San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off: Classic, Premium or Deluxe

San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off: Classic, Premium or Deluxe

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See the sights of San Francisco at your own pace from the top deck of a double decker, hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. Choose from a Classic, Premium or Deluxe Ticket and marvel at monuments such as the Transamerica Pyramid and Golden Gate Bridge.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Valid 1 - 2 days
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Instant confirmation
Driver
Optional audio guide
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Korean
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • See the sights of San Francisco as you explore at your own pace
  • Hop-on and off at over 15 locations/stops
  • Cross the Golden Gate Bridge aboard a double decker bus
  • Take in sweeping views of San Francisco Bay
  • Explore historic neighborhoods such as Fisherman’s Wharf and Haight-Ashbury
Full description
Hop aboard a sightseeing bus for a tour of the 'City by the Bay' and delve into the fascinating history of San Francisco and its legendary sites, such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf.  The hop-on hop-off route stops at key points of interest all around San Francisco. Experience the diverse culture, beautiful parks, stunning architecture, and picturesque views from the top of an open-air sightseeing bus. Hop-off and back on at your leisure to create your own customized itinerary around the city. Explore 3 routes dependent on your ticket purchase:  San Francisco City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour: Operates: Daily from 9:00 - 17:00. Every 10-15 minutes in summer and 20-30 minutes in winter. The route lasts 2.5 hours Explore San Francisco’s famous landmarks on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. Sit back and enjoy the ride as you cruise through the city on an open-top bus and learn about San Francisco's unique history. You have the choice of a personal recorded commentary available in 10 languages. This is the best way to discover all that San Francisco has to offer. Important: The Panoramic Night Tour is not a hop-on hop-off tour. This unique city tour has 17 stops for guests to hop-on and hop-off at. From Fisherman’s Wharf to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, immerse yourself in San Francisco’s diverse culture, beautiful parks, stunning architecture and picturesque views. San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Loop: Stop 1: Pier 41 (End of Powell St), Fisherman's Wharf  Stop 2: Washington Square – Corner of Columbus and Union Streets Stop 3: Embarcadero Center – Corner of Clay and Battery Streets Stop 4: Ferry Building - 1 Market Street, between Stuart and Spear Streets Stop 5: Union Square South – Geary Street across from Macy’s Entrance  Stop 6: Hilton Hotel – Corner of Mason and Ellis Streets  Stop 7: Civic Center - Fulton Street between Larkin and Hyde Stop 8: Alamo Square/Painted Ladies - Corner of Fell and Pierce Streets Stop 9: Haight Ashbury - Corner of Haight and Shrader Streets  Stop 10: Golden Gate Park - Music Concourse Drive Golden Gate Park Stop 11: Golden Gate Bridge- North Vista Point Main Parking Area Stop 12: Palace of Fine Arts – Corner of Richardson Ave and Francisco Street Stop 13: Marina Neighborhood - Corner of Lombard and Gough Streets  Stop 14: Lombard Street Corridor - Corner of Lombard and Gough Streets Stop 15: Pier 35 Cruise Terminal – The Embarcadero  Stop 16: Pier 39 Fisherman’s Wharf  Stop 17: End of Tour - 99 Jefferson Street Panoramic Night Tour Operates: nightly at 18:30, 19:00 (19:30 April – October). Tour lasts 1-1.5 Hours. Please note: No tours on Thanksgiving, December 24 and December 31.  This Panoramic Night Tour of San Francisco begins from the visitor center in Fisherman’s Wharf, taking you through the dazzling city of San Francisco. The tour then climbs up the historic Nob Hill for a stunning close-up view of the magnificent Grace Cathedral. The tour makes its way across the grand Bay Bridge for picturesque views of the city skyline from Treasure Island, site of the 1939’s World Fair. Heading back into the city, the tour will continue along the Embarcadero to view the glittering lights on the Port of San Francisco. Please note, this is not a hop-on hop-off tour. Please note that there are no night tours on July 4th.
Includes
  • Classic ticket: 1-day unlimited hop-on hop-off ticket and 1-hour bike rental
  • Premium ticket: 1-day unlimited hop-on hop-off ticket, 1-hour bike rental, and 1-hour panoramic night tour
  • Deluxe ticket: 2-day unlimited hop-on hop-off ticket, 1-hour bike rental, and 1-hour panoramic night tour
  • Exciting audio commentary in 10 languages
  • Bike rental included in all tickets
  • Photo opportunity stop on the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    Exchange your voucher at any of the bus stops along the route, or at the following ticket offices: Pier 41 (End of Powell St) - Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco Please note that the last bus for a full loop departs from Stop 1 at 17:00. The Service runs every 20 minutes during high season, and every 30 minutes during low season

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Weather-appropriate clothing

    Not allowed

    • Oversize luggage
    • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

    Know before you go

    • Please note that the weather can change quickly in San Francisco. Please bring a warm sweater or jacket
    • Most of the open-top coaches are American Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant: scooters, wheel chairs, bikes, and strollers are allowed. Please call the Visitor Center 24 hours in advance for a schedule of buses that are ADA-accessible
    • Recorded commentary is available in 10 languages
    • A complete loop (without hopping off and on) lasts approximately 2.5 hours
    • Start or finish the tour at any of the stops along the route
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 /5

    based on 633 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.7/5
    • Transportation
      4/5
    • Value for money
      4/5
    • Safety
      4.5/5
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    The times on the app are not followed. (Our 10:16am bus pulled away at 10:12 as we were walking up.) Some buses are not visible on the “real-time” app. Some of the stops were a significant distance from the attraction. (Lombard street required a 3 block walk uphill to see the crooked part). The buses were clean and comfortable enough and took us all over the city.

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    July 25, 2021

    Kind and considerate staff. Great locations to hop off at and next busses to hop on to were quickly available. Audio tour was fun and informative. Check the weather and wear warm clothing if it's in the upper 50's. It was freezing going over the bridges and for the night tour.

    July 17, 2021

    At first, I was annoyed because my headsets weren't working. Until I realized, duh, you have to adjust the channel. After that, it was great! Top deck on a sunny, windy day so bring your jacket and scarf. Especially as you drive over the GG bridge! We stayed on for one complete loop to get our bearings and then walked the city. If we had had more time, we would done the hop on, hop off part. But it was worth it for the narrated tour.

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    June 24, 2021

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