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Big Bus San Francisco: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    1-day or 2-day 

  • Start time

    Red route (day tour): 10 am - 5 pm, every 15 minutes

    Night Tour: 6:30 pm (with premium and deluxe tickets)

  • Meeting Point

    You can hop on at any of the stops.

    Night Tour: Big Bus Tours Visitors' Center, 99 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133 (corner of Jefferson and Mason Streets)

  • Ending Point

     You can hop off the bus at any of the stops.

Key Highlights

  • Create your own customized San Francisco itinerary with this flexible bus tour
  • See the best of the City by The Bay over 1 or 2 days and across over 20 stops
  • Enjoy on-board commentary and stunning photo-opportunities on the tour
  • Get up close with top attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge, Little Italy and more
  • Upgrade to premium and deluxe to enjoy a night tour and bike rental
  • Validity: 6 months from the date chosen at the time of booking
  • Both smartphone and printed vouchers accepted!


Experience the best of San Francisco with the Big Bus Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour! Hop on and off as you wish and personalize your sightseeing experience by visiting the attractions of your choice over 1 day or 2 days.

While you take in the sights, you can listen to a recorded commentary in a choice of 10 languages.

There are three ticket options you can choose from: 

Classic Ticket: 1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour (Red Route) + Bike Rental Buy 1-Hour and Get 1-Hour Rental Free

Premium Ticket: 1-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour (Red Route) + Night Tour + Bike Rental Buy 1-Hour and Get 1-Hour Rental Free

Deluxe Ticket: 2-Day Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour (Red Route) + Night Tour + Bike Rental Buy 1-Hour and Get 1-Hour Rental Free OR USS Pampanito General Admission


  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Treasure Island
  •  Fishermen's Chapel
  • Palace of Fine Arts
  •  Union Square
  • Chinatown
  • Washington Square
  • North Beach, Little Italy

…. And more!

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.


  • 1-day or 2-day hop-on, hop-off ticket
  • Buy-1-Get-1 Bike Rental Offer - with Premium and Deluxe tickets
  • Night Tour - with Premium and Deluxe tickets
  • Pre-recorded commentary in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Cantonese


  • Admission to attractions

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Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Validity: 6 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

San Francisco is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

Timings and stops are subject to change. The updated map will be available once you board the bus.

Don’t forget to arrive at least 20 - 30 minutes before the departure time for your Night Tour to avoid missing out on the best seats.

Customer Reviews

  • Mary Houghton

    Good, but buses very full and in one bus the audio didn't work

  • Nadia Hrovat

    loved Erica our driver for half the tour but then shift switched and the man who took her place was rude, impatient and unfriendly. The entire vibe changed. The tour was not as informative as I had hoped and overall took way too long. Would not do again

  • Angharad Hawkes



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