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Uptown & Downtown Bus Tour, Boat Tour, and Empire State Building

$64 Adult $129.00
$54 Child $104.00
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$64 Adult $129.00
$54 Child $104.00
(age 3 - 11)

Purchase this package and save 50% versus buying tickets at the gate!  

1-day double decker bus tour with access to 2 tour loops in Uptown and Downtown Manhattan. Unlimited hop-on hop-off access at 40+ stops by bus. Also included is a free hop-on, hop-off ferry tour and admission to the Empire State Building!

Discover why people love New York City with our Uptown & Downtown Tour, Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour and the Empire State Building Package! With this easy and affordable pass, one day is all you need to see the top sights and attractions in Manhattan. You won’t miss out on anything because the Uptown and Downtown tour loops cover the most famous NYC landmarks and as well as hidden gems!

Hop on board our famous and comfortable double-decker buses as your knowledgeable tour guide takes you on an adventure of a lifetime! In the heart of Manhattan, you’ll see incredible sights at every turn, including the Empire State Building, Central Park, Times Square, the Brooklyn Bridge, and even the Statue of Liberty! Convenient transfer points allow you to easily hop from one tour to another for a seamless excursion through NYC.

Unlimited hop-on, hop-off access gives you the freedom to explore the sights you want to see. Hop off at any of 40+ tour stops on two tours to enjoy a flavorful lunch, check out a museum or stroll through an urban park. When you’re ready to continue the tour, just hop back on the next bus! Buses run every 20-30 minutes, so you’ll never wait long!

Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan is the Empire State Building. Visit the Big Apple’s most iconic 360-degree open-air observation deck with this package. Embark on a journey atop the Empire State Building’s 86th Floor Observatory Deck, where you will experience a newly restored Art Deco lobby and murals, the historical Dare to Dream exhibit, and Sustainability Exhibit. Feel the heart of NYC from the top, as you are surrounded by panoramic views of the majestic New York skyline and the bustling streets below. On clear days, you can see up to 5 states from the open-air promenade!

Next, board the CitySightseeing Ferry Tour to explore New York City and its famed waterways from the comfort of our contemporary ferry boat, complete with ample outdoor decks and a climate-controlled interior for those cooler days. The 90-minute tour is jam-packed with gorgeous views of the NYC skyline and the city’s most iconic landmarks! Your friendly and informed tour guide introduces you to the best of Big Apple history, culture and, of course, sightseeing! You’ll get unbeatable views of classic attractions like the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and much more! With 2 convenient hop-off stops along the way, you’ll also have plenty of opportunity to get out and explore some of New York City’s most unique neighborhoods up close.

Book the Uptown & Downtown Tour, Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour and the Empire State Building Package today and enjoy the best that New York City has to offer!

Bus Tour Length:

Tour lengths vary based on the route and range between 90 minutes and 3 hours. Please see the “Details” tab above for specific route information.

Bus Departure Location:

Locations vary by tour. Please refer to each tour description under the “Details” tab above for specific locations.

Bus Departure Times:

Times vary by tour loop. Please refer to each tour description under the “Detail” tab above for specific times. Generally, buses run continuously every 25-30 minutes.

Hop-on, hop-off Ferry access at 2 locations:

• Pier 78 – 38th St. and 12th Ave
• Brookfield Place Terminal – 199 Vessey St.

Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour Length:

90 Minutes

Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry 2019 Schedule

Pier 78: 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm

Brookfield Place Terminal: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm

Empire State Building Location:

20 West 34th Street, New York, NY - 10001

Empire State Building Hours:

8:00AM - 2:00AM (last elevator at 1:15AM)

 

Uptown Tour
Double Decker Sightseeing
Guided Tour
Hop-on Hop-off
Multilingual Tour
Recorded narration available in these languages:
Chinese Engish French German Hebrew Italian Korean Mandarin Portugese Russian Spanish
Includes:
Tour Length

2 Hours

Hop-On-Hop-Off
Departure Location

8th Ave btw. 42nd & 43rd Streets, New York. NY 10036

Departure Time

Departs: 09:00 am - 4:00 pm (Every 25-30 minutes)



Uptown Manhattan bus tour ticket with unlimited hop-on hop-off access.

