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Uptown & Downtown Bus Tour, Boat Tour, and One World Observatory

Adult
$119.00 $64.00
Child
$93.00 $54.00

Save 46% versus buying tickets at the gate when you purchase this package!  

1-day double decker bus tour with access to 2 tour loops in Uptown and Downtown Manhattan. Unlimited hop-on hop-off access at 40+ stops by bus. Also included is a free hop-on, hop-off ferry tour and admission to the One World Observatory!

Our Uptown & Downtown Tour, Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour and the One World Observatory Package is perfect for exploring New York City! With our easy and affordable pass, one day is all you need to see the top sights and attractions in Manhattan. The Uptown and Downtown tour loops cover the most famous NYC landmarks and as well as hidden gems!

Hop on board our famous and comfortable double-decker buses as your knowledgeable tour guide takes you on an adventure of a lifetime! In the heart of Manhattan, you’ll see incredible sights at every turn, including the Empire State Building, Lincoln Center, Times Square, the Brooklyn Bridge, and even the Statue of Liberty! Convenient transfer points allow you to easily hop from one tour to another for a seamless excursion through NYC. With unlimited hop-on, hop-off access, hop off at any of 40+ tour stops on two tours to enjoy a flavorful lunch, check out a museum or stroll through an urban park. When you’re ready to continue the tour, just hop back on the next bus. Buses run every 20-30 minutes, so you’ll never wait long!

Located in lower Manhattan is the One World Trade Center. Your exploration of the One World Observatory begins at the video wall in the Welcome Center, which welcomes you in ten languages and celebrates the homelands of all visitors. Hear true stories of the people who built it in an inspiring walk-through video montage. Get whisked to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere in less than 60 seconds in the Sky Pod elevator while watching a time-lapse evolution of NYC over the past 500 years. At the 100th floor, step into the observatory for panoramic views of Manhattan, Brooklyn, New Jersey, and the surrounding waters. Stand on the glass Sky Portal and look down to the city streets for a totally unique view! 

Board the CitySightseeing Ferry Tour to explore NYC and its famed waterways from the comfort of our contemporary ferry boat, complete with ample outdoor decks and a climate-controlled interior for those cooler days. The 90-minute tour is packed with stunning views of the NYC skyline and the city’s most iconic landmarks! Your friendly and informed tour guide introduces you to the best of Big Apple history, culture, and sightseeing! You’ll get unbeatable views of classic attractions like the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and much more. With 2 convenient hop-off stops along the way, you’ll also have plenty of opportunity to get out and explore some of New York City’s most unique neighborhoods up close.

Book the Uptown & Downtown Tour, Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour and the One World Observatory Package today and enjoy the best that New York City has to offer!

Bus Tour Length:

Tour lengths vary based on the route and range between 90 minutes and 3 hours. Please see the “Details” tab above for specific route information.

Bus Departure Location:

Locations vary by tour. Please refer to each tour description under the “Details” tab above for specific locations.

Bus Departure Times:

Times vary by tour loop. Please refer to each tour description under the “Details” tab above for specific times. Generally, buses run continuously every 25-30 minutes.

Hop-on, hop-off Ferry access at 2 locations:

• Pier 78 – 38th St. and 12th Ave
• Brookfield Place Terminal – 199 Vessey St.

Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour Length:

90 Minutes

Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry 2019 Schedule

Pier 78: 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm

Brookfield Place Terminal: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm

One World Observatory Location:

117 West St, New York, NY 10007

One World Observatory Hours:

Currently – March 3rd 

Hours: 9am - 7pm, last ticket sold 6:15pm 

March 4th – May 5th

Hours: 8am - 9pm, last ticket sold 8:15pm 

May 6th – October 1st*

Hours 8am - 11pm, last ticket sold 10:15pm 

*Jul 4th - 8am – 6pm, last ticket sold at 5:15pm  

*4th of July Celebration– hours TBD 

October 2nd  – December 17th*

Hours 8am - 9pm, last ticket sold 8:15pm 

*Sep 11th – 11:30am– 9pm, last ticket sold at 8:15pm  

9/11 Families and First Responders can enter at 11:00am 

December 18th  – January 3rd 2021*

Hours 8am - 11pm, last ticket sold 10:15pm 

*December 25th       11am - 10pm, last ticket sold at 9:15pm

*December 31st New Year’s Eve Celebration – hours TBD

*January 1st            11am - 10pm, last ticket sold at 9:15pm

 

