San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Bus: 24, 48, 72-Hour Pass
Key Details
24 hours - 72 hours
Printed Voucher Accepted
Instant Confirmation
Live Guide
Audio Guide/Headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese

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What You'll Do
  • See the sights of San Francisco at your own pace
  • Learn more about historic areas such as Fisherman's Wharf
  • Follow in the footsteps of the Beat poets at North Beach
  • Discover the origins of the hippie movement at Haight Ashbury
  • Stroll through Golden Gate Park
  • Explore the oldest Chinese immigrant neighborhood in the USA
  • Enjoy 3 free bonus walking tours, including of the historic Barbary Coast
See the sights of San Francisco at your own pace from the top deck of a double decker, hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. Choose a 24, 48, or 72-hour pass to marvel at monuments such as the Transamerica Pyramid and Golden Gate Bridge in comfort.
What to Expect
Hop aboard a sightseeing bus for a tour of the “City by the Bay” and delve into the fascinating history of San Francisco and its legendary sites, such as the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf.

Learn about the various cultures that have made San Francisco their home, from the early Spanish settlers to the days of the “Gold Rush” to the present day. Along the way, live English-speaking guides and a pre-recorded audio commentary in 10 languages will keep you entertained.

Jump on and off as often as you like. Buses run every 10-30 minutes so you will never have to wait long for the next one. In addition, get 3 free walking tours, and learn about San Francisco's most fascinating neighborhoods including North Beach, Chinatown, and the Barbary Coast.

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Loop:
Stop 1: Big Bus Tour Visitor Center – Corner of Jefferson and Mason Streets 
Stop 2: Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf – Northpoint betweenw Jones and Columbus Streets
Stop 3: Washington Square – Corner of Columbus and Jones Streets
Stop 4: Embarcadero Center – Corner of Clay and Battery Streets
Stop 5: Ferry Building - 1 Market Street, between Stuart and Spear Streets
Stop 6: Union Square South – Geary Street across from Macy’s Entrance 
Stop 7: Hilton Hotel – Corner of Mason and Ellis Streets 
Stop 8: Civic Center: Fulton Street between Larkin and Hyde
Stop 9: SF Jazz Center/Hayes Valley: Corner of Fell and Franklin Streets 
Stop 10: Alamo Square/Painted Ladies: Corner of Fell and Pierce Streets
Stop 11: Haight Ashbury: Corner of Haight and Shrader Streets 
Stop 12: California Academy of Sciences: Inside Golden Gate Park
Stop 13: Golden Gate Bridge- North Vista Point Main Parking Area
Stop 14: Palace of Fine Arts – Corner of Richardson Ave and Francisco Street
Stop 15: Marina Neighborhood: Corner of Lombard and Gough Streets 
Stop 16: Lombard Street Corridor: Corner of Lombard and Gough Streets
Stop 17: Union Square North: Powell Street Outside Westin Hotel side Entrance 
Stop 18: Chinatown Gate: Grant Street outside Triton Hotel
Stop 19: Chinatown: Portsmouth Square at Kearny & Clay Street
Stop 20: Pier 35 Cruise Terminal – The Embarcadero 
Stop 21: Pier 39 Fisherman’s Wharf 

After Stop 21 (Pier 39) the bus will start the loop again from Stop 1. You are free to stay on, or get off as you please!
What's Included
  • Ticket for the hop-on and hop-off sightseeing bus for 24, 48, or 72 hours (unlimited validity)
  • Live guides or recorded commentary
  • 3 free walking tours of North Beach, Chinatown, and the Barbary Coast
  • One free extra hour with a 2-hour bike rental
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to attractions (can be purchased at the Visitor Center 99, Jefferson Street)
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Exchange your voucher at any of the bus stops along the route, or at the following ticket offices: 99 Jefferson Street (on the corner of Mason) 333 Jefferson Street (corner of Jones) Please note that the last bus for a full loop departs from Stop 1 at 17:00. The Service runs every 20 minutes during high season, and every 30 minutes during low season (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Please note that the weather can change quickly in San Francisco. Please bring a warm sweater or jacket
• Buses run daily from 09:00-18:00
• Most of the open-top coaches are ADA-compliant: scooters, wheel chairs, bikes, and strollers are allowed. Please call the Visitor Center 24 hours in advance for a schedule of buses that are ADA-accessible
• Live commentary is in English. Recorded commentary is available in 10 languages
• Buses run every 10-30 minutes, depending on the day of the week and time of year. The first bus departs from Fisherman's Wharf at 09:00
• A complete loop (without hopping off and on) lasts approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes
• You can start or finish the tour at any of the stops along the route

From £40.94 per person

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