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Big Bus Washington DC: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Hop on Hop Off : Daily

    Night Tour : Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 

  • Duration

    1 or 2 days

    Night tour: 90 minutes

  • Start time

    Red route (Hop-on, hop-off tour): 10am to 5pm, every 20-30 minutes

    Black loop/Panoramic Night tour: Departs 7pm from Stop #1: L’Enfant Plaza

  • Meeting Point

    You can hop on from any of the stops

    Panoramic night tour: Departs 8pm (March 21st to November 6th). from Stop #1: L’Enfant Plaza.

  • Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

Key Highlights

  • Explore Washington DC at your own pace over 1 or 2 days
  • Discover iconic sights like the White House, the Jefferson Memorial and more with ease
  • Hop on and off as you wish across comprehensive routes and strategic stops
  • Choose a panoramic night tour to see Washington DC all lit up in the evening
  • Choose from 4 ticket options
  • Validity: 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!

Overview

Explore Washington DC at your own pace with this fantastic Big Bus Hop-on, Hop-off Tour! Valid for 1 or 2 days, it’s the perfect companion for discovering the incredible attractions in the city with frequent departures and comprehensive routes. 

You can choose from the following types of tickets:

Classic Ticket – 1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Tour 

Premium Ticket – 2-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Tour 

Deluxe Ticket –  2-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Tour  + Night Tour

Panoramic Night Tour - See famous landmarks of Washington DC beautifully illuminated after dusk. Enjoy history of these national monuments and make the most of the wonderful photo ops that come your way during the tour. This is a one-stop panoramic tour where your guide will hop off with you and take you on a short walking tour of the Lincoln Memorial and Korean War Memorial.

Attractions Covered

  • Union Station 
  • Botanical Garden 
  • WWII Memorial 
  • Ford’s Theater & Madame Tussauds
  • Vietnam War Memorial 
  • Arlington Cemetery
  • Lincoln North
  • Natural History
  • White House 
  • US Marine Corps War Memorial
  • National Zoo
  • Washington Monument

About the Supplier: One of the largest operators of open-top sightseeing bus tours, Big Bus Tours have been fuelling the spirit of adventure in over 20 cities across four continents.

Inclusions

  • 1 or 2-day Hop-on, Hop-off bus ticket/ panoramic night tour (as per the option chosen) 
  • Recorded commentary in 8 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese and Japanese)
  • Night Tour (with Deluxe tickets only) (Night tour not running on July 4th, August 26th, Thanksgiving Day, Dec 24th& 31st)
  • Night tour audio-guide in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese
  • Free 1-hour Bike Rental (Bike , helmet, basket, lock, roadside assistance,  and illustrated map).

Exclusions

  • Entrances, unless specified

Please note

Voucher Type: Mobile (if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Validity: 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Bike Rental : Every additional hour is USD 8/ person. Bikes are to be collected and dropped off at Unlimited Biking Washington DC (955 Maine St. SW, Washington, D.C. 20024) OR Unlimited Biking Alexandria (106 N Lee St, Alexandria, VA 22314).     

Washington DC is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

The Night Tour (available with Deluxe Ticket) is a single loop panoramic run around the city. The seats are available on a first-come-first-serve basis so make sure you arrive early to grab yourself the best seats. 

Please arrive in good time to secure your seat. Tour times are subject to traffic, weather and other events, so please contact the local operator or check with a member of staff for the most up-to-date Night Tour scheduling information.

Timings and stops are subject to change. The updated map will be visible on the bus.

Customer Reviews

  • Alex Chelmis

    easy to buy but in our days this should not be a question

    04/20/2022
  • Regan Wesley

    lot of buses , minimal waiting time at the stops.

    01/23/2020
  • Grace Jorgensen

    Good

    01/06/2020

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