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Buenos Aires Bus

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“Bus Tour”
Oct 25, 2018
“decent way to see the city”
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Avenida Roque Saenz Pena 846 Piso 3 | P10, Buenos Aires C1035AAQ, Argentina
San Nicolas
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I chose this type of tour on our initial visit to BA. The departure times are posted at the designated pickup points. Information regarding the tours is available on the web. The times and schedule for the tour remarkably were accurate taking...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank richardsS4544VT
Reviewed 4 days ago

The last service time on the lines are a joke. We were at the last stop 20-25 mins early for both days we had a ticket. NO BUS... unreliable. Lots of music on the bus but don't expect a lot of narrative during the route...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank kdelira
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had heard that this hop on, hop off bus tour was good so we decided to give it a go. The buses are every 20 minutes (it says in the guide) so we thought it would be good. We booked our tickets at a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love a bus tour as a way to get round the city and see the sights. We didn’t get off at any stops and only did the blue route which was quite long took about two hours with traffic. We was going to do...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank The_Hallams_x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Way overpriced. Broken audio systems. Infrequent service. Overcrowded buses. Unannounced route changes. Just get taxis us way cheaper and faster. I'm sure you could even download an audio guide. These busses are the worst I've ever ridden and I've been on numerous.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barnis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The commentary kept breaking down and jumping about. The bus diverted from the route and missed out whole sections of the planned route

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Phil C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great option for me since I only had 1 day to really see as much as possible in Buenos Aires. They don't take credit cards on the bus, so either buy online ahead of time or have cash. I only hopped off...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was raining. We were told that the bus still goes in the rain. No problem; we will sit inside. THERE ARE 6 SEATS inside that face the front of the bus. 4 seats face backwards. 2 seats face the back door. And 2 seats...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank e k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute rubbish. Dont use. Book a private tour and it be will cheaper. Around $40 aud for 24 hrs is expensive in BA particularly with no service. Buses are late, if it rains very limited sheltered areas. Guides not helpful, commentary limited and we largely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank johnrymar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are no alternatives ... waiting time may be up to 40 minutes, even though they say maximum 20 minutes. They tell you basic stories about the different areas in BA, most of the audio is music 🎶 If you stop in 2-3 places maximum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Rooster1861
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San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the
footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area
of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the
true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down
streets lined with office buildings and banks. The
financial district is well-known for its vibrant
atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours.
After dark, the hubbub migrates to Corrientes Ave.,
...More
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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 ! :)