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Big Bus Tours: Los Angeles Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

Big Bus Tours: Los Angeles Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Tour ID: 162

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  • Experience Los Angeles with 2 different routes (Hollywood and Beach Loop)
  • Over 20 stops are, covering important landmarks of the city
  • Unlimited access to Los Angeles Hop-On Hop-Off tour for 1 or 2 days
  • Explore the city at your own pace
  • Pre-recorded commentary available in 9 languages
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted!


Enjoy Hollywood with the open roof bus tour across LA LA land. Spot out celebrities and stars randomly roaming across the streets of Los Angeles in this Hop On Hop Off bus tour and experience one of the most celebrated and creative places on Earth. Also known as the City of Angels, sightseeing amongst them is wonderful! Be it a quirky shopping session on the Rodeo Drive or tasting fresh food from the Farmer’s Market, the city is always gorgeous. With over 20 stops to hop on and hop off and covering most of the important destinations of the city, live LA at its best!


If you're planning a trip to Los Angeles and searching for adventure, why not embark on one of our LA Big Buses and discover all that the city has to offer? Our Hop-On Hop-Off Los Angeles Tour is the perfect way to experience iconic LA sights such as the TCL Chinese Theater, Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, and more.
On our Celebrity Homes & Lifestyle Tour, you'll get to explore the surrounding residential areas and check out the homes and hotspots of current and past stars. Whether you decide to choose one or both tours, we guarantee an ultimate Hollywood experience. You have three different ticket options. 
1. Discover Ticket
With the Discover Ticket, you can explore Hollywood and Santa Monica while riding on a bus. Learn interesting fun facts and the history of Hollywood while conveniently stopping at each location. 
The Santa Monica Beach Shuttle provides an amazing travel way from Beverly Hills to Santa Monica and Venice beaches. It is perfect for tourists who want to spend quality time at the Pier, soaking up the sun, or swimming. Both of these routes are amazing and enjoyable.
2. Essential Ticket
The Essential Ticket is flexible, allowing you to explore Los Angeles at your own pace. Enjoy the Hop-On Hop-Off buses on the Hollywood Route and learn about the fun facts and history of Hollywood. Get the chance to hop off and discover new places at your leisure. The Hollywood tour is complemented by the Santa Monica Beach Shuttle, which is an amazing way to explore from Beverly Hills to Santa Monica and Venice beaches. 
It is perfect for those who want to witness the Pier and soak up the sun. Both of these routes are exciting. With the Essential Ticket, you will also gain entry to the Chinese Theater VIP Walking Tour, a famous premier venue for star-powered events and Red Carpet. This is a place where celebrities come to watch movies, and you get the chance to witness it for yourself.
3. Explore Ticket
With the Explore Ticket, you can witness the mesmerizing streets and captivating beaches of Santa Monica and Hollywood. The Hop-On Hop-Off two-day tickets give you the chance to see several interesting places at your leisure. You can get off at any stop and start exploring. Start with the Hollywood Walk of Fame and en route witness TCL Chinese Theater and Sunset Blvd. 
You can shop at the Grove Market, Beverly Center, or Melrose Ave. The Hollywood tour concludes by passing Paramount Studios and Pantages Theater. The second day includes visiting Santa Monica, and the beach shuttle is an amazing way to reach Santa Monica. You can spend quality time at the beach where you can relax, eat, shop, and enjoy.
Explore ticket includes the Celebrity Homes and Lifestyle Tour, a two-hour excursion that lets you explore LA's neighborhoods and snap photos of famous homes, including those of Drew Carey, Michael Jackson, and Harry Houdini. Take in stunning views of the Hollywood Sign from the Universal Overlook, and gain VIP access to the iconic TCL Chinese Theater with the included walking tour.
Hollywood (Red) Route
Embark on the Hop On Hop Off Los Angeles tour at the Walk of Fame, and enjoy views of the TCL Chinese Theater as you make your way to Hollywood Blvd and Sunset Strip. Cruise through Beverly Hills, where countless movies have been filmed, and disembark at any of the stops to shop or dine. The tour concludes with a loop around Paramount Studios.
Beach Shuttle (Blue) Route
Jump on the Beach Shuttle and take a leisurely stroll along the Pier. Beginning in Beverly Garden, you'll reach Santa Monica, seeing sights like the Santa Monica Pier, Ocean Ave, and the beach. Hop off to explore local restaurants and shops or soak up the sun on the beach.
Celebrity Homes & Lifestyle Tour
Experience a taste of fame with the Celebrity Homes & Lifestyle Tour from Big Bus Tours. Get ready to explore where the biggest stars in music, film, and TV live, work, and play. This tour takes you to the current or former homes of stars like Madonna, Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Paul Walker, Elvis Presley, Kylie Jenner, and many more. The tour will also take you through the stunning Hollywood Hills, Mulholland Drive, and the famous Rodeo Drive. Make sure to take advantage of the stop at Universal Overlook to capture breathtaking long-distance photos of the iconic Hollywood sign.
Ride in style and luxury on our brand-new convertible Mercedes sprinter minibuses, featuring comfortable leather seats and expert driver-guides who will make sure you have a VIP experience. Keep your eyes open, as you never know when you might spot a star in their natural habitat!
Wait no further, Book the tickets now and avoid standing in queues and wasiting some precious time on your trip to LA.


