Washington City Tour operates the hop on hop off bus tours aboard a fleet of new double-decker buses designed with open-top-deck to provide you with the best possible views of Washington DC and its attractions, neighbourhoods and places of interest. Get a panoramic view of the city in a comfortable ride and in a vehicle equipped with wide and comfortable seats.
All the buses of Washington City Tour have free wifi, you can be connected and share you experience! You will recognise our buses by its characteristic red colour. To ensure that those with reduced mobility can also enjoy the service, all our vehicles are accessible and with space available for a limited number of wheelchairs. The lower deck is air-conditioned.
With the audio guide service of Washington City Tour available in 11 languages you will enjoy of an informative and entertaining tour narration.
The best service to enjoy Washington
Washington City Tour is a recognized leader in Washington D.C. sightseeing tours and attractions, operates hop-on hop-off bus tours aboard a fleet of new double-decker buses. With Washington City Tour, you'll get the most picturesque sightseeing!
24-hour and 48-hour passes include three individual loops to view the most famous monuments, landmarks and places of interest. You can hop on and off at any of the 41 stops along the routes.
Hop-On Hop-Off service
Create your own itinerary to see Washington.
Washington City Tour offers you the Hop-on Hop-off service, get on and off the bus as many times as you want during the sightseeing tour for as long as your ticket is valid. With the Washington DC hop-on hop off bus you can discover the city at your own pace and create your own itinerary.
Washington City Tour have three different routes: Red Loop, Yellow Loop and Purple Loop. Our loops with take you to the city’s most renowned tourist attractions so you can hop off the bus wherever you want and explore them in depth. You can always hop back on-board at any of the Washington City Tour stops along either of the tour routes and continue with your sightseeing tour. If you prefer, you can also enjoy the full loop and enjoy of the panoramic views that our buses offer.
City Tour with its hop-on hop-off service makes it easy to get to know the city in a different and comfortable way, check out our map to see all the stops on the tour bus and the tourist attractions.
Pre-recorded audio guide in 11 languages
All the buses of Washington City Tour have available an audio guide service in 11 different languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Korean, Mandarin and Hebrew. It offers you information about the loop and the tourist attractions of the city. The audio guide service is available in all the loops except the Night Loop, only offered in English.
The audio guide will start soon as you plug in your headset. Don’t worry if you haven’t brought a headset of your own: we’ll be happy to provide you with a set free of charge.
You will be given an information brochure when you get on one of Washington City Tour’s Hop-on Hop-off buses. In it you’ll find a map of Washington and more detailed information on the stops along the Red Loop, Yellow Loop and Purple Loop. The information brochure is available in English.
Service and Schedule
All the Washington City Tour Loops depart from Union Station and one complete tour lasts approximately 2 hours.
Red Loop (Monuments & Landmarks Loop)
Runs from 9am to 5pm and departs every 20 minutes, every 10 minutes on Friday and Saturday.
Yellow Loop (Washington National Cathedral and Georgetown Loop)
Runs from 9am to 4pm and departs every 30 minutes.
Purple Loop (Arlington National Cemetery and Pentagon Loop)
Runs from 10am to 5pm and departs every 30 minutes.