Big Bus Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Tour - Washington D. C.

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: Flexible
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  • Departure Time :
    March 5 to November 4, Operates: 9:00am – 5:00pm, November 5 to March 10, Operates: 9:00am – 4:00pm, RED LOOP, Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes, Frequency: 15-30 minutes depending on season, BLUE LOOP,.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Hop-on hop-off tours depart from Union Station, but passengers are welcome to board at any of the 40+ pickup and drop-off locations. Night tours depart from Union Station or the Willard Hotel outside .. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


As the authorized concessionaire of the National Park Service, the Big Bus tour is the official sightseeing tour of the National Mall. Explore the most popular sites in Washington, DC with over 40 stops on this scenic hop-on hop-off bus tour, which includes admission to the world-famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Visit many of the top attractions in the nations capital like the White House, the Washington Monument, the National Mall, historic Georgetown, Arlington National Cemetery and many more. Select a 1- or 2-day pass, then board at any of the Big Bus stops on threeseparate routes and get to know the city in custom fashion, with live and recorded commentary. Admission to Madame Tussaud's Washington DC included. For extra value, purchase the 2-day ticket which includes a night tour!


  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

The buses are equipped with a state-of-the-art technology. Guided commentary is provided throughout the tour. Enjoy the views from the open top double-decker observation level or the comfort of the climate-controlled lower level cabin. Either way, this tour allows you to enjoy Washington DC at your own pace and explore your areas of interest such as the White house, Washington monument, and the Smithsonian. Choose from a 1- or 2-day pass to ride on an open-top, double-decker Big Bus, with commentary from your on board guide.

Have the freedom to explore every corner of Washington DC on the three routes around the city.

Ride along the Red Loop, The official tour of the National mall, authorized by the National Park Service and National mall and Memorial Parks. Take in all the places that are synonymous with the nations Capital; The White house, U.S. Capitol, Air and Space Museum, Washington monument, Jefferson Memorial, FDR Memorial and the Lincoln memorial are just some of the iconic landmarks. Commentary provided in live guided commentary and in a choice of 8 pre-recorded languages.

The Blue Loop, The Heroes tour travels to the sites and memorials honoring American heroes. Travel over the Potomac River leaving Washington, DC behind and visiting Virginia. The tours main features are Arlington national cemetery, the Pentagon, the Pentagon City Fashion Center, and the US Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Statue.) Other highlights include the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial, WWII Memorial and Air Force Memorial. Tour is available with live-guided commentary.

And the Yellow Loop, allows you to travel through the city's historic center, passing the White house and Dupont circle before heading out to discover Adams Morgan, the National Zoo, and the old world charm of Georgetown. Recorded commentary is available in your choice of 8 languages (French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese and English available).


  • 1-day or 2-day hop-on hop-off pass
  • Live and recorded commentary on board
  • Admission to Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum
  • Night tour included on 2-day option


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Live commentary in English only. Recorded commentary is available in the following languages: English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Mandarin, Japanese, and Brazilian Portuguese

Panoramic night tour operates on a first-come, first-served basis, so try to arrive early to secure your seat (if option selected)

Night Tour is not a hop-on hop-off tour

Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat

Wheelchair accessible

Operation times are subject to change without notice

Premium 1-day ticket will be valid for same day use. Tickets claimed after 2pm will be valid for 24 hours from time of redemption

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