Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

553 Reviews | Chicago, USA

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1 hour (Approx.)
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
A note about this tour
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.


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(24 Hour) and Premium (48 Hour) 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.


  • 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



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Average 3.78 out of 5 stars based on 553 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Robert T, Dec 2022 Verified
I do a big bus tour in every major city that I see. It is always a great way to learn a little bit of Bell city in a short amount of time. Driver was awesome!!
Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Vince_A, Nov 2022 Verified
Awesome tour in every aspect. Bus drivers were very knowledgeable. Sights were amazing. Bus was awesome, was able to see the very highly sought after areas.
Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
M7595XJsteveh, Nov 2022 Verified
Trip was very good and informative. A couple of minor detours due to preparations for the Halloween parade that had the driver giving updates which got confusing with the headset narration, but minor niggle.Dorothy sold us our ticket, and very good she was too. Knowledgeable, no pushy upselling, shared experiences, things a local knows and worthwhile info about extending the trip, and adding on the boat tour. Track Dorothy down (she was at Navy Pier the day we bought our ticket) and was a lovely, cheerful person. She even spotted us walking around the city and came over to see how we'd gotten on a few days later.
Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Tamara_D, Nov 2022 Verified
Excellent way to see Chicago! Tour guide was super knowledgeable about the nuances of the city. Suitable for all ages.
Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Explore35051972210, Nov 2022 Verified
Big Bus Chicago was a great way to get an idea of the city's history and attractions during a 2 hour tour. The tour gives one a good idea of what is available and helped my brother and I decide on the things we wanted to do. Our driver, Anton, was excellent. Very knowledgeable, informative, and humorous, he also did an excellent job of pointing out items on both sides of the tour bus. I'd recommend Big Bus Chicago and Anton to everyone.
Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Judy D, Nov 2022 Verified
We have taken Hop on / Hop off tours in many cities. We always feel it is a great way to get an overview of the city.I didn't feel the commentary was very good. The ear buds played more music than commentary ......a couple of the drivers never said a word except to announce a stop.We still enjoyed seeing the sights. And the ability to Hop off whenever we wanted. We felt that we saw a lot in two days
Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Jhony_A, Oct 2022 Verified
We did the Chicago tour on the big bus, it was fun. The driver was very informative, knowledgeable and courteous.
Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Kevin V, Oct 2022 Verified
We pre booked the 2 day inclusive of the night tour as for us it represents great value for money. The day trip was as per usual enlightening and scenic as indeed it should be, the narrative via the usual headphones. HOWEVER a big shout out to driver and guide Versetta on the night trip. She made sure the bus party saw and enjoyed Chicago by dark. Very informative and a great sense of ensuring we all had a great time. We had some great cityscape photos thanks to Versetta, a big warm Thank You V from the English couple... :)
Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Isaura_R, Oct 2022 Verified
You get great views of the city and the drivers like Candice, VERY knowledgeable. Great time and worth the price.
Big Bus Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Osnely_P, Oct 2022 Verified
Muy cómoda la idea de viajar en BigBus, ya que puedes planificar el recorrido por la ciudad a tu propio ritmo sin estar pendiente de un horario fijo.

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