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Abu Dhabi Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Activities in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

  • 10% off
  • English English
  • 1, 2 or 5 days

The Abu Dhabi sightseeing bus (Big Bus Tours) is a comfortable and practical way of touring the city. The double-decker open-top bus travels to the city's main sights. You can get on and off at any of the stops, allowing you to explore the city as you want.

Routes and stops

The Abu Dhabi Hop-On Hop-Off bus follows 2 different two-hour routes, with over 20 stops, located close to the main tourist attractions around the city. Along the journey, you will enjoy English language commentary on the places you drive past. 

Some of the most interesting stops are Heritage Village, the Corniche Road and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. You can even visit the famous Ferrari World theme park.

You can consult the different routes and all the designated stops on the map by clicking on the following link:


  • 1 day ticket: Includes unlimited access to the Big Bus service for one day and a one-hour boat tour along the Corniche in a traditional sailing boat, dhow.
  • 2 day ticket: Besides unlimited use of the sightseeing buses for 2 days, it includes a boat cruise along the Corniche in a traditional dhow and a 50% discount on entry to the Observation Deck at 300.
  • 5 day ticket: In addition to the use of the buses for 5 days, including a boat tour along the Corniche in a traditional dhow vessel, this ticket includes a 50% discount to the Observation Deck at 300. It also includes a Big City Pass card which gives you free entry to 15 tourist attractions in Abu Dhabi. For 7 days you can visit interesting museums such as the Heritage Village, the Abu Dhabi Aquarium and even go up the observation deck at the Etihad Towers to get panoramic views of the city.
  • Night tour: includes an exclusive panoramic night tour on an open top bus, perfect to marvel at Abu Dhabi's landmarks lit up.  

How does it work?

The ticket is valid for 1, 2 or 5 consecutive days from when it is used for the first time. During this time, you can hop on and hop off the buses as many times as you want so you can get to know the most emblematic places in Abu Dhabi.

Timetable and frequency

  • Red line (city tour): from 9 am to 5 pm, every hour. The complete route takes around an hour and a half.
  • Green line (Yas Island tour): from 9 am to 5 pm, every hour. The complete tour takes approximately one hour and 40 minutes.


Adults Children between 5 to 15 years old Under 5 years old
1 Day Ticket
US$ 74.30 US$ 66.80
US$ 47.30 US$ 42.60
2 Day Ticket
US$ 85.40 US$ 76.90
US$ 54.90 US$ 49.40
5 Day Ticket
US$ 102.60 US$ 92.30
US$ 67.20 US$ 60.50
Night Tour
US$ 52.80 US$ 47.50
US$ 34.30 US$ 30.80

1 Day Ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 74.3 US$ 66.8
  • Children between 5 to 15 years old

    US$ 47.3 US$ 42.6
  • Under 5 years old


2 Day Ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 85.4 US$ 76.9
  • Children between 5 to 15 years old

    US$ 54.9 US$ 49.4
  • Under 5 years old


5 Day Ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 102.6 US$ 92.3
  • Children between 5 to 15 years old

    US$ 67.2 US$ 60.5
  • Under 5 years old


Night Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 52.8 US$ 47.5
  • Children between 5 to 15 years old

    US$ 34.3 US$ 30.8
  • Under 5 years old


More Information


1, 2 or 5 days.

Language English

The tour is carried out with an audio guide in English.


Unlimited use of the Big Bus for the chosen time period.

Headphones for each person.

One hour boat tour along the Corniche.

7 day Big City Pass (with 3 day ticket).

10% discount on the official ticket price.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


Yes (most of the buses are accessible).

from US$ 52.80
US$ 47.50
No hidden fees or surcharges


Not refundable. This activity does not permit modifications nor cancelations.

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