“This was our second visit to Washington DC and our second booking of the Big Bus Tour. It is such a good way to start a visit to this lovely city as it gives you an idea of where things are and what you would like to specifically go back to. ...Joy B., United Kingdom – See more reviews
What To Expect
The open top deck of a double-decker bus is definitely the best way to see Washington D.C. Sit back and relax as you are transported past the iconic landmarks, including The White House and the Washington Monument, that make America's capital so recognizable and special.
Along the way, you will learn about the city's history by listening to entertaining and informative commentary. Your hop on hop off ticket also provides you the freedom to get off the bus to explore and visit attractions.
Buses run regularly so rejoining the tour is easy.
There are four routes to choose from, all of which you can experience within the validity of your ticket. Our Red Loop tour is the official tour of the National Mall. You will have the flexibility to plan you own schedule and to visit the places you find most interesting. Be sure to bring your camera for the many excellent photo-opportunities.
Red Loop is the official tour of the National Mall visiting the city's iconic landmarks. (Duration: 2 hours)
Blue Loop crosses the Potomac to visit the Arlington Cemetery and Pentagon. It also passes by the Pentagon 911 Memorial. (Duration: 1 hour)
Yellow Loop visits historic Georgetown and a variety of museums. (Duration: 2 hours)
Green Loop lets you take the traditional Trolley to the National Cathedral. (Duration: 30 minutes)
Daily from 09:00 to 17:00 every 20-30 minutes
1-day or 2-day hop on hop off ticket
Admission to Madame Tussaud's
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
It is necessary to print the confirmation voucher for this tour. Soft copies shown from a mobile device will not be accepted.
Children below 5 years old are free of charge provided they don't occupy a seat and are accompanied by a dedicated adult (1 adult 1 child).
*Please be advised that the tour will no longer be stopping at or driving to L'Enfant Plaza (Stop 7 on the Red Line) as the hotel is closed for renovations and the stop is no longer accessible.
Ticket is valid 6 months after purchase date.
Tickets must be kept in a safe place; if a ticket is lost a replacement cannot be reissued.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
1 hour and 30 minutes
24 or 48 hours