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Big Bus Double Decker Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour

$10.00$48.00

Experience Philadelphia from the top of a modern Double Decker Bus! See the cultural attractions and historic sites from one of our open top Double Decker buses. Professional Tour Guides bring old and new Philadelphia to life on our 90 minute fully narrated hop on/hop off tour.

$32.00
$29.00
$10.00
$38.00
$35.00
$15.00
$48.00
$45.00
$20.00

 

Hours:

Summer (Memorial Day-Labor Day)
Sunday-Friday (every 15-20 Minutes)
First Bus 9:30 AM Last Bus 5:30 PM
Saturday (every 15 Minutes)
First Bus 9:30 AM Last Bus 6:00 PM

Fall/Spring
Sunday-Friday (Every 25-30 Minutes )
First Bus 9:30 AM Last Bus 5:00 PM
Saturday (Every 25-30 Minutes)
First Bus 9:30 AM Last Bus 5:30 PM

Winter
Sunday-Friday (Every 60 Minutes)
First Bus 10:00 AM Last Bus 4:00 PM
Saturday (Every 45 Minutes)
First Bus 9:30 AM Last Bus 4:00 PM

Operated by Philadelphia Trolley Works, the Big Bus Sightseeing Tours are offered 7 days per week with frequent departures from 5th and Market Street. Climb aboard the Double Decker Big Bus and enjoy the history, cultural attractions, and dining and shopping along the route. Run the Rocky Steps,  enjoy a cheesesteak or Philadelphia Soft pretzel, revisit the colonial past in Old City and Society Hill, visit America’s first zoo, or shop the unique boutiques along South Street. Hop on and off at any of our 27 stops or just sit back and enjoy the ride!

 

Big Bus staff  will validate your ticket. Use your ticket to hop on/hop off at any of the 27 Stops. Parking is available at the Independence Visitor’s Center or visit spothero.com for additional options.

 

Choose from the 1 Day, 2 Day, or 3 Day Pass to see the sights and tour the city.

 

TOUR DETAILS

 

Tours depart from the Northeast corner of 5th & Market Streets.

 

Free Courtesy Shuttle (9:00 am – 4:00 pm) available from Center City locations, University City, 30th Street Station, City Line Ave Hotels, and Airport Hotels. To arrange for a pick up call us at 215-389-8687.

 

Select tours also offer prerecorded commentary in foreign languages: Spanish, Italian, French, German, Portuguese, and Mandarin

 

The Hop On/Hop Off Tour operates daily except Christmas and New Year’s. All tours subject to availability and are on a first come / first serve basis.

 

In the event of inclement weather, Big Bus Double Decker vehicles may be substituted for Victorian Style Trolleys. Your pass is good for either vehicle.

 

Where we take you!

Our Big Bus Sightseeing Tours take in all of Philadelphia’s main sights. Take a look at our full list of stops below.

  1. Independence Visitor Center- NE Corner of 5th & Market
  2. Betsy Ross House
  3. United States Mint/Ben Franklin’s Grave
  4. National Constitution Center
  5. Chinatown
  6. Reading Terminal Market/Convention Center Marriott/Macy’s
  7. City Hall/Love Park
  8. Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul/Sister Cities
  9. Barnes Foundation
  10. Rodin Museum
  11. Eastern State Penitentiary
  12. Perelman Building of Philadelphia Art Museum
  13. The Philadelphia Zoo
  14. Please Touch Museum/ Memorial Hall/Fairmount Park
  15. “Rocky Steps” Philadelphia Museum of Art East Entrance
  16. Philadelphia Museum of Art- West Entrance
  17. Franklin Institute/Logan Circle
  18. One Liberty Observation Deck, Philly From the Top
  19. The Bellevue/Rittenhouse Square
  20. Academy of Music/Broad Street
  21. Antiques Row
  22. South Street/Head House Square
  23. Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  24. Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing/Columbus Boulevard/Spruce Street Harbor Park
  25. Penn’s Landing/Waterfront
  26. Old City/Christ Church
  27. Museum of American Jewish History
  28. *All tours depart and end at 5th & Market Street
  29. * Seating on a first come first serve basis
  30. * All tours weather permitting

 

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