Hop-On, Hop-Off Buses: Buses depart between 9:00am and 5:00pm ( Summer), every 15-25 minutes and between 10:00am and 4:00pm, every hour.
Full loop: 2 hours
Timings are subject to change.
Create your own Chicago itinerary with the Big Bus Chicago Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour. Head to the Magnificent Mile for shopping; admire the stunning architecture and landscape of Millenium Park; visit the Field Museum and Art Institute of Chicago or see over 32,000 aquatic animals at the Shedd Aquarium. An English speaking guide in the bus will share useful information about the attractions.
You have a choice of three tickets – Classic, Premium and Deluxe. The Classic ticket is valid for 1 day, the Premium for 2 days. The Deluxe ticket is valid for 2 days and includes a night tour. Plus all tickets include discounts at Foodlife, Hard Rock cafe and a free discount booklet valid at selected retailers and you can enjoy free WiFi on-board!
Take this Chicago hop-on, hop-off tour to explore the major attractions in the city at your own pace. Board the open-topped, double-decker bus and hop on and hop off at any of the 14 designated stops. Some of the attractions covered on the route include:
Willis Tower & Skydeck Chicago
Palmer House Hilton
Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park
Field Museum (near Soldier Field)
Sheraton Towers and Loews Chicago
You may also upgrade your hop-on, hop-off ticket to include more options with Classic Ticket, Premium Ticket or Deluxe Ticket as follows:
Includes hop-on, hop-off ticket valid for 1 day + Receive a complimentary sample of Garrett Mix (as of 1 May 18) + FREE Drawstring Backpack (May 04 – Sept 30) + Discounts and Free Offers at select partners ( Foodlife and Hard Rock Café)
Includes hop-on, hop-off 2 day ticket + Receive a complimentary sample of Garrett Mix (as of 1 May 18) + FREE Drawstring Backpack (May 04 – Sept 30) + Discounts and Free Offers at select partners (Foodlife and Hard Rock Café)
Includes hop-on, hop-off 2 day ticket +One time Panoramic Night Tour + Receive a complimentary sample of Garrett Mix (as of 1 May 18) + FREE Drawstring Backpack (May 04 – Sept 30) + Discounts and Free Offers at select partners (Foodlife and Hard Rock Café)
Entrances to attractions
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Buses are wheelchair accessible.
Great tour!! Great service and great guide
United States, 28/Sep/2018
It was convenient, worth the value and easy to use...
United States, 01/Nov/2017
The ticket and the extras offered were better than I expected, service inside the Bus and extra support were great.
United States, 26/Nov/2018
It was great but ground staff at a particular location weren’t great help
United Arab Emirates, 28/Aug/2018
My wife and I both very much enjoyed using Big Bus to tour downtown Chicago. Every stop was just a short walk to sites we wanted to visit. When we return next time we want to...
United States, 24/Sep/2017
Most popular Chicago-area attractions