New York City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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New York City Hop-on Hop-off Tour information and booking

Departs from
Gray Line Visitors Center
Returns to
Your ticket is valid for 24 hours (Downtown Loop) and 48 or 72 hours (All Loops tour) from the time of exchange, not from the time of first use.
Time of departure
Downtown Loop -Tour length: Approx. 2 hoursDepartures: Daily / Every 10-15 min from 8:30am to 5pm*Uptown Loop -Tour length: Approx. 2 hours Departures: Daily / Every 10-15 min from 8:30am to 5pm*Brooklyn Loop -Tour length: Approx. 2 hours Departures: Daily / Every hour from 10am to 3pm*Night Tour -Tour length: Approx. 2 - 2.5 hours Departures: Daily / Every 30 minutes from 6pm to 9pm from May to October; 6pm, 6:30pm and 7pm from November to April** Please Note: Departure times may vary in low season (January to March)December 24 and 31, buses run from 9am - 1pmBuses do not run on December 25 or January 1
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Tour description provided by Viator

Create your own sightseeing itinerary with the New York City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour! A hop-on-hop-off bus tour is the ideal way to explore every corner of the Big Apple and, with lively tour guides to keep you entertained and informed, you are sure to learn facts old and new about the city that never sleeps! Hop on and off the distinctive double-decker buses at any of the 50+ stops to discover New York at your leisure. A must-have tour for any visitor to the Big Apple!

Choose the Downtown Loop for a 24-hour ticket covering Lower Manhattan or upgrade to a 48-or-72-hour All Loops ticket to include Harlem, Brooklyn and a Night Tour to make the most of your time in New York. For more value, opt for the FreeStyle Pass and benefit from a 72-hour All Loops ticket plus 3 additional cruise, attraction, meal and museum options including the Empire State Building, Guggenheim Museum and Madame Tussauds. Or go VIP All-Access to skip the lines at bus stops and enjoy more frequency.

Enjoy pre-recorded tour narration in 11 different languages! In addition to live tour guides in English you can choose pre-recorded narration in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin, Russian, Japanese, Korean or Hebrew. The narration is enhanced with music and sounds of the bustling New York city streets. Additionally, it is GPS-triggered so what you hear will always be relevant to what you see. 24-hour Downtown Loop Bus Tour(full loop duration without stops: approximately 2 hours)Stops include Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Little Italy, Chinatown, Financial District, Battery Park, South Street Seaport, Times Square, Rockefeller Plaza, Radio City Music Hall, 42nd Street, St. Patrick's Cathedral48 and 72-hour All Loops Bus TourIncludes Downtown Loop Tour and the following loops:Uptown Loop (2 hours, full loop duration without stops)Stops include Central Park, Fifth Avenue, Lincoln Center, American Museum of Natural History, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Grant's Tomb, Apollo Theater, Harlem Market, The Museum Mile, Guggenheim and the Metropolitan Museum.Brooklyn Loop (2 hours, full loop duration without stops)See the Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Antique Furniture District, Fulton Mall, Brooklyn Museum and much more. Choose from 8 stops to hop on and hop off with pickup every 30 minutes.Night Tour (2.5 hours, not hop-on hop-off)View over 20 sites from Central Park, Times Square, Empire State Building to Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown and Little Italy. See the glittering lights of the city that never sleeps!During the holiday season, the Holiday Lights Tour replaces the Night Tour focuses on Midtown to highlight the best holiday decorations, including department store windows. FreeStyle Pass (view full list in itinerary section below). Includes 72-hour All Loops Tour plus a total of 3 cruises, attractions, dining, and museums while in New York City. See itinerary section below for a complete list of options including the Empire State Building, Guggenheim Museum, One World Observatory and the ferry to the Statue of Liberty.VIP All-Access 48-hour PassIncludes 48-hour All Loops tour with the added benefit of skip the line at over 20 select stops and ability to ride both red and blue buses for greater flexibility.

What's included

  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Live tour guide
  • Pre-recorded tour narration

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off