Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
The lakeside metropolis of Chicago is famous for its striking skyscrapers, world-class museums and colorful history. Explore the “Windy City” at your own pace, with the choice of a Classic, Premium or Deluxe ticket, all which include a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus tour with stops strategically located near the city’s top attractions. Hop on to experience sites like the Adler Planetarium and Navy Pier or hop off along the Magnificent Mile to shop, see the great city at heart-stopping heights from Willis Tower’s Skydeck which is included in the Deluxe ticket during 1st November 2021 – 20th April 2022.
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
- Multiple departure times and locations available
- Great overview and orientation of the city
- Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
BIG LOOP ROUTE
Route Duration: 2 hours
- 98 E Wacker Dr - Stop 1 Chicago Riverwalk
- 171 N State St - Stop 2: The Loop and State Street
- Jackson & Franklin - Stop 3: Skydeck Chicago and Willis Tower
- 112 S Michigan Ave - Stop 4: Millennium Park &The art Institute of Chicago
- 800 S Michigan Ave - Stop 5: Hilton Chicago &Grant Park
- 500 E Solidarity Dr - Stop 6: Adler Planetarium
- 425 E McFetridge Dr - Stop 7: Museum Campus
- 441 N Columbus Dr - Stop 8: Sheraton Grand Chicago
- 600 E Grand Ave - Stop 9: Navy Pier
- 163 E Pearson St - Stop 10: Water Tower & The Magnificent Mile
- 50 E Chestnut St - Stop 11: 360 Chicago
- 614 N Clark St - Stop 12: Hard Rock Cafe
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower / The Art Institute of Chicago / The Chicago Theatre / Field Museum / Adler Planetarium / 360 Chicago Observation Deck / Grant Park / Navy Pier / Millennium Park / Water Tower Place / Hard Rock Cafe Chicago / BigBus Chicago / Buckingham Fountain / Cloud Gate / Financial District / Maggie Daley Park / The Magnificent Mile / Tribune Tower / Holy Name Cathedral / Chicago River / The Loop / Chicago Riverwalk / Soldier Field / The Rookery Building / Centennial Wheel / Chicago Cultural Center / Wrigley Building / American Writers Museum / The McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum / Northerly Island / Pritzker Military Museum & Library / Jay Pritzker Pavilion / Lyric Opera of Chicago / Symphony Center - Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Monadnock Building / Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank
Operates: May - October: Daily, First Bus 10 AM, Last Bus 5 PM Service every 35 minutes
Nov to Dec: Daily, First Bus 10 AM, Last Bus 4 PM Service every 40 minutes
Jan to Feb: Friday to Monday First Bus 10 AM, Last Bus 4 PM Service every 35 minutes
We have introduced a number of new health & safety measures to reduce the risk associated with the spread of Covid-19 in line with government advice and requirements of the local health authorities. These include regular cleaning of buses and social distancing measures.
To uphold these new safety and hygiene standards in keeping our guests safe during the Covid-19 pandemic, we may have to operate a reduced service and changes to ticket inclusions. This may also include frequency of departures, changes to routes and reduction/removal of stops.
Customers are advised to visit our website or to download our app to find out more about our new health and safety measures and for the most updated service information.
- Reservations are REQUIRED for all bookings
- Book Your Package On-Line and Receive Your Confirmation
- Departure point: Detailed check-in instructions - including the address and parking information if applicable - will be included in your final confirmation email.
- Duration: 2 hours (Approx.)
- Departure Time: 7:30 PM
- Return Details: You may disembark at any of the available stops.
- Hop-on, Hop-off, Open-top, Sightseeing Bus Tour
- Audio Guide
- Live Bus Tracking
- Entrance to Sky Deck with Deluxe Ticket (Between 1st November 2021 - 30th April 2022)
- 7.30pm Non Stop Panoramic Night Tour included with Deluxe only (1st May - 31st October 2021)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Please note Deluxe Inclusion - Non Stop Panoramic Night Tour only runs 1st May - 31st October 2021
- Please note - Sky Deck with Deluxe Ticket only Between 1st November 2021 - 30th April 2022
What To Bring
- Confirmation Voucher (printed or mobile)
- Any required or suggested items listed on your confirmation email.
- A Smile!
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Classic 1-day tickets will be valid for same day use. Tickets claimed after 2 pm will be valid for the next calendar day.
- Redeem vouchers at any Big Bus hop-on hop-off points
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
- Customers are advised to download the Big Bus app to find out more about our new health and safety measures and for real-time bus tracking information. Alternatively please visit the Big Bus website.
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