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Big Bus Dubai: 1/2/5 Day Hop-On-Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour

AED 261
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
  • Enjoy Unlimited bus transportation over 1/2 days.
  • Hop aboard air-conditioned, double-decker buses and discover the city of Dubai on your own terms.
  • Sit through the entire 90-minute ride, or choose to hop off and back on between any of the 20 stops along the 2 routes.
  • With buses on the Red Route departing every 30 minutes, roam about Dubai on foot at your whim and fancy.
  • The tour covers attractions over 2 well-planned routes, with the Red Route being a city tour and the Blue Route (Beach Route) involving the Dubai Marina.
  • With commentary in 12 languages on the Red and Blue Routes with complimentary headphones, you can learn about this famous emirate in its entirety.
  • With ticket options available in 1-Day or 2-Day bus passes (in Classic and Premium packages), customize your trip to Dubai according to your preference.
  • Enjoy a complimentary Dubai experience included in the Premium package such as a Dhow cruise.
  • Your mobile voucher is valid for six months from the date of purchase. Post-redemption, it's valid for 1 or 2 days (depending on the package selected).
  • Click here for detailed route map and boarding points and here for the schedule.
  • Ages 5-15yrs enjoy reduced pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

City Sightseeing: 24/48/72 Hours Dubai Hop-On-Hop-Off Ticket

AED 241
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Audio Guide
  • Discover the glory of Dubai on a hop-on hop-off tour that takes you along 2 routes with 17 stops.
  • Listen to engaging audio commentary available in 11 languages as you admire the ever-expanding city from an open-top bus.
  • Your little ones will also be amply entertained by kids' commentaries available in English and Arabic.
  • See the gems of Dubai, including the leviathan Burj Khalifa, the new Museum of the Future and the dazzling Dubai Mall.
  • Catch a glimpse of Dubai's past at the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood and enjoy an exclusive stop at The Beach @ JBR.
  • Enjoy a sunset and night tour, without any additional cost.
  • Choose between 24-hour, 48-hour, and 72-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour according to your preference.
  • Click here for a detailed map of the Blue Route and here for a detailed map of the Red Route.
  • Note: The Dubai Museum is temporarily closed.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • 24 Hour HOHO Bus Tour
  • 48 Hour HOHO Bus Tour
  • 72 Hour HOHO Bus Tour
  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Portuguese
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Japanese
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Big Bus Abu Dhabi: 1/2/5 Day Hop-On-Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

AED 390
Free Cancellation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration

All-encompassing Abu Dhabi Tour over 1/2/5 days

  • Take to the streets of Abu Dhabi and enjoy the magnificent sights that surround you.
  • Enjoy the entire 90-minute ride, or get off at any of the 14 stops to venture through the city of Abu Dhabi on foot.
  • Covering 2 well-planned routes, with buses departing every 30 minutes, curate your own itinerary from scratch.
  • Enjoy the engaging pre-recorded commentary on board as you take in Abu Dhabi’s prominent landmarks around you.
  • Notice some of Abu Dhabi’s top attractions pass you by, including Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Royal Palace, and Museum of The Future.
  • With ticket options available in 1-Day, 2-Day and 5-Day bus passes (in Classic, Premium and Deluxe packages), customize your trip to Abu Dhabi according to your preference
  • Enjoy various complementary Abu Dhabi experiences, such as a Desert Safari, a visit to the Al Ain and Masdar, and Yas Island yacht cruise
  • Your mobile voucher is valid for six months from the date of purchase. Post-redemption, it's valid for 1, 2 or 5 days (depending on the package selected).
  • Click here for the detailed route map and boarding points.
  • Ages 5-15yrs enjoy reduced pricing (carry a valid photo ID)

In the next step of your booking, choose the desired variant to the ticket:

  • Big Bus Abu Dhabi: 1-Day Hop-On-Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour (Classic Ticket)
  • Big Bus Abu Dhabi: 2-Day Hop-On-Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour (Premium Ticket)
  • Big Bus Abu Dhabi: 5-Day Hop-On-Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour (Deluxe Ticket)
  • 1/2/5 Day hop-on-hop-off bus Tour
  • Sheikh Zayed Mosque Tour (Premium & Deluxe Ticket)
  • Presidential Palace (5 Day Deluxe Ticket)
  • Night Tour (5 Day Deluxe Ticket)
  • Gratuities
  • Meals and drinks
  • Hotel Pick-up/drop-off
  • Entrances to attractions other than those mentioned
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Dubai is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. There are a number of ways to explore this exciting city, but one of the easiest is by using Dubai’s hop-on hop-off buses. This way you can explore all the major tourist spots in the city in just a few days. 

