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Big Bus Tours Washington DC

50 Massachusetts Ave NE, In front of Union Station, Washington DC, DC 20002-4214
+1 877-332-8689
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The open-top deck of a Big Bus tour is the best way to see Washington DC. Sit back and relax as you are transported passed the iconic landmarks that make America's Capital so recognizable and special. Our sightseeing tours are designed to provide a flexible approach to city discovery. Your hop-on, hop-off ticket provides you the freedom to get off the bus to explore and visit attractions. Buses run regularly so re-joining the tour is easy.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00, 19:00 - 19:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
50 Massachusetts Ave NE, In front of Union Station, Washington DC, DC 20002-4214
+1 877-332-8689

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Reviewed today via mobile

The bus was a great option for hop-on hop-off, especially in the mall area. The night tour was informative with beautiful scenery. I wish I would have known that it made a lengthy stop at Lincoln Memorial, I would have planned my day differently. Maria,...More

Thank imazoe
Reviewed today via mobile

This is a great way to get your bearings before you leap right in. Goes past all the major sites and monuments, take a map and number them as you go...look out for Marcel (mc/guide) he's full of knowledge and a really nice guy...

Thank Ant V
Reviewed today via mobile

The Big Bus was a great way to get an overview of the D.C. highlights. The sound system worked fine and the live narration was a no very touch. Especially Julia. Her knowledge, combined with her cute personality and natural comedic timing, made for an...More

Thank deanoswa
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our big bus tour guide Wayne was the best! Lots of details & presented in such a way that I can remember them. Especially 555 😎

Thank pattischmidt
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Maria was the best night time tour guide!!! She was so informative and interesting!!! Mr. Lee is a very good tour guide too!!

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wayne was a great guide and very knowledgeable! Bus was great so u could rest a bit between attractions. They also gave us a free 3rd day when we checked in on first day!

Thank staceypremo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our Big Bus Tour was awesome! We had Wayne and he made everyone laugh and he really took his time with us to make sure we understood what everything was all about in Washington. He gave us these facts that I, personally had no idea...More

Thank Jadalef
Reviewed 2 days ago

We Used the Big bus hop on hop off tour bus in Washington DC for two days. The Over all experience was excellent. There were two extremely excellent tour guides durning our experience, their names are Mathew and Sam. These two gentlemen had excellent commentary...More

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our tour guide Maria and driver Mauricio were absolutely wonderful! It is clear Maria is passionate and very knowledgeable! She was very interesting to listen to and we so enjoyed our tour!

Thank Whitney W
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was very convenient being able to jump on a bus and see the city without having to walk in the June 90 degree heat. It was very easy to find the bus stops. They give you a map when you buy your tickets. The...More

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We are planning to take a train from NYC to Washington and buy our tickets for the Big Bus red line at Union Station. At the end of the tour, does the bus continue from the last stop to Union Station or do we have to hop off at the last stop and take another bus back to Union Station? Thank you for your attention to this question.
17 June 2017|
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Response from Trudy-from-Holland | Reviewed this property |
The red line starts and ends at Union Station.
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Do you have provisions for handicapped? My daughter has a motorized scooter, but could use a collapsible wheel chair.
10 June 2017|
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Response from vbuch02 | Reviewed this property |
I think you should explore other bus tour companies
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Do you have stop in Iwo Jima memorial?
5 June 2017|
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Response from GatorGirl428 | Reviewed this property |
Iwo Jima, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Vietnam Wall are all there right together. You can just walk over.