Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

By Big Bus Tours
Price was $49, price is now $45$49


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Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected


  • Freedom to explore city at your own pace & unlimited rides

  • Choice of 2 extensive routes to design your own itinerary

  • Stops like the White House, Washington Monument & Georgetown

  • Immersion into American history & views of Lincoln Memorial

  • Informative audio commentary in 8 languages

Members save up to an extra 15% on this activity

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Hop-on hop-off bus tour of Washington, D.C.

  • What's included

    Unlimited rides within the duration of your ticket

  • What's included

    Recorded commentary: Eng, Fren, Ger, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Man Chinese, & Japanese

  • What's included

    Headset for tour commentary

  • What's included

    90 Minute fully-narrated Night Tour included with the Deluxe Ticket

Know Before You Book

  • Children 3 and younger are complimentary.

  • Red Route hours of operation are 10 AM–5 PM, with buses every 60 minutes. The entire loop lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes.

  • Blue Route hours of operation are 10:35 AM–4:35 PM, with buses every 60 minutes. The entire loop lasts 1 hour.

What you can expect

Jump on a double-decker bus to explore Washington, D.C. at your leisure. As the authorized concessionaire of the National Park Service, this is the official tour of the National Mall and an ideal way to explore the Nation’s Capital. Scope out attractions such as the White House, Capitol Hill, and the Jefferson Memorial.

Explore D.C. at your own pace as you gain insight into the capital city’s history. Explore the majestic National Mall along 2 routes, hopping on and off as you wish to visit significant monuments like Jefferson, Lincoln, and Martin Luther King, Jr. memorials. You can also spend time discovering the fascinating exhibits of the Air and Space, American History, and Natural History museums between rides.

Soak up the atmosphere in thriving Georgetown as you stroll along the canal and browse the neighborhood's many shops. For a fun change of pace, head to Madame Tussauds, where you can snap photos with lifelike wax sculptures of your favorite celebrities, political figures, and sports idols.

We have introduced a number of new health & safety measures to reduce the risk associated with the spread of Covid-19 in line with government advice and requirements of the local health authorities. These include regular cleaning of buses and social distancing measures.

To uphold these new safety and hygiene standards in keeping our guests safe during the Covid-19 Pandemic, we may have to operate a reduced service and changes to ticket inclusions. This may also include frequency of departures, changes to routes and reduction/removal of stops.

Customers are advised to visit our website or to download our app to find out more about our new health and safety measures and for the most update service information.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitizer provided
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Activity Location

  • Stop 2 - Washington Monument West
  • 2 15th Street Northwest
  • Washington District of Columbia 20024

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Stop 1 - L’Enfant Plaza
    • 700 L'Enfant Plaza Southwest
    • Washington District of Columbia 20024
    • Stop 3 - FDR and MLK Memorials
    • 121 West Basin Drive Southwest
    • Washington District of Columbia 20418
    • Stop 8 - The Wharf & Potomac Boat Cruise
    • 800 Maine Avenue Southwest
    • Washington District of Columbia 20024
    • Stop 4 - Lincoln Memorial & Korean War Memorial
    • 100 Daniel French Drive Southwest
    • Washington District of Columbia 20245
    • Stop 6 - The White House & Willard Hotel
    • 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
    • Washington District of Columbia 20004
    • Stop 7 - Columbus Circle & Senate Park
    • 415 New Jersey Avenue Northwest
    • Washington District of Columbia 20001
    • Stop 5 - City Center & Ford’s Theater
    • 610 10th Street Northwest 10th Street
    • Washington District of Columbia 20001
    • 7pm Night Tour - Stop 1 - L’Enfant Plaza
    • 700 L'Enfant Plaza Southwest
    • Washington, D.C. District of Columbia 20024

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