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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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  • 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$ 35.00
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1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Red Route and 4 Walking Tours
From US$ 49.50
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2-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Red, Green and Blue Routes, Night and Sausalito Tour, 4 Walking Tours, Rent for 1 hour, get 1 hour free.bike rental
From US$ 70.20
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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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Get a standard hop-on hop-off experience with upgrades for more tours as far as Sausalito.
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.
Reviews (1,341)
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Reviewed yesterday
Joseph Amster – Greatest guide I've had in my life

Such a funny and informed guide, loved him so much! The tech on the bus wasn't the best though... :( BUT Joseph evened that out for me, so full score for that!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank serahse
Reviewed 2 days ago
Points to Know

Good way to get an overview of San Francisco. Audio guides are good and staff is helpful. It takes 2 1/2 hours for a bus to make a complete circuit in heavy traffic, so plan accordingly. Don't wait at stop #20 first thing in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 days ago
Second time, still worth it

I took this bus tour a few years ago when I was traveling with my nieces and nephew so I didn't have to try to maneuver through an unknown city with a 17, 16, and 15 year old in the car. Totally worth it then....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pwiggins78
Reviewed 2 days ago
Great way to see SAN Fransisco

We bought a two day ticket which was a great way to see the main attractions of SAN Fransisco. Buses have audio guides which are very informative and you can hop on and off when you wish

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 2 days ago
Don't waste your money!

Don't bother taking this tour. You can see the sights using other transportation without the expense. We waited 45 minutes to be picked up at the very first stop! There would have been no way to complete the loop around the city and see all...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank aztrs
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5 March 2019|
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Response from dilype | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can see the route if you google Big Bus San Francisco. The tour starts and ends near Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39. It seemed like a lot of the stops were at regular bus stops so you could take a bus from... More
5 March 2019|
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Response from Alcabe | Reviewed this property |
If you email the company, they’ll let you know.
27 February 2019|
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Response from AlinaMtl | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the buses I was on were double-decker. I completed the city tour twice and each time was different and lots of fun. The benefit of the double decker includes the ability to head indoors when it gets too cold or windy... More
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