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New York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

by Big Bus Tours Duration 1d+ Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price was AU$80 Discount price is AU$72

Pop around the Big Apple's must-see sights and can't-miss attractions on board an open-air double-decker bus. Explore the city at your own pace and consider opting for packages that offer everything from admission to the Museum of the City of New York to Ellis Island ferry passes.

With access to multiple routes, you can head downtown to check out the towering skyscrapers along Fifth Avenue, swing uptown to explore the winding paths and sprawling meadows of Central Park, or spend some time exploring Brooklyn's trendy cafes and chic eateries. As you ride, live guides and pre-recorded commentary accompany you between every stop.

Along the way, spice up your tour with a sightseeing cruise around New York Harbour, a side trip to the historic halls of Ellis Island, or a look inside the engage exhibits of the Museum of the City of New York, where you can see how the City That Never Sleeps got its start.

Downtown Route stops include:

  • Times Square 42nd St
  • Empire State Building
  • Greenwich Village
  • Chinatown
  • Madison Square Garden

Uptown Route stops include:

  • Rockefeller Center
  • Central Park and Columbus Circle
  • Apollo Theatre/Harlem
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Central Park South
  • Grand Central Station
  • United Nations Building
  • M&Ms World
  • Rockefeller Center

Optional routes (depending on ticket purchased):

Harlem Route:
The Harlem Loop connects you to the Upper West Side allowing you to get off and discover the American Museum of Natural History and the largest Anglican Church in the world, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. If you have time, take in a Jazz or Gospel performance up in Harlem or hop off to explore Central Park.

Brooklyn Route:
Brooklyn is the most populated borough of New York, featuring 350 years of history and an incredible collection of celebrities, artists, landmarks and culture. Discover Brooklyn as you make your way across the historic Manhattan Bridge while taking in spectacular views of downtown Manhattan and the Brooklyn Bridge. Enjoy the sights of downtown Brooklyn as you pass by the Barclay Center and the Grand Army Plaza. Hop-off the tour to visit the Brooklyn Botanic Garden or simply wonder through the Brownstones and culture filled streets.

Night Tour:
Enjoy a panoramic tour of the city the never sleeps! See its beautiful lights as you drive through Times Square and catch a breath-taking view of lower Manhattan as you cross over the Manhattan Bridge. Finish the tour with views of the famous Radio City Music Hall, home to the Christmas Spectacular Rockettes.

Pop around the Big Apple's must-see sights and can't-miss attractions on board an open-air double-decker bus. Explore the city at your own pace and consider opting for packages that offer everything from admission to the Museum of the City of New York to Ellis Island ferry passes.

With access to multiple routes, you can head downtown to check out the towering skyscrapers along Fifth Avenue, swing uptown to explore the winding paths and sprawling meadows of Central Park, or spend some time exploring Brooklyn's trendy cafes and chic eateries. As you ride, live guides and pre-recorded commentary accompany you between every stop.

Along the way, spice up your tour with a sightseeing cruise around New York Harbour, a side trip to the historic halls of Ellis Island, or a look inside the engage exhibits of the Museum of the City of New York, where you can see how the City That Never Sleeps got its start.

Downtown Route stops include:

  • Times Square 42nd St
  • Empire State Building
  • Greenwich Village
  • Chinatown
  • Madison Square Garden

Uptown Route stops include:

  • Rockefeller Center
  • Central Park and Columbus Circle
  • Apollo Theatre/Harlem
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Central Park South
  • Grand Central Station
  • United Nations Building
  • M&Ms World
  • Rockefeller Center

Optional routes (depending on ticket purchased):

Harlem Route:
The Harlem Loop connects you to the Upper West Side allowing you to get off and discover the American Museum of Natural History and the largest Anglican Church in the world, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. If you have time, take in a Jazz or Gospel performance up in Harlem or hop off to explore Central Park.

