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Big Bus Washington DC. 24 Hour Hop-On, Hop-Off & Madame Tussauds

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"Good value" colin shilkin
Big Bus Washington DC.  24 Hour Hop-On, Hop-Off & Madame Tussauds
Big Bus Washington DC.  24 Hour Hop-On, Hop-Off & Madame Tussauds
Big Bus Washington DC.  24 Hour Hop-On, Hop-Off & Madame Tussauds
Big Bus Washington DC.  24 Hour Hop-On, Hop-Off & Madame Tussauds
Big Bus Washington DC.  24 Hour Hop-On, Hop-Off & Madame Tussauds


  • The perfect introduction to the national capital
  • Create your own Washington sightseeing itinerary
  • This super-value combo includes 60 stops, four great routes
  • FREE Madame Tussauds admission
  • Frequent departures mean time is not wasted waiting for buses
  • On-board commentary makes sure you don′t miss a thing
  • Fabulous photo-opportunities


Get the freedom of Washington DC with this amazing hop-on hop-off All Loops bus pass.

The open-top deck of a double-decker bus is the best way to see Washington DC. Sit back and relax as you are transported past the iconic landmarks of America’s capital.

Learn all about the city’s history from an entertaining audio-commentary (or live guide on some routes). There’s a choice of 60 convenient stops and your ticket lets you get on and off the bus to visit attractions at will. Buses are frequent, so re-joining the tour is easy.

Four tour loops are available:
Red Loop: the official tour of the National Mall including all the most famous landmarks of the US capital
Blue Loop: A bus ride across the Potomac to Arlington Cemetery and the Pentagon
Yellow Loop: Discover the old-world charm of Georgetown
Green Loop: Visit the National Cathedral on a traditional trolley bus.

Your 24-hour pass also includes free admission to the Madame Tussauds attraction.

Download the tour route map


Your Washington DC 24 Hour Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Pass enables you to discover the US capital at your own pace and in your own way. The fun and flexible 24-hour pass provides access to four great loops, with a total of 60 stops, as well as free admission to Madame Tussauds.

Relax on a comfortable open-top double-decker bus as you travel past all the main highlights of Washington DC on one of the four loops. As you go along you can listen through headphones to an informative recorded commentary available in eight languages. In addition, there is a live commentary in English on the Red Loop.

You can join the bus at any of the stops on each of the four loops and show your voucher to the driver. Jump on and off just as you like to see the sights or to catch a bite to eat. Buses run regularly so joining the tour is easy.

The Four Loops:
Red Loop: includes all the places we associate with the US capital. The White House, US Capitol, Air and Space Museum, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, FDR Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial are just some of the famous landmarks you will see.

Blue Loop: travels across the Potomac River to the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery. Have the camera ready because the journey across the Potomac offers stunning views and photo opportunities.

Yellow Loop: goes through Washington’s historic center. You will pass the famous Ford Theater before heading out to explore picturesque Georgetown.

Green Loop: takes you uphill to the National Cathedral on a traditional trolley.

You can leave the tour at any point and will then need to make your own arrangements to return to your accommodation.

Madame Tussauds’ Ticket: Free admission with speedy entry to the world-famous Madame Tussauds is included with your combo package. Get snapped by the paparazzi with your favorite celebrity; meet the political figureheads who have shaped our history and get close and personal with your sports idols. It’s the only place in the world where you can see and interact with all 44 Presidents of the United States in 3D.

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  • Good value

    There are many similar tours in Washington and the voucher does not really make it clear which one you are on. I eventually found some Gray Line people and even they were...

    Colin Shilkin
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Activity Schedule

When does it run?



Your ticket is valid for 24 hours.

Start time

Buses operate at the following time:
01 Mar – 30 Sep: 8:30am – 5:00pm
01 Oct – 28 Feb: 9:00am – 4:00pm<

Meeting point

Hop-On, Hop-Off: You can join the tour and redeem your vouchers at any stop
Madame Tussauds: Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. 1001 F Street NW (Corner of 10th and F Street)

Ending point

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  • 24-hour unlimited hop-on hop-off ticket
  • Live English tour guides on Red Loop.
  • Recorded commentary in 8 languages on Red, Blue, Yellow & Green Loops (Languages include English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, & Chinese)
  • Admission to Madame Tussauds


  • Entrance to attractions (except Madame Tussauds)


Dress for the weather, wear comfortable shoes and don’t forget the camera!

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Please note

You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver

Your ticket is redeemable for 6 months from purchase

A Child Ticket should be purchased for anyone aged 5-15 years. Children under the age of 5 may travel free. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

A full loop of the buses takes:
Red Loop: 1 hour 50 minutes
Blue Loop: 1 hour
Yellow Loop: 2 hours
Green Loop: 30 minutes

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Recorded commentary in 8 languages (English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, and Chinese) on all loops. Live commentary in English on Red Loop.
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Cancellation policy

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