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Is it possible to start BigBus tour from any stops?

All of Big Bus stops are also pick-up points that you can Hop-on or Hop-off.

Tell me about the Big Bus tour of Istanbul

Big Bus Tours offers sightseeing tours of Istanbul by open-top double-decker bus. Commentary is provided in a choice of languages. You may hop on and off at any of our stops to visit attractions and places of interest.

Which days do the tours operate?

The Big Bus Tour of Istanbul runs every day of the year.

How will I know where to get off?

The pre-recorded commentary on the bus will announce each stop by number and location as the bus approaches. Please refer to our routes & maps information to plan which stops you would like to hop off at.

How do I redeem my ticket?

Tours start at Stop 1/20: Sultanahmet Square (between the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, next to the main road). You can hop on the bus from any stop, but please note that e-vouchers must be redeemed with a customer service representative at Stop 1/20.

Where is the nearest stop to the Port and Istanbul airport?

Our bus stop number 4 on the Red Route is right outside the Port main terminal exit. Our main departure point is Sultanahmet (stop 1) for both Red and Blue Routes and is the closest stop to Istanbul airport.

What is the child ticket policy?

A child ticket is available for children between the ages of 5 – 12. Children under 5 may travel free of charge. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Is it possible to hire one of the open-top buses for a private event?

Yes, buses are available for private hires and charters. For more information please contact us: info@yourist.app

Are the buses wheelchair accessible?

Yes, all of our buses are wheelchair accessible. Please contact us  for further information.

How can I find the stop nearest to me?

Download the Big Bus Tours app and you’ll be able find your nearest stop and better still, check to see if a bus is heading your way thanks to real-time bus tracking. Don’t forget you’ll need to enable location services. There is free Wifi on board but of course you can also use your data on your mobile device (please speak with your mobile / cell provider regarding data roaming costs).

Where does the tour end?

You can hop-on and off at any of our stops (unless it’s a panoramic ‘non-stop’ tour). Download the Big Bus Tours app to discover all of our routes, stops and nearby landmarks & attractions.