

    Buses run from 8:00am to 6:00pm, every 25-30 minutes.
    Full Loop: 3 hours

    Meeting Point

    Vouchers must be exchanged at the Gray Line CitySightseeing New York Visitor Centre at 777 8th Avenue, between 47th and 48th Streets.

    Ending Point

    You may end the hop-on, hop-off tour at any of the stops.


    The Downtown New York Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour covers all of Manhattan’s most popular sites. Hop-off to get up close to the Statue of Liberty or wander the vibrant streets of Chinatown. Once you have explored simply jump back on the open-top bus.

    Frequent departures ensure you will never have to wait long for a bus. While on-board, commentary will ensure you do not miss a thing.

    Some of the stops are:

    1. Times Square
    2. Macy's/ Madison Square Garden
    3. Empire State Building
    4. Empire State Building #2
    5. Flatiron Building
    6. Union Square
    7. Greenwich Village
    8. SoHo
    9. Chinatown/ Little Italy/ Canal St.
    10. City Hall/ Brooklyn Bridge/ World Trade Center/ Tribute Center

    Click here for the route map

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 24-hour or 1-day ticket (as per option chosen)
    • Downtown Hop-On, Hop-Off route
    • Recorded commentary in 11 languages on the bus (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin, Russian, Japanese, Korean & Hebrew)


    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Entrance to any of the attractions
  • Please note

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    City Sightseeing NY Visitors Center at Pier 78, West 38th Street and Hudson River, can accept vouchers for CitySightseeing New York® Hop-On, Hop-Off Sightseeing Ferry and Skyline Cruise only.

    Delays and route amendments may occur due to traffic problems and events in New York City The program and schedules can be subject to change.

    Vouchers must be exchanged for actual tickets before starting the tour. Tickets are valid from the time you redeem your voucher at the visitor center.

    The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Service Information:

    On New Year’s Eve, last tour will be at 3:00pm

    Photo Id for the named Lead Passenger may be required at the time of collecting the ticket in exchange of the voucher.

    The buses have ramps and are therefore fully wheelchair accessible.

    Beat the rush! The visitors centers are very busy in the early morning. However your pass is valid for hours rather than days, so why not head to the visitor center and start your tour in the afternoon? You’ll also benefit from being able to board from the closest stop to your hotel the next morning.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Great Tour -- best way to see lots of NYC in a short period of time!

      We enjoyed using the Hop on Hop off as an easy way to get around NYC on a busy holiday weekend! We never had to wait more than 10 minutes for a bus to pull up at the stop. Only...

      Melanie Scheer, United States, 07/Dec/2016
    • Guides very knowlegable and gave a very enlighting ad entertaining narrativev...

      John capenerhurst, United Kingdom, 24/Nov/2016
    • Was a beautiful day to see the city. The insights of the tour guides gave New York a wonderful glow....

      Susan Kran, United States, 20/Oct/2016
    • relaxing and fun to check out the city

      Henry Jaafari, United States, 19/Jun/2018
    • Easy to purchase, easy to find the office, easy to obtain the tickets. Everything about it was easy...and pleasant. Plus I had the luxury of telling all 782 "salesmen" we saw on the streets that we already had our tickets purchased.

      Chris Craword, United States, 13/Jun/2018