Big Bus Tours
An open-top Big Bus sightseeing tour showcases all of Las Vegas’s most famous landmarks and provides a real insight into the workings of the city and some of its most colorful stories and characters.
Welcome to the Big Bus sightseeing tour of Las Vegas!
Your open-top bus tour takes you to all of the famous landmarks on the Las Vegas Strip. Along the way, learn about the Las Vegas story through the history and facts provided by the entertaining tour commentary. The hop-on, hop-off facility will enable you to get on and off the bus at many places of interest and affords plenty of time to visit some of Las Vegas' popular hotel resorts and attractions. The Big Bus tour is a safe and relaxed way to experience this great city and is the perfect introduction to Las Vegas and a fun day out for all.
Big Bus Tours is the largest operator of open-top sightseeing tours in the world, providing sightseeing tours in 16 cities across three continents. The current portfolio includes Abu Dhabi, Budapest, Dubai, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Las Vegas, London, Miami, Muscat, New York, Paris, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Shanghai, Vienna and Washington. Big Bus Tours was formed by the merger of two established sightseeing tour businesses. The Big Bus Company Ltd - based in London, and Les Cars Rouges - based in Paris. The two businesses, each with over 20 years of successful tour experience, decided to combine their expertise, creating Big Bus Tours in May 2011.
Big Bus Tours’ sightseeing formula has been designed to provide a flexible approach to city discovery.
See All the Vegas Sights
The Sightseeing tour of Las Vegas takes in all the unmissable Las Vegas sights, from the iconic 'Welcome to Las Vegas' sign all the way through to the Golden Nugget and Fremont Street. Along the way, you’ll see all that Las Vegas has to offer: its legendary hotels and casinos, Miracle Mile, the malls, museums and monuments that come together to create the magic of this thrilling city.
Bring your camera and take some pictures of Las Vegas’s greatest icons as a memento of your visit!
The Strip Route
The Strip Route takes you past all the major Las Vegas landmarks in smooth succession; from the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower, to the MGM Lion and the Luxor Sphinx. The open-top bus provides a great vantage point from which to view the city. Sit back and relax as you drink in the sights, sounds and atmosphere of this iconic place.
The Downtown Route
The Downtown Route transports you away from the Strip to the famous Fremont Street area and shows you the traditional centre of Las Vegas. The Stratosphere, the Pawn Shop, the Golden Nugget and El Cortez are just some of the highlights that await you as you journey into the old yet still pounding heart of the city.
Be entertained as you travel through Las Vegas
Our experienced guides provide an entertaining commentary in English. The guide will explain the history of the city, point out significant landmarks and give you tips on how to get the most from your stay in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas Night Tour
See the dazzling neon lights of Las Vegas! When darkness falls, the Las Vegas strip really comes to life, lighting up the desert sky with its glowing neon signs, stunning illuminated displays and dazzling visual effects.
If you’d like to see Las Vegas after nightfall, join the Night Tour and enjoy spectacular views of the entire Strip and Down Town in all their neon glory. The Night Tour takes you all the way along the Strip to the famous Las Vegas welcome sign, before heading back to Down Town where you'll have the chance to enjoy the Fremont Street Experience. As you travel past Las Vegas' illuminated landmarks one of our experienced guides will tell the story of Las Vegas and will highlight the city's most impressive views.
You can start the tour at either Circus Circus at 7.00pm or at the Excalibur at 7.30pm. The Night Tour lasts approximately 3 hours including time at Fremont Street.
Hop-on, Hop-off Facility
The Las Vegas tour enables you to hop-on and off the bus at selected destinations all over the city. Use this facility to experience the different themed resorts and attractions that each hotel has to offer and to explore Fremont Street and Downtown. The great benefit of the hop-on, hop-off facility is that it gives you total control of your day. You decide the places you visit and for how long you stay. Whenever you are ready to rejoin the tour, simply hop-on board the next bus. You can hop-on and off the buses as many times as you wish while your ticket is valid.
The first bus is at 10:00 and there are regular departures throughout the day. One full circuit of each route takes approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.
Convenient E-tickets You Can Print or Send to Your Smartphone
Once you have booked your Big Bus Tour of Las Vegas online you will not only get the option to 'view and print' your tickets after you have completed your order; but you can also choose to send your tickets straight to your smart phone, meaning you don't even have to print anything to board the bus.
Simply bring your printed e-ticket or smartphone to any of one of our tour stops and present it to a member of Big Bus staff before boarding the bus. In return you will receive a receipt that can be used to show the driver each time you hop-on the bus throughout the validity of your ticket.
Q: Tell me about the Big Bus tour of Las Vegas?
The Open Top Sightseeing Tour is a sightseeing tour of Las Vegas on an open-top double decker bus. An entertaining commentary is provided by live guides and you may hop on and off at any of the stops to visit attractions and places of interest.
Q: What can I see and visit?
There are many locations where you can hop on and off the Las Vegas Tour. Each has been selected because it provides access to an attraction or place of interest. You can hop on and off as many times as you wish and are of course welcome to stay on board for the entire circuit. Please see the Tour Highlights to discover more.
Q: What time do tours start and how often do buses run?
The first tour begins at 10.00am from Circus Circus and picks up within 30 minutes from the first pick up time. Please refer to Big Bus Tours' map for all other pick up times and locations.
Q: Where can I start the tour?
You may start your tour at any of the ‘hop-on, hop-off’ points.
Q: How long does the tour take?
The Strip and Downtown Tour lasts approximately 1 hour 30 minutes each.
Q: Where can I buy a ticket for the tour?
You can purchase tickets either on this website, on the bus, from members of Big Bus staff, at most hotels or by calling us directly.
Q: Do I need to specify a date of travel?
If you purchase a discounted fixed date ticket on this website then yes, you must travel on the date selected. If you purchase an open date ticket, you can travel on any day. You are welcome to buy your ticket on the day if that is your preference.
Q: Is there a discount available for groups?
Yes, discounts are available for groups of twenty or more. For more information on groups sales please contact us.
Q: What time are the first and last buses?
The first bus departs at 10.00am from Circus Circus and the last full tour ends at 7:20pm from the Stratosphere Hotel & Casino and Wynn Encore Hotel & Casino. For all other tour times, please refer to the Big Bus Tours' map.
Q: Is it possible to hire one of the open-top buses for a private event?
Q: How will I know where to get off?
The commentary on the bus will announce hop-off locations as the bus arrives at each location allowing you to hop off at your leisure.
Q: On which days does the tour operate?
The Big Bus tour of Las Vegas operates every day of the year with the exception of New Year’s Eve and during any unforeseen Strip or Downtown closures.
Q: What is the child policy?
A child ticket is available for children aged between 5 and 15 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children aged under 5 may travel free of charge if accompanied by a dedicated adult.
Q: Are the buses wheelchair accessible?
No, not at the moment. Please contact us for further information.