CHOOSE FROM THREE TICKET OPTIONS:
• 24-Hour Pass: Valid for a full 24 hours, spanning 2 calendar days
• Single Day Pass: See it all in 1 calendar day (pass expires at midnight).
• 24-Hour Uptown Tour +1 Attraction: Bus tour valid for a full 24 hours PLUS choose one add-on attraction form New York City's top sights.


From the grand mansions surrounding Central Park, to the ancient relics at the Museum of Natural History, Uptown Manhattan is home to some of New York City’s most awe-inspiring arts and culture. The CitySights Uptown bus tour is your front row ticket to one of New York’s hottest neighborhoods!

Double-decker tour buses are more than just a convenient way to get around the city, they offer unbeatable views of some of its greatest highlights! Your tour will pass by Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center, the Apollo Theater, Central Park, and so much more! Take in the unobstructed views from high above the crowded city streets, all from the comfort of your seat. Our knowledgeable tour guides will walk you through the history and stories of all of the famous sights along the way.

Hop off at any of the 20+ stops throughout Uptown to explore famous sights like Central Park, or to experience one of the many incredible museums along Museum Mile, home to the Guggenheim, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and many more! Buses run every 25-30 minutes so you are free to explore the city at your leisure.


Buy Now, Board Now! Details
Once you've completed your online purchased, you will be instantly redirected to a page with your live ticket. Just take a screen shot of the QR code and store it in your phone.* This live ticket can be used immediately to board the bus at any designated hop-on stop along the route. No need to travel across town to begin your tour at a specific or less convenient location. Once the driver scans your ticket the first time, your tour is officially underway! Please see the Routes Tab above for a complete list of stops.

* you can also Print your ticket if you prefer!


With three different ticket options, choose the one that’s right for you! You can go with the 24-hour Pass which is valid for a full 24 hours from when it’s first redeemed. Or for more savings, go with the Single Day Pass which is valid for one calendar day. So, make sure you start your day bright and early since the Single Day Pass expires at midnight of the day the ticket is redeemed. The 24-Hour Pass + 1 Attraction option, includes one attraction add-on of your choice! Pick an attraction ahead of time OR just wait until until you redeem your voucher to make a decision. The highest quality New York attractions are yours to choose from including these great attractions:

- Empire State Building Observatory
- Intrepid, Sea, Air, and Space Museum
- Top of the Rock
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art
- MoMA
- Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
- Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
- 9/11 Tribute Museum 
- New York Historical Society
- Museum of the City of New York
- The Cloisters Museum
- Central Park Sightseeing Guided Bike Tour
- Central Park Sightseeing Walking Tour

Experience the epicenter of music, art, and culture that is Uptown Manhattan. Book your Uptown Tour today!

Highlights:
• Double-decker views of: Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center, Riverside Church, Grant’s Tomb, Apollo Theater and more.
• Hop-off and explore Central Park
• Hop-off for the American Museum of Natural History and Museum Mile (including Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guggenheim and more)
• All double-decker bus tours available with narration in 11 different language options
• Option to select an add-on attraction to your bus ticket
• Connections to/from the Downtown Tour

Downtown Tour
Double Decker Sightseeing
Guided Tour
Hop-on Hop-off
Multilingual Tour
Recorded narration available in these languages:
Chinese Engish French German Hebrew Italian Korean Mandarin Portugese Russian Spanish
Includes:
Tour Length

2.5 Hours

Hop-On-Hop-Off
Departure Location

777 8th Avenue (between 47th & 48th St.)

