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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Create your own customized San Francisco itinerary with a 1-day or a 2-day hop-on, hop-off bus tour!
  • With over 20 well-placed bus stops, see the best of San Francisco with minimum hassle
  • Frequent departures so you don't waste time waiting for buses
  • Enjoy on-board commentary by an English-speaking guide as well as pre-recorded commentary
  • Stunning views and photo-opportunities on this San Francisco tour
  • Enjoy FREE Chinatown walking tours with an expert guide in town
  • Upgrade to the Premium or an Deluxe tickets for great additional benefits
  • Overview

    Experience the best of San Francisco with the Big Bus Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour! Hop on and off the bus and visit attractions of your choice for 1 day or 2 days.

    While you take in the sights, an experienced guide will provide you with an entertaining commentary in English. Or you can listen to a recorded commentary in a choice of 10 languages.

    There are three ticket options to choose from: 

    Classic ticket: The Classic ticket includes a 1-day hop-on, hop-off bus tour, along with Chinatown Walking Tour. Each tour is led by a qualified guide who gives you an insight into the area’s history and culture. 

    Premium ticket: This option includes a 1-day hop-on, hop-off bus tour, along with Chinatown Walking Tour, Sausalito Trolley Tour. Also included in this package is a  Players Arcade Sports Bar - BOGO & Game Card and 1 Hour Bonus Bike Rental with the purchase of 1 Hour.

    Deluxe Ticket: This option includes a 2-day hop on hop off bus tour along with a bonus Sausalito Trolley Tour, Panoramic Night Tour, Chinatown Walking Tour and Madame Tussauds Admission. Also included in this package is a Players Arcade Sports Bar - BOGO & Game Card and 1 Hour Bonus Bike Rental with the purchase of 1 Hour.

    The walking tour included in the package are:  

    • Chinatown Walk: Starts at 11am and 1pm (Apr to Oct) and daily at 1pm (Nov to Mar)

    Each tour is led by a qualified guide who gives you an insight into the area’s history and culture. 

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket: Valid for 1 day or 2 Day (as per option selected)

    Start time

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus : 9:00am to 5:00pm, at a frequency of 10-20 minutes
    Chinatown Walking Tour: As given in overview
    Panoramic Night Tour: 6:30pm, 7:00pm and 7:30pm (Deluxe)
    Sausalito Tour: 10:15am to 4:30pm (Premium & Deluxe)

    Meeting Point

    You may redeem your vouchers at the Visitor Center at 99 Jefferson Street in Fisherman's Wharf or at any of the Big Bus hop-on hop-off stops

    Chinatown Walk: Starts at Stop 6: Union Square South

    Ending Point

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


  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 1-day or 2-day hop-on, hop-off ticket (as per option chosen)
    • FREE Chinatown Walking Tour
    • Sausalito Tour (Premium or Deluxe)
    • Night Tour (Deluxe)
    • Play voucher (Premium or Deluxe)
    • English-speaking guide
    • Pre-recorded commentary in (English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese)
    • 1 Hour FREE Bike Rental with the purchase of 1 Hour (Premium & Deluxe)


    • Meals and Beverages
    • Admission to attractions
  • 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 copy of their voucher.

    You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

    For the Sausalito Tour: Cross the Golden Gate bridge and hop off at Stop #13 to change to the Green Route.

    Panoramic Night Tour: Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so please aim to arrive 20 - 30 minutes before your preferred tour time. This is not a hop-on, hop-off tour.

    A Child Ticket should be purchased for anyone aged 5-15 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Children under the age of 5 may travel free of charge as long as they are accompanied by a dedicated adult (1 adult to 1 child).

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

    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
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      Stella Nojiri, United States, 21/May/2018
    • Good way to see the city

      Don't visit San Francisco April 20th. By no fault of the bus or it's drive we were stuck for a long time in traffic. The rest of the trip was comfortable and fun....

      Geri Jones, United States, 02/May/2018
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      christopher Kempton, United States, 16/Apr/2018
    • Easy to make and not complicated to use on the bus - didn't have to go to stop one to redeem.

      Pat sands, United States, 30/Jan/2019
    • Easy to purchase and then exchange voucher.

      Kathy Blahuta, United States, 01/Oct/2018
    • Big bus San Francisco hop on and hop off was a great way to see the beautiful city. We purchased the 2 day with the night tour as well as Sausalito tour... these are both great tour which are a must to do. I would recommend this company and definitely use them again.

      Diana Arrazola, Canada, 24/Sep/2018
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