USA Big Bus San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Tours (Open-Top)

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  • Listen to experienced English speaking guides and pre-recorded multiligual commentary on board the bus
  • This Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour is the perfect way to see San Francisco's must-visit landmarks
  • Explore Chinatown, North Beach, and Fisherman's Wharf by joining the complimentary walking tours
  • Post your photos on your social media anytime with the free WiFi onboard

 

What to Expect from Big Bus San Francisco Tours

San Francisco is a city of stunning bridges, bays, and hills—and a hop on and hop off bus tour is a perfect way to sightsee. Experience the city that dazzles tourists with its world famous attractions, incredible scenery, and laid back vibe. You'll have an experienced English speaking guide with you, as well as a multilingual commentary that allows you to learn all the facts about and history of San Francisco. You'll pass by the must-sees, including Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach, Chinatown, and Barbary Coast. Explore all the destinations at your own pace by hopping on and off at your own leisure. Just ride the bus, hop off, visit the attractions, and wait for the next bus to come to move on to your next destination! The tour passes are valid for 24 hours or 48 hours, allowing you to plan your own itinerary. You can even go at night to appreciate the stunning, illuminated views of the city. This bus tour is perfect for first time visitors in San Francisco.

 

 


Explore the city's 49 square miles, including big name attractions like Union Square and the Palace of Fine Arts

 

Ride aboard a comfortable bus while listening live commentary on passing highlights

 

Discover the beauty of Sausalito with the Deluxe Tour, which grants you access to the Sausalito Trolley Tour

 

 

Insider Tips:

  • For live bus routes and times, please download the free Big Bus Tours Mobile app (available on App Store and Google Play)

 

[Package Type]

1. Classic Tour

Inclusive Of

  • 1-day bus pass with unlimited stops along the route
  • Audio guide
  • Chinatown Walking Tour
  • Free WiFi on the bus

Not Inclusive Of

  • Meals and beverages
  • Admission to attractions
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Transportations to pick up/meet up location

Itinerary

Inclusions Descriptions:

Players Arcade Sports Bar & Luau Lounge

  • Luau Lounge Secret Tiki Bar inside the Players Sports Grill and Arcade features the only waterfront tiki bar in San Francisco with handmade cocktails and dazzling views of the bay
  • Visit the Luau Lounge to take advantage of a buy one get on free offer for tiki cocktails and beverages and enjoy a free USD 5 game card to use in the arcade
  • Address: 2 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • How to get there by bus: take 39 to The Embarcadero & Stockton St stop and walk North to Players Sports Grill & Arcade
  • How to get there by light rail: take E or F train to The Embarcadero & Stockton St stop and walk North to Players Sports Grill & Arcade

Bonus 1-hour Bike Rental (with purchase of 1 hour)

  • Please ask your bus tour guide for detailed information
  • Explore San Francisco on a Deluxe or Hybrid bicycle and see the city from a different perspective

Madame Tussauds San Francisco

  • Address: 145 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • Madame Tussauds San Francisco is home to a huge number of A-listers from the cinematic, sporting, musical and political worlds
  • How to get there by light rail: take E or F train to Jefferson St & Taylor St stop and walk South to Madame Tussauds San Francisco

Chinatown Walking Tour

  • Time:
  • 11:00
  • 13:00
  • This tour begins at Stop 6

Bus / Cruise Routes

Validity

  • The voucher is valid for 6 month(s) from the date of booking
  • The voucher can only be used once

Eligibility

  • Children aged 3-12 must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Children aged 0-2 can join this activity free of charge provided they will not occupy separate seats

Additional Information

  • Lost, stolen, or destroyed bus passes will not be replaced
  • Big Bus Tours are not responsible for any damage to your personal belongings or lost items
  • Equivalent services are available for passengers requiring ADA accommodation or accessibility. Please call our local operator at 1 (855) 854-8687 48 hours in advance to make arrangements
  • Audio commentary is available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Korean, Brazilian, Portuguese, Japanese, Cantonese, and Mandarin Chinese. It will be distributed to every passenger when boarding
Terms & Conditions

Confirmation

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking instantly via email. In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellations made at least 24 hour(s) before the selected activity date
How To Use

Voucher Type

  • You must present either a printed or mobile voucher along with a passport/valid ID
  • Your bus pass will be activated upon boarding the bus at any of the 24 stops. Once activated, the pass is valid for 1 day

