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Big Bus Dubai Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Discover Dubai on this fun and leisurely Hop-on, Hop-off tour which enables you to get off at over 20 different stops and explore three different parts of this incredible city at your own pace.

Know Before You Go

  • Please note that the Hop-on, Hop-off service is temporarily unavailable
  • Until further notice, the Classic Panoramic Ticket will only include the Panoramic Red Route which will run as a 2.5-hour non-stop sightseeing tour. Tours will run daily, departing from Dubai Mall at 10:00am, 2:00pm and 5:00pm and customers can only join the tour at the Dubai Mall starting point
  • Blue, Green and Night Tour routes are temporarily suspended
  • Face masks must be worn by all travellers
  • Hand sanitizer facilities are available on all buses and safe distance sitting between groups will be implemented at all times

Full Details

From the soaring Burg Al Arab hotel to the ancient gold and spice souks and bustling waterways, Dubai is a wonderfully diverse city and the Big Bus Double Decker Sightseeing Tour is the perfect way to sample its delights and find your bearings. You can hop on and off at any of the stops to explore at your own pace and with buses running at regular intervals rejoining the tour is easy and convenient.

On board, enjoy splendid views of the city as the informative commentary tells you all about the passing scenery while complimentary Wi-Fi and free water will keep you up to date and comfortable.

The Big Bus Dubai ticket covers three routes:

  • City Tour (Red Route - 2 hours 20 minutes) stops: Wafi (changing point), Dubai Mall (changing point), Dubai Fountain, Burjuman (changing point) , Dubai Museum, Old Souk, Heritage Village, Gold Souk, Spice Souk, Riviera, Baniyas, Dhow Wharfage and Deira City Centre.
  • Beach Tour (Green Route - 2 hours 20 minutes) stops: Dubai Mall (changing point), City Walk, Union House, Jumeirah Mosque, Mercato, Jumeirah, Kite Beach, Jumeirah Public Beach, Burj Al Arab, Souk Madinat (changing point) , Atlantis the Palm, Al Itihad Park, and Mall of the Emirates (changing point).
  • Marina Tour (Blue Route - 1 hours 30 minutes) stops: Mall of Emirates (changing point), Dubai Marina, Marina Mall, Pier 7, The Beach, Marina Promenade, Marina Quays, Boulevard, Bayside, Tallest Block, Media City, Souk Madinat (changing point).

There are three different types of tickets to choose from:

  • CLASSIC - Valid for 1 day hop-on hop-off on all routes listed above. Sit back and relax on the top deck as you soak in Dubai's top landmarks and attractions, including the Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Mosque and more.
  • PREMIUM (temporarily unavailable) - Valid for 2 days hop-on hop-off on all routes listed above as well as all the added extras included with the Classic Ticket. In addition, the Premium ticket also includes a free Half Day Tour to Sharjah (subject to availability, must be booked in advance locally) and a 60-minute Marina and Island Lagoon Boat Crise for fantastic views of the dramatic Dubai skyline and Palm Island Lagoon.
  • DELUXE (temporarily unavailable) - Valid for 5 days hop-on hop-off on all routes listed above as well as all the added extras included with the Classic and Deluxe Tickets. The Deluxe Ticket option also includes a complimentary Desert Sunset tour, Palm Island Drive Tour and admission to Flamingo Lagoon Discovery, where you can view Flamingos and natural mangroves at Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary.

Experience Includes

  • Leisurely hop-on, hop-off Big Bus Tour with over 30 stops across 3 routes around Dubai
  • Open dated ticket voucher that can be redeemed at any time on your holiday to Dubai
  • All Big Bus Double Decker Buses have custom designed air-conditioning systems to keep you cool even in the heat of the midday sun
  • Pre-recorded commentary in 12 languages

Departure location

Redeem vouchers at Big Bus Dubai Sales points around Dubai: The Dubai Mall, Mall Of The Emirates, Deira City Center, Wafi, Burjuman, Dubai Festival City, Atlantis The Palm, Marina Mall, The Beach, Souk Madinat Jumeirah. Hours of operation are 8:50am – 8:20pm.

Start times

Tours depart every 30 minutes from 8.50am to 7.20pm (subject to seasonal variations).


Tickets are valid for 1, 2 or 5 days depending on option selected.

Terms & Conditions

  • Until further notice, Panoramic Red Route tours will run daily, departing from Dubai Mall at 10.00am, 2.00pm and 5.00pm. The Panoramic Red Route Tour will run as a non-stop tour with hop-on hop-off privileges temporarily unavailable.
  • Cancellation Policy: Free cancellations for bookings cancelled up to your holiday departure date. No refunds are given for cancellations made post-departure.