Departure Time

Departs: 08:00 am - 6:00 pm (Every 20-25 minutes)


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  Buy Now, Board Now - from any stop on the tour! 
With Instant Delivery & Live Mobile Ticketing, 
you can begin your tour immediately by boarding the bus at any designated hop-on stop. Simply show the driver your mobile ticket and you're on your way!


CHOOSE FROM THREE TICKET OPTIONS:
• 24-Hour Pass: Valid for a full 24 hours, spanning 2 calendar days
• Single Day Pass: See it all in 1 calendar day (pass expires at midnight).
• 24-Hour Downtown Tour + 1 Attraction: Bus tour valid for a full 24 hours, spanning 2 calendar days PLUS choose one add-on attraction from New York City’s top sights.

What better place to begin your New York City adventure than in the heart of Manhattan? With the Downtown Tour you can see NYC’s most popular sights and attractions on one convenient tour!


Your tour begins in Times Square, home to some of the brightest lights and best photo spots in the Big Apple! Take some time to browse the shops, catch a street performance, and of course take lots of pictures before boarding your double-decker tour bus. Once aboard, your tour continues south through lower Manhattan past some of New York’s most iconic landmarks including the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, the Statue of Liberty, the High Line and more! Sit back and relax as our knowledgeable tour guides detail Manhattan’s rich history and point out all of the exciting sights along the way
Downtown Manhattan is home to some of the city’s most exciting neighborhoods, and with our unlimited hop-on hop-off option you can experience them all along the way! Stop off in SoHo, Greenwich Village, or Chinatown for a unique shopping experience that you can only get in Manhattan. Hungry? Hop off in Little Italy for some delicious Italian food in an unbeatable atmosphere. Finally, stop off in Battery Park for the best views of New York’s most famous landmark, the Statue of Liberty!



With three different ticket options, it’s easy to choose the Downtown Tour that’s right for you! 


The 24-hour Pass which is valid for a full 24 hours from the first time it is scanned on the bus.  For early risers and those who want maximum savings, the Single Day Pass is a great option.  If you choose this ticket, start your day early to maximize your enjoyment --  the Single Day Pass expires at midnight on the day the ticket is redeemed, regardless what time you start.  If you know you’ll want to hop-off and visit at least one famous site along the way, for savings and convenience, consider the 24-Hour Downtown Tour + 1  Attraction Pass.  Your bus ticket and admission to the attraction of your choice will be delivered on the same ticket - with savings of up to $18. No need to choose in advance, simply show your ticket at any included attraction for admission.




Buy Now, Board Now! Details
Once you've completed your online purchased, you will be instantly redirected to a page with your live ticket. Just take a screen shot of the QR code and store it in your phone.* This live ticket can be used immediately to board the bus at any designated hop-on stop along the route. No need to travel across town to begin your tour at a specific or less convenient location. Once the driver scans your ticket the first time, your tour is officially underway! Please see the Routes Tab above for a complete list of stops.

* you can also Print your ticket if you prefer!

CitySightseeing New York® Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour
Includes:
Tour Length

90 Minutes

Hop-On-Hop-Off
Departure Time

Departs: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (Every 2 hours)

The CitySightseeing Ferry is more than just a way to get around the city, it’s a fully-narrated harbor cruise and sightseeing tour of NYC and its famous waterways! Take in 90 minutes of impressive New York City skyline and famous landmarks including the iconic Statue of Liberty, as our professional guides share their knowledge and stories of the Big Apple.

The CitySightseeing fleet offers the ultimate in comfort and convenience for your sightseeing pleasure! Enjoy the weather while taking in the sights from the outdoor decks, or step inside the climate-controlled interior when the weather turns cool. The ferries also offer concessions so that you won’t go hungry or thirsty while cruising! 

Once on board, you’ll get unbeatable views of famous attractions like the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, Greenwich Village, and so many more! Get your cameras ready because you’ll get the perfect opportunity to take pictures with sweeping views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the Brooklyn Bridge in the background! The ferry makes 2 convenient hop-off stops so that you can disembark and enjoy some of the city’s unique neighborhoods up close. Stop off at Pier 78 to explore exciting Times Square and the Theater District.