Hollywood Loop (Red Loop):
First Bus: 10.00am, Last Bus: 4:30pm
Full Circuit Time: 2 hours (approx)
Bus Frequency: Every 30-45 minutes
Departure: Big Bus Visitor Center (6763 Hollywood Boulevard)
Beach Loop (Blue Loop):
First Bus: 10.45am, Last Bus: 3:15pm 
Full Circuit Time: 90 minutes (approx)
Bus Frequency: 5 deparutes in a day (10:45am, 11:45am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm & 3:15pm)
Departure: Stop 6, Beverly Gardens Park
TCL Chinese Theater Walking Tour:
Duration: 30 minutes
Location: Simply present your ticket voucher at the tour kiosk (located at the entrance of the theatre at 6925 Hollywood Blvd) in exchange for a ticket for the next available tour.
Operates: Daily at 9:30 AM (excluding special events)
Celebrity Home & Lifestyle Tour:
Operates: Tour operates daily, with departures at 11:00am, 1:30pm and 4:00pm.
Duration: 2 hours
Location: Hop on at Stop #1, the Big Bus Visitor Center at 6763 Hollywood Boulevard.
Please arrive 15 minutes in advance of your tour start time.


Discover Ticket

  • 1-Day Los Angeles Hop-On Hop-Off
  • Valid for Hollywood Loop & Beach Loop
  • Audio Commentary available in 9 languages - English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese and Hindi.
  • Free Wi-Fi & Earphones On-Board

Essential Ticket

  • 1-Day Los Angeles Hop-On Hop-Off
  • Valid for Hollywood Loop & Beach Loop
  • Audio Commentary available in 9 languages - English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese and Hindi.
  • TCL Chinese Theatre VIP Walking Tour
  • 1-Hrs Bike Rental Offer
  • Free Wi-Fi & Earphones On-Board

Explore Ticket

  • 2-Day Los Angeles Hop-On Hop-Off
  • Valid for Hollywood Loop & Beach Loop
  • Audio Commentary available in 9 languages - English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese and Hindi.
  • Celebrity Homes and Lifestyle Tour
  • TCL Chinese Theatre VIP Walking Tour
  • 1-Hrs Bike Rental Offer
  • Free Wi-Fi & Earphones On-Board


  • Entrance Fees (Unless specified)
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Meals

Redemption Info

You can board the bus at any stop.
Show the Mobile/ Printed ticket to the staff member at our bus stops, and you will receive a receipt that you will use to hop on the Big Bus.
This receipt is must throughout the validity period of your ticket.
A staff member of Big Bus Tours will check the code present on the ticket during bus boarding.
All vouchers will now be valid for 06 months from the date of purchase.
Mobile App: Customers are advised to download the "Big Bus Tours" app to see the most up to date bus stop locations, timings and live bus tracking.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Onboard Wi-Fi: Yes
Pets Allowed: No
Multiday tickets can only be used on consecutive days.
Tours operate in all weather, rain or shine. Refunds due to weather will not be granted unless the service is suspended as a result of weather.
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions, cruise ship arrivals and unforeseen circumstances, there might be sudden changes in the route or on the schedule. In "normal times" Los Angeles is a busy city, especially during special events, summer holidays and at weekends. Traffic congestion and road closures - may cause delays, reduced frequency and changes to the route. We’ll do all we can to provide a smooth and frequent service!

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Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How does the Big Bus LA tour works?

A. Discover the city at your own pace by traveling on LA Big Bus Hop-on-Hop-off bus tour.You can hop on and off the bus at any of our designated Big Bus stops, as many times as you wish on all of the offered routes. Or, alternatively, you are very welcome to stay on board for the entire tour and let us take you for a scenic spin of the city.

Q. What all stops are covered in the Big Bus LA tour?

A. All the main landmarks in the city are covered in the Big Bus Los Angeles tour. Landmarks include - the Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Sign, Rodeo Drive and Capital Records to name just a few. Please check the maps to know mare details.

Q. Are the Big Bus Los Angeles buses wheelchair / stroller accessible?

A. Yes, all of the Big Bus Los Angeles buses are wheelchair and stroller accessible. Every bus has a dedicated space for wheelchair and stroller on its lower deck. The upper deck on entire fleet is not accessible to the wheelchair or stroller.

Q. Is the live guide available on the Los Angeles Big Bus tour and which language is the commentary available?

A. On board the live guide is not available, however a pre-recorded commentary is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese and Hindi.

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