48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

A $44.00 value - Included with your Go Chicago Card!

48 Hour Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour 1
Please Note: the Hop-On Hop-Off Bus will not be operating on Sunday, October 11 due to the Chicago Marathon and related street closures for this important city event. Normal operations will resume October 12, 2015.
Gate Prices Adult $44.00
Child (3-12) $22.00

This 2 day hop-on hop-off double decker bus tour allows you to explore Chicago at your own pace and provides a convenient way to get around to Chicago’s most popular attractions and destinations.

Along the way, you’ll enjoy entertaining and informative narration about Chicago’s famous architecture, landmarks, history, and more. You’ll see some of Chicago’s most iconic skyscrapers, including the John Hancock Center, Willis Tower, and the Wrigley Building. Enjoy the freedom to hop-off at lots of top attractions like the Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, Millennium Park, the Magnificent Mile, and more.

This bus tour is a perfect introduction to the city for first-time visitors. Take a ride on the top deck for a birds-eye view of the city to capture some postcard-worthy photos.

A Go Chicago® attraction pass is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility, which includes discount Hop On Hop Off Chicago bus tour tickets, plus admission to your choice of other top attractions.

Getting In

Present your Pass at the Gray Line desk located in the Palmer House Hilton Hotel Gift Shop at 17 E. Monroe Street (across from Starbucks) for your 2-day boarding pass for the Big Bus 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off tour. This tour starts at 55 E. Monroe Street (1 Block East).


Open 365 days a year. Service may occasionally be disrupted due to major city events or festivals outside of the control of Smart Destinations or Big Bus.


Ticket pick-up is available from 9:00 am-5:00 pm.
Insider Tip: Pick up your 2-day boarding pass early in the day to maximize your usage. The 48 hours begin when you redeem the bus ticket with your Pass. Please note, your Hop-on Hop-off Bus Ticket is only valid once per life of card.


17 E. Monroe Street
(Located in the Palmer House Hilton Gift Shop)
Chicago, IL 60603

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