Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

562 Reviews | San Francisco, USA

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60 to 120 minutes (Approx.)
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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks provided for travelers
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized


Explore the best of San Francisco on board a Big Bus Tour. We offer the most comprehensive tour with over 16 hop-on hop-off locations spanning from Fisherman’s Wharf to the Golden Gate Bridge. No need to switch buses – our one full city loop will take you to famous neighborhoods and attractions including Pier 39, Chinatown, Little Italy, Painted Ladies Victorian Homes, Haight-Ashbury Neighborhood, Golden Gate Park, Lombard Crooked Street, Union Square Shopping District and an unforgettable journey across the Golden Gate Bridge. With 16 stops, hop-on and hop-off at your leisure and experience San Francisco’s diverse culture, eclectic food, beautiful parks, stunning architecture, world-class shopping and picturesque views.


  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city



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Average 4.12 out of 5 stars based on 562 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Linda Hessler, Nov 2020 Verified
It was great
Our Response, Nov 2020
Linda, thank you very much for your positive feedback on the Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour. We’re glad you had a good experience and hope to see you again soon.
Oneil, Nov 2020 Verified
This tour was seconded to none. Very well crafted out. Nothing more to say. Superseded all I ever taken.
Marvin, Oct 2020 Verified
It was really great, had an opportunity to see many sites and had a chance to discover many different cultures of san Francisco.
Mike, Oct 2020 Verified
Good narrative and helpful drivers. Loved the open top of the bus. Helpful on and off. Good value, used it to get to another tour.
Mariya B, Sep 2020 Verified
Easy to find stops and hope on and off. Night tour is definitely worth it. Be ready for Golden Gate drive, very cold.
Julie W, Mar 2020 Verified
The guide we had was very good and we saw the sites and where we would like to visit would recommend
Brigitte Furra, Mar 2020 Verified
Good value especially if you have very little time to explore the area and want to see everything. You have two days to explore and the night tour is awesome.
Ramesh D, Jan 2020 Verified
Trip was amazing.. Guide was superb cracking lot of jokes on the way.. Recommend this tour for the first timers in SF
Phillip W, Jan 2020 Verified
Very positive experience, particularly the night tour! Learned the hard way about the high winds and cold temperatures in San Francisco. But overall my experience was very positive. The only minor adjustment that I would suggest is slightly more organized boarding process.
Aimee M, Dec 2019 Verified
We had a fantastic time on our Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus in San Francisco. Very informative tour guides and generally just an enjoyable experience.

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