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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Tour

From US$27.00
  • Explore San Francisco at your own pace, and plan your own itinerary
  • Buses run every 15-20 minutes, so you’re not wasting your time
  • See numerous attractions in one day at more than 15 main stops
Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Tour
From US$27.00
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Night Tour
Ticket for the Panoramic Night Tour only. Departs daily from Fisherman's Wharf (99 Jefferson Street) at 6.30pm, 7pm, 7.30pm (departures at 7.30pm are seasonal from April 1st to Oct 31st).
From US$27.00
Classic Ticket
1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Red Route and 4 Walking Tours
From US$49.50
Premium Ticket
1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Red and Blue Route, Night or Sausalito Tour, 4 Walking Tours and Rent for 1 hour, get 1 hour free.bike rental
From US$58.50
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Avoid relying on expensive ride services with this affordable hop-on hop-off San Francisco bus tour. Jump off at more than 15 stops to explore sites and neighborhoods that interest you most. Your pass includes four walking tours, and you can upgrade to add a night tour, a Sausalito trolley ride or bike rental. You itinerary is up to you, so you’re never waiting on a tour group.
What to Expect
The bus tour route starts at Fisherman’s Wharf, but you can board at any of the stops. Just exchange your voucher for a ticket, and get ready to explore the City by the Bay.

Highlights include Pier 39, Union Square, the Palace of Fine Arts, the Golden Gate Bridge and Lombard Street. Plan your day’s itinerary based on your own interests. You won’t be stuck in one area—unless you want to.

There are four walking tours included with your pass. Explore Fisherman’s Wharf, North Beach, Chinatown, or the Barbary Coast with a guide who knows the must-see highlights of each area. It’s possible to fit all tours into one day if you plan accordingly.

If you’ve upgraded, take a Sausalito tour, and enjoy a one-hour bike rental.

Your experience ends on the day your pass expires. If you have the time, two-day passes are also available.
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Reviewed yesterday
Efficient and informative way to see the sights of San Francisco

Our family of five enjoyed the Big Bus hop-on hop-off tour of San Francisco. Big Bus was an efficient and informative way to see the highlights of the entire city without having to spend a lot of money on taxis. Our children enjoyed riding over...More

Thank ab_wilcox
Reviewed 3 days ago
Great way to get an overview of the city

This was a great way to see all the major highlights of the city and get an idea of what we wanted to explore more closely. Our guide Blake was informative and entertaining--his serenades during some of the traffic delays were impressive. He gave lots...More

1  Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First off- we were misinformed as to how the tour actually worked. They didn't stop at any of the spots. We had a tour guide that barely spoke English and had very little information for the stops. It was extremely cold, so we rode in...More

2  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Awesome tour!

This is my second time in San Francisco and this time I am super glad I took the tour! The driver James and the tour guide Blake were pretty awesome. James helped make sure my luggage was stowed safe and Blake was entertaining!! I learned...More

Thank Ayana M
Reviewed 4 days ago
Brilliant Tour Bus

We did a day and night tour with this company and it was just fantastic. They took you to all the places of interest in San Fran and pointed out particular locations and houses that were used in films etc. We had Blake and Josè...More

Thank loobylou2007
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christy t
14 April 2018|
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Response from cparker2017 | Reviewed this property |
When you get on the bus they provide you with a map showing all the stops. You should also be able to go on their website and download the map ahead of time. They may also have an app.
Nancy H
5 April 2018|
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Response from Psic David F | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nancy. They are mentioned in the website but not featured...look carefully and you'll find them...there are descriptions of each one...great to combine bus with these walking tours...