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3 Day Big Bus NYC Hop-On Hop-Off, Empire State Building and Statue of Liberty

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Big Bus Welcome Center, 234 W. 42nd St.
Manhattan, NY 10036
Discover all the magic of New York City from an Open Top Sightseeing Bus Tour and view the City from above on top of the iconic Empire State Building, the skyscraper that defines the Manhattan Skyline. Enjoy your day of unlimited rides throughout New York City where you can hop on and hop off as often as you'd like and for as long as you'd like. Explore all the famous sights in Downtown and Uptown such as Times Square, the Empire State Building, Wall St. and the Statue of Liberty. Grab a breath of fresh air navigating around Central Park or be able to hop off at world-famous museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


Explore Downtown (Red Route)

Route Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stops on the Explore Downtown (Red Route):
  • 320 5th Ave - Stop 3 - Empire State Building/ Korea-town - in-front of CVS
  • Park Row & Beekman St - Stop 9 - Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall - across from Optimo Cigars
  • Battery Park - Stop 11 - Statue Of Liberty/ Battery Park - in-front of the 1 train subway entrance
  • 624-660 W 42nd St - Stop 12 - Circle Line Sightseeing - in-front of lucky strikes
  • 1600 Broadway - Stop 14 - M&M World
Attractions on the Explore Downtown (Red Route):

Empire State Building / SoHo / Statue of Liberty / New York City Hall / Charging Bull (Wall Street Bull) / Bryant Park / Times Square / The High Line

Operates: Explore Downtown buses start at 9.40 AM and the last bus departs at 4.40 PM from Stop 1. This loop frequency is every 60 minutesWe have introduced a number of new health & safety measures to reduce the risk associated with the spread of Covid-19 in line with government advice and requirements of the local health authorities. These include regular cleaning of buses and social distancing measures.To uphold these new safety and hygiene standards in keeping our guests safe during the Covid-19 Pandemic, we may have to operate a reduced service and changes to ticket inclusions. This may also include frequency of departures, changes to routes and reduction/removal of stops.Customers are advised to visit our website or to download our app to find out more about our new health and safety measures and for the most update service information.

Explore Uptown (Blue Route)

Route Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stops on the Explore Uptown (Blue Route):
  • Majestic Delicatessen - Stop 15 - Times Square North - in-front of Majestic Delicatessen
Attractions on the Explore Uptown (Blue Route):

Carnegie Hall / Times Square / Bryant Park / Grand Central Terminal / The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Frick Collection / Central Park / Central Park Zoo / Columbus Circle

Operates: Explore Uptown buses start at 10AM and the last bus departs at 4 PM from Stop 15. This loop frequency is every 2 hours


  • 1-day hop-on hop-off bus pass
  • Audio commentary on board
  • Admission to the Empire State Building observation deck
  • Admission to the Statue of Liberty Island
  • 2 Routes - Uptown and Downtown
  • Ferry to Liberty & Ellis Islands
  • Audio Tour for Liberty & Ellis Islands


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Tickets claimed after 3pm are valid for the next day
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • The Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Ferry operates from 8:30am to 4:00pm with regular departures from Battery Park. You will need to redeem your ticket voucher with a Big Bus Tours staff member before heading to the ferry terminal
  • Entry Ticket to the Statue of Liberty Island (Only)
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Maps and brochures will not be handed out on the service and customers are encouraged to download our Free Mobile App providing extended digital content including map and live bus tracking.

Terms & Conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Voucher Info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Local operator information

Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Schedule & Info

Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.

Departure Time

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.


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