The crowning jewel of the Middle East, Dubai is a traveler's paradise. The cosmopolitan city is renowned for the opulence at display in everything from malls and skyscrapers to aquariums, gardens, museums, and theme parks. Given that there's a lot to see, Dubai hop-on hop-off tours are one of the best ways to discover the city. Read on to find out more about the hop on hop off bus services in Dubai.

Why Choose Dubai Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours?

Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off

Dubai Hop On Hop Off bus tours offer you the opportunity to visit all important landmarks at your own leisure.

  • You can hop on a bus, get off at any of the designated spots, explore the attraction at your own time, return to the bus stop and catch the next Hop On Hop Off bus. 
  • There are two different Hop On Hop Off bus tour operators in Dubai and they offer multiple routes that you can choose from. 
  • A Hop On Hop Off Dubai tour allows you to experience all of Dubai without having to worry about transport and planning the itinerary
  • This allows you to explore everything the city has to offer with lots of flexibility and convenience.

Your Dubai Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Options Explained

Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off

Big Bus Dubai

  • Get a 1-day or 2-day pass for a hop-on-hop-off bus tour and explore the vibrant city of Dubai on an air-conditioned, double-decker bus.
  • Hop on and off at the 20 designated stops to explore the city's major attractions.
  • There are two different routes, the Red Route, or City Tour, and the Blue Route, or Beach Tour.  
  • Stop at Dubai’s prominent landmarks such as Dubai Mall, Marina Mall, JBR Walk, Atlantis The Palm, and Burj Al Arab
  • Enjoy a complimentary dhow cruise with certain tickets
  • Listen to the audio commentary that is available onboard in 12 different languages.

Flexible Cancelation Policy: Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours in advance.

Discounted Ticket: Infants aged 0-4 can ride for free. Children aged 5-15 enjoy reduced pricing when carrying a valid photo ID.

Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off

Dubai City Sightseeing

  • Choose between 24-hour, 48-hour, and 72-hour hop-on hop-off bus tours and see the best of Dubai from an open-top bus.
  • Hop on and off at the 17 stops to explore the city's major attractions.
  • There are 2 different routes, Red, and Blue, as well as special sunset and night tours.
  • Stop off and explore some of Dubai’s prominent landmarks zoom past you, such as Dubai Mall, Museum of the Future, and Burj Khalifa.
  • Enjoy an exclusive stop at The Beach @ JBR
  • Listen to the audio commentary that is available onboard in 11 different languages, plus exclusive kids' commentaries in English and Arabic

Flexible Cancelation Policy: Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours in advance.

Dubai Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Timetable

Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off

Big Bus

Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM

Frequency: Buses run at a 30-minute frequency

City Sightseeing

Timings: 10 AM to 4 PM.

Frequency: Between 30 and 60 minutes.

Dubai Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Route

Dubai Hop On Hop Off
Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off

Highlights of the Dubai Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off

Burj Khalifa

One of the tallest buildings in the world, the Burj Khalifa is synonymous with Dubai, and is inspired by the Islamic architecture of the region. Visit the observation deck on the 124th floor for spell-binding views of the entire city.

Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall occupies a vast space in the heart of Dubai. It is officially the world's largest shopping, entertainment, and leisure destination. Dubai Mall is home to 1200+ retail and dining outlets, as well as the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.

Museum of the Future

The Museum of the Future is a space that exhibits innovative and futuristic ideas, especially in robotics and AI. There are also regular exhibitions. The building features a unique design and windows that form an Arabic poem.

Burj Al Arab

This luxury hotel located in the city of Dubai is built to resemble the sail of a ship. It’s located along Jumeirah Beach on it’s own on an artificial island. There are six high-end restaurants in the hotel, including Al Muntaha and Al Mahara.

Dubai Marina & JBR Walk

The Beach at JBR is a leisure complex and sandy stretches to relax on, Dubai Marina is a must-visit when in Dubai. Dubai Marina Walk features peppy cafes and pop-up craft markets, and the  Dubai Marina Mall which is packed with chain and luxury fashion brands.

Atlantis The Palm

This luxury hotel resort is located on the artificial islands of the Palm Jumeirah. It is home to the Aquaventure Water Park, with the tallest waterslide in the world,  and the Lost Chambers Aquarium. Here you can see over 65,000 marine animals.

