Big Bus Singapore Hop-On Hop-Off Tour (6 Routes)

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The best touring system in Singapore, offering 6 routes, over 40 stops, linking you from hotels to major attractions!

  • Unlimited hop-on and hop-offs + tour commentaries in 12 languages!
  • Bus stops conveniently located covering places you want to visit.
  • Open top-deck makes touring fun + panoramic view!
  • Includes FREE guided walking tours (worth SG$37) with Premium and Deluxe Tickets

Over 40 Stops / 6 Routes
1 - 2 Days

See the best of Singapore with a Hop-on Hop-off ticket on Big Bus. Grab a seat with the best views on the open-top, double-decker bus and enjoy sightseeing at your own pace. See something interesting? Simply hop off and explore. Return to the same bus stop and hop on to the next bus to continue your tour.

Your ticket gives you access to 6 routes: 4 hop-on hop-off sightseeing routes and 2 'Safari Gate' shuttles. It is not only the most comprehensive hop-on touring system in Singapore, but also a transport network that links you from hotels to key landmarks and attractions. Singapore Zoo, Resorts World Sentosa, Universal Studios, Singapore Flyer, Gardens by the Bay, Night Safari, S.E.A. Aquarium, Marina Bay Sands, National Gallery, National Museum, Ion Orchard, Takashimaya, and is all covered by Big Bus Tours Singapore

Cruise through Singapore and learn about the Lion City. For cultural and ethnic discoveries, visit the 3 ethnic districts of Singapore – Chinatown, Little India, and Kampong Glam (Arab enclave) – where you’ll find pre-World War II conserved shophouses, Buddhist and Hindu temples, and traditional trades and handicrafts. Don’t forget to check out the glamourous and glitzy locations where hit movie Crazy Rich Asians was filmed, like Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay.

Choose a 1-day Classic Ticket and hop-off at any stop to explore Singapore your way. Pick a 2-day Premium Ticket for another day on the bus plus free Walking Tours to Chinatown and Little India. Or go for a 2-day Deluxe Ticket that comes with 2 Walking Tours and a 3-hours guided Night City Tour.

Some of the fleet are still awaiting their Big Bus makeover, in the meantime your ticket will be valid on ‘Big Bus Singapore’, ‘Singapore 7’, 'City Sightseeing' and 'Safari Gate' buses.

Tour Highlights

  • Big Bus Hop-on Hop-off tour of Singapore
  • Unlimited access to 6 routes covering key landmarks and 95% of attractions
  • Tour Singapore at your own pace and see the best of Singapore’s iconic landmarks including Marina Bay Sands, the Singapore Flyer, and Gardens by the Bay
  • Access to 12-language audio commentary
  • Buses run every 15 to 30mins, depending on route
  • Access to 12 multilingual commentaries

What's Included

  • Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off tour with 6 routes
  • A pair of earphones for 12-language audio commentary
  • 2 Walking Tours (with Premium and Deluxe Tickets)
  • 3 hours guided Night City Tour (with Deluxe Tickets)
  • All taxes
  • Complimentary 1-way transfer from over 40 city bus stops to BIG BUS & DUCK Tourist Hub where your tour begins. Click here for a list of bus stops and timings.

Know Before You Go

Buses depart from BIG BUS & DUCK Tourist Hub @ Suntec at the following timings:

  • Yellow Line: 9:00am - 6:00pm (every 15 - 25 min)
  • Red Line: 9:30am - 5:00pm (every 20 - 25 min)
  • Blue Line: 9:25am - 5:15pm (every 30 min)
  • Green Line: 10:00am - 6:30pm (every 40 min)
  • Safari Line 1: 8:30am, 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, 7:00pm
  • Safari Line 2: 9:30am, 11:30am, 2:00pm
  • Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.

Walking Tours

  • Chinatown Walking Tour: 10:30am on Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun at Pagoda Street, Tourist Information Kiosk (next to Sri Mariamman Temple)
  • Little India Walking Tour: 10:30am on Tue, Thur, Sat at Campbell Lane, Little India Heritage Centre

