Big Bus Washington DC Open Top Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

774 Reviews | Washington DC, USA

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60 to 90 minutes (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
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regular temperature checks for 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.


Discover the iconic sights of Washington, DC at your own pace by open-top Hop on Hop off Bus and the only National Park Service authorized tour of the National Mall and Memorial Parks. See the Memorials, Monuments and more on the Patriot Tour (Red Route) to include new stops at Black Lives Matter Plaza and the Wharf. On board, customers will enjoy recorded commentary, including the history of the Washington, DC and the Nation's famous memorials and monuments.


  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors



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Average 4.03 out of 5 stars based on 774 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Alisha R, Jun 2021 Verified
Just having the convenience of being able to enjoy the sites for a while then easily hop back on the bus to the next one to do it all over again. It’s an awesome service!
Irma E, Jun 2021 Verified
Best way to see any city, and save on parking !!!!!!!!!,we’ve done the bus in Europe also, we will definitely do it again
Luz R, Jun 2021 Verified
It was a great tour of Washington DC. I would recommend my family and friends.
Dave S, Jun 2021 Verified
The white house night tour was fantastic. Wish he had gotten a little closer to the capital building. Also loved the monuments.
Hop on Hop off DC
Tina O, May 2021 Verified
Was a great way to see the city
Awesome big open top bus touring Washington DC
Edward G, May 2021 Verified
Friendly and professional staff. Informative audio track, great route for covering off on the majority of major sights around the Washington Mall. Great for individuals, groups and families. Highly recommended
Great tour
George G, May 2021 Verified
Got to see lots of interesting things, very informative. Our driver was polite and the bus was clean. Easy to get on and off, on time.
Thomas, May 2021 Verified
Right on time, great view, and the timing in the narration was spot on. Maybe having a 2nd stop in the middle of the tour to allow passengers to take pictures. Other than that it was wonderful. Thanks
Christie, May 2021 Verified
Arlington cemetery was a great experience. Drivers of both red and blue lines were very helpful. The red line narrative was very good. It gave information about so many of the building and statutes/monument's we passes.
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Kylie M, May 2021 Verified
Other than waiting 20 minutes for the first bus to shore up, the rest of the tour was great!!! We enjoyed the routes the bus took and the cool information the ear buds gave. They give you ear buds and tell you as you pass or stop at destinations what it is and interesting things about it. We loved sitting on the top deck as the views were great. Best way to experience DC!!!

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