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City Sightseeing Philadelphia: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Key Highlights
  • Why Hop-On Hop-Off tours will save you time exploring a city
  • Choose between a 1, 2 and 3-day hop-on, hop-off bus tour and experience the best of Philadelphia
  • Hop on at your own convenience and hop off at any of the 27 stops and visit attractions of your choice
  • You can also sit back and enjoy a drive around the city of Philadelphia on a double-decker bus
  • Enjoy audio commentary in multiple languages as well as the company of an expert guide on board
  • Visit attractions like Love Park, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Please Touch Museum, Mutter Museum & more!
  • Enjoy the convenience of travelling from one destination to another and take in panoramic views of Philadelphia
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    Tickets are valid for 1, 2 or 3 days (as per option chosen)

    Start time

    Buses run at the following times: 9:30am to 5:00pm, every 30 minutes

    Meeting Point

    Exchange your voucher at 111 S. Independence Mall East. Philadelphia, PA 19106.
    You may then board the bus at any of the stops.

    Ending Point

    You may end the tour at any of the stops.

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview Philadelphia can be safely termed as the United States’ most versatile city. It has played an important role in penning down the history of the United States and it still restores the picture of how American colonial cities used to look like.

    Soak up the city’s major highlights with the Philadelphia Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour . The tour gives you the chance to visit the top attractions of the city in a red double-decker bus.

    The Hop-On, Hop-Off bus covers 27 top attractions, covering the length and breadth of the city. Hop off the bus to discover an area and when you are done just hop back on the bus. While onboad informative audio-commentary will ensure you don’t miss a thing!

    Download the tour route map


    Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start your Philadelphia Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour. Plan your own sightseeing itinerary by hopping on and off at any of the designated stops, go sightseeing, and shop or eat and then hop back again when the next bus comes along.

    You can also simply sit back and relax for the entire 1 hour and 30 minutes loop as you are driven around the city in an open top, double-decker bus. While on the bus, you will discover Philadelphia’s rich history through our informative personal commentary and an onboard English-speaking guide.

    Choose between a 1, 2 or 3-day hop-on, hop-off ticket and explore Philadelphia at your own pace. With 27 stops covering the best of Philadelphia, visit Chinatown, Love Park, Rodin Museum and Betsy Ross House, the seamstress who sewed the first ever American flag.

    Some of the major attractions covered by the bus are as follows:
    • The Bourse Building
    • National Constitution Centre
    • Love Park
    • Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul
    • Eastern State Penitentiary
    • Philadelphia Museum of Art
    • Philadelphia Zoo
    • Please Touch Museum and Memorial Hall
    • Mutter Museum
    • Penn's Landing

    You can hop off at any of the stops to end your tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • 1, 2 or 3 Day Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour Ticket (as per option chosen)
    • Audio commentary in English, Spanish, German, French, Chinese
    • Live guide (English only)
    • Free headphones
    • Discount booklet including amazing offers on local restaurants, bars and shops
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Entrance fee to the attractions
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    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.

    Your ticket is redeemable for 3 months from the date you specify at the time of booking

    This ticket is valid for the Red, City Sightseeing Buses.

    The buses have wheelchair access. Assistant dogs are allowed on board.

    The buses are centrally heated.

    You must exchange your voucher at 111 S. Independence Mall East. Philadelphia, PA 19106 before boarding the bus.

    While every attempt is made to provide a smooth service, from time to time, traffic and major events may cause disruption on the route and/or frequency of buses.

    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 that you may have.

  • reviews
    • Great way to see Phili!

      Easy to use and find; great way to get around. I booked a 2 day tour, which was worth it for the money, and I found a stop close to my hotel and it was easy to get on the bus....

      Janessa Hamm, United States, 04/Dec/2016
    • Perfect for One Day Inspiration!

      Our family loved hearing the tour guides describe the sites on the Hop on Hop Off bus. We bought three day tickets which I wouldn't recommend because waiting for the bus to get a...

      Charlotte Trafton, United States, 13/Jul/2017
    • very enjoyable and commentary was very entertaining and informative


      Peter McLoughlin, Australia, 02/Oct/2017

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