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Skyline Sightseeing San Francisco: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus - City Tour Route

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Key Highlights

  • Explore the beautiful city of San Francisco at your own pace
  • Discover the city’s highlight attractions with over 15 strategic stops
  • Get up close with your favourite attractions - from the Golden Gate to the Union Square
  • Enjoy an immersive experience with a live tour guide and multilingual commentary on the bus
  • Admire the historic Chinatown and its fascinating quirks with a free walking tour
  • Overview

    Feast your eyes on the stunning City By The Bay, San Francisco, with this 1-day hop-on, hop-off bus ticket from Skyline Sightseeing. With over 15 stops covering all the major sights in the city across the fantastic City Tour route, with all of them of them tactically located close to important attractions, travelling around the city will be a breeze. 

    Sit back and enjoy spectacular views of the city from the double decker, open-top buses or hop on and off as you wish to visit your favourite places, from the iconic Golden Gate to the magical Palace of Fine Arts. 

    What’s more? You can additionally enjoy an immersive, hour long guided walking tour around the historic Chinatown - the perfect opportunity to explore this migrated community, the incredible range of shops or dig into some authentic Asian dishes!

    Attractions Covered

    • Golden Gate Bridge    
    • Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39
    • Palace of Fine Arts
    • Golden Gate Park
    • Haight/Ashbury
    • City Hall
    • Chinatown Gate
    • South Vista Point   
    • North Vista Point
    • Sausalito

    …. And More!

    Click Here for the FULL MAP OF ALL THE ROUTES

    About the Supplier: Sightseeing World, the owner of Skyline Sightseeing, has been known for operating tours in San Francisco for a while now, and can be recognised by their orange open top buses. 

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: Valid for 24 hours

    Walking Tour: 1 hour

    Start time

    Buses run between 9am and 5pm, every 15-20 minutes 

    Full Loop: Approx. 2 hours 10 minutes 

    Meeting Point

    Redeem your hop-on, hop-off voucher from
    Skyline Sightseeing
    c/o California Welcome Center 
    Pier 39, Level 2, Building B 
    San Francisco, CA 94133 
    Open: Daily // 8am - 8pm

    You can then hop on to the bus from any of the stops

    Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 24-hour Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket for the City Tour Route
    • Live tour guide + Audio commentary in 10 languages (English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and Cantonese)
    • Free, 1-hour, guided walking tour of Chinatown


    • Entrances, unless specified
  • Please note

    Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed version of their voucher.

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

    San Francisco is a functioning city and therefore political events, demonstrations and celebrations can disrupt the route at any time, especially during the summer and at weekends.

    On Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve, the last Hop-On Hop-Off Tours will depart at 4pm (instead of 5pm).

    Don’t forget to arrive at least 20 - 30 minutes before your departure times to avoid getting caught in any last minute delays.