Big Bus Chicago in Chicago, IL

Big Bus Tours 98 E. Wacker DriveChicago, IL 60602
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Overview

Experience Chicago's iconic sights with Big Bus Tours. The tour will allow guests to see all that Chicago offers at their convenience through hop-on and hop-off locations. Hop on for panoramic top-deck views of iconic skyscrapers and Lake Michigan, and hop off to explore institutions like Magnificent Mile, Field Museum, and Adler Planetarium. Download the Big Bus app for real-time tracking to get the most out of Hop-On, Hop-Off.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Chicago Travel Experts
  • You can use your ticket on any date.
  • Suitable for all ages.
  • The guide will announce Hop-Off stops as the bus arrives at each location, allowing you to hop-off at your leisure. You can also use the Big Bus app which offers real-time bus tracking.
  • Buses run every 30-45 minutes.
  • Open-top double-decker buses.
  • See all the top landmarks.
  • Pre-recorded commentary.
  • Face masks must be worn when boarding and exiting the bus.

Description

from Big Bus Tours Chicago
Elevate your visit to Chicago with Big Bus Tours. Hop on for panoramic top-deck views of iconic skyscrapers and Lake Michigan, and hop off to explore institutions like Magnificent Mile, Field Museum, and Adler Planetarium. Flexible sightseeing in the Windy City is a breeze with Big Bus Chicago.

Capture Chicago's iconic sights with Big Bus Tours. Our open-top sightseeing buses grant you exceptional views of the city's most iconic landmarks and attractions. Hop on the bus from over 10 different stops to take in panoramic sights, from the Adler Planetarium to Hancock Tower. Hop off to take a selfie under 'The Bean,' sample a slice of deep-dish pizza, and immerse yourself in the best of Chicago's unique cultural highlights.

Hop on with Big Bus Tours to discover the best of Chicago on our Big Loop: Red Route bus tour. You can hop off to explore from over 10 different stops, conveniently located close to the best Chicago landmarks and attractions. All buses feature English-speaking virtual guides, and you can rejoin the tour as much as you like within the validity period of your ticket.

Enjoy the flexibility to hop on and hop off our buses or enjoy the tour as a continuous loop. The buses run regularly, giving you the ability to discover the city at your leisure. Every Big Bus ticket includes seasonally-inspired gifts and offers throughout the city.

Red Route Includes:
  • Chicago Riverwalk

  • The Loop & State St.

  • Skydeck Chicago & Willis Tower

  • Millennium Park & The Art Institute of Chicago

  • Hilton Chicago & Grant Park

  • Adler Planetarium

  • Museum Campus

  • Sheraton Grand Chicago

  • Navy Pier

  • Water Tower & The Magnificent Mile

  • 360 Chicago

  • Hard Rock Cafe

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Frequently Asked Questions about Big Bus Tours Chicago

What is the schedule and how often do the buses run?
The Big Loop (Red Route):

First Bus: 10:00am from Stop #1: Chicago Riverwalk (98 E. Wacker Dr.)

Last Bus: 5:00pm at Stop #1: Chicago Riverwalk (98 E. Wacker Dr.)

Full Circuit Time: 2 hours (approx.)

Bus Frequency: every 35-40 minutes.


What stops are made along the route?
The Big Loop – Red Route includes the following stops:

- Chicago Riverwalk

98 E. Wacker Drive (across the bridge from Trump Tower)

- The Loop & State St. (CLOSED SUNDAYS)

171 N. State Street (in front of Old Navy) CLOSED SUNDAYS

- Skydeck Chicago & Willis Tower

319 W. Jackson Blvd (opposite Willis Tower/Skydeck entrance)

- Millennium Park & The Art Institute of Chicago

112 S. Michigan Ave (in front of Citibank)

- Hilton Chicago & Grant Park

800 S. Michigan Ave (outside Kitty O'Shea's Pub)

- Adler Planetarium

500 E. Solidarity Drive (bus loading zone near entrance)

- Museum Campus

425 E. McFetridge Drive (next to Field Museum car park)

- Sheraton Grand Chicago

441 N. Columbus Drive (across the street from NBC Towers)

- Navy Pier

600 E. Grand Ave (Big Bus tent @north end of park)

- Water Tower & The Magnificent Mile

163 E. Pearson St (near the corner of Michigan Ave)

- 360 Chicago

150 E. Chestnut St (near the corner with Chestnut St)

- Hard Rock Cafe

614 N. Clark Street (in front of the Rock'n'Roll McDonald's)


Are there any dates the bus tours do not operate?
Big Bus Tours Chicago operates every day except Thanksgiving (November 25) and Christmas Day (December 25).


Are child tickets available?
Yes, child tickets are available for passengers aged between 3–12 years. Children 2 and under may travel free of charge. All children must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 16.


Are accommodations available for persons with disabilities? 
Yes, we operate wheelchair accessible vehicles with lifts that can accommodate a weight up to 650 pounds. Please be advised that our entire fleet in Chicago is not wheelchair accessible. If you or your travelling partner(s) requires an ADA accessible vehicle, please contact us 48 hours prior to your planned tour commencement. We can then arrange for a suitable vehicle to be available at the time and location required.