Abu Dhabi
Big Bus Tours: Abu Dhabi Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

Big Bus Tours: Abu Dhabi Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
From US$ 85.68US$ 69.43 p.p.

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  • Discover Abu Dhabi with comfortable air-conditioned buses with partial unshaded or full shade seating on top
  • Unlimited Abu Dhabi Hop on hop off to explore the famous landmarks at your own pace.
  • Pre-recorded Commentary available in 8 languages.
  • See famous landmarks across 20+ stops at two routes.
  • Free booklet and reward voucher.
  • Free Wi-Fi and app!
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted! (No need to print)


Abu Dhabi Big Bus tour provides you an opportunity to explore the best tourist attractions and landmarks. Capital of UAE is well-ordered with an excellent waterside location. This modern city is spectacular and full of attractions that impress visitors. Big malls, luxurious hotels, and ancient structures are astonishing. The tour package also offers you to explore Dubai.


Abu Dhabi, treasures rich culture, history, and the latest technological advancements. It fills visitors with amazement, and thus, it is a popular tourist's destination. The Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi is an example of artistic achievement from the past to the current era. The famous, awe-inspiring paintings by great artist Picasso, contemporary architecture with 12 galleries makes it worth to visit. Heritage Village is a replica of Abu Dhabi's history when income source was only fishing, farming, and pearl diving. Here you will get the glimpse of ancient UAE. You can also buy traditional attires, spices, and handicrafts from here.
Motorsports lovers should explore Yas Island. It comprises of drag circuit, famous race track, world class hotels, golf course, mall, polo clubs, marinas, and many eateries. Yas Island is also famous for the Ferrari world, the largest theme park with fastest roller coaster across the globe. The largest mall in the Middle East is the Abu Dhabi mall. From designer brands to hypermarkets and supermarkets, everything is present here. Various dining options are also available.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a star attraction of Abu Dhabi.  It is an exclusively beautiful mosque that is constructed with white marble. The beautiful carpet in the prayer hall is the biggest handmade carpet in the world. The other attraction includes the Corniche, which is a 6-mile lane along the waterbody that is lined up with beautiful gardens, lawns, and fountains. The other amenities include swimming areas, volleyball court, play areas, running tracks, and picnic tables.
Abu Dhabi also features Mangrove forest that preserves natural habitat. The forest is a gem on the city's crown. It is an ideal place to feel Mother Nature. Don't forget to see the Emirates Palace hotel that comprises of precious stones, gold, and marble.
This tour package allows you to delve into the beauty of Dubai. The famous landmarks include Dubai Museum, Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum's house, the world's tallest building Burj Khalifa, Dubai Creek, and Al Seef District, Jumeirah Mosque and Sheikh Zayed road.
The Dubai Aquarium is the home of 140 sea life species. It is situated at Dubai mall, Walk through the aquarium tunnel to reach the Underwater Zoo. Boats with glass bottom are popular here. Burj Al Arab is present on the artificial island and is the tallest hotel in the world. Ras Al Khor is a wildlife Sanctuary where you can see varieties of birds. Dubai Opera is a major entertainment and cultural hub in downtown Dubai. Alserkal Art District, Miracle Garden, Butterfly Garden, Mall of the Emirates is other exciting places to visit.


City Tour - Red Route:
First Bus: 9:00am, Last Bus: 5:00pm
Full Loop: 1 Hour, 50 Minutes (approx.)
Frequency: Every 60 minutes
Departure Location: Stop #1 Abu Dhabi Mall (Al Maiyani Street/10th Street (near Tim Hortons))

Yas Island Tour - Green Route:
Tours depart Abu Dhabi Mall: 
12:00pm & 2:30pm
Tours depart Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque: 2:00pm & 4:30pm
Full Loop: 1 hour, 40 hours (approx.)


Discover Ticket

  • 24-Hours Hop on Hop off Ticket
  • Valid on both routes (Red & Green)
  • Pre-recorded Commentary available in  Arabic, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Mandarin.

Essential Ticket

  • 48-Hours Hop on, Hop-off Ticket
  • Valid on both routes (Red & Green)
  • Pre-recorded Commentary available in  Arabic, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Mandarin.
  • Sheikh Zayed Mosque Tour

Explore Ticket

  • 48-Hours Hop on, Hop off Ticket
  • Valid on both routes (Red & Green)
  • Pre-recorded Commentary available in  Arabic, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Mandarin.
  • Sheikh Zayed Mosque Tour
  • Presidential Palace Tour


  • 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.
Customers are advised to download the "Big Bus Tours" app to see the most up to date bus stop locations and timings.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
On Board Wi-Fi: Yes
Pets Allowed: No
For live bus tracking on the day of travel - please download the "Big Bus Tours" App in advance of arrival.
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, there might be sudden changes in the route or on the schedule. In "normal times" Abu Dhabi 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

Can I travel without a print copy of voucher/ ticket for Big Bus Abu Dhabi?

No need to carry a print copy. After making a booking you will receive the booking confirmation over your mobile, which you need to show to the bus staff. Your voucher will be exchanged for a ticket, which must be kept until the end of the tour.

Are the Big Bus Abu Dhabi buses wheelchair / stroller accessible?

Yes, all of the Big Bus Abu Dhabi 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.

Is there a commentary available in my language on the Big Bus Abu Dhabi bus ?

The Big Bus Abu Dhabi sightseeing tour offers a recorded commentary in your choice of either: English, Arabic, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Chinese. The commentary is available through complimentary earphones that you will receive when you board the bus.

From where can I board the Big Bus Abu Dhabi?

This is a Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus tour, hence you can board the bus from any stop and drop off to any of the stops. For the first stop please check Big Bus Abu Dhabi schedule.

How does the Big Bus Abu Dhabi Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus tour work?

When you make a purchase through our website, you will receive a confirmed booking voucher. Show the printed or smart voucher to staff at our bus stops. Your voucher will be exchanged for a ticket which must be kept until the end of the tour. As long as your ticket is still valid you can get on and off the bus as often as you like at any station along the route.

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