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Big Bus Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

  • Travel easily among D.C. landmarks without transportation or parking woes
  • Explore Washington D.C. at your own pace, and create your own itinerary
  • Three routes with more than 40 stops allow you to see more top attractions
Big Bus Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From US$39.00
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Panoramic Night Tour
2-hour narrated tour from Union Station or outside Willard Hotel. See the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and Capitol Building.
Classic Ticket
1-Day hop-on hop-off pass for 3 loops plus admission to Madame Tussauds.
Premium Ticket
1-Day hop-on hop-off pass for 3 loops plus admission to Madame Tussauds. Choice of extra day or Open Top Night Tour
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This Washington, D.C., bus tour is an affordable way to plan a day or two of sightseeing in the US capital. Instead of figuring out routes between main attractions, such as the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, book a bus tour with three routes. Move through D.C. at your own pace and stop at the sights that interest you. Tour includes admission to Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum.

What to Expect

Begin your adventure at any of the Big Bus stops on any of its three routes. Show your voucher as you board, and you’re ready to go.

Between the three routes, there are more than 40 stops at popular D.C. sights and neighborhoods. Pick your preferred stops and use the Big Bus as worry-free transportation to and from attractions. Wait time for a bus varies depending on the route and time of year and ranges from 15 to 45 minutes.

Along your journey, listen to both live and recorded audio commentary for information about the city. Upgrade to a Deluxe Ticket for access to a special night tour of the city. Both ticket options come with an admission ticket to Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum.

Book the hop-on hop-off bus tour ahead of time for seamless transportation to D.C.’s most popular attractions.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Definite must

We are currently on our way to Virginia Beach from DC. The staff is wonderful and very knowledgeable about the history of DC. Shout out to big Sarge and Tamara as they definitely made our experience fun.

Thank bmc2
Reviewed yesterday
Wait time

Waited 45 minutes at bus stop then we were told it was the last bus for the day - wasn’t going down to our drop off location and we had to walk 2 miles. Would consider looking into other tours, would not recommend the Big...More

Thank nelia1969
Reviewed yesterday
Blue Route

Dejon on the blue bus an Tay on the red bus did an excellent job on their commentary through out the tour kept things fun and hilarious as we got to see how beautiful the city was!

Thank Easi A
Reviewed 3 days ago
Great people, terrible service

The drivers and guides were outstanding, friendly, and super helpful. The ride itself, when we were actually on it, was kind of nice. On the red line, we spent more time stopped waiting on passengers than we actually spent traveling, so we wasted half a...More

1  Thank Ted M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The key to enjoying tour buses like this is to have an excellent tour guide and I had just that. One of the best days of my summer, price is really affordable for the experience you’ll get

1  Thank sabrina e
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Marissa H
16 July 2018|
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Response from Hugh L | Reviewed this property |
As the others have said : the app is very useful
James F
15 July 2018|
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Response from sabrina e | Reviewed this property |
The bottom of the bus is but if you stay at the top there’s no AC
15 July 2018|
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Response from Virginia101 | Reviewed this property |
We took the voucher to the ticket counter and they hanged them for tickets to present to the bus driver . It seemed easier