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Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Top-Deck Views of New York's Most Iconic Landmarks
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Downtown Red Route

Get up close to NYC's most iconic landmarks on the Big Bus red route sightseeing tour through downtown.

You'll uncover the history of the city's skyscrapers, admire the bright lights of Broadway, and get to discover the distinct personalities of Manhattan's neighborhoods. Hop on and hop off for an in-depth discovery of the city's unique charm and character.

Enjoy multi-language audio commentary on tour of all things New York City!


First Bus: 9:30am at Stop #14 (M&Ms World - 7th Ave & W 48th St)
Last Bus: 4:30pm at Stop #14 (M&Ms World - 7th Ave & W 48th St)
Frequency: every 60 minutes
Full Circuit Time: approx. 90 minutes

Closed Dec 25 & Dec 31. 

*Hours are subject to change

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Enjoy your best NYC vacation with The New York Ticket - 5 experiences in 1 convenient ticket package. In 3 easy steps, save over 50% and enjoy maximum flexibility, with 60 days to visit them all.

3 Easy Steps

  • 1. Book your start date when purchasing
  • 2. Redeem ticket on start date at Madame Tussauds New York
  • 3. Enjoy all other attractions within 60 days of start date

Other Attraction Details:

  • Empire State Building
    • Requires additionally requires a dated & timed reservation – please visit the automated kiosk at the location (34th and 5th Ave.) to reserve a time. We recommend you do this as soon as possible to secure your desired slot. Reservations are available 48 hours in advance.
  • Big Bus
    • Redeem at any red route stop and use until midnight the day it was first scanned.
  • Circle Line Cruise
    • Standard seating ticket valid for Landmarks Cruise (12:30pm & 3:00pm departures) or Liberty Midtown Cruise (10:30am departure).
    • Please see for the most up-to-date departure times.
    • Printed ticket required for admission.
  • Hard Rock Cafe
    • Reservation recommended.
    • Set meal includes: entrée, beverage, dessert, tax, & gratuity.

On the Big Bus Red Route hop on and hop off at various spots throughout New York City taking you to all of The New York Ticket attractions and countless more things to do in NYC! 

Big Bus Red Route (Downtown Route) - Key Hop On Hop Off Stops

Download Large Map Here

Download Close-Up Map - Near Madame Tussaud & Times Square

Download Close-Up Map - Near Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises



Stop Number 

Stop Name 

Stop Location

Stop 1

M&M World

7th Ave & W 48th St (Outside M&M World)

Stop 2

Times Square East

W 42nd St & Broadway (*in front of the Knickerbocker Hotel)

Stop 3

Empire State Building / KoreaTown

5th Ave & W 32nd St (in front of CVS Pharmacy)

Stop 4

Flatiron District


5th Ave & W 23rd St (in front of Eisenbergs Sandwich Shop)

Stop 5


Broadway and Spring Street (in front of the Nike Store)

Stop 6

Chinatown / Little Italy

100 Lafayette Street (near corner with Walker Street)

Stop 7

Brooklyn Bridge

Park Row & Beekman St (across from 33 Park Row)

Stop 8

Wall Street / Charging Bull


Broadway & Wall St (Southwest corner near Rector St)

Stop 7

Statue of Liberty / Battery Park

State St and Pearl St (in front of the 1 Train Subway Entrance)

Stop 8

Circle Line Sightseeing

42nd St & 12th Ave (in front of the Lucky Strike Bowling Alley)