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Big Bus Washington DC: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

  • When does it run?
    Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 
  • Start time

    Red route (Hop-on, hop-off tour): 9am to 5:30pm, every 60 minutes

    Black Loop (night tour): 9am to 6pm.

    From 14 March 2021: Night tour starts at 7pm.

  • Duration

    1 or 2 days

Inclusions
  • 1 or 2-day Hop-on, Hop-off bus ticket 
  • Recorded commentary in 8 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese and Japanese)
  • Night Tour (with Deluxe tickets only) (Night tour not running on 24 & 31 Dec)
Date
Guests
  • Adult (13+)
  • Child (3-12)

Key Highlights

  • Explore Washington DC at your own pace over 1 or 2 days
  • Discover iconic sights like the White House, the Jefferson Memorial and more with ease
  • Hop on and off as you wish across comprehensive routes and strategic stops
  • Feast your eyes on The US capital after dark with the scenic Night Tour (with Deluxe tickets)
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview

Explore Washington DC at your own pace with this fantastic Big Bus Hop-on, Hop-off Tour! Valid for 1 or 2 days, it’s the perfect companion for discovering the incredible attractions in the city with frequent departures and comprehensive routes. What’s more? All the tickets come with great deals from Corner Bakery Café and Garrett Popcorn. 

You can choose from the following types of tickets:

  • Classic Ticket – 1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Tour 
  • Premium Ticket – 2-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Tour 
  • Deluxe Ticket –  2-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Tour  + Night Tour

Attractions Covered

  • Union Station 
  • US Capitol & Botanical Garden 
  • WWII Memorial 
  • Natural History Museum
  • Ford’s Theater & Madame Tussauds
  • Lincoln Memorial North & Vietnam War Memorial 
  • Arlington National Cemetery 
  • White House 
  • US Marine Corps War Memorial
  • National Zoo
  • Washington Monument

About the Supplier: One of the largest operators of open-top sightseeing bus tours, Big Bus Tours have been fuelling the spirit of adventure in over 20 cities across four continents.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 

  • Duration

    1 or 2 days

  • Start time

    Red route (Hop-on, hop-off tour): 9am to 5:30pm, every 60 minutes

    Black Loop (night tour): 9am to 6pm.

    From 14 March 2021: Night tour starts at 7pm.

  • Meeting Point

    You can hop on from any of the stops

    Night tour: Starts from 700 L'Enfant Plaza

  • Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • 1 or 2-day Hop-on, Hop-off bus ticket 
  • Recorded commentary in 8 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese and Japanese)
  • Night Tour (with Deluxe tickets only) (Night tour not running on 24 & 31 Dec)

Exclusions

  • Entrances, unless specified

Please note

Voucher Type: Mobile (if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Validity: 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Washington DC is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

The Night Tour (available with Deluxe Ticket) is a single loop panoramic run around the city. The seats are available on a first-come-first-serve basis so make sure you arrive early to grab yourself the best seats. 

For the night tour: The summer timetable will resume from 14th March 2021 with tours reverting to a 7pm start.

Please note that there will be no night tour on 24 and 31 Dec.

Customer Reviews

  • Great guides
    Mark Kravetz, United Kingdom 06/07/2018
  • T A Fullwood, United Kingdom 06/10/2016
  • The 4 of us in DC
    Thomas R Wingard, United States 06/17/2015

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