For a unique way to tour New York City, climb aboard a CitySightseeing Ferry Tour for a sightseeing experience you won’t forget! 

Highlights:
• Mesmerizing views of the Manhattan skyline including the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, One World Trade Center and more
• 360-degree panoramic vistas of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the Brooklyn Bridge 
• Connections to and from CitySightseeing New York® double-decker bus tours (with bus ticket)
• Professional tour guide narration
• Concessions available on board
• Newly refurbished vessels



Hop-on, hop-off access at 2 locations:
• Pier 78 – Midtown Manhattan, Theater District, Times Square, Restaurant Row, Hudson River Greenway Park
• Brookfield Place Terminal – 199 Vessey St. 

2020 Schedule:
Pier 78: Boards at: 9:45am, 11:45am, 1:45pm, 3:45pm
Brookfield Place Terminal: Boards at: 10:20am, 12:20pm, 2:20pm, 4:20pm


*Ticket valid for the date purchased or date redeemed.

Empire State Building Observatory
Observation Deck
Recorded narration available in these languages:
Engish
Includes:
Departure Location

5th Avenue & West 34th Street , New York, New York, 10016 ‎

Departure Time

Departs: 08:00 am - 2:00 am


Instant Delivery & Mobile Ticketing – Buy it Now, Use it Now! – Simply show the ticket on your mobile phone at the gate for admission (or print if you prefer).


Watch 'The Empire State Building Experience'!


Due to concern regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), Empire State Building will be closed to the public beginning March 16


Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, the Empire State Building Experience is so much more than just a view. Embark on a journey through one of the most famous landmarks in the world, where you will experience A newly restored Art Deco lobby and murals, the historical Dare to Dream exhibit, and Sustainability Exhibit. Your visit will conclude at the most iconic 360-degree open-air observation deck in all of NYC – The Empire State Building’s 86th Floor Observatory Deck. Feel the heart of NYC!


The Empire State Building ticket not only gives you access to the legendary New York landmark, allowing you to soar 1,049 Ft (320 m) high and enjoy a magnificent 360-degree open air view of New York City. It also gives you access to the new second-floor galleries immersing guests in a series of exhibits, taking you on an experiential journey from the building’s construction to its current place in pop culture. Explore their new Site in the 1920s, Construction, Opening Day, Modern Marvel, Otis Elevators, World’s Most Famous Building, King Kong and Celebrity Exhibits!


Once you’ve seen the city from above, you’ll want to see it up close! Select the Empire State Building + Downtown Tour ticket option to add the Downtown Manhattan bus tour pass to your Empire State Building tickets.


Tips:
• Observatory is open until 2am every night for spectacular skyline and nighttime views.
• Purchase Empire State Building tickets ahead of time.


You’ll have 24 hours (spanning TWO calendar days) to explore neighborhoods like Times Square, SoHo, Greenwich Village and Chinatown from the top deck of a double decker bus. Hop off at any of the 21 convenient stops (including two stops right by the Empire State Building) along the way to grab lunch, visit a museum, or simply stroll around and people watch. Then hop back on the bus when you’re ready to continue the tour.

Highlights:

• Take in the whole Empire State Building Experience, including the newly renovated art-deco lobby, the sustainability and historical exhibits, and our free self-guided multimedia tour.
• Look out on New York City from 1,050 feet above the bustling streets below.
• See panoramic views of up to five states from the surrounding open-air promenade or from our climate controlled viewing galleries.
• Get the details about what you’re viewing from every vantage point with the free self-guided multimedia tour.

On-Site Upgrades:


102nd Floor Observatory
: Upgrade available at Observatory ticket office (2nd floor) or 86th floor kiosk.

