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Big Bus Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Highlights
  • 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
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Big Bus Washington DC Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From US$45.00
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Classic TicketMost Popular
1-Day hop-on hop-off pass for 3 loops plus admission to Madame Tussauds.
From US$49.00
Deluxe Ticket
2-Day hop-on hop-off pass for 3 loops plus admission to Madame Tussauds and Night Tour
From US$62.10
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
From US$59.00
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Overview

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.

Reviews (1,365)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Enjoyed all three routes as well as the night tour.

Cassie was amazing! She brought the city to life. We enjoyed her personality, intelligence and communication skills very much. She was able to answer questions and provide insights that reflected impressive depth of knowledge. We highly recommend this tour.

2  Thank Steve C
MartaviaB, Guest Relations Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for touring with us! We hope you have a chance to tour again or check out one of our other cities! If you do, please hold onto your tickets to receive 10% off your next purchase. Warm Regards,

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great bus tour.

We did the two day Big Bus tour which we found really good. Were able to catch the bus in Pentagon City which was only a short walk from Embassy Suites. From here we were able to do all the routes to see the main...More

3  Thank Y8143TDjohns
Reviewed 1 week ago
Convenient and Dependable

With three different lines and many sights and neighborhoods to explore, Big Bus is a great way to begin to understand or reaquaint yourself with this complex and interesting city that offers a unique mix of history, architecture, culture and entertainment options. After years of...More

1  Thank Snosearch
MartaviaB, Guest Relations Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon, Thank you for choosing Big Bus Tours as your sightseeing guide! We are delighted you were able to enjoy your sightseeing experience! Our tours are designed to be convenient for our guests as well as informative and exciting! We are happy we were...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
GREAT way to learn about D.C.

This was a great way to see D.C. I liked the information along the way and the flexibility to get off and on to fit our schedule.

Thank Friendsoutandabout
Reviewed 1 week ago
REst and tour

This is a good way to see what Washington has to offer so you will better know what you want to spend more time doing.

Thank boham2017
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popeye1954
November 13, 2018|
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Response from airamSydney | Reviewed this property |
Regrettably from what we can recall, there was no accessibility.
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Traveler216158
October 15, 2018|
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Response from Diane E | Reviewed this property |
The nighttime tour goes by some of the same things but the route is tailored to take you by monuments, including a 30 minute guided walking tour of Lincoln monument, Vietnam and Korean memorials. Stunning at night.
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alice c
October 13, 2018|
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Response from Safari266047 | Reviewed this property |
We paid about $50 for each kid. However, I would go with Old Town Trolly - they are cheaper, and have more frequent buses. I live in DC and have tried both companies with out of town guests. I will never use Big Bus again... More
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