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This 2-day hop-on hop-off San Francisco bus pass gives you access to four bus routes for two days. Please note this pass is only valid for 48 hours after your first use. The routes usually run from 9am to 5pm. This pass allows you to plan your own time in the city, and provides transportation to and from the spots on your itinerary.

While aboard the double-decker bus, listen to interesting information about the history and culture of popular places. Drive through many of the city’s main districts, including Embarcadero, Union Square, Chinatown, the Financial District, North Beach, the Marina District, and Haight-Ashbury.

Some sights you can see along the way include Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, Lombard Street, Golden Gate Park, the Ferry Building, the Presidio, the Palace of Fine Arts, the Japanese Tea Garden, the de Young Musuem, the War Memorial Opera House, and San Francisco City Hall. If you decide not to get off the bus route at all, it’ll take you about an hour or a little more to drive around the entire bus route.
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Pier 39
Ferry Building Marketplace
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Make your own travel itinerary for the day while in San Francisco with this 2-day hop-on hop-off bus pass. Ride a double-decker bus throughout the city, and hop off and back on at any of the stops along the route. This bus offers four routes you can choose from, and along each route you can listen to historical and fun facts about the areas you pass. See some of SF’s most popular places, such as Pier 39, the Palace of Fine Arts, the de Young Museum, and War Memorial Opera House.
  • 2-day hop-on hop-off bus pass in San Francisco
  • Gain access to four different routes
  • Listen to fun facts about San Francisco as you ride through the city
  • Hop off and hop on at any of the bus route’s locations
  • Create your own itinerary for the day
  • Pass by the Ferry Building, Pier 39, City Hall, and the Botanical Gardens
  • See Golden Gate Park, Lombard Street, Chinatown, and Fisherman’s Wharf
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Reviewed 2 days ago
I would choose a different company

We used the 48 Hop on Hop off bus. Our experience was that most of the bus drivers were either rude (Derrick) or not helpful. The driver for the Sausalito bus was fantastic (Johnny) as was the guide for the Haight Ashbury walking tour (Matt)....More

Reviewed 3 days ago
it was great!!

sooo much informations and sooo well organised!! ..we had the bus stop directly in front of our Motel ;)) a bit cold in the evening and over the bridges - but that's San Francisco :)

Thank elenacaliendo
Christian W, Owner at City Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed yourself on or tours. We hope to see you again on your future travels!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Best walking tour

The package of the 48 hr hop on hop off includes two walking tours. I went on the golden daze tour, the tour guide Joseph was very entertaining and knowledgeable about various things. From street lamps and fountains to different theories. I enjoyed this tour...More

Thank Tzvia W
Christian W, Owner at City Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to give a shout out to Joseph, we are so happy to hear you had a great time on the Walking Tour.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Best way to see the city....and avoid traffic and parking

Peter (tour guide) was great with his own humor injected into many of the sights around the city. Ease of use and very little wait between buses. Great value with the night tour especially considering the parking, traffic and navigating around the city and that's...More

Thank mgeremia1
Christian W, Owner at City Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to give a shout out to Peter! We hope to see you again on your travels.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Tour

Great On-Off sightseeing tour. Buses come every 15min. Buses are clean, but wear a windbreaker it is very breezy. good value if you buy on line and use SFMAP for $5 discount

Thank Paul A
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