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Big Bus New York

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New York is one of the most thrilling and dynamic cities in the world, and taking the Big Bus sightseeing tour of this multi-faceted city will let you experience all it has to offer. Throughout your tour of New York City you can explore several...more
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Reviewed yesterday

Its a great way to get the lay of the land and some background about NYC. Tour guides inconsistent, some were good, some not so good. Bus times were not consistent. We did the uptown, downtown and night tour. The night tour was excellent, you...More

Thank ljohns27
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Download the app! It was really helpful determining where to get on and off the bus, as well as timetable! The bus passes most major attractions, is a little steep in cost but is one of the cheaper ones. We didn’t hop on and off...More

1  Thank SorchaHol
Reviewed yesterday

We bought our tickets at a discount from an official vendor on the street. She said the buses ran until 1 a.m. Our driver announced it was the end of the line at 6 p.m. There is a night bus tour, which we did not...More

Thank nancykamp
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My Sister and I jumped on both your downtown and uptown tour buses your tours are fantastic. Tour guides are so knowledgeable and very funny we loved every minute of it what a great way to see the city. Wee bit of rain in the...More

Thank LEncinias
Reviewed 2 days ago

I took both the day and night tour. Day tour guide (Noah) was awesome, providing great information on the way - History behind the name 'Times Square', Soho's fashionable building were designed to be industrial houses etc Night Tour was a great visual experience. The...More

Thank Sidhartha D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited with a friend and we had bought our bus tickets online. We were not told we had to go to a certain location, nor were we given an address, to have our tickets validated. Then it took so long to find the right bus...More

1  Thank cuptie052371
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our driver Sergio was great. He did great with how much traffic there was last night. The tour guide (don’t remember his name) seemed drunk he made very obscure references, and constantly talked about Sex and the City. I would guess based off the responses...More

Thank AngelaD110114
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On the way from the start point until the Statue of Liberty we had a tour guide that was hard to understand. We asked how often the buses came so that when we came out of the Statue of Liberty we could pick it up...More

1  Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We’ve got a New York pass and a days worth of big bus travel is included. Our guide Steve was awesome, great sense of humour and encyclopaedic knowledge made the tour fantastic (despite freezing on the top deck of the bus). Definitely recommend this to...More

1  Thank MattandAM
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had read rave reviews about Big Bus and was insistent we use them instead of the multiple other options. I think we overpaid, the bus ride was slow, the guides were okay, we had to unload, walk a block and the sit on a...More

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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September 18, 2018|
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Response from Averybizness | Reviewed this property |
Worth the multi day pass the downtown tour is really good for seeing the city at night. Weather permitting the open roof view will give you some spectacular sights. Downside of night tour is you will want to get off and... More
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Bob499181 |
We visited New York for the first time last July. We bought the two day package and did the downtown tour first then came back and did the nigh views tour. Once we got our bearings, we then used the second day pass to do... More
August 19, 2018|
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Response from stevek1967 |
Big Bus buses run 365 days a year.. However , they do stop running buses midday on New Year's Eve , December 31 , due to major street closures in Times Square