Double Decker Sightseeing Guided Tour Hop-on Hop-off Multilingual Tour
Recorded narration available in these languages:
Engish French German Hebrew Italian Korean Mandarin Russian Spanish

Tour Length

2 Hours

Hop-On-Hop-Off
Departure Location

8th Ave btw. 42nd & 43rd Streets, New York. NY 10036

Departure Time

Departs: 09:00 am - 4:00 pm (Every 25-30 minutes)

  Buy Now, Board Now - from any stop on the tour! 
With Instant Delivery & Live Mobile Ticketing, 
you can begin your tour immediately by boarding the bus at any designated hop-on stop. Simply show the driver your mobile ticket and you're on your way!

Fully-narrated double-decker bus tour of Uptown Manhattan. Unlimited hop-on, hop-off access with 20+ convenient hop-off locations!

3 Ticket Options

24-Hour Pass – Your pass spans a 24-hour period for convenient sightseeing!
Single Day Pass – Enjoy even more savings by seeing it all in 1 calendar day (pass expires at midnight).
24-Hour Uptown Tour + 1 Attraction - Your pass spans a 24-hour period for convenient sightseeing PLUS admission to one top New York City attraction of your choice!
 

 

Grab your front row seat to one of NYC’s most dazzling neighborhoods, Uptown Manhattan! Uptown is known for the stunning architecture of the grand mansions and beautiful brownstones that surround one of the city’s most iconic destinations, Central Park. From the many performance halls to the famous Museum Mile, explore the neighborhood where art, history, music, and more come together!

Double decker buses are the best way to see the beautiful homes and famous attractions that Uptown Manhattan is famous for. You’ll have unbeatable, unobstructed views without the hassle of crowds, and a knowledgeable tour guide to provide all of the important details and history along the way!

Your tour begins just south of Central Park and will travel along the west side of Manhattan. Sights you’ll see along the way include Lincoln Center, the ornate Cathedral of St. John, Grant’s Tomb, and Columbia University. As your tour proceeds towards the Harlem neighborhood keep an eye out for the famous Apollo Theater, which to this day serves as a performance venue for many musical talents! The tour continues back down the east side of Manhattan, and here you’ll find the incredible stretch of 5th Avenue known as Museum Mile. Hop off to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim, the Museum of the City of New York, or any of the other famous museums and fine art institutions along the way.

Our buses run every 25-30 minutes, so you can take your time visiting the museums, admiring the beautiful mansions, or exploring Central Park. However you decide to spend your day in Uptown Manhattan, you’re sure to have the experience of a lifetime.

Three different ticket options allow you to choose the tour that’s right for you! The 24-hour Pass is valid for a full 24 hours from when it’s first redeemed. Or for more savings, go with the Single Day Pass which is valid for one calendar day. Start your day bright and early to take full advantage of the Single Day Pass since it expires at midnight of the day the ticket is redeemed. The Uptown Tour + 1 Attraction pass also includes admission to one top attraction of your choice! There’s no need to make your selection ahead of time; you can decide when you redeem your voucher in New York. Pick from one of the following top New York City attractions:

- Empire State Building Observatory
- Intrepid, Sea, Air, and Space Museum
- Top of the Rock
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art
- MoMA
- Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
- Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
- 9/11 Tribute Museum
- New York Historical Society
- Museum of the City of New York
- The Cloisters Museum
- Central Park Sightseeing Guided Bike Tour
- Central Park Sightseeing Walking Tour

Experience New York’s hub of art, culture, and music, book your Uptown Tour today!

Highlights:
• Fully-guided double-decker bus tour with 20+ hop-off stops
• Double-decker views of: Central Park, Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center, Grant’s Tomb, Apollo Theater and more.
• Multiple hop-off points along Central Park and Museum Mile (home to Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guggenheim, and more!)
• Option to select an add-on attraction to your tour
• All double-decker bus tours available with narration in 11 different language options • Connections to/from the Downtown Tour

How to make the most of your Uptown Tour? Check out our Uptown Guide!
Double Decker Sightseeing Guided Tour Hop-on Hop-off Multilingual Tour
Recorded narration available in these languages:
Engish French German Hebrew Italian Korean Mandarin Russian Spanish

Tour Length

2.5 Hours

Hop-On-Hop-Off
Departure Location

777 8th Avenue (between 47th & 48th St.)

