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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Tour

From US$27.00
  • Explore San Francisco at your own pace, and plan your own itinerary
  • Buses run every 15-20 minutes, so you’re not wasting your time
  • See numerous attractions in one day at more than 15 main stops
Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Tour
From US$27.00
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Night Tour
Ticket for the Panoramic Night Tour only. Departs daily from Fisherman's Wharf (99 Jefferson Street) at 6.30pm, 7pm, 7.30pm (departures at 7.30pm are seasonal from April 1st to Oct 31st).
From US$27.00
Classic Ticket
1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Red Route and 4 Walking Tours
From US$49.50
Premium Ticket
1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Red and Blue Route, Night or Sausalito Tour, 4 Walking Tours and Rent for 1 hour, get 1 hour free.bike rental
From US$58.50
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Avoid relying on expensive ride services with this affordable hop-on hop-off San Francisco bus tour. Jump off at more than 15 stops to explore sites and neighborhoods that interest you most. Your pass includes four walking tours, and you can upgrade to add a night tour, a Sausalito trolley ride or bike rental. You itinerary is up to you, so you’re never waiting on a tour group.
What to Expect
The bus tour route starts at Fisherman’s Wharf, but you can board at any of the stops. Just exchange your voucher for a ticket, and get ready to explore the City by the Bay.

Highlights include Pier 39, Union Square, the Palace of Fine Arts, the Golden Gate Bridge and Lombard Street. Plan your day’s itinerary based on your own interests. You won’t be stuck in one area—unless you want to.

There are four walking tours included with your pass. Explore Fisherman’s Wharf, North Beach, Chinatown, or the Barbary Coast with a guide who knows the must-see highlights of each area. It’s possible to fit all tours into one day if you plan accordingly.

If you’ve upgraded, take a Sausalito tour, and enjoy a one-hour bike rental.

Your experience ends on the day your pass expires. If you have the time, two-day passes are also available.
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Reviewed today
Brilliant Tour Bus

We did a day and night tour with this company and it was just fantastic. They took you to all the places of interest in San Fran and pointed out particular locations and houses that were used in films etc. We had Blake and Josè...More

Thank loobylou2007
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Big Bus Tours is the San Francisco to turn too.

Very nice tour company. All drivers were nice. Muir Woods was breathtaking. The GOP on and hop off bus tour was easy to do.

Thank laytonblue02
Reviewed 2 days ago
Awesome experience

Our tour guide, Doug, was entertaining and informative. Best money we spent all week. We stayed on the bus for the entire circuit mainly to stay with Doug as our guide. I have been to SF many times and still learned new facts about the...More

1  Thank krissc1999
Miranda C, Manager at Big Bus San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for touring with Big Bus San Francisco and thank you for your review. We will share your appreciation with Doug.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Captain Morgan made our day!

We enjoyed a great trip around San Francisco with the friendly, informative and entertaining Captain Morgan. As we had limited time in San Francisco, we decided to stay on the bus for the complete round trip so that we could get our bearings, and then...More

Thank Gibletsinoz
Miranda C, Manager at Big Bus San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for touring with Big Bus San Francisco and hope you tour with us when you are next in a Big Bus City. We will share your appreciation with Morgan.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Driver & Guide were Great, but Pricey for What it Is

I usually enjoy the Big Bus tours as a great way to get the lay of the land in a new city. The SF tour, however, did not seem up to other BB tours. I don't think we hit many highlights in this fantastic city....More

Thank xerxeszorro
Miranda C, Manager at Big Bus San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review and thank you for touring with Big Bus San Francisco. We greatly appreciate it.

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christy t
13 April 2018|
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Response from cparker2017 | Reviewed this property |
When you get on the bus they provide you with a map showing all the stops. You should also be able to go on their website and download the map ahead of time. They may also have an app.
Nancy H
5 April 2018|
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Response from Psic David F | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nancy. They are mentioned in the website but not featured...look carefully and you'll find them...there are descriptions of each one...great to combine bus with these walking tours...