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CitySightseeing City Bus Tour

Highlights
  • See more of New York City in less time and explore at your own pace
  • Stop at the attractions that interest you most and drive by the rest
  • Added appeal for first-time visitors—no taxis or subway needed
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CitySightseeing City Bus Tour
From US$25.00
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Uptown Downtown Loops Day TourMost Popular
Single Day Hop-on Hop-off Uptown and Downtown Double Decker Bus Tour. Valid 8:00am-6:00pm.
US$25.00
Uptown Downtown 2-Day Tour
2-Day Hop-on Hop-off Uptown and Downtown Double Decker Bus Tour. Valid 8:00am-6:00pm each day.
US$49.00
Uptown Downtown 3-Day Tour
3-Day Hop-on Hop-off Uptown and Downtown Double Decker Bus Tour. Valid 8:00am-6:00pm each day.
US$59.00
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Overview

Explore New York City without getting lost on this double-decker bus tour, a great choice for first-time visitors. With this tour, hop on and off as often as you like and sightsee at your own pace. Plus, enjoy unobstructed views of Manhattan as you travel the Uptown and Downtown Loops, along with onboard GPS-triggered narration that incorporates New York City street sounds and music.

What to Expect

Start your tour of New York City at any bus stop and enjoy total flexibility to hop on and off the bus as many times as you like throughout the day. Depending on the tour chosen, you can hop on and off for 1, 2, or 3 days.

Grab a seat on the upper deck and take in the views as you travel Manhattan’s Uptown and Downtown Loops. Get an overview of the area with onboard GPS-triggered narration and only stop at the attractions that interest you—skip the rest.

Travel the Downtown Loop to visit popular New York City highlights such as Times Square, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, Financial District, and Lower East Side. Then hop on the Uptown Loop to see Central Park, Fifth Avenue, Lincoln Center, the Apollo Theater, Museum Mile, and more.

Choose from several convenient options when booking and save money when you upgrade to add an attraction.

Reviews (111)
1 - 5 of 103 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Good opportunity to see NYC

Taking the Hop-On-Hop-Off-Bus is a very good way to discover NYC. POSITIVE: - good choice of different routes that can be used - very interesting Audio-Guide (sometimes with a real tourguide) - if you purchase the "big" ticket, you are able to use a Hop-On-Hop-Off-Ferry...More

Thank Susanne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
NY from Mississippi

This was our first planned activity: to help us get a fast over4 view of the city.. The uptown and downtown tours were both good. The frustration was in getting our on line tickets redeemed. The side booths we were able to locate had no...More

Thank Gerald K
Julia K, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line New York Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thank you for your feedback. we will look into this matter.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Really frustrating and a waste of time and money!

We booked and paid for our bus passes five months in advance. This was our first trip to New York so we wanted a helpful sightseeing opportunity. We planned to be there 2-1/2 days before we went on a cruise. When we arrived on Sunday,...More

1  Thank SaintPaulTammy
Julia K, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line New York Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thank you for your feedback. sorry for your inconvenience. we will look into the matter.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Two day bus very helpful

We used the bus for 48 hours and it really has a very good itinerary with main destinations in Manhattan. We purchased the VIP pass - which was not really helpful because we did not hop on in very busy stops which is our fault...More

Thank roulain
Julia K, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line New York Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour, Dave Gardner did a fantastic job!!!

Great tour, Dave Gardner did a fantastic job!!! I recommend this bus tour to anyone visiting New York

Thank lance1980long
Julia K, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line New York Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. Glad to hear you had a good time on the bus tour. We will let Dave G know what a good job he does.

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Whyacat
17 October 2018|
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Response from TravelSkeptic43 | Reviewed this property |
I recommend Big Bus Tours in NYC - definitely better than Sightseeing NYC. Sightseeing uses buses that are covered with advertising, thus the windows are covered in film and you can't see out. If the weather is bad, or... More
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loreal3780
11 July 2018|
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Response from ll2go | Reviewed this property |
I was there during the summer. I imagine they would have enclosed ones for winter.
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15 April 2018|
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Response from Michelle N | Reviewed this property |
We bought the Sightseeing pass and it was a great deal! It includes admission to several attractions. Look on Groupon, they sometimes have a better deal for the pass. That's how I bought mine and saved a lot of money... More
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