Enjoy the best views of San Francisco from an open top bus with the Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour during the day and the San Francisco Night Tour in the evening hours. See all the major sights in the city, including a drive across the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge with incredible views of Alcatraz Island. Explore Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, Union Square, North Beach, the Palace of Fine Arts, Golden Gate Park and much more. You can hop on and off the bus as often as you like for two days, and you can relax on the 60–90-minute guided Night Tour with breathtaking views of the San Francisco skyline.
See Golden Gate Park, Lombard Street, Chinatown, and Fisherman’s Wharf
Visit the major attractions of San Francisco
Cross the Golden Gate Bridge on an open top bus
Enjoy 2 days hop on hop off access to the Official City Tour
Live commentary and multilingual audio tour in 8 languages
Magnificent views of the San Francisco skyline during the Night Tour
2 Day Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour
San Francisco Night Tour
English speaking live guide or multilingual audio commentary
Tips and gratuity
Hotel pick up
Food & beverages
Meeting And Pickup
99 Jefferson St
99 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
99 Jefferson Street (at the corner of Mason St.)
This activity ends back at the meeting point.
What To Expect
This 2-day hop-on hop-off San Francisco bus pass gives you access to multiple bus routes for two days. Please note this pass is only valid for 48 hours after your first use. 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 Museum, the War Memorial Opera House, and San Francisco City Hall. Or if you'd like, stay on the full loop.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews
Reviews by Viator travelers.
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The experience was...
Lakeshia_B, Oct 2022
The experience was great!!!! Everyone was very nice not only with the big bus tour but in the city as well.
Not worth it
Carol_L, Oct 2022
This was a waste of our time and money. We used it for maybe an hour the first day never used it the second day. When we got off the cruise ship, we had to walk over three blocks to turn in our tickets even thought there was a stop right where the cruise ship docked. We ended up using Uber which took us right to where we wanted to go
Very good service
Calin_R, Aug 2022
Everything was great. Staff very friendly. In the sum better than expected. Good value for money. The only downside is that they run only one circuit so you cannot really make changes to the order you visit the city. The last bus ran at 17:30, later than advertised. That saved our day, thank you.
Jenn_W, Aug 2022
Decent if you want to do the entire city but only one route so it's not really one where you can go to certain spots. Driver was unfriendly and uninformative.
Randolph_W, Aug 2021
Excellent! Fantastic way to see the city and get a sense of its history. Great experience, I highly recommend the two day-all- day tour. It allows time to take in highlights and return to those locations you would like to spend more time at.
The drivers are courteous, highly skilled and professional. It was great to leave the driving to Big Bus! They know the city’ terrain.
Looking forward to other tour with Big Bus.
One guy can destroy all the efforts by others
FELIPE_Q, Jun 2021
Ever staff member was helpful and polite except one. Bus Stop 5 at 1030 on June 18 was unprofessional and unhelpful. We missed two buses because he said no empty places available even if 9 people left the bus in front of us. Finally, one helpful driver allowed us to enter even if this guy tried to stop us. Really a bad experience that destroy all the good job by many others.
Best way to go
Maria_L, Jun 2021
Absolutely loved it. Best way to see the area and get all the information too. Loved the Chinatown tour and night tour...loved it all!
You better walk!
Meralis_M, Nov 2020
If I can give this a no star I would. You have to wait over an hour sometimes to get on the bus again. You are better off walking and enjoying the views or take a Lyft.
Melody_S, Jul 2019
A great way to see the city. The night tour fun. We were able to spend time in several locations, and get back on a bus
Great way to see the city
Sheral_M, May 2019
I would recommend the 2 day tour. We were able to see all the sites, enjoyed a night tour and tour to Sausalito as well. Greg was an especially good guide. His voice was clear & easy to understand by my husband who has hearing aids. Greg had lots of information about the sites.