Departure Time

Departs: 08:00 am - 6:00 pm (Every 20-25 minutes)

  Buy Now, Board Now - from any stop on the tour! 
With Instant Delivery & Live Mobile Ticketing, 
you can begin your tour immediately by boarding the bus at any designated hop-on stop. Simply show the driver your mobile ticket and you're on your way!

Fully-narrated double-decker bus tour of Downtown Manhattan. Unlimited hop-on, hop-off access with 21 convenient hop-off locations!

3 Ticket Options

24-Hour Pass – Your pass spans a 24-hour period for convenient sightseeing!
Single Day Pass – Enjoy even more savings by seeing it all in 1 calendar day (pass expires at midnight).
24-Hour Downtown Tour + 1 Attraction - Your pass spans a 24-hour period for convenient sightseeing PLUS admission to one top New York City attraction of your choice!

Downtown Manhattan is the heart and soul of the “City that Never Sleeps,” which makes it the perfect place to experience New York City’s iconic sights! On our double-decker Downtown Tour, you’ll begin in world-famous Times Square, where bright lights and billboards set the scene for your one-of-a-kind adventure.

Let our professional, well-versed tour guides take you on a journey through other well-known Manhattan neighborhoods, like Greenwich Village, SoHo, the Financial District, Chinatown and the Lower East Side. Sit back and relax as you enjoy double-decker views of famous sights like the Empire State Building, the Flatiron Building, Rockefeller Center, Madison Square Garden, the Statue of Liberty, the High Line, Hudson Yards and many more! Make sure to have your camera ready because photo ops are plentiful!

What makes this tour truly unique is that you can hop-off at any of our 21 optimally located stops to explore iconic attractions up close. So enjoy the prime people-watching in Washington Square Park, step inside the lives of early 20th century immigrants at the Tenement Museum on the Lower East Side, or spend lunchtime in Chinatown for the best dumplings and bubble tea you’ve ever had!

Buy Now, Board Now! Details
Once you've completed your online purchased, you will be instantly redirected to a page with your live ticket. Just take a screen shot of the QR code and store it in your phone.* This live ticket can be used immediately to board the bus at any designated hop-on stop along the route. No need to travel across town to begin your tour at a specific or less convenient location. Once the driver scans your ticket the first time, your tour is officially underway! Please see the Routes Tab above for a complete list of stops.

* you can also Print your ticket if you prefer!



Three different ticket options allow you to choose the tour that’s right for you! The 24-hour Pass is valid for a full 24 hours from when it’s first redeemed. Or for more savings, go with the Single Day Pass which is valid for one calendar day. Start your day bright and early to take full advantage of the Single Day Pass since it expires at midnight of the day the ticket is redeemed. The Downtown Tour + 1 Attraction pass also includes admission to one top attraction of your choice! There’s no need to make your selection ahead of time; you can decide when you redeem your voucher in New York. Pick from one of the following top New York City attractions: 

- 9/11 Memorial & Museum
Empire State Building Observatory
- Intrepid, Sea, Air, and Space Museum
- Top of the Rock
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art
- MoMA
- Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
- Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
- 9/11 Tribute Museum
- New York Historical Society
- Museum of the City of New York
- The Cloisters Museum
- Central Park Sightseeing Guided Bike Tour
- Central Park Sightseeing Walking Tour

The Downtown Tour is easy, flexible and packed with top attractions. Book your tour today to begin an extraordinary New York City vacation!

Highlights:
• Double-decker views of the Empire State Building, Times Square, One World Trade Center, Rockefeller Center, Madison Square Garden and more!
• Unlimited hop-on, hop-off access lets you explore sights at your leisure!
• Iconic views of the Statue of Liberty from hop-off point in Battery Park!
• Connections to/from the Brooklyn Tour
• Option to select an add-on attraction to your tour
• Live tour guide and recorded narration available in 11 different languages

How to make the most of your Downtown Tour? Check out our Downtown Guide!

Guided Tour Sightseeing Cruises

Tour Length

90 Minutes

Hop-On-Hop-Off
Departure Time

Departs: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (Every 2 hours)

90-minute sightseeing cruise with 2 hop-off locations in Manhattan.

