NYC Big Bus Essential 1 Day Ticket

See the icons in a New York minute! If you’re looking for an overview of Manhattan, the Classic Tour is the perfect choice. This tour gives you access to the Downtown and Uptown Loops allowing you to explore all the highlights that Manhattan has to offer. Heading downtown you will see New York’s famous landmarks; from Times Square to the Empire State Building and the world-famous Brooklyn Bridge. On the Uptown Loop, you will see parts of Midtown, including Bryant Park and Grand Central Station, before heading north to catch views of Central Park and Museum Mile. Hop on or hop off at your leisure to create your own customized journey around the city. These unique loops stop at major key points of interest all around spectacular New York. Big Bus Tours really is the best way to discover all that New York has to offer.


Big Bus NY Classic Tour - 1 day

Location: Across the street from M&M World - 48th Street and 7th Avenue

Downtown loop (red) hourly from 9:30am to 4:30pm, Uptown loop (blue) depart from stop one at 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm.

Please note that starting Sunday, March 10th, 2024:
The last regularly scheduled bus will be at 5:00 pm instead of 4:00 pm.

Present your e-ticket to one of the agents across the street from M&M world at 48th street and 7th avenue (stop 1)

Available Tour Languages
Engish Spanish

Service Notice
Bus schedule is subject to change due to street closures, weather conditions and other circumstances beyond our control. Visit to see current service changes.

Please note the following service changes for the Winter season.:
DOWNTOWN TOUR – The first bus at 9:00 am and the Last bus departs at 4:00 pm. Frequency every 15-20min.
UPTOWN TOUR - The first bus at 9:00 am and the Last bus departs at 4:00 pm. Frequency every 30min.
NIGHT TOUR – CLOSED on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Availability is always being updated live.
These hours will be in effect until Daylight Savings ends on March 10th, 2024.

Please note the advisory below:
Due to the TD 5 Borough Bike Tours being held in Manhattan, there will be several road closures as well as street detours being conducted in the city on Sunday, May 5th, 2024. The following routes and or stops will be affected:

DOWNTOWN – Will begin operations at Noon
UPTOWN – Will not operate all-day
BROOKLYN TOUR - Will not operate

Closed dates:
Sunday, June 25th, 2023 – Pride Parade NYC
Saturday, November 23rd, 2024 – Thanksgiving Day
Tuesday, December 31st, 2024 – New Year’s Eve

NYC Big Bus Essential 1 Day Ticket
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