Guided tour

New York City: Guided Bus Tour at Night

4.7 / 5

18 reviews

New York City: Guided Bus Tour at Night

From $59 per person

See the sights of New York City illuminated after dark on a panoramic 4.5-hour bus tour. Ride through some of the city's best-known areas, including Greenwich Village and Times Square.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Get spectacular views of New York City's iconic landmarks at night
  • Make stops at Brooklyn Bridge, Grand Central Station, and more!
  • Be accompanied by a licensed local tour guide who will provide live narration
  • Transportation provided in climate-controlled, luxury tour buses
  • Add tickets for the Edge Observation Deck to finish with a beautiful view of the city at night
Full description
Experience awesome New York City sites at night, as you hop aboard a comfortable tour bus for a comprehensive, fully-guided bus tour of NYC at night. Your tour guide will accompany you and will get off with you at each stop, helping you see a different side of New York City. This 4.5-hour guided night bus tour includes stops at the High Line Park, Pier 17, Little Island on Hudson River, Grand Central Station, Hudson Yards, and Times Square. The tour starts at 5:30 PM in the Times Square area on 7th Avenue, between 50th and 51st Streets (in the middle of the block), and ends at 10 pm at the same location. Leave the starting/ending location in Times Square and go to our first stop - one of the most fascinating attractions in New York City - the High Line Park. The stop includes a 15-minute walk on the elevated, linear park that was originally a railway dating back to the industrial days of the west side of Manhattan. Continue the guided walk to NYC's newest outdoor space - Little Island - a 2.4-acre public park on the Hudson River. Off to Pier 17 for magnificent views of the Brooklyn skyline and the iconic Brooklyn Bridge at night. The next stop is Grand Central Terminal for a quick indoor tour of this iconic NYC landmark and the views of the Chrysler Building and NYC's newest skyscraper - One Vanderbilt. Back on the bus and cruising along, see the Chelsea Piers, the West Village, the Financial District, the Meatpacking District, the most traditional side of Chinatown, and the three bridges along the East River - Brooklyn Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, and Manhattan Bridge. The last stop is NYC's newest and trendiest neighborhood - Hudson Yards and the city's new landmark, the gigantic spiral staircase called Vessel. If you purchased optional Edge Observation Deck tickets - you will get a chance to experience the highest outdoor sky deck in the Western Hemisphere with 360° views of New York City, a thrilling glass floor experience, a champagne bar, and more. Additional sites and neighborhoods you'll see from the comfort of your bus include Tribeca, where celebrities Robert De Niro and Taylor Swift live, Greenwich Village, the bohemian neighborhood known for great nightlife, the iconic Macy's Herald Square, where the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade takes place each year, the scenic Bryant Park, Hell's Kitchen, Little Italy, SoHo, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, Ladies Mile, and finally, the New York Public Library, featured in movies such as "Ghostbusters,” "Sex and the City," and "The Day After Tomorrow."
Includes
  • Guided tour on luxury bus
  • Bottled water on bus
  • Edge Observatory entrance ticket (if option selected)
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof that they have received at least one dose of a FDA or WHO-approved Covid-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination may include the NYC COVID Safe App, Excelsior Pass, CDC Vaccination Card (or photo), NYC Vaccination Record, or official immunization record from outside NYC or the US

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Meeting point

7th Avenue, between 50th and 51st Streets, New York City.

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Important information

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  • Please note that the Edge Observation Deck tickets are non-refundable, timed, and valid only on the night of the tour
  • Effective immediately, all guests to Edge ages 12 years or older will need to show valid proof of vaccination against Covid-19. Proof of vaccines may include any of the following: A photo or hard copy of their CDC vaccination card/ NYC COVID Safe App New York State Excelsior App/ Official vaccine record OR a photo or hard copy of an official vaccination record of a vaccine administered outside the United States for one of the following vaccines approved for use by the WHO: AstraZeneca/SK Bioscience, Serum Institute of India/COVISHIELD and Vaxzevria, Sinopharm, or Sinovac. All guests 18 years or older require a photo ID in addition to proof of vaccination
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 18 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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August 9, 2021

July 24, 2021

Jack was very informative and a delight!!! He introduced many new places even to a native New Yorker, which we went back to throughout the rest of our weekend! Thank you Jack for wonderful memories!!

January 12, 2020

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