Big Bus Tours: Chicago Panoramic Sunset Bus Tour with Live Guide

Big Bus Tours: Chicago Panoramic Sunset Bus Tour with Live Guide

Chicago, U.S.A.

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  • From the Museum Campus near Lake Michigan, take in the greatest views of the Chicago skyline.
  • Visit Art on the Mart, the largest outdoor light installation in the world.
  • From the top deck of our open-top double-decker bus, take in the sparkling lights of famous sights including the Chicago Theatre, the Chicago River, and the Magnificent Mile.
  • With the help of a skilled live guide, delve deep into the history and culture of the Windy City.
  • Smartphone Voucher Acceptable!


Join the exhilarating 90-minute Big Bus Sunset Live Tour, a stunning panoramic tour of Chicago. Witness the stunning illuminated skyline from the Museum Campus with a live guide. Travel the whole length of Michigan Avenue, from the legendary Magnificent Mile to the cultural center of The Cultural Mile, and see the thriving nightlife of River North. Discover the city's wonders in a thrilling loop and capture the stunning images of Chicago in your mind forever.


From the top deck of a double-decker bus, take in the captivating splendor of Chicago at night. Take a 90-minute panoramic trip to see the famed skyline, which is dotted with stunning skyscrapers and avant-garde construction. Take a picture with the Adler Planetarium providing a lovely backdrop as you look down on the city from the Museum Campus. 
Immerse yourself in Chicago's dynamic nightlife while being charmed by the Buckingham Fountain's spectacular water and light show. Admire the captivating light show on the Merchandise Mart's front, the spectacular "Art on the Mart." 
Enjoy Millennium Park's The Bean (Cloud Gate) for its brilliant reflection. View architectural marvels including the John Hancock Center, the Wrigley Building, the Chicago Tribune Building, and the recognizable Willis Tower as you explore the city that invented skyscrapers. 
Finish your journey at Navy Pier, secure in the knowledge that you may carry on exploring the city. This night trip promises a memorable adventure, taking in architectural wonders as well as historical events like the Great Chicago Fire. Take in the colorful ambiance that makes the intriguing and exciting Windy City what it is. Book your tickets now!


Night Tour (Blue Route):
Departure Time: 7:30pm (from 1 May to 11 Aug) | 07:00pm (from 12 Aug to 2 Sep) | 06:30pm (from 3 Sep to 22 Sep) | 06:00pm (from 23 Sep to 19 Oct )
Starting Point: Stop 11 Hard Rock Cafe 
Full Loop: 90 minutes
Frequency: One Tour Per Day
(Please check calendar to know about the availability)


  • Chicage Sunset Tour (Valid between May - October)
  • Open-top double-decker buses
  • Live Guide
  • Pre-recorded commentary (English & Spanish)
  • Access to the Mobile app 


  • Hotel Transfers
  • Meals
  • Entrance Fees

Redemption Info

Show the Mobile/ Printed ticket to the staff member at our bus stop, and you will receive a receipt that you will use to hop on the Big Bus.
A staff member of Big Bus Tours will check the code present on the ticket during bus boarding.
Please report 15 minutes prior to departure time. It is a non-stop, panoramic tour.
Voucher must be used on date you selected at the time of booking.
Mobile App: 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
Onboard Wi-Fi: Yes
Pets Allowed: No
Complimentary ear phones are provided, or you are welcome to use your own wired earphones with a jack connector
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.
Sunset Live Spanish Tour departs at the same time on Fridays ONLY, beginning May 17 and ending Oct 11.
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions, unforeseen circumstances, there might be sudden changes in the route or on the schedule. In "normal times" the city is busy, 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!

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. On which days does the Chicago Big Bus Night tour operates?

A. Big Bus Chicago Sunset Tour operates daily between May–October only. Occasionally severe weather and special event days, including the Chicago Marathon, could affect our service.

Q. What is the child polciy in Chicago Big Bus Night tour?

A. A child ticket is available for children aged between 3 and 12 years. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Children aged 2 years and under may travel free of charge. Children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. Strollers and pushchairs must be folded and stowed on the lower deck.

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