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Big Bus Tours

500 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-389-8687
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Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour
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Most popular Hop-On Hop-Off tour in the city of Philadelphia. Enjoy our 27 stops throughout the city, which are close to over 100 attractions. The tours are also live guided with Big Bus Certified tour guides. The tour has frequent departures from the N.E. Corner of 5th and Market Streets. (Operated year round) Peak Season hours 9:30 to 6:30 PM (last tour departs 5 PM.) Philly by Night 90 minute fully narrated city tour covering the Art Museum to the Waterfront. 8 PM. Departures Nightly from 12th.and Filbert Street. Night tours operate, seasonally, May 1 thru October 31.
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500 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a very nice way to see the city downtown. They stopped at about 27 stops where you could either get off or stay on. We actually went around twice so we could hear about each stop and then decide the ones we wanted...More

Thank rld70
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello rld70, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus Tours, and for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour experience, and found it a "very nice way" to see the city. Thank you for acknowledging our guides. They do work...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful start as we waited for the bus to arrive one of the big bus staff Alex took the time to review the oversized map on the bus with us and go over the stops and highlights! Great information and a wonderful start...More

1  Thank rlindco
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello rlindco, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus Tours, and for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour experience and that it enhanced your visit to Philadelphia. Our sales and tour staff strive to provide the best experience possible...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Bus stop at 27 places around Philadelphia. Our tour guide is good with info about the city. Tour ends at 5 PM weekday. We highly recommend this tour when you visit this City.

Thank Whitesandbeache
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Whitesandbeache, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works and Big Bus Tours. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour experience and that you highly recommend Big Bus Philadelphia. Thank you for acknowledging your guide. They do appreciate the recognition.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the Philly by night bus tour on Saturday night, Oct. 7th and really enjoyed it. The weather was perfect for October and the tour covered a lot of ground. Our guide was very informative we were able to stop and get off at...More

Thank loribob67
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello loribob67, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus Tours, and for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed our Philly By Night Tour and that you recommend it.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We read a recommendation on Trip Advisor and thought this would be a good way to see Philadelphia and get to a few of our stops without paying for cabs/Uber. Due to construction, there were a lot of delays, traffic, and inadequate seating available. For...More

Thank Joe R
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Joe R, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus Tours. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very pleased with our experience with Big Bus. The guide was very informative in a fun way. The bus was clean. The route hit all the key places. Wish we had more than one day.

Thank wadleyfla
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello wadleyfla, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus Tours, and for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour experience, and that it enhanced your visit to the city of Philadelphia. The next time you visit Philadelphia, please ride again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Big Bus is fine if all you want to do is ride the loop and hear the guide's talk about the city. However, the Big Bus is a fail if you want to get off and on to visit attractions around the city. We...More

Thank LRM464
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello LRM464, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus, and for your review. Your feedback is important to us. This time of year, our tour buses operate on a schedule of every 25 to 30 minutes. That means if you do hop...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got the two day pass which was well worth it. Zee and Bernard were the best team. She was super informative but different buses had different stories so it was fun to hop off and back on. This is a great way to begin...More

Thank lesliebauman
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello lesliebauman, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus, and for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour experience & found the tour with live guides to be great way to experience Philadelphia. Also, thank you for acknowledging your guide,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the upper deck on the Big Bus Tours with our tour guide Jay. He shared a nice mixture of local flavor, history and descriptions of what we were seeing. His Delivery was like sharing a beer with a friend telling us all about...More

Thank Eileen H
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Eileen H, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus Tours, and for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour experience! Thank you for acknowledging your guide, Jay, and driver Dan. They do appreciate the recognition, and I agree, both...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though we had a car, we wanted to ride the big bus and get off at several stops. When we got to the Independence Center to pay and get on the bus, the staff member called to see where the bus was and then...More

Thank Karen L
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Karen L, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus Tours. I am pleased you found the tour a "great way to see Philadelphia." Our sales and tour staff strive to provide excellent customer service from beginning to end, and I am...More

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CinSenn
19 August 2017|
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Response from Pamela M | Property representative |
Hello, if you stay at a center city or airport hotel, you can use our complimentary shuttle service to transport you to Stop #1 at 5th & Market Streets, where you can begin the tour. If you are driving into the city you can... More
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vestereileenmc
15 June 2017|
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Response from Pamela M | Property representative |
Hello, Driving into center city from your hotel location is possible. Parking is available at the Independence Visitors Center. You can enter the lot via 5th or 6th Street between Market & Arch Streets. The double decker bus... More
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G M
6 June 2017|
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Response from Pamela M | Property representative |
Hello, the double decker buses do not have seat belts, so there is no way to secure a car seat. You can hold the infant while riding the bus.
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