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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Tour

  • 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).
US$ 27.00
Classic Ticket
1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Red Route and 4 Walking Tours
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
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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Reviews (406)

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Reviewed today
Anthony was the best!

My daughter and I boarded the bus on our first day in San Francisco. We intended to get off and on and do some walking in between, but we ended up staying on for the entire tour because our tour guide and driver (Anthony and...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed today
Great customer service helped me find my lost phone!

On my tour on July 1, I carelessly left my mobile on a seat when exiting the Big Bus and realised this about ten minutes later. The staff at the nearby Fisherman's Wharf office were extremely helpful in contacting drivers to try and locate it....More

Thank spatiallychallenged
Reviewed today via mobile
Three Senior Women very disappointed and tired!

My friends and I were staying in Mill Valley for several days, quite close to Sausalito. We purchased 3 Two Day City Hop On Hop Off Tickets, for a total of $204. We purchased online before our trip. Our first morning, we waited and waited,...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed yesterday
Great way to see San Francisco

I got on at Stop 6 (Union Square) and my guide was Leo. He was really good and came out with lots of little bits of information (both quirk and informative). The best piece of advice I can give anyone (start your tour at Stop...More

Thank NYCBabeRomford
Reviewed 2 days ago
Great tour of San Francisco

The day was very informative and enjoyable. Blake, the guide, and JFK, did a terrific job. It can be rather cool and windy on the top deck, so be prepared. The entire route takes about 2 1/2 hours, plus your times off the bus. Very...More

Thank BGC1957
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Nancy M
18 July 2018|
Response from eynasf | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you may check their website on routes and tour maps, it's too bad that I can not answer you with the link.
Sharon C
2 July 2018|
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Response from Raphael O | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, I believe you can hop on any of the available stops.
Sharon C
2 July 2018|
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Response from Sonya1966 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can start at any stop. Not sure what premium option is? Could possibly include crossing the bridge in another bus & visiting Sausalito. If that's the case, definitely worth doing. Sausalito is beautiful.