There’s no better way to see New York City’s stunning skyline than from the water! Climb aboard the CitySightseeing Ferry for an adventure filled with opportunities to see iconic landmarks and explore top attractions.

This fully-narrated harbor cruise is led by a professional guide who is eager to share classic New York experiences with you! You’ll stop in front of the Statue of Liberty, sail under the Brooklyn Bridge and have plenty of time to snap photos of the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, the South Street Seaport, and the Manhattan skyline in all its glory.

Your exploration can continue on land at 2 hop-off locations: Pier 78, and World Financial Center. At Pier 78 in Midtown Manhattan, discover the wonder of Times Square and the Theater District.

For a unique and memorable tour of the Big Apple, book your CitySightseeing Ferry Tour today!

Highlights:
• Incredible views of the Manhattan skyline, including landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and One World Trade Center.
• Live tour guide.
• Climate-controlled interiors and comfortable outdoor decks.
• Connections to and from CitySightseeing New York® double-decker bus tours (with bus ticket).

Hop-on, hop-off access at 2 locations:
- Pier 78 – Midtown Manhattan, Theater District, Times Square, Restaurant Row, Hudson River Greenway Park
- World Financial Center – One World Trade Center, Century 21, City Hall

*Ticket valid for the date purchased or date redeemed.

2020 Schedule:
Pier 78 - Boards at: 9:45am, 11:45am, 1:45pm, 3:45pm
World Financial Center - Boards at: 10:20am, 12:20pm, 2:20pm, 4:20pm

Observation Deck

Instant Delivery & Mobile Ticketing – Buy it Now, Use it Now! – Simply show the ticket on your mobile phone at the gate for admission (or print if you prefer).

Due to concern regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), One World Observatory will be closed to the public beginning March 13
Admission to One World Observatory, an all-new attraction at the top of One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

There are a million things to experience in New York City, but only one way to truly see them all. Start by ascending to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere in less than sixty seconds, then look toward the horizon and feel the city’s invincible spirit. Take in the iconic sights, surrounding waters and panoramic views of the skyline and beyond. Explore three levels filled with innovation and inspiration. Immerse yourself in the bustling crossroads of the world at the See Forever Theater. Engage with City Pulse and our global ambassadors as they share stories of this amazing city. Step onto the expansive Sky Portal and take a walk high above the streets of New York. Start with an experience unlike any other. Start at One. One World Observatory. SEE FOREVER™.

 

Highlights:
  • - 360-degree views from the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere!
  • - Three levels of innovation and immersive exhibits
  • - High-speed Sky Pod elevators ascend to the 102nd floor in 60 seconds
  • - Step onto Sky Portal and see high-definition footage of streets below in real time

 

DOWNTOWN TOUR

1. Times Square North – Corner of 47th & 7th Ave. (Olive Garden)

2..Times Square South - 7th Ave. btw. 41st & 40th (566 7th Ave.)

3. Macy's - 34th & 7th Ave. (150 W 34th St)

4. Empire State Building 1 - 34th St. btw. 5th & 6th Ave. (22 W. 34th St.)

5. Empire State Building 2 - 32nd St. & 5th Ave. (320 5th Ave.)

6. Flat Iron District - 22nd St. & 5th Ave. (174 5th Ave.)

7. Union Square/Greenwich Village - 14th St. & 5th Ave. (7 West 14th St.)

8. Soho - NW corner of Broadway & Spring St. (525 Broadway)

9. Chinatown West/Little Italy - Broadway & Walker St. (401 Broadway)

10. City Hall/World Trade Center/Brooklyn Bridge/911 Tribute Center - Broadway btw. Pine St. & Rector St. 

11. Battery Park/Ellis Island/Statue of Liberty Ferry - State & Bridge St. (Battery Park across from 17 State St.)

12. South Street Seaport - South St. btw John & Fulton St. (89 South St.)

13. Lower East Side/Chinatown East - Grand & Allan St. (72 Allen St.)

14. East Village - 1st Ave. btw. St. Mark’s & 9th St. (144 1st Ave.)

15. United Nations - Corner of 45th St. & 1st Ave.

16. Waldorf Astoria Hotel - 49th St. btw. Lexington & Park Ave. (110 E. 49th St.)

17. Rockefeller Center/Radio City - 49th St. btw. 5th & 6th Ave. (30 W. 49th St)

 