Night City Tour

  • Departs daily from Suntec City Tourist Hub at 6:30pm

Additional information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Redeem your voucher at Suntec City Tourist Hub
  • Wheelchair accessible on lower deck of Yellow, Red, and Blue routes
  • Not wheelchair accessible on Green route, Safari Line 1 and Safari Line 2.
  • Recorded commentary available in English, Mandarin, Bahasa Indonesia, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, Russian, German, French, Spanish, Italian, and a Kids channel
  • The ticket is not valid for special themed tours
  • During road closures, some bus stops may be skipped; in the event that this occurs, notices will be posted on buses
  • Redemption point for Walking Tours is as follows:
    • Chinatown Walking Tour: Pagoda Street, Tourist Information Kiosk, next to Sri Mariamman Temple
    • Little India Walking Tour: 5 Campbell Lane, outside Indian Heritage Centre
  • Redemption point for Night City Tour is as follows:
    • Suntec City Tourist Hub, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec City #01-330 Singapore 038983

Check-in Information
  • Guests are to check-in 15 minutes prior to Walking Tour timing
  • Guests are to check-in 30 minutes prior to Night City Tour
  • Simply present your e-Ticket to staff for exchange of tickets.

Check-in Location
  • BIG BUS & DUCK Tourist Hub, Suntec City Convention Centre #01-330
  • How to get there
    • Taxi Drop-off Point: Suntec City Convention Centre Taxi Stand C25, outside H&M
    • Nearest MRT Station: Esplanade MRT (CC) Exit A
    • Public Bus Stop 02151: 36, 70M, 111, 133, 133A, 162M, 97, 106, 700A, 857, 502, 518
    • Complimentary 1-way transfer: Present your e-Ticket to our bus captains when you board our Big Bus open-top double-decker bus to enjoy a transfer from over 40 city bus stops to BIG BUS & DUCK Tourist Hub.

What is the Singapore Big Bus Tours all about? Will we see all the major sights?

The Singapore Big Bus Tour comprises 4 HoHo Sightseeing Routes and 2 'Safari Gate' Shuttle Routes.

Yes - with 6 Routes it's the most comprehensive way to see the most of Singapore, from the spectacular panoramic views atop the Singapore Flyer to the resplendent shopping district to the nooks and crannies of our ethnic precincts.

Are there multi-lingual commentaries?

Yes - our Multi-Lingual System offers tourists a choice of 12 languages, namely: English, Chinese, Bahasa Indonesia, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian and Kiddo. Yes, kids get their own commentary too!

Will we be able to hop-on and hop-off?

Yes - your ticket gives you 24 hrs or 48 hrs unrestricted hop-on hop-off access throughout the day (during bus operation hours) on all 6 Routes.

Can we tell which route the bus is plying? How long do I need to wait for a bus?

Yes - every bus will display a digital signage and poster on the windscreen indicating the route it is running on. (Yellow, Red, Blue, Green, ZOO-SAFARI Line 1 and ZOO-SAFARI Line 2). There is a bus available every 15-25 mins on our more popular routes.

How do I purchase tickets for Singapore Big Bus Tour? Can we get the tickets on the same day we want to start our tour?

Yes - you can purchase them and start your tour anytime.

Simply book online via this website or call our guest hotline at (+65) 6338 6877 for bookings and reservations. For collection of your tickets, please head over to our DUCK & HiPPO counter located at Suntec Shopping Mall (#01-330) with your E-Receipt.

Alternatively, check with your hotel concierge or call us at +65 6338 6877 for directions to the bus stop nearest to you. Go to the bus stop, flag down the bus and purchase your tickets directly from the Captain onboard(payment in cash only).

You can also purchase tickets for Singapore 7 Sightseeing at our DUCK & HiPPO counter at Suntec City, Singapore Visitor Centre (orchard gateway@emerald), the Arrival Meeting halls of Changi Airport Terminals 1, 2 and 3.

Can I start the Singapore Big Bus Sightseeing tour at any time?

You can start touring even at 5 pm, as your ticket is valid for 24 hrs or 48 hrs and will be good till 5 pm the following day or 2 days later respectively.

Will we be able to recognise the bus stop?

Yes - almost all of the designated stops are at public bus stops, and each has a unique reference number. Please refer to your bus schedule for each bus stops' unique reference number. The touring map also indicates some key buildings around each of the stops for easy reference.

What if I need help?

No worries - we are just a call away. You can reach us at +65 6338-6877 or Wechat/WhatsApp/Viber/SMS at +65 9321 7400 daily from 9am - 7.00pm. Alternatively, you can go to the Singapore Visitor Centre @ Orchard (Orchard Gateway) for assistance.

Can I change my tour date after booking is made?

Sure! We are happy to change your tour date (as long as you notify us at least 1 day before your current tour date) but please note that due to limited capacities, seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

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