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Big Bus Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

  • Travel easily among D.C. landmarks without transportation or parking woes
  • Explore Washington D.C. at your own pace, and create your own itinerary
  • Three routes with more than 40 stops allow you to see more top attractions
Big Bus Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From US$ 35.10
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Panoramic Night Tour
2-hour narrated tour from Union Station or outside Willard Hotel. See the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and Capitol Building.
From US$ 35.10
Classic Ticket
1-Day hop-on hop-off pass for 3 loops plus admission to Madame Tussauds.
From US$ 44.10
Premium Ticket
1-Day hop-on hop-off pass for 3 loops plus admission to Madame Tussauds. Choice of extra day or Open Top Night Tour
From US$ 53.10
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This Washington, D.C., bus tour is an affordable way to plan a day or two of sightseeing in the US capital. Instead of figuring out routes between main attractions, such as the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, book a bus tour with three routes. Move through D.C. at your own pace and stop at the sights that interest you. Tour includes admission to Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum.

What to Expect

Begin your adventure at any of the Big Bus stops on any of its three routes. Show your voucher as you board, and you’re ready to go.

Between the three routes, there are more than 40 stops at popular D.C. sights and neighborhoods. Pick your preferred stops and use the Big Bus as worry-free transportation to and from attractions. Wait time for a bus varies depending on the route and time of year and ranges from 15 to 45 minutes.

Along your journey, listen to both live and recorded audio commentary for information about the city. Upgrade to a Deluxe Ticket for access to a special night tour of the city. Both ticket options come with an admission ticket to Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum.

Book the hop-on hop-off bus tour ahead of time for seamless transportation to D.C.’s most popular attractions.

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Reviewed yesterday

Will not use Big Bus again. This is the second time we have had problems. Washington was busy as the Cherry Blossom was out but we found the guides and drivers extrremely unhelpful - just ignoring us. We had to abandon the bus and just...More

Thank Alan A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Not my favorite DC tour

We have been several time now and wanted to try the hop on and off tour, the kids liked the open top buses; but the tour guides sat up there and with the wind it was not the greatest guided tour because the wind in...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Chris Lee was our guide and he was comical and informative through the trip. My youngest slept through the tour which is a testament to our driver Miss Lillie! My oldest didn't pay much attention and wouldn't listen to the headphones but I don't fault...More

Thank Megan O
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great Way to See the City

It took three buses to find a great tour guide. Nvr was our guide on the red line yesterday. He was friendly, polite and humourus. Each of the guides had a completely different style but Nvr stood above the rest. By listening to him, you...More

1  Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
#1 Tour

The 2day tour was perfect for an overview of D.C. The guides were informative and humorous. Definitely the best way to see the capital.

Thank Fish7_2-3
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9 April 2018|
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Response from zazzy76 | Reviewed this property |
It is on their website.
Allie B
7 April 2018|
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Response from Suga1018 | Reviewed this property |
I bought my tickets at the station, so I'm sorry but I can't answer your question. Also, I took the Big Bus tour in Philly 2 days after DC and they told me if you save your tickets, you get a discount the next time or the... More
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