Ain Dubai

Located just off Jumeirah Beach on Bluewaters Island, Ain Dubai, also known as Dubai Eye, is the world's tallest and largest observation wheel. It stands at a height of 250m and a ride along the Ain Dubai will allow you to enjoy unparalleled views of the city.

Jumeirah Beach

A white sand beach named after the Jumeirah district of Dubai, the Jumeirah Public Beach is a popular tourist attraction. The beach stretches along the coast south of the city's historic district to the junction with Palm Jumeirah.

Mall of the Emirates

This multi-level shopping mall has more than 630 retail outlets and over 100 restaurants and cafés. It is also home to Ski Dubai an indoor ski resort, Magic planet, a family entertainment center, and the Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre.

The Dubai Frame

The Dubai Frame is a massive picture frame that stands150 m tall. It is designed to showcase visual representations that trace Dubai’s history and future with graphics, animations, and technology.

Dubai Museum

A break from shopping, beaches, and malls, the Dubai Museum offers you a peek at not just Dubai's history but that of the entire UAE. Built in 1787, the museum is located in Al Fahidi Fort and provides a fascinating look at what life in Dubai used to be like.

Heritage Village

Heritage Village was created with the purpose of embracing the UAE's heritage and displaying it to visitors. The attraction showcases traditional life in UAE using old houses, handicrafts, patterns, and forms of living.

Deira City Centre

City Centre Deira is part of the Majid Al Futtaim chain and features a similar layout to the Mall of the Emirates. It is a popular shopping, entertainment and leisure complex spread over two levels.

Spice Souk

Explore the traditional spice market at Dubai's Spice Souk. It is a colorful, aromatic, and sensory experience to walk around the mounds of aromatic herbs and spices. Located in Dubai's heritage area, it can help you discover new flavors.

Gold Souk

This traditional market (or souk) in Dubai is home to over 300 jewelry traders. They sell everything from silver to Gold, Platinum, and Diamonds. Nearby is the Deira Corniche waterfront, the Dubai Creek, and the Dubai Textile Souk.

Dhow Cruise

On a Dhow Cruise, you can ride on a dhow (a traditional wooden boat) and explore the towering skyscrapers along the Dubai Marina and Dubai Water Canal, and historic parts of the city from the Dubai Creek.

Dubai Hop On Hop Off Visitor Tips and Guidelines

  • Hop On Hop Off Dubai bus tour itineraries are available online and you should take a good look at the attractions that are included in a particular route. This will help you figure out which route would be best suited to your interests.
  • Hop On Hop Off tours are planned to the dot and the buses follow a pretty tight schedule. Be aware of the timings to ensure you don't miss a bus and waste time waiting for the best one. 
  • Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes because you'll be walking quite a bit when you step off the bus to explore an attraction of your choice. Also, while some of the attractions are close to the bus stop, you'll need to walk for a bit for certain others.
  • Depending on when you visit Dubai, you'll need to carry a light jacket or sunglasses. This will help since the tour occurs on an open-air bus and it can be too windy or sunny.
  • Keep some buffer time if you're planning on scheduling another activity around your Hop On Hop Off tour. This is because the bus will be traveling through some of the most crowded parts of the city.
  • To get great deals and discounts on your Hop On Hop Off Dubai tour, book your tickets online.

Frequently Asked Questions About Dubai Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours

Q. Does Dubai have a hop-on hop-off bus tour?

A. Yes, Dubai has two hop-on hop-off bus tours, each with a number of routes.

Q. Where can I buy Dubai hop-on hop-off tickets?

A. You can purchase Dubai Hop on hop off bus tour tickets online.

Q. Are Dubai hop-on hop-off tickets available online?

A. Yes, you can buy Dubai hop-on hop-off tickets online here.

Q. How much does hop on hop off bus cost in Dubai?

A. There are two hop-on hop-off bus tours, both of which begin from AED 241.

Q. How do hop on hop off buses work in Dubai?

A. Hop-on hop-off buses are tourist buses that allow you to board and leave whenever you like and sightsee at your own convenience

Q. How often are the hop-on hop-off buses in Dubai?

A. Dubai hop-on hop-off bus tours run at a frequency of 30 to 60 minutes.

Q. Are there audio guides on the Barcelona hop-on hop-off bus tours?

A. Yes, you will get access to audio guides available in up to 20 languages for a comprehensive overview of the city.

Q. Are Dubai’s hop-on hop-off bus tours accessibility-friendly?

A. Yes, Dubai hop-on hop-off tours are accessibility-friendly for wheelchair users.