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Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Chicago Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour tickets

Gate Prices Adult $40.00
Child (3-12) $20.00

This 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 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.

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Getting In

Present your Pass at the Big Bus kiosk at Stop #1 at the south west corner of Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive (river side of the street, across from 360 N Michigan Ave). The Big Bus representative will give you your Big Bus ticket.

Your Pass is valid for a 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off ticket. As a Special Offer, upgrade to a 48-Hour ticket for just $5! Upgrade fee is payable directly to Big Bus at the time of redemption.


Daily, 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Bus frequency about every 25-30 minutes.


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-4:00 pm. Your Big Bus ticket starts at time of redemption. You will need to show only your Big Bus ticket to the driver when boarding a Big Bus. Please note, you may redeem your Pass for a Big Bus ticket only once per life of card.

The Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off Tour is a tour and not recommended as a form of transportation. Factors such as traffic or weather can lengthen the amount of time between each stop so please plan accordingly.


Located in the Hard Rock Café Gift Shop
63 W Ontario St
Chicago, IL

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