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City Sightseeing San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Highlights
  • Explore San Francisco at your own pace with this bus tour
  • Hop on or off a double-decker bus to see more of San Francisco
  • Get a walking tour and discount booklet with offers for local eateries 
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City Sightseeing San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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1 Day Hop on Hop off TicketMost Popular
City Sightseeing San Francisco's 1 day hop on hop off ticket includes access to the Official City Tour and Sausalito Tour.
From USD 54.99
2 Day Hop on Hop off Ticket
City Sightseeing San Francisco's 2 day hop on hop off ticket includes access to the Official City Tour, Sausalito Tour, Park & Beach Tour and Night Tour.
From USD 69.99
Overview
Getting around San Francisco by taxi or ride-share service can add up quickly. This City Sightseeing San Francisco hop-on hop-off tour saves you money with a 1- or 2-day ticket where you plan your own itinerary and hop off or on the double-decker buses when you choose. Plus, you get a complimentary walking tour to familiarize yourself with the city and a coupon booklet for discounts throughout the area.
What to Expect
This San Francisco hop-on hop-off tour starts at Fisherman’s Wharf, but you can begin your tour at any stop you wish.

If you chose a 1-day ticket, you have access to the City and Sausalito tour routes. If you chose a 2-day ticket, you have access to the City and Sausalito tour routes as well as the Park and Beach and Night tours, too.

Buses run about every 15 to 30 minutes. You can hop off and explore at any stop you’d like, and then you can hop back on wherever as well.

End your tour at whichever stop you choose.
Itinerary
Downtown Route
1. Fisherman's Wharf
2. Lombard Street
3. Washington Square Park
4. Chinatown
5. Union Square South
6. Hilton Hotel
7.Union Square North
8. Chinatown Gate
9. Ferry Building
10. Pier 3
11. Coit Tower
12. Pier 35
13. Pier 39
14. Pier 41

Official City Tour
1. The Cannery
2. Ghirardelli Square
3. Lombard Street and Gough Street
4. Lombard Street and Fillmore Street
5. Palace of Fine Arts
6. Golden Gate Bridge - South Vista Point
7. Golden Gate Park - outside de Young Museum
8. Golden Gate Park - outside California Academy of Science
9. Golden Gate Park - Conservatory of Flowers
10. Haight Ashbury 1
11. Haight Ashbury 2
12. Alamo Square District
13. Civic Center Plaza
14. Polk Street
15. Nob Hill West
16. Union Square North
17. Union Square South
18. Chinatown Gate
19. Chinatown
20. Washington Square Park
21. Lombard Street
22. Pier 39
23. Pier 41

Sausalito Route (48-hour pass only)
1. Golden Gate Bridge (South Side)
2. Golden Gate Bridge (North Side)
3. Sausalito

Night Tour Highlights (48-hour pass only)
1. North Beach
2. Chinatown
3. Union Square
4. Alamo Square
5. Civic Center
6. California Street
7. Embarcadero
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Reviews (161)
1 - 5 of 76 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
DISAPPOINTING - NOT WORTH IT . . . .

Usually love City Sightseeing tours to get a feel for the city and this one started off well - Day 1 - got on a red bus and had the most amazing narrator - Giovanni - who was energised and enthusiastic - plus you could...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janet F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
5 stars for Giovanni!!!

After first doing a few stops on a bus where the microphone had poor sound quality & I could not hear a thing being said, I later tried another bus & stayed on the whole loop rather than get off as planned as the guide...More

Thank V5868IXalisonf
Christian W, Owner at City Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving a review, and mentioning our Tour Guide Giovanni! We are glad to hear he made your experience so enjoyable.

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Rip Off!! Left stranded, broken down bus, scared to get off at stops as up to an hour wait for next bus.

We decided to go with City Sightseeing because they looked professional (had better branding) BUT god was that a mistake... never judge a book by it's cover! We were completely ripped off as with our 2 day hop on and off ticket with the night...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nicholas M
Christian W, Owner at City Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Please accept our sincere apologies for your disappointment during your recent tour with us. We do hope you will give us another chance in the future to impress you.

Reviewed 30 October 2018
I recommend that you hop off!

Our tour of San Francisco was just awful. We got on at stop #1, Union Square. The first bus was old but decent. The guide played a little loose with facts but at least he was amusing. Then we hopped off for lunch at #7,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank capemay46
Christian W, Owner at City Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

I am extremely concerned to read your comments about your overall experience with our Tours. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to give your feedback so that we may use it to improve in the future.

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Left at the bus stop - provider not recommendable

While we had several very good experiences with hop on hop off providers in other cities, this one was a pretty bad one. The reasons: - After getting out at Haight-Asbury and spending some time there (which is very advisable) we waited very long time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank _maren_epg
Christian W, Owner at City Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

I am extremely concerned to read your comments about your overall experience with our Tours. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback so that we may use it to improve.

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X31YRnancyr
6 July 2018|
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Response from Mistys_Mam | Reviewed this property |
We did City Sightseeing the brighter red buses.
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6 July 2018|
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Response from RhodeIslandRed72 | Reviewed this property |
The Big Bus. . The busss are red
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Mary K
16 May 2018|
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Response from RhodeIslandRed72 | Reviewed this property |
Open at 9am and operate on some evenings with night tours. They have a good website also to see some of the sites they visit.
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