Services

The San Francisco Open City Tour is proud to use the most modern fleet of eco-friendly buses in all of San Francisco, and to be part of the Gray Line Company. You'll be able to enjoy your ride on open-top, double-decker tourist buses, and on covered or convertible trolleys. Our buses, with the San Francisco Open City Tour logo on either side of the vehicle, are easily recognizable. All of our hop-on, hop-off services feature a tour guide who will describe the route and the highlights along the way and who can answer any questions you might have.

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  • Free Wi-Fi

    Gray Line of San Francisco offers free Wi-Fi Internet access on most of our buses. This allows for our guests to stay connected at all times.

  • Sliding roof

    In the case of rain, our staff will cover the upper deck so you can continue to enjoy the route, even when the weather turns nasty.

  • Audio guide in 5 languages

    Our pre-recorded audio guide system, available in 5 languages, will provide you with information on the points of interests along our routes and at their stops. Just plug in the headphones and choose your language!

  • Wheelchair accessible

    Passengers in a wheelchair can be accommodated only if they can get on and off the bus on their own and if the wheelchair is foldable. The driver is not permitted to assist handicapped persons due to insurance restrictions.

  • Brochure

    You will be given an information brochure when you get on one of San Francisco City Tour Hop-on Hop-off buses. In it you’ll find a map of san Francisco and more detailed information on the stops along the San Francisco City Loop, Panoramic Night Tour Route, Sausalito Loop and Golden Gate Park Trolley Route. The information brochure is available in five languages: English, Spanish, French, German and Japanese

The best service to enjoy San Francisco

San Francisco City Tour is ready for your visit! Our Hop On Hop Off tour is available in your choice of 5 languages: English, Spanish, German, Korean and Mandarin or be entertained by your tour guide narrating the tour in English. Ride aboard the largest convertibles in San Francisco. When the sun is shining, it’s a top-down, open-air tour bus. When it foggy, we just pull up the top and keep on touring San Francisco. Tickets may be purchased on the bus, at hotels, travel agencies and right here online. Each route takes approximately 2 hours 2 ½. Hop off at any point and know that a tour bus will be back frequently. When you’re ready, just hop back on and continue your tour. The most important rule of all! Have fun and enjoy the best Hop On Hop Off Tour in San Francisco.

The best service to enjoy San Francisco

Hop-On Hop-Off service

Discover the possibilities that the San Francisco City Tour's hop-on, hop-off service offers. See the city by creating your own bus tour of San Francisco, getting on and off the bus as often as you want while your ticket is valid. Explore the city's tourist attractions and get back on the bus at any of the stops of the San Francisco City Tour.

The San Francisco City Tour offers three different routes so you don't miss out on anything the city has to offer.  Take advantage of the hop-on, hop-off service or ride the tourist bus for the entire length of the routes in the San Francisco City Loop, Sausalito Loop and Golden Gate Park &Ocean Beach Trolley route (only available with the 48 hrs ticket) Enjoy the city's night-life and see its main attractions light up with the Scenic Night Tour Route.

Our tourist buses' hop-on, hop-off service makes it possible to get to know a city conveniently and at your own pace. Check our stops on our tour route map or on our mobile app.

Pre-recorded audio guide in 5 languages

Our Hop On Hop Off tour is available in your choice of 5 languages: English, Spanish, German, Mandarin and Korean or be entertained by your tour guide narrating the tour in English.

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Service and schedule

San Francisco City Loop: 

9:00am - 5:00pm

Every day

Frequent departures throughout the day.

Scenic Night Tour Route: 

Tours depart every evening from Stop 1 at Leavenworth St, please see a member of staff for departure times.

Sausalito Loop: 

Cable Cars depart from the South Vista Point at the Golden Gate Bridge frequently during the day

Golden Gate Park & Ocean Beach Trolley Route:

Trolleys depart from the California Academy of Sciences frequently during the day