Express Pass
: Purchase from an official Empire State Building employee at the onsite ticket office on the day of arrival to move to the front of each line.
Please note: Street sales agents outside of the building are not employed by the Empire State Building Observatory and are not authorized to sell Express upgrades.

High-power Binoculars
: Available on promenades for a minimal cost.


Multi-Media tour app: The free Official Empire State Building Observatory Experience App is available on the App Store and Google Play. It includes an audio visual tour guide detailing the building’s construction, sustainability, and views; as well as quizzes, videos and an image gallery. The App is available in English, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, and German.


Advice for Visitors:

Tips:

• Observatory is open until 2am every night for spectacular skyline and nighttime views.
• Enjoy live music on most Thursday - Saturday evenings after 9pm.
• Whether its breakfast, lunch, or dinner, State Grill and Bar is located in the lobby to cater to your dining needs.
• To plan your visit, you are welcome to check the Time to the Top* at www.empirestatebuilding.com or by calling (877) NYC-VIEW (692-8439).
*Average general admission ticket travel time from clearing security, through our two exhibits, to the 86th floor Observation Deck. Updated every 2 minutes.

Best time to visit: Beat the crowds. For more space and less wait, visit between 8AM and 11AM or after 10PM.

Amenities:
• Dining:
o State Grill and Bar: Located in the lobby of our iconic landmark, our restaurant features sophisticated American cuisine and locally-sourced dishes.
o Heartland Brewery, Europa Café, Chipotle, and Starbucks

• Accessibility: The Empire State Building is fully ADA compliant. We have handicapped restrooms on the 86th Floor Observatory and also have lowered viewing walls and binoculars. Service dogs are allowed throughout the building. Motorized and non-motorized wheelchairs are permitted. The 86th Floor has ramps to make getting around easier and lowered viewing walls so that visitors in chairs can still take in the view.

Parking/Transportation:
http://www.esbnyc.com/visit-empire-state-building/map-directions
Bus: M1, M2, M4, M5, M6, M7, M16, M34


 

DOWNTOWN TOUR

1. Times Square North – Corner of 47th & 7th Ave. (Olive Garden)

2..Times Square South - 7th Ave. btw. 41st & 40th (566 7th Ave.)

3. Macy's - 34th & 7th Ave. (150 W 34th St)

4. Empire State Building 1 - 34th St. btw. 5th & 6th Ave. (22 W. 34th St.)

5. Empire State Building 2 - 32nd St. & 5th Ave. (320 5th Ave.)

6. Flat Iron District - 22nd St. & 5th Ave. (174 5th Ave.)

7. Union Square/Greenwich Village - 14th St. & 5th Ave. (7 West 14th St.)

8. Soho - NW corner of Broadway & Spring St. (525 Broadway)

9. Chinatown West/Little Italy - Broadway & Walker St. (401 Broadway)

10. City Hall/World Trade Center/Brooklyn Bridge/911 Tribute Center - Broadway btw. Pine St. & Rector St. 

11. Battery Park/Ellis Island/Statue of Liberty Ferry - State & Bridge St. (Battery Park across from 17 State St.)

12. South Street Seaport - South St. btw John & Fulton St. (89 South St.)

13. Lower East Side/Chinatown East - Grand & Allan St. (72 Allen St.)

14. East Village - 1st Ave. btw. St. Mark’s & 9th St. (144 1st Ave.)

15. United Nations - Corner of 45th St. & 1st Ave.

16. Waldorf Astoria Hotel - 49th St. btw. Lexington & Park Ave. (110 E. 49th St.)

17. Rockefeller Center/Radio City - 49th St. btw. 5th & 6th Ave. (30 W. 49th St)

 

 

