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Big Bus Tours San Francisco-Explore Ticket

Join Big Bus San Francisco for a fantastic narrated tour of beautiful San Francisco. This double decker bus tour is a great way for you to familiarize yourself with San Francisco and her history. Hop on and off at 16 major attraction spots.
Ticket Type
Age 3-12 yrs old. Infant 0-3 yrs old are free but must sit on parents lap
Tours now operating daily
SEE THE BEST FIRST from the top of an DOUBLE-DECKER BUS. Enjoy this fantastic tour of beautiful San Francisco with Hop On and Off privileges at 16 major stops throughout the city. Tour at your own pace. If you are looking for the ultimate City Sightseeing while in San Francisco this is it! Your eTicket is Valid for 48 hours!


  • 2 Full days of Hop on and Hop Off with Live Guides
  • Fisherman's Wharf-and Golden Gate Bridge
  • Union Square
  • Golden Gate Park and Chinatown
  • The Painted Ladies (Alamo Square)
  • City Hall and Haight Asbury
  • Included in your ticket is the Panoramic Night Tour
BIG BUS TOURS WELCOMES YOU ABOARD! Join us for a fantastic tour of beautiful San Francisco. On this narrated tour you will learn about the different cultures living here, exciting architecture, beautiful nature, and of course San Francisco's history from the early Spanish settlers to the Gold Rush and present day. These tours are a great way for you to familiarize yourself with San Francisco or show visitors around without the hassles, frustrations, and expense of driving!

Big Bus Tours San Francisco offers you the:


The Open Top Sightseeing buses afford you the best views and the best pictures of San Francisco.

For your comfort their vehicles are equipped with air conditioning as well as wide and comfortable seats. Strollers and limited number of wheel chairs are welcome too.

From the time you board the bus, your Open Top Sightseeing Ticket is valid for two consecutive days for unlimited rides.

20 stops along the route allow you to spend time and explore sights, attractions, museums, galleries, neighborhoods, restaurants and cafes of your choice. Plus, your ticket is good for two days! BE YOUR OWN GUIDE!

Enjoy the ride, all the extras and enjoy the view! Get your eTickets today for Big Bus Tours San Francisco Deluxe Tour!

Now available in ten languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Korean, Italian and Mandarin, Cantonese and Portuguese.

Operating Times

Big Bus Tours: Tours depart daily from 10:00 am. Last bus 5:00pm. Runs every 30 minutes.
Panoramic Night Time Tour: Daily at 6:30pm. (April-Oct). No tours Dec 24th and Dec 31.

Number of Stops

1 ) Big Bus Tours Visitor's Center 2) North Beach/Chinatown 3) Embarcadero Center 4) Ferry Building 5) Union Square 6) Redemption Center / Hilton Hotel 7) Civic Center 8) Alamo Square 9) Haight Asbury 10) Golden Gate Park (Monday-Saturday only) 11) North Vista Point / Golden Gate Bridge 12) Palace of Fine Arts 13) Marina/Cow Hollow 14) Lombard Street 15) Pier 35/ Cruise Terminal 16) Pier 39

Reservation Notes

Reservations are NOT needed or accepted. Tickets can be used on any operating day within 6 months of the purchase date.


2 Days

Booth Location

Pier 41- Fisherman's Wharf), San Francisco, CA 94133- (End of Powell Street)

Nearest Intersection

Jefferson St. and Mason St.

Age Requirements

Child Ticket: 3-12 yrs old. Infants 0-3 yrs old are free but must sit on parents lap.


Reservations are not required. Environmentally friendly. Not all buses are ADA accessible, call Customer Service (the number will be on your eTicket) for more information. Room for strollers and wheelchairs. You may board at any one of the 20 stops. Climate controlled (downstairs). Your ticket is "open" for six months and allows you to board any time, day, month you wish. Once you board the bus...the clock starts ticking on your 2 day ticket. Day must be consecutive. Bring your camera for the best picture views of San Francisco.