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Big Bus Chicago Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket ; Classic, Premium or Deluxe Ticket

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from US$ 45.00
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Key Highlights

  • The Hop-On, Hop-Off route with over 14 stops, cover all the major attractions of the city
  • Learn about the history of Chicago from an English guide onboard
  • FREE WiFi on all buses!
  • Discover Chicago and its attractions at your own pace
  • Upgrade to the Deluxe Ticket to include a night tour!
  • Overview

    Create your own Chicago itinerary with the Big Bus Chicago Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour. Head to the Magnificent Mile for shopping; admire the stunning architecture and landscape of Millenium Park; visit the Field Museum and Art Institute of Chicago or see over 32,000 aquatic animals at the Shedd Aquarium. An English speaking guide in the bus will share useful information about the attractions.

    You have a choice of three tickets – Classic, Premium and Deluxe.  The Classic ticket is valid for 1 day, the Premium for 2 days.  The Deluxe ticket is valid for 2 days and includes a night tour.  Plus all tickets include discounts at Foodlife, Hard Rock cafe and a free discount booklet valid at selected retailers and you can enjoy free WiFi on-board!

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 1 or 2 days

    Start time

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Buses: Buses depart between 9:00am and 5:00pm ( Summer), every 15-25 minutes and between 10:00am and 4:00pm, every hour.
    Full loop: 2 hours

    Timings are subject to change.

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any of the designated stops.

    Ending Point

    You may finish the hop-on, hop-off bus tour at any of the stops.


    Take this Chicago hop-on, hop-off tour to explore the major attractions in the city at your own pace. Board the open-topped, double-decker bus and hop on and hop off at any of the 14 designated stops. Some of the attractions covered on the route include:

    Fort Dearborn
    Chicago Theatre
    Willis Tower & Skydeck Chicago
    Palmer House Hilton
    Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park
    Adler Planetarium
    Shedd Aquarium
    Field Museum (near Soldier Field)
    Sheraton Towers and Loews Chicago
    Navy Pier

    You may also upgrade your hop-on, hop-off ticket to include more options with Classic Ticket, Premium Ticket or Deluxe Ticket as follows:

    Classic Ticket
    Includes hop-on, hop-off ticket valid for 1 day + Receive a complimentary sample of Garrett Mix (as of 1 May 18) + FREE Drawstring Backpack (May 04 – Sept 30) + Discounts and Free Offers at select partners ( Foodlife and Hard Rock Café)

    Premium Ticket
    Includes hop-on, hop-off 2 day ticket + Receive a complimentary sample of Garrett Mix (as of 1 May 18) + FREE Drawstring Backpack (May 04 – Sept 30) + Discounts and Free Offers at select partners (Foodlife and Hard Rock Café)

    Deluxe Ticket
    Includes hop-on, hop-off 2 day ticket +One time Panoramic Night Tour + Receive a complimentary sample of Garrett Mix (as of 1 May 18) + FREE Drawstring Backpack (May 04 – Sept 30) + Discounts and Free Offers at select partners (Foodlife and Hard Rock Café)

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hop-on, hop-off bus ticket
    • Live English commentary on all buses
    • Buy One Get One Entry free at Foodlife
    •  FREE Drawstring Backpack (May 4 – Sept 30)
    • FREE Discount booklet
    • FREE WiFi on all buses 


    • Entrances to attractions
  • Please note

    Voucher information : No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    Download the FREE Big Bus Tours App with live bus location tracking 

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.Buses are wheelchair accessible.
  • Customer Reviews
    • It was convenient, worth the value and easy to use...

      RUTH CARABALLO, United States, 01/Nov/2017
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      Liza Privosnik, Slovenia, 13/Oct/2017
    • Big Bus was Great!

      My wife and I both very much enjoyed using Big Bus to tour downtown Chicago. Every stop was just a short walk to sites we wanted to visit. When we return next time we want to...

      Donald Rossman, United States, 24/Sep/2017
    • The ticket and the extras offered were better than I expected, service inside the Bus and extra support were great.

      Karla Gonzalez, United States, 26/Nov/2018
    • Great tour!! Great service and great guide

      Marisol Sepulveda, United States, 28/Sep/2018
    • It was great but ground staff at a particular location weren’t great help

      Rekha Menon, United Arab Emirates, 28/Aug/2018