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Buenos Aires Bus

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“Good way to see the whole city”
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“Much room for improvement”
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Avenida Roque Saenz Pena 846 Piso 3 | P10, Buenos Aires C1035AAQ, Argentina
El Centro (Downtown)
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Reviewed today via mobile

We did a lot of hop on and off bus throughout the world The price is reasonable as cheaper than European cities It costs 1290 peso per person,there is no senior rate( unless your are a local)for two days One can get the tickets online...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank allanamyt2016
Reviewed today

Tried to book online. The transaction was cancelled. The next day 2 charges showed up on my card. Not only that, the whole operation is a joke and very UN-proffesional. Skip and avoid the headaches.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s sad how a decent product can be totally ruined by poor maintenance and attention to detail. There are two parts to a good tour: the sights and the explanation. This company’s tour was spoiled by a crackling sound system. Our tour of Buenos Aires...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 680normanb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Provides a great way to get an overview of this vast, sprawling city. The buses go past almost 50 sights and you can hop on hop off as many times as you like. We purchased the two day ticket and made full use of it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WhitlocksEnd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rude staff, totally disorganized, not enough seats that are covered, audio is poor quality and has nothing to say anyway. Mostly just stupid music. Every time we came near to a stop, the guide on board loudly and at great length announced the next stop,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 416Traveller2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

I purchased a 24 hour ticket from the main office (directly opposite the 725 Continental Hotel). Good value and I paid by card. I agree with the comments about the commentary, most of he things mentioned were just after the commentary, it was mixed and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sometimeswithkaren
Reviewed 1 week ago

The concept of a hop-on/hop-off bus visiting the main tourist sites in a city is certainly not original, this particular bus improves it with a sensible route and a reasonable multilingual audioguide. Unfortunately, there are plenty of practical problems. We were lucky to take the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Caminant
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 24 hour pass took us the red and blue routes around the Centre and suburbs of Buenos Aires. The recorded commentary (choice of ten languages) concisely yet comprehensively explained the principal points of interest along the routes. Lots of bus stops and a bus...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank borrum
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought the 48 hour tickets at the Cruise terminal - good value, although annoying that they will only take cash. Despite all the negative reviews, we found the bus a great way to gain a perspective on the city as well as to take...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Taistil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the tour on new years day as it was one of the very few “attractions” which were in service. This alone gives them some credit. Encountered much of the problems written in other reviews about denied boarding. We bought our ticket at stop 00...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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AxaDiva
October 28, 2018|
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Response from cintiam34 | Reviewed this property |
There are several "central downtowns". But if you talk about the oldest part of the city, around the antique main Plaza, you can go walking. You can also take a taxi.
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Cheryl C
April 30, 2018|
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Response from ycg44 | Reviewed this property |
It was a couple of hundred pesos per person, BUT YOU HAVE TO HAVE CASH on the bus, no credit cards. The buses are in poor repair and the narration was spotty, which whole areas with nothing at all, I learned later it was... More
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Kathryn H
March 31, 2018|
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Response from belliker | Reviewed this property |
If you travel alone, your cheapest bet is probably Tienda Leon Bus transfer from EZE airport to Retiro station and a short cab ride from there to Recoleta, 5 minutes away.
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marsbar67
NYC
L'Open bus and Buenos Aires Bus - Hop on Hop off (8 Replies)
I will be in BA in August and was interested in doing a HOHO bus tour. However I have been reading mainly negative reviews for both bus companies. Has anyone taking either bus recently who can give me some feedback? Curious to know their services have improved.
July 03, 2011|
Response fromtravelbug6Kl|
Just got back from Buenos Aires. The yellow bus is good......Took 3 hrs to complete thecircle if you do not stop. 70 peso for 24 hrs and 90 peso for 48 hrs. I thought it was good and informative. Guess they have improved their services or perhaps there was another blue one which is rarely seen on the road. Took the 90 pesos ticket.
Adrian C
Dana Point, CA
Buenos Aires bus city tiur (6 Replies)
Does it stop near the cruise terminal? One of the stops is "Puerto", is this close to the terminal, and will it be safe to walk there from the ship? Thanks in advance for all the help.
September 28, 2013|
Response fromricardoBA|
The closest that the city yellow bus tours gets to the cruise ship terminal is stop #14 which is Plaza San Martin. I don't feel comfortable walking from the cruise port terminal since the area borders a very bad slum(villa miseria) of the city. It would be better to take a taxi to one of the stops(if you have purchased your tickets previously) then board the bus. Also, if Galerias Pacifico is running their free shuttle from the port to the shopping center then take that since there is a...More
Samantha E
Elgin, Illinois
Buenos Aires Bus worth it? (6 Replies)
I hope this question is not too vague for you all, but my boyfriend and I will be traveling to BA in march and staying for 7 nights. I do not know whether the tour bus is really worth 120 dollars or if it is plausible to see all the big/necessary sites on our own throughout the 7 days. I don't know if the idea of cramming 24 stops in one day is worth it, I feel it might be more enjoyable to relax each day and be on our own time. Am I understanding the tour bus schedule correctly? Do you have...More
November 27, 2012|
Response fromScarlettO1|
Our relatives and visitors always take the bus their first day here, to get an overview look of the city and to relax . You can get on and off or you can just stay on and enjoy the ride, as ricardo suggests. It really is a lovely way to see the city . Do Not Forget your camera ! :)