Pick Up Information

Hotel Pick Up Information
  • Hotel pick up and drop off services are available
  • Since this is a shared transfer, please be patient in case of delays along the pick up route
  • The local operator provides hotel pick up services going to Stop 1 - San Francisco Visitor Center
  • Please arrive at the pick up location 15 minutes prior to the pick up time
  • For specific pick up locations and times, please check the Hotel Pick Up List (lower right corner of the map) for details

Redemption Information

  • Present your voucher and exchange it for a physical pass(es) at the Big Bus Visitor Center (99 Jefferson Street) or at any Big Bus Hop On Hop Off stop
  • Redeemed pass(es) are non-transferable

 

2. Premium Tour

Inclusive Of

  • English-speaking guide
  • Audio guide
  • Chinatown Walking Tour
  • Sausalito Tour
  • 1 hour free bike rental with a purchase of 1 hour bike rental (available from any Blazing Saddles shop)
  • USD5 Arcade Game Card with a purchase of USD5 game card or any appetizer (available from Players Arcade & Grill at Pier 39)
  • Free WiFi on the bus
  • 1-day bus pass with unlimited stops along the route

Not Inclusive Of

  • Admission to attractions
  • Meals and beverages
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Transportation to meet up location

Itinerary

Sausalito Tour (Green Route)

  • Time: 10:15-16:30
  • This tour runs daily
  • Bus frequency: every 20-30 minutes
  • Last bus: 16:30 at Stop 13 or Stop 22
  • First bus: 10:15 from Stop 13 or Stop 22

Chinatown Walking Tour

  • Time:
  • 11:00
  • 13:00
  • Tour begins at Stop 6
  • This tour runs daily

Inclusions Descriptions:

Players Arcade Sports Bar & Luau Lounge

  • Luau Lounge Secret Tiki Bar insde Players Sports Grill and Arcade features the only waterfront tiki bar in San Francisco with handmade cocktails and dazzling views of the bay
  • Visit the Luau Lounge to take advantage of a buy one get on free offer for tiki cocktails and beverages and enjoy a free USD 5 game card to use in the arcade
  • Address: 2 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • How to get there by bus: take 39 to The Embarcadero & Stockton St stop and walk North to Players Sports Grill & Arcade
  • By light rail: take E or F train to The Embarcadero & Stockton St stop and walk North to Players Sports Grill & Arcade

Bonus 1-hour Bike Rental (with purchase of 1 hour)

  • Please ask your bus tour guide for detailed information
  • Explore San Francisco on a Deluxe or Hybrid bicycle and see the city from a different perspective

Madame Tussauds San Francisco

  • Address: 145 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • Madame Tussauds San Francisco is home to a huge number of A-listers from the cinematic, sporting, musical and political worlds
  • How to get there by light rail: take E or F train to Jefferson St & Taylor St stop and walk South to Madame Tussauds San Francisco

Bus / Cruise Routes

Validity

  • The voucher is valid for 6 month(s) from the date of booking
  • The voucher can only be used once

Eligibility

  • Children aged 3-12 must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Children aged 0-2 can join this activity free of charge provided they will not occupy separate seats

Additional Information

  • Lost, stolen, or destroyed bus passes will not be replaced
  • Big Bus Tours are not responsible for any damage to your personal belongings or lost items
  • Equivalent services are available for passengers requiring ADA accommodation or accessibility. Please call our local operator at 1 (855) 854-8687 48 hours in advance to make arrangements
  • Audio commentary is available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Korean, Brazilian, Portuguese, Japanese, Cantonese, and Mandarin Chinese. It will be distributed to every passenger when boarding
Terms & Conditions

Confirmation

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking instantly via email. In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellations made at least 24 hour(s) before the selected activity date
How To Use

Voucher Type

  • You must present either a printed or mobile voucher along with a passport/valid ID
  • Your bus pass will be activated upon boarding the bus at any of the 24 stops. Once activated, the pass is valid for 1 day

Pick Up Information

Hotel Pick Up Information
  • Hotel pick up and drop off services are available
  • Since this is a shared transfer, please be patient in case of delays along the pick up route
  • The local operator provides hotel pick up services going to Stop 1 - San Francisco Visitor Center
  • Please arrive at the pick up location 15 minutes prior to the pick up time
  • For specific pick up locations and times, please check the Hotel Pick Up List (lower right corner of the map) for details

Redemption Information

  • Present your voucher and exchange it for a physical pass(es) at the Big Bus Visitor Center (99 Jefferson Street) or at any Big Bus Hop On Hop Off stop
  • Redeemed pass(es) are non-transferable