UPTOWN TOUR

18. Hell’s Kitchen 42nd St. & 8th Ave. (263 W. 42nd St.)

19. Restaurant Row – 46th St. & 8th Ave

20. Theatre District North - 55th St. & 8th Ave. (936 8th Ave.)

21. Columbus Circle - 60th St. & Central Park W. (Across from Trump International)

22. Lincoln Center - 63rd St. & Broadway (1900 Broadway)

23. The Dakota/Strawberry Fields - 72nd St. & Central Park W. (M10 bus)

24. American Museum of Natural History - 80th St. & Central Park W. (Across from museum)

25. Amsterdam Avenue - West 104th St.  Opposite 906 Amsterdam Ave

26. Cathedral of St. John the Divine - 112th St. & Amsterdam

27. Columbia University - 116th Street and Amsterdam Ave

28. Apollo Theater - 125th St. btw Frederick Douglas & Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. across from theater (M100 bus stop)

29. Museum of the City of New York - 103rd St. & 5th Ave. (Across from museum)

30. Smithsonian Museum of Design/Jewish Museum - 92nd St. & 5th Ave. (Across from museum)

31. Metropolitan Museum of Art - 5th Ave. btw. 82nd & 83rd St. (Across from museum)

32. Frick Collection/Whitney Museum - 72nd St. & 5th Ave (Across from museum)

33. Central Park Zoo - 66th St. & 5th Ave. (Park entrance)

34. Central Park - 61st St. & 5th Ave (Opposite 800 Central Park South)

35. Rockefeller Center/Radio City/Top of the Rock - 49th St. btw. 5th & 6th Ave. (30 W. 49th St)

 

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Purchase this package and save 50% versus buying tickets at the gate!  

1-day double decker bus tour with access to 2 tour loops in Uptown and Downtown Manhattan. Unlimited hop-on hop-off access at 40+ stops by bus. Also included is a free hop-on, hop-off ferry tour and admission to the Empire State Building!

Discover why people love New York City with our Uptown & Downtown Tour, Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour and the Empire State Building Package! With this easy and affordable pass, one day is all you need to see the top sights and attractions in Manhattan. You won’t miss out on anything because the Uptown and Downtown tour loops cover the most famous NYC landmarks and as well as hidden gems!

Hop on board our famous and comfortable double-decker buses as your knowledgeable tour guide takes you on an adventure of a lifetime! In the heart of Manhattan, you’ll see incredible sights at every turn, including the Empire State Building, Central Park, Times Square, the Brooklyn Bridge, and even the Statue of Liberty! Convenient transfer points allow you to easily hop from one tour to another for a seamless excursion through NYC.

Unlimited hop-on, hop-off access gives you the freedom to explore the sights you want to see. Hop off at any of 40+ tour stops on two tours to enjoy a flavorful lunch, check out a museum or stroll through an urban park. When you’re ready to continue the tour, just hop back on the next bus! Buses run every 20-30 minutes, so you’ll never wait long!

Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan is the Empire State Building. Visit the Big Apple’s most iconic 360-degree open-air observation deck with this package. Embark on a journey atop the Empire State Building’s 86th Floor Observatory Deck, where you will experience a newly restored Art Deco lobby and murals, the historical Dare to Dream exhibit, and Sustainability Exhibit. Feel the heart of NYC from the top, as you are surrounded by panoramic views of the majestic New York skyline and the bustling streets below. On clear days, you can see up to 5 states from the open-air promenade!

Next, board the CitySightseeing Ferry Tour to explore New York City and its famed waterways from the comfort of our contemporary ferry boat, complete with ample outdoor decks and a climate-controlled interior for those cooler days. The 90-minute tour is jam-packed with gorgeous views of the NYC skyline and the city’s most iconic landmarks! Your friendly and informed tour guide introduces you to the best of Big Apple history, culture and, of course, sightseeing! You’ll get unbeatable views of classic attractions like the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and much more! With 2 convenient hop-off stops along the way, you’ll also have plenty of opportunity to get out and explore some of New York City’s most unique neighborhoods up close.

Book the Uptown & Downtown Tour, Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry Tour and the Empire State Building Package today and enjoy the best that New York City has to offer!

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