Visit the most iconic landmarks at your own pace with the Chicago Tourist Bus. The most comfortable and convenient way to explore the Windy City!
Routes & Stops
The Chicago Tourist Bus has 12 stops along a route that takes a total of 2 hours. You'll discover Chicago's main places of interest and admire its impressive skyline on a double-decker open-top bus. Throughout the journey, learn fun facts and fascinating history from the recorded audio commentary about the places visited along the way.
Don't miss stopping at Millennium Park, the home of the iconic Cloud Gate sculpture also called 'The Bean'; the Adler Planetarium; the historic Water Tower; and of course the Sears Tower, the second tallest skyscraper in the United States.
You can check out the bus route and all of its stops via the following link:
Choose any of the following options to tailor your trip to your needs and interests:
- 1 day ticket: includes unlimited access to Big Bus Chicago for one day.
- 2 day ticket + Chicago Architecture Center: as well as unlimited use of the Big Bus Chicago buses for two days, you'll also get a ticket to the Chicago Architecture Center, a must if you're interested in finding out more about the history behind the city's buildings.
How does it work?
Your ticket will have a validity of 1 or 2 days from first use. During this time, you can get on and get off the bus as many times as you'd like.
Although you must select a date when booking, your ticket will be valid for 6 months following this date. When you book we'll send you a voucher by email which will need to be exchanged at the first stop on the route, which is located at 98 Chicago Riverwalk.
Timetable and frequency
Red Line: Daily departures from stop 1 (Chicago Riverwalk) between 10 am and 5 pm, once every 30 to 45 minutes. The full route takes around 2 hours.
|Adults||Children 5-15 years old||Children under 5 years old|
|1 day ticket||
US$ 49 US$ 44.10
US$ 30 US$ 27
|2 day ticket + Chicago Architecture Center||
US$ 59 US$ 53.10
US$ 35 US$ 31.50
1 day ticket
AdultsUS$ 49 US$ 44.10
Children 5-15 years oldUS$ 30 US$ 27
Children under 5 years oldFree
2 day ticket + Chicago Architecture Center
AdultsUS$ 59 US$ 53.10
Children 5-15 years oldUS$ 35 US$ 31.50
Children under 5 years oldFree
Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.
1 day - 2 days.
The activity takes place with recorded commentary in in English.
Unlimited use of Big Bus Chicago during the selected time
Headphones for each passenger
10% discount on the official ticket price.
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Varies according to the attraction included.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.
No printing of documentation required.
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 have any other questions please contact us.