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Big Bus Tours - Chicago

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The Big Bus tours of Chicago take you on an extensive route, showcasing the best the city has to offer. From the great vantage point of our double-decker buses, you'll enjoy panoramic views of Chicago’s finest skyscrapers, including the John Hancock Center, the Willis Tower and the Wrigley Building.

Take in the city's impressive landmarks whilst our tour guides provide an entertaining commentary and insight into Chicago's history. Enjoy exploring this dynamic city with the freedom to hop-on and hop-off as many times as you wish to visit attractions like the Shedd Aquarium and Field Museum.

Our hop-on, hop-off buses and conveniently located stops make navigating your way around the city easy, and with a choice of 24, 48 or 72 hour tickets, you can take your time discovering Chicago.

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The Big Bus sightseeing tour of Chicago takes you on an extensive route, showcasing the best the city has to offer. The tour will take you through Grant Park, referred to as Chicago’s ‘front yard’ and Millennium Park, a symbol of the city’s reinvention of downtown into a 21st century metropolis.

You will travel over Michigan Avenue Bridge, connecting the South and North of the city over the Chicago River and continue on to join the famous Magnificent Mile, known as one of the great Avenues of the world.

Inclusions:

  • 1 Day (24 Hour) Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour 
    (View the Big Bus Tours Chicago Stop Map)
     
  • Live Guides
    Live English-speaking guides on all buses.
    Our entertaining and experienced English-speaking guides offer an exciting and educational commentary throughout the duration of your tour.
     
  • Pre-recorded Commentary
    Available in Spanish.
    Educational and informative pre-recorded commentary is available in Spanish. Listen in via complimentary headphones distributed when you board the bus.
  • Hop-on, Hop-off
    Explore Chicago at your own pace with our flexible hop-on, hop-off tours.
    Our hop-on, hop-off bus tours give you the freedom to plan your own itinerary and explore the best of Chicago’s landmarks for as little or as long as you like. Hop off the tour as many times as you like within the validity period of your ticket and simply hop on again when you're ready.

  • See all the top Landmarks
    Big Bus gives you the best view of all Chicago's famous sights.
    Our Chicago routes have been carefully designed to show you The Windy City's best landmarks and attractions, including Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, Willis Tower and John Hancock Tower.

  • 1 Comprehensive Route
    Offering you a full experience of Chicago's best sights.
    There are 14 stops where you can hop-off the bus to visit attractions and explore places of interest. You can hop-on and hop-off the bus as many times as you like within the validity of your ticket and you may start and end your tour at any one of the Big Bus stops. (View the Big Bus Tours Chicago Stop Map)

  • Frequent Service
    Buses every 15-25 minutes.
    Our Big Loop (Red Route) buses run by each stop every 15-25 minutes, with different 14 stops where you can hop on and off the bus. A complete circuit of our Big Red Route takes approximately 2 hours. The first bus departs Stop #1 at 9:00am and the last bus departs at 5.00pm. (View the Big Bus Tours Chicago Stop Map)

  • Free Refreshments
    Enjoy a free cup of coffee from Corner Bakery and discounts at selected retailers.
    Enjoy a free cup of hand-roasted coffee from Corner Bakery valid on day of ticket redemption. Also receive 10% off Giordano’s Pizza at 223 W. Jackson & Navy Pier locations, and 10% off chocolate purchases from Ghirardelli, 400 N. Michigan Ave.

  • Free onboard WiFi
    Available on all buses.

More Information

The open-top deck of a double-decker bus is the best way to see Chicago Sit back and relax as you are transported passed the iconic landmarks that make Chicago so special

Along the way, you can learn about the city's history by listening to the entertaining and informative commentary. Your hop-on, hop-off ticket also provides you the freedom to get off the bus to explore and visit attractions. Buses run regularly so re-joining the tour is easy.

See these top Chicago Landmarks:

  • John Hancock Center & 360 Chicago
  • Navy Pier
  • Willis tower & Skydeck Chicago
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • The Field Museum
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Adler Planetarium
  • Soldier Field
  • Michigan Avenue Bridge
  • Millennium Park
  • Magnificent Mile

Live Guides
Live English-speaking guides on all buses.
Our entertaining and experienced English-speaking guides offer an exciting and educational commentary throughout the duration of your tour.

Pre-recorded Commentary
Available in Spanish.
Educational and informative pre-recorded commentary is available in Spanish. Listen in via complimentary headphones distributed when you board the bus.

Map & Directions

Redeem vouchers at the start of the tour (Fort Dearborn) or at any one of our hop-on locations.

Ticket Terms

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If you cannot print your voucher off for any reason please contact us 24 hours before arriving at the venue.

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Amendments

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