Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 1 or 2 daysStart time
Hop-On, Hop-Off Buses: Buses depart between 9:00am and 4:00pm, every 15-25 minutes
Full loop: 2 hours
Panaromic Night Tour: 7:45pm, 8:15pm and 8:45pm
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Lake Tour: 45-minute cruise operates every hour from 10:30am to 6:30pm.
Please redeem your e-voucher with a Big Bus Tours staff member before collecting your ticket from the Shoreline Sightseeing Dock at Navy Pier (Stop #11).
Timings are subject to change.Meeting Point
Hop-on,Hop-off bus: You may board the bus at any of the designated stops.
Night tour: Departs from Stop 11, Navy Pier.
Lake Tour: Please redeem your e-voucher with a Big Bus Tours staff member before collecting your ticket from the Shoreline Sightseeing Dock at Navy Pier (Stop #11).
You may finish the hop-on, hop-off bus tour at any of the stops.
Create your own Chicago itinerary with the Big Bus Chicago Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour. Head to the Magnificent Mile for shopping; admire the stunning architecture and landscape of Millenium Park; visit the Field Museum and Art Institute of Chicago or see over 32,000 aquatic animals at the Shedd Aquarium. An English speaking guide in the bus will share useful information about the attractions.
You have a choice of three tickets – Classic, Premium and Deluxe with validity 1 or 2 days, so that you can plan your own sightseeing itinerary. Your ticket includes discounts at Giordano’s Pizza, chocolate purchase from Ghirardelli, hand-roasted coffee from Corner Bakery and free discount booklet valid at selected retailers. Enjoy free WiFi on-board and also an opportunity to add a panoramic night tour and a cruise on Lake Michigan!
Wondering where to begin the Chicago tour? Click here for the hop-on, hop-off route map
Take this Chicago hop-on, hop-off tour to explore the major attractions in the city at your own pace. Board the open-topped, double-decker bus and hop on and hop off at any of the 14 designated stops. Some of the attractions covered on the route include:
Willis Tower & Skydeck Chicago
Palmer House Hilton
Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park
Field Museum (near Soldier Field)
Sheraton Towers and Loews Chicago
You may also upgrade your hop-on, hop-off ticket to include more options with Classic Ticket, Premium Ticket or Deluxe Ticket as follows:
Includes hop-on, hop-off ticket valid for 1 day + FREE Drawstring Backpack (May 04 – Sept 30) + Discounts and Free Offers at select partners (Corner Bakery, Giordano’s, Ghirardelli and Hard Rock Café)
Includes hop-on, hop-off ticket valid for 1 day + Non-stop Panoramic Night Tour + FREE Drawstring Backpack (May 04 – Sept 30) + Discounts and Free Offers at select partners (Corner Bakery, Giordano’s, Ghirardelli and Hard Rock Café)
Includes hop-on, hop-off ticket valid for 2 days + Non-stop Panoramic Night Tour + Classic Lake Tour with Shoreline Sightseeing + FREE Drawstring Backpack (May 04 – Sept 30) + Discounts and Free Offers at select partners (Corner Bakery, Giordano’s, Ghirardelli and Hard Rock Café)
75-minute Panoramic Night Tour (with Premium & Deluxe Ticket only):
Discover some of the famous sites at their floodlit best in one exciting loop. See the entire skyline lit up from the Museum Campus, discover River North’s vibrant nightlife scene in this 1 hour 15 minute tour. This non-stop panoramic tour ensures you see the best of Chicago lit up at night.
Classic Lake Tour with Shoreline Sightseeing (with Deluxe Ticket only):
Enjoy a relaxing 5 Minute cruise along Chicago’s skyline on the beautiful Lake Michigan and learn about the history of the city with commentary on-board. See spectacular views of the city from the lake. Tour has hourly departures from the Shoreline Sightseeing Dock at Navy Pier.
Coffee offer valid on day of ticket only. Giordano’s Coupon is valid at the 223 W. Jackson & Navy Pier locations only. Ghirardelli offer only available at 400 N. Michigan Ave.
Voucher information : You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
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.
Buses are wheelchair accessible.
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