The Superhero Tour of NYC in New York, NY

On Location ToursIn front of the New York Police DepartmentNew York, NY 10036
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Calling all superhero fans! Tour NYC and see locations used in your favorite superhero films. From Batman to Jessica Jones, the Avengers to Spider-Man, you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at 40 film backdrops throughout the city from the comfort of a heated/air-conditioned bus. Bring your camera, grab your cape, and prepare for the most epic tour of New York City!

up to 2.5 hrs 1 or more people

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from Ashley, one of our New York Travel Experts
  • An approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes sightseeing tour with a friendly guide.
  • Discover over 40 locations immortalized in renowned superhero movies and TV series throughout NYC.
  • Explore the city from the comfort of a heated (in the winter) or air-conditioned (in the summer) bus.
  • Tour departs in front of the New York Police Department at 1479 Broadway.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure.
  • Your tour guide will be wearing a red cape and holding a Super Tour of NYC logo.
  • Don't forget your camera or smartphone to capture all the sights.
  • The drop-off point is at 1 Wall Street, New York.


from The Superhero Tour of NYC
Take this tour to see where your favorite comic book heroes from The Avengers, Spider-Man, Batman, Superman, Jessica Jones, and more saved the day. This is a one-of-a-kind experience for comic book lovers, young and old. Whether you’re a Comic-Con regular or a casual fan, this tour will give you a behind-the-scenes look at many of the most amazing, fantastic, and incredible adventures on screen and from the comics:

• Visit the heart of New York City featured in Captain America: The First Avenger, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Heroes
• Step into Clark Kent’s shoes at the Daily Planet in the Superman franchise
• Relive the Battle of New York along Park Avenue from The Avengers
• Swing by the Daily Bugle office building from Spider-Man
• Take a picture where Danny Rand flips over a cab in Iron Fist
• Go on location to the New York Stock Exchange where Batman fights Bane in The Dark Knight Rises
• Drive by City Hall and its famous courthouses, seen in Daredevil and Jessica Jones
• See the Statue of Liberty, featured in X-Men and Superman: The Movie (Tickets to the Statue not included)

On this guided sightseeing bus tour you will see over 40 NYC locations featured in your favorite super-powered TV shows and movies, all from the comfort of an indoor bus with heat in the winter and AC in the summer. So put on your capes and grab your shield as your tour guide leads you through the most filmed city in the world.

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Frequently Asked Questions about The Superhero Tour of NYC

Where is the meeting location?

Meet your guide in front of the New York Police Department at 1479 Broadway, New York, NY 10036. By West 43rd Street, between 7th Ave and Broadway.

How long is the tour?

The tour lasts approximately 2.5 to 3 hours.

Do tours operate on a specific day?

Yes. Tours are available on Fridays and Saturdays at 1:00 pm.

Does the tour include any walking?

Yes. There is a short walk at the beginning before boarding the bus for the remainder of the tour.

Is there assigned seating on the bus?

Seating is first come, first serve, except for those who purchase priority seating. If you have several people at your party who want to sit together, make sure to arrive 15-20 minutes early. Guests who arrive late or right at the starting time are much more likely to have to split up their group.

Is the bus equipped with seat belts?

No. Buses are not equipped with lap or shoulder belts or harnesses.

Can I take pictures on the tour?

Yes. While photography and filming are not allowed on the bus portion of the tour, there are great spots for taking photos and videos at stops along the way. You may take photos out the window at the various locations your guide is highlighting.

Are gratuities included in the tour price?

No. A tip for great service is always appreciated, but never required.

Does the tour include food and drinks?

No. Guests are allowed to bring food and drinks on the tour bus, but are required to remove all trash after the tour. Alcohol is completely prohibited on the bus.

Is the bus heated in the winter?

Yes. The tour utilizes enclosed coach buses which are heated in the winter and air-conditioned in the summer.

Are the coach buses wheelchair accessible?

Yes. However, please make note of your request for an accessible bus when booking in the “Have Special Needs?” field. Buses are not equipped with lap or shoulder belts or harnesses. Notice of the need for an accessible vehicle at least 24 hours in advance is strongly recommended so as to guarantee the timely provision of an accessible vehicle. The wheelchair lifts can accommodate up to approximately 600 pounds total. However, if you will be using a fold-up wheelchair and will be traveling with someone who can provide assistance on and off the bus, you do not need to inform us ahead of time as all of our buses have room in the luggage compartment to store it.

Can I bring a stroller or luggage on the bus?

The tour is conducted on a coach bus, so limited storage space is available. Please keep in mind that there will be several stops of up to 15-20 minutes each where guests and tour guides leave the bus. If you are not comfortable leaving your belongings on the bus during this time, you might want to reconsider bringing them.

Is this tour appropriate for kids?

Yes. Kids ages 1-5 are free, but are not guaranteed a seat. If the bus is full they may have to sit on a lap.

What languages is the tour conducted in?

The tour is only conducted in English.

Can we come dressed as our favorite superhero?