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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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  • 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$35.00
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1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Red Route and 4 Walking Tours
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2-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Red, Green and Blue Routes, Night and Sausalito Tour, 4 Walking Tours, Rent for 1 hour, get 1 hour free.bike rental
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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
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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.
Reviews (1,206)
1 - 5 of 711 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Interesting and Informative

We hopped onto the Bus just down the road from Embarcadero BART station in SF after a painless journey from Antioch. Politely greeted by the driver, we accepted our headphones and found seats upstairs; duly embarking on a delightfully narrated tour through Chinatown, Haight-Ashbury, and...More

Thank GlynD45
Reviewed yesterday
Very good experience

Super fun, a very good way to have an overall acknowledgment of the city, Blake and the drive was very friendly, I would highly recommend.

Thank Reginaldo L
Reviewed 2 days ago
Well worth the day ticket

The additional free walking tours is what decided us for this company over other hop on hop off bus tours. Doug ended up doing the 2 consecutive walking tours we decided to go on: Chinatown and Barbary Coast. He was super knowledgeable and gave us...More

1  Thank Jack S
Nicole H, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Jack, many many thanks for the informative 5 star review. A comprehensive bus tour is a great way to see San Francisco. We'll be sure to let Doug and Kyle know you enjoyed their tour guide knowledge!

Reviewed 3 days ago
Great Way To Start Exploring

We got passes for 2 days and after some trouble figuring out where to hop-on (suggest downloading the app with live-tracking) we had a fantastic time on the tours. As a way to introduce yourself to a new place these can't be beat! The guides...More

Thank AwayParty
Nicole H, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your awesome 5 star review of Big Bus San Francisco. Our app truly makes it easy to navigate.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Weekend getaway

Purchased the two day pass. Over the three days we were in town we took a total of five buses. First bus we took had no live guide. Second bus had the best guide we have had all weekend. Doug is the most informative and...More

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La M
17 November 2018|
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Response from henrye147 | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on how many time you decide to get off the bus. We went across the bridge to Solsalito and spent some time ,had lunch and then we got off at the palace of arts. I think from start to finish it was probably4 to... More
4 November 2018|
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Response from MSW1405 | Reviewed this property |
Can't help with that question.
Judith B
31 October 2018|
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Response from Bobbert63 | Reviewed this property |
As per their site..." No pets are allowed on board the bus, except ADA service animals. "
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