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Big Bus Hop On, Hop Off Deluxe

Big Bus Hop On, Hop Off Deluxe

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Experience Washington DC's most famous landmarks and attractions with Big Bus Tours. You'll enjoy unique, top-deck views of the capital's best sights, including the White House, Capitol Hill, Jefferson Memorial, Smithsonian Castle, and many more.Your ticket is valid 24 or 48 hours, including unlimited rides during that time. This includes unobstructed views for the best photo opportunities in DC!

  • 2 Days (Big Bus Deluxe)
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
  • Free Cancellation
    Fully refundable when canceled up to 24 hours prior to departure.


  • See all the major DC landmarks and monuments plus Georgetown, Arlington National Cemetery, and many more. The Classic Tour, (24-Hour), The Premium Tour, (24-Hour) and Deluxe Tour, (48-Hour) all include 45 stops total
  • Last Double Decker leaves Union Station at 5 pm
  • Deluxe tickets include free admission to Madame Tussauds


  • Ability to purchase tickets, and thus begin tour, at anyone of the 45 stops
  • Hotel pick-ups, Our Yellow Loop bus tour acts as a hotel shuttle, calling at 10 different stops including the Mayflower Hotel, the Westin Hotel, the Hilton Hotel and the Renaissance Hotel.
  • Unlimited Hop-On, Hop-Off privileges for duration selected
  • Live commentary or recorded commentary in your choice of language
  • Open top double decker bus with air-conditioned lower floor

  • Attraction admissions
  • Food or beverages

Please Note

  • Buses run daily, every 20-30 minutes, with the first departure at 9 a.m. and last departure at 5 p.m. from Union Station.
  • Please bring a copy of your voucher to any of the 45 bus stops and present it to the bus hostess. It will then be exchanged for a ticket.
  • Children under 3 ride free!
  • All tickets purchased after 3:00 pm will be valid for the remainder of that day and the following day.


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Big Bus Hop On, Hop Off Deluxe

2 Days (Big Bus Deluxe)

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Explore the Nation's Capital with Big Bus Tours and tailor your sightseeing experience to your schedule and interests! You can start your tour at any stop during our hours of operation. Your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours, including unlimited rides during that time.

Come with us to hear all about the people and places that make up the nation’s capital, from the legacy of Abraham Lincoln to present day Washingtonians, from historical buildings to modern urbanism. And, of course, an entertaining and informative narration to bring the sights to life!

Kids and adults alike enjoy the excitement of riding atop a double decker bus with breathtaking views of the city sights. Transportation and attraction in one, it’s the perfect way to explore DC at your own pace!


RED LOOP (First Departure from Union Station at 9 am; a coach departs every 20-30 minutes and a full loop takes two hours)

1. Union Station
2. U.S. Capitol and Botanical Garden
3. Air and Space Museum
4. The Wharf & Potomac Boat Cruise
5. Spy Museum
6. Smithsonian Castle
7. Washington Monument West
8. Bureau of Engraving and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
9. Jefferson Memorial
10. MLK and FDR Memorial
11. Lincoln Memorial South and Korean War Memorial
12. Lincoln Memorial North and Vietnam Memorial (YELLOW LOOP SWITCHOVER POINT)
14. Washington Monument East
15. American History Museum
16. Natural History Museum
17. Newseum
18. City Center
19. Ford's Theatre & Madame Tussauds
20. White House
21. National Archives and National Art Gallery
22. Liaison & Hyatt Hotels

BLUE LOOP Only (Buses come around every 30 minutes)

23. Washington Monument (the main transfer point for the Blue Loop, first bus leaves at 9:15 am, RED LOOP SWITCHOVER POINT)
24. Bureau of Engraving & Holocaust Museum
25. Pentagon City Mall
26. Arlington National Cemetery
27. Observation Deck
28. Georgetown Canal & Potomac Boat Cruise
29. Georgetown shops
30. Washington Circle
31. Renwick Gallery
32. White House North
33. City Center
34. Ford's Theatre & Madame Tussauds
35. The White House & Willard Hotel

YELLOW LOOP (First departure is at 9 am from the Lincoln Memorial North and Vietnam Memorial Stop; a full loop lasts 1 hour, 30 minutes long; buses come every 30 minutes)

29. Washington Hilton
30. Eddie's Cafe
31. Renaissance Hotel
32. Ford's Theatre & Madame Tussauds
33. Westin City Center
34. Holiday Inn Central
35. National Geographic Museum
36. White House North
37. Mayflower Hotel
38. Dupont Circle Area Hotels

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Pickup Info

For Big Bus Tours: Present a copy of your printed electronic voucher to a bus hostess at any of the 45 stops on the red, blue, or yellow loops to receive your tickets. No confirmation call is required. You DO NOT need to come to Union Station to redeem your vouchers. However, if you plan to start from there, you DO NOT need to go upstairs to the Gray Line office; you can simply present your voucher to a Big Bus representative at their Main Level kiosks, or out front, where their buses are waiting. Call the 1-877 number if you have questions regarding times, location of stops, when the next bus is arriving, etc

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