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Big Bus San Francisco: Hop-On, Hop-Off with optional Walking Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: 1-day or 2-days
    Chinatown walking tour: 1 hour

  • Start time

    Hop-on, Hop-off: 10am to 6pm, every 15 minutes
    Chinatown Walking Tour: 1 pm

  • Meeting Point

    Hop-on, Hop-off: Board the bus at any of the designated stops. The first stop is Big Bus Tours Fisherman's Wharf Visitors' Center.
    Chinatown Walking Tour: Make your way to Stop 2 (North Beach/Washington Sq.)

  • Ending Point

     You can hop off the bus at any of the stops.

Key Highlights

  • Create your own customized San Francisco itinerary with this flexible bus tour
  • See the best of the City by The Bay over by hopping off at multiple well-placed stops
  • Enjoy on-board commentary and stunning photo-opportunities on the tour
  • Get up close with top attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge, Little Italy and more
  • Enjoy a bus ride around the city and admire famous landmarks from open-top, double-decker buses
  • Both smartphone and printed vouchers accepted!


Experience the best of San Francisco with the Big Bus Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour! Hop on and off as you wish and personalize your sightseeing experience by visiting the attractions of your choice over 1 day or 2 days. While you take in the sights, you can listen to a recorded commentary in multiple languages.

There are three ticket options you can choose from:

Discover Ticket: 1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour

Essential Ticket: 2-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour 

Explore Ticket: 2-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour +  USS Pampanito General Admission+ Guided Walking Tour + Bike Rental Offer+ Choice of entry to The Flyer or 7D Experience


  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Treasure Island
  • Fishermen's Chapel
  • Palace of Fine Arts
  • Union Square
  • Chinatown
  • Washington Square
  • North Beach, Little Italy

Pampanito General Admission: Learn about the historic World War II submarine or cycle across San Francisco's stunning waterfront, across the Golden Gate Bridge, and into Sausalito.


  • 1-day, or 2-day hop-on, hop-off ticket (as per the option selected)
  • Pre-recorded commentary on the bus in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.
  • USS Pampanito admission (with Explore ticket)
  • Bike Rental( With Explore ticket)
  • Choice of entry to The Flyer or the 7D Experience at Pier 39


  • Admission to attractions

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Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Validity: 14 days from or before the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

San Francisco is a functioning city and weather, traffic, and events may occasionally cause disruption.

Timings and stops are subject to change. The updated map will be available once you board the bus.

Pampanito or Blazing Saddles (Explore ticket): To make your choice, please speak to a Big Bus Tours staff member when you redeem your ticket on-street.

Customer Reviews

  • Ayush Kedia

    Experience is Value for money

  • Emma Threlfall

    As previous, slightly higher than same package elsewhere.

  • Carol Purcer

    Good pricing for the tpur


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