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Downtown Loop Hop On/Off Bus Tour (48-Hour Pass) by CitySightseeing tickets

Gate Prices Adult $40.00
Child (3-12) $25.00
The San Francisco CitySightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Downtown Double Decker Bus Tour 2 day ticket is one of the best and most convenient ways to explore the city and get the most out of your time in San Francisco.

Each tour features entertaining live commentary by knowledgeable tour guides who know the ins and outs of San Francisco.

The Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour makes 14 stops, including:
  • Chinatown: Check out the bustling shops and authentic Asian fare at the largest China town district outside of China.
  • North Beach: primarily an Italian neighborhood, this area features lots of authentic Italian restaurants, cafés, and more.
  • Fisherman’s Wharf: located on the northern waterfront, Fisherman’s Wharf is one of San Francisco’s most iconic stops with lots of shopping, restaurants, sea lions, Ghiradelli Square, and more.
  • Ferry Building: check out the busy farmer’s market that takes place twice a week inside this waterfront building.
  • Union Square: home to hundreds of major retailers, Union Square is a top shopping destination.
  • Financial District: check out “the Wall Street of the West” on Montgomery Street and snap some photos of the city’s tallest and most iconic buildings, the Transamerica Pyramid, 555 California Street, 101 California Street, and 345 California Street.
  • And more.

Want more San Francisco fun at a discount? Save 20% when you choose 2 or more attractions from over 35 popular options with your Pass.

The Go San Francisco Card is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Your pass includes Downtown Loop Hop On/Off Bus Tour (48-Hour Pass) by CitySightseeing tickets, plus admission to dozens more top attractions.

Getting In

Present your pass at one of the three locations (Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39 or Union Square) for your boarding pass. Once you have your boarding pass, staff will inform you of pick up locations.

Locations:
Fisherman's Wharf (main office): 1331 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA
Hours: 8:00 am–7:00 pm
Closings: Christmas Day
Phone: (415) 440-8687

TIX Bay Area Union:
350 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA
Hours: Sunday–Thursday, 9:00 am–5:00 pm;
Friday and Saturday, 9:00 am–6:00 pm
Phone: (415) 433-7827

California Welcome Center:
Pier 39 Building B, Level 2
San Francisco, CA
Hours: Daily, 9:00 am–7:00 pm
Closings: Christmas
Phone: (415) 981-1280

The hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour has 13 stops on the Downtown Loop, including 9 at or near attractions on the Go San Francisco Card listed below:

(A1) Fisherman's Wharf Sign between Taylor St and Jefferson St

  • Madame Tussauds
  • The San Francisco Dungeon
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not!
  • Golden Gate Bay Cruise
  • Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise

(A2) Fisherman's Wharf Visitor Information Center, 2801 Leavenworth St

  • Muni Day Pass (Beach St location)
  • Full Day Wine Country Tour
  • All-Day Comfort Bike Rental by Blazing Saddles (Hyde St location)
  • Muir Woods and Wine Country Tour

(A4) Washington Square corner of Columbus Ave and Union St at Washington Square Park

  • The Beat Museum

(A5) Transamerica Pyramid corner of Clay St and Montgomery St

  • The Beat Museum

(A6) Union Square South corner of Geary St and Powell St

  • Muni Day Pass (Market St & O'Farrell St locations)
  • SFMOMA
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum
  • All-Day Comfort Bike Rental by Blazing Saddles (Mason St location)

(A7) Hilton Hotel Mason St entrance to Hilton

  • GoCar Tour

(A8) Union Square North corner of Post St and Powell St

  • All-Day Comfort Bike Rental by Blazing Saddles (Mason St location)

(A11) Pier 15 - Exploratorium (not serviced on cruise ship days)

  • Exploratorium

(A13) Pier 39 in front of Hard Rock Cafe, Beach St #256

  • Aquarium of the Bay
  • Angel Island Roundtrip Ferry
  • Escape from the Rock
  • RocketBoat
  • All-Day Comfort Bike Rental by Blazing Saddles (Powell St location)

Please note: the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour is a great way to get acquainted with the city, but should not be relied on as a mode of transportation. For quickest transportation between attractions, we recommend you use MUNI.

Hours

Tour runs in a continuous loop with multiple convenient departures beginning at 9:00 am daily (departures are subject to traffic conditions).

Closings

Christmas Day

Address

Fisherman's Wharf (main office)
1331 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA

TIX Bay Area Union
350 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA

California Welcome Center
Pier 39 Building B, Level 2
San Francisco, CA

 

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Where are the buses?
By Ehud from San Fran, CA on
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No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Hop-on/off Downtown Double Decker Bus Tour (2-day Ticket) by CitySightseeing:

Yesterday morning was OK from first stop, Today we waited over 40 min from about 7pm at A3 finally at 7:40 we went up columbus by foot , Did not see the bus even then.

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