 

UPTOWN TOUR

18. Hell’s Kitchen 42nd St. & 8th Ave. (263 W. 42nd St.)

19. Restaurant Row – 46th St. & 8th Ave

20. Theatre District North - 55th St. & 8th Ave. (936 8th Ave.)

21. Columbus Circle - 60th St. & Central Park W. (Across from Trump International)

22. Lincoln Center - 63rd St. & Broadway (1900 Broadway)

23. The Dakota/Strawberry Fields - 72nd St. & Central Park W. (M10 bus)

24. American Museum of Natural History - 80th St. & Central Park W. (Across from museum)

25. Amsterdam Avenue - West 104th St.  Opposite 906 Amsterdam Ave

26. Cathedral of St. John the Divine - 112th St. & Amsterdam

27. Columbia University - 116th Street and Amsterdam Ave

28. Apollo Theater - 125th St. btw Frederick Douglas & Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. across from theater (M100 bus stop)

29. Museum of the City of New York - 103rd St. & 5th Ave. (Across from museum)

30. Smithsonian Museum of Design/Jewish Museum - 92nd St. & 5th Ave. (Across from museum)

31. Metropolitan Museum of Art - 5th Ave. btw. 82nd & 83rd St. (Across from museum)

32. Frick Collection/Whitney Museum - 72nd St. & 5th Ave (Across from museum)

33. Central Park Zoo - 66th St. & 5th Ave. (Park entrance)

34. Central Park - 61st St. & 5th Ave (Opposite 800 Central Park South)

35. Rockefeller Center/Radio City/Top of the Rock - 49th St. btw. 5th & 6th Ave. (30 W. 49th St)

 

Uptown & Downtown Bus Tour, Boat Tour, and One World Observatory

Save 46% versus buying tickets at the gate when you purchase this package!  

1-day double decker bus tour with access to 2 tour loops in Uptown and Downtown Manhattan. Unlimited hop-on hop-off access at 40+ stops by bus. Also included is a free hop-on, hop-off ferry tour and admission to the One World Observatory!

Our Uptown & Downtown Tour, Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour and the One World Observatory Package is perfect for exploring New York City! With our easy and affordable pass, one day is all you need to see the top sights and attractions in Manhattan. The Uptown and Downtown tour loops cover the most famous NYC landmarks and as well as hidden gems!

Hop on board our famous and comfortable double-decker buses as your knowledgeable tour guide takes you on an adventure of a lifetime! In the heart of Manhattan, you’ll see incredible sights at every turn, including the Empire State Building, Lincoln Center, Times Square, the Brooklyn Bridge, and even the Statue of Liberty! Convenient transfer points allow you to easily hop from one tour to another for a seamless excursion through NYC. With unlimited hop-on, hop-off access, hop off at any of 40+ tour stops on two tours to enjoy a flavorful lunch, check out a museum or stroll through an urban park. When you’re ready to continue the tour, just hop back on the next bus. Buses run every 20-30 minutes, so you’ll never wait long!

Located in lower Manhattan is the One World Trade Center. Your exploration of the One World Observatory begins at the video wall in the Welcome Center, which welcomes you in ten languages and celebrates the homelands of all visitors. Hear true stories of the people who built it in an inspiring walk-through video montage. Get whisked to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere in less than 60 seconds in the Sky Pod elevator while watching a time-lapse evolution of NYC over the past 500 years. At the 100th floor, step into the observatory for panoramic views of Manhattan, Brooklyn, New Jersey, and the surrounding waters. Stand on the glass Sky Portal and look down to the city streets for a totally unique view! 

Board the CitySightseeing Ferry Tour to explore NYC and its famed waterways from the comfort of our contemporary ferry boat, complete with ample outdoor decks and a climate-controlled interior for those cooler days. The 90-minute tour is packed with stunning views of the NYC skyline and the city’s most iconic landmarks! Your friendly and informed tour guide introduces you to the best of Big Apple history, culture, and sightseeing! You’ll get unbeatable views of classic attractions like the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and much more. With 2 convenient hop-off stops along the way, you’ll also have plenty of opportunity to get out and explore some of New York City’s most unique neighborhoods up close.

Book the Uptown & Downtown Tour, Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour and the One World Observatory Package today and enjoy the best that New York City has to offer!

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