Brooklyn Route:
Brooklyn is the most populated borough of New York, featuring 350 years of history and an incredible collection of celebrities, artists, landmarks and culture. Discover Brooklyn as you make your way across the historic Manhattan Bridge while taking in spectacular views of downtown Manhattan and the Brooklyn Bridge. Enjoy the sights of downtown Brooklyn as you pass by the Barclay Center and the Grand Army Plaza. Hop-off the tour to visit the Brooklyn Botanic Garden or simply wonder through the Brownstones and culture filled streets.

Night Tour:
Enjoy a panoramic tour of the city the never sleeps! See its beautiful lights as you drive through Times Square and catch a breath-taking view of lower Manhattan as you cross over the Manhattan Bridge. Finish the tour with views of the famous Radio City Music Hall, home to the Christmas Spectacular Rockettes.

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1-Day, Classic Ticket in Multilingual

Duration 1d No booking or credit card fees

Audio guide in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. 1-day hop-on, hop-off bus pass. Valid on the Downtown and Uptown routes.

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per adult Price was AU$79.55
Discount price is AU$71.59

Total price is AU$71.59, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

2-Day, Premium Ticket in Multilingual

Duration 2d No booking or credit card fees

Audio guide in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Hop-on, hop-off bus pass, valid on the Downtown, Uptown, Night, Harlem and Brooklyn routes with a 1 Hour Circle Line Liberty Cruise.

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per adult Price was AU$94.01
Discount price is AU$84.61

Total price is AU$84.61, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

2-Day, Deluxe Ticket with Empire State Building in Multilingual

Duration 2d No booking or credit card fees

Audio guide in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. 2-day hop-on, hop-off bus pass, valid on the Downtown, Uptown, Brooklyn, Harlem, and Night routes, a 1-hour Circle Line Liberty Cruise & entry to Empire State Building.

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per adult Price was AU$128.73
Discount price is AU$115.85

Total price is AU$115.85, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

New York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Activity Location

Multiple Locations Visited

234 West 42nd Street

New York 10036

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Big Bus Welcome Center Desk

    234 West 42nd Street

    New York 10036


Highlights

  • Freedom to explore bustling New York City at your own pace

  • Choice of routes to design your own itinerary & live guides

  • Views of Downtown, Times Square, Central Park & Little Italy

  • Sites including Empire State Building & Rockefeller Center

  • Informative audio commentary in 10 languages on 2 routes


Inclusions

  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour of New York

  • Unlimited rides within the duration of your pass

  • Live tour commentary provided in English

  • Commentary in English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian

  • Commentary in Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, and Russian

  • Headset for tour commentary


Know Before You Book

  • Children under 3 are complimentary.

  • Uptown and Downtown buses depart every 15–20 minutes. Each loop lasts approximately 2 hours.

  • Brooklyn Tour departures are at 10am, 12pm and 2pm. Tour lasts approximately 1.5 hours. The tour starts from Battery Park and ends at One World Observatory. (Deluxe Ticket and Premium Ticket option only).

  • Harlem Tour hours departs at 10am, 12pm and 2pm.Tours lasts approximately 70min. (Deluxe Ticket and Premium Ticket option only).

  • Night Tour opening hours are 7 PM–9 PM in the summer and 6 PM - 8 PM in the winter. Tours depart every 30 minutes and last approximately 1.5 hours. The tour departs and ends at M&M World. There are no stops along the route (Deluxe Ticket and Premium Ticket option only).

  • Cruise opening hours are 10 AM–5 PM in the summer. The cruise departs from Pier 83 on 42nd and 12th Ave, with departures scheduled every hour (seasonal). You should arrive at the pier 30 minutes before your desired departure time (Deluxe Ticket and Premium Ticket option only).

  • Opening hours for bus routes and cruises vary; please check before you go.


New York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour ratings based on 230 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

3.9 out of 5

4/5 30 Apr. 2019

Liked the locations of where the buses stopped, friendly and knowledgable guides and the map they gave the people was very useful.