 

3. Deluxe Tour

Inclusive Of

  • English-speaking guide
  • Audio guide
  • Chinatown Walking Tour
  • Panoramic Open Top Night Tour
  • Sausalito Trolley Tour
  • 1 hour free bike rental with a purchase of 1 hour bike rental (available from any Blazing Saddles shop)
  • USD5 Arcade Game Card with a purchase of USD5 game card or any appetizer (available from Players Arcade & Grill at Pier 39)
  • Free WiFi on the bus
  • 2-day bus pass with unlimited stops along the route

Not Inclusive Of

  • Admission to attractions
  • Meals and beverages
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Transportations to pick up/meet up location

Itinerary

Sausalito Tour (Green Route)

  • Time: 10:15-16:30
  • This tour runs daily
  • Bus frequency: every 20-30 minutes
  • Last bus: 16:30 at Stop 13 or Stop 22
  • First bus: 10:15 from Stop 13 or Stop 22

Panoramic Night Tour (Blue Route)

  • Please arrive in advance to secure your seat. The Night Tour is a panoramic, non-stop tour without the hop-on, hop-off facility
  • Second Bus: 19:00 from Stop 1
  • First Bus: 18:30 from Stop 1
  • Schedule: 18:30 and 19:00, daily; 19:30 April to Oct
  • This tour isn't available on 24 and 31 Dec

Chinatown Walking Tour

  • Time:
  • 11:00
  • 13:00
  • Tour begins at Stop 6
  • This tour runs daily

Inclusions Descriptions:

Players Arcade Sports Bar & Luau Lounge

  • Luau Lounge Secret Tiki Bar inside Players Sports Grill and Arcade features the only waterfront tiki bar in San Francisco with handmade cocktails and dazzling views of the bay
  • Visit the Luau Lounge to take advantage of a buy one get on free offer for tiki cocktails and beverages and enjoy a free USD 5 game card to use in the arcade
  • Address: 2 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • How to get there by bus: take 39 to The Embarcadero & Stockton St stop and walk North to Players Sports Grill & Arcade
  • How to get there by light rail: take E or F train to The Embarcadero & Stockton St stop and walk North to Players Sports Grill & Arcade

Bonus 1-hour Bike Rental (with purchase of 1 hour)

  • Please ask your bus tour guide for detailed information
  • Explore San Francisco on a Deluxe or Hybrid bicycle and see the city from a different perspective

Madame Tussauds San Francisco

  • Address: 145 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • Madame Tussauds San Francisco is home to a huge number of A-listers from the cinematic, sporting, musical and political worlds
  • How to get there by light rail: take E or F train to Jefferson St & Taylor St stop and walk South to Madame Tussauds San Francisco

Bus / Cruise Routes

Validity

  • The voucher is valid for 6 month(s) from the date of booking
  • The voucher can only be used once

Eligibility

  • Children aged 3-12 must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Children aged 0-2 can join this activity free of charge provided they will not occupy separate seats

Additional Information

  • Lost, stolen, or destroyed bus passes will not be replaced
  • Big Bus Tours are not responsible for any damage to your personal belongings or lost items
  • Equivalent services are available for passengers requiring ADA accommodation or accessibility. Please call our local operator at 1 (855) 854-8687 48 hours in advance to make arrangements
  • Audio commentary is available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Korean, Brazilian, Portuguese, Japanese, Cantonese, and Mandarin Chinese. It will be distributed to every passenger when boarding
Terms & Conditions

Confirmation

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking instantly via email. In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellations made at least 24 hour(s) before the selected activity date
How To Use

Voucher Type

  • You must present either a printed or mobile voucher along with a passport/valid ID
  • Your bus pass will be activated upon boarding the bus at any of the 24 stops. Once activated, the pass is valid for 2 days

Pick Up Information

Hotel Pick Up Information
  • Hotel pick up and drop off services are available
  • Since this is a shared transfer, please be patient in case of delays along the pick up route
  • The local operator provides hotel pick up service going to Stop 1 - San Francisco Visitor Center
  • Please arrive at the pick up location 15 minutes prior to the pick up time
  • For specific pick up locations and times, please check the Hotel Pick Up List (lower right corner of the map) for details

Redemption Information

  • Present your voucher and exchange it for a physical pass(es) at the Big Bus Visitor Center (99 Jefferson Street) or at any Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off stop
  • Redeemed pass(es) are non-transferable