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Double-decker NYC Bus Tours offer the best of both worlds: you’re in the middle of all the action but up high enough to get a better view than everyone on the streets. Plus, with CitySights NY bus tours, you can hop on and off at your leisure!
Sometimes there’s just not enough time to see it all on your own, especially when we’re talking about a place as big as New York. Even those who don’t tend to like tours will admit that a bus tour is the most efficient way to see New York. NYC Bus Tours are also a great way to learn the unique ins and outs of the city.
The Citysights Downtown Tour of Manhattan takes visitors to the see the historic, the hip, the educational, and the entertaining. Traveling on the top of a brand new double-decker bus (which is an attraction in itself), you will stop along the city’s most desirable tourist destinations, and you can get on and off as you please!
HoursCitySights NY ticket desk: Daily, 9:00am-7:00pm Tour Times: Frequent daily departure times from 8:00am-6:00pm
ClosingsTour runs 365 days a year.
Present your New York City Explorer Pass at the CitySights Visitor Center, at 234 W. 42nd St. in Times Square inside the lobby of Madame Tussauds. There you will be issued a ticket for the CitySights bus tour of your choice which can then be used to board the tour you have selected. Please note that you must pick up your ticket that the CitySights Visitor Center prior to boarding the bus; you will not be permitted to board without that ticket.
Your ticket for the Downtown Hop-On Hop-Off Tour is valid for 24 hours from issuance. You will also receive a map showing you all the stops where you can hop on and hop off (the map is also available HERE). Please make sure to hang onto your ticket as you will need it anytime you want to hop back on during the 24 hours the ticket is valid.
Please note that your New York City Explorer Pass allows you to choose one CitySights Tour per pass. Select from either the Hop-On Hop-Off Downtown Tour, the Uptown Treasures and Harlem Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, the Night Tour, the Brooklyn Tour, the Multilingual Upper and Lower Manhattan Tour, the All Around Town Tour or Woodbury Common Premium Outlet Tour. Please be aware the All-Around Town tour requires a $14 upgrade fee.
NoteHop-on Hop-off double-decker tickets are valid for 24 hours from issuance. This tour lasts approximately 2 1/2 hours if you choose not to hop-on or hop-off at the stops along the way.
Address234 W. 42nd Street in Times Square Ticket and Departure Location: The CitySights NY Visitor Center inside Madame Tussauds New York, NY 10036
Public TransportationBy Subway: Take A, C, E and S trains to Port Authority or 1, 2, 3, N, R, B, D, F, Q to the 42nd Street/Times Square stop.
NYC Bus Tours that allow you to hop on and off at your leisure are perfect for exploring. Let’s say you want to see the whole city in a day, but would really like to take a little time to get a pastry from Little Italy and explore rather than just passing by and taking a photo. You just hop off. When you’re finished wandering, you can go right back to the pickup point and hop on the next tour bus that comes along! This customizable tour allows you flexibility and freedom. Plus, the buses are covered during rainy weather with a clear canopy and are fully heated in the winter to keep you cozy.
Pickup and drop-off points are located all over Manhattan, conveniently positioned along or near the city’s hottest attractions, including: the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty Ferry, Greenwich Village, Little Italy , Chinatown, SoHo, TriBeCa, Madison Square Garden, Macy’s Herald Square, Financial District, Site of the World Trade Center, South Street Seaport, Broadway Theater District, Wall Street, Museums of Lower Manhattan, Lower East Side, Carnegie Hall, Rockefeller Center, Museum of Modern Art, Times Square, Battery Park, the United Nations…just to name a few!
Citysights’ licensed tour guides will narrate you through the city’s well-traversed neighborhoods in an informational and tasteful way, pointing out many of the attractions you’ll recognize from pop culture references in songs, movies, and on TV. Don’t miss this see-it-all tour of Manhattan when you visit New York! Just be sure to pick up your ticket from Madame Tussaud’s before you start your circuit, and enjoy the ride!
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