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
Gate Prices Adult $44.00
Child $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).

May 1-November 29 ONLY:
These additional redemption locations are available May 1-November 29 ONLY. Look for the Big Bus kiosk and representative between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. They will scan and return your pass, and give you a 48-hour double decker bus ticket.

Navy Pier kiosk: located in front of the main building doors
John Hancock Center main plaza
Corner of Michigan Ave and Wacker Drive: southwest corner, next to the river.


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.


Pick up your tickets from 9am-5pm.
Insider Tip: Pick up your 2-day boarding pass early in the day to maximize your usage. The 48 hours begins when you redeem the bus ticket with your pass.


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

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