San Francisco City Loop Hop-On, Hop-Off One Day Pass

  • Explore the state with the Golden Gate
    Explore the state with the Golden Gate
  • The harbor is sure to float your boat
    The harbor is sure to float your boat
  • Crane your neck up at steep and winding Lombard Street
    Crane your neck up at steep and winding Lombard Street
  • View the city's greatest landmarks from a whole new perspective
    View the city's greatest landmarks from a whole new perspective
  • Visit all the famous sites around San Francisco
    Visit all the famous sites around San Francisco
  • Enjoy spectacular views of downtown San Francisco
    Enjoy spectacular views of downtown San Francisco
  • Hop off at Stop 1 for views of Alcatraz
    Hop off at Stop 1 for views of Alcatraz
  • Design your own sightseeing and shopping adventure
    Design your own sightseeing and shopping adventure


  • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Cow Hollow
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Golden Gate Park/ California Academy of Sciences
  • Haight-Ashbury
  • City Hall
  • Hilton Hotel
  • Union Square
  • Chinatown Gate
  • Barbary Coast
  • North Beach/Little Italy


  • Hop-On, Hop-Off tour
  • Live guided narration in English
  • GPS activated foreign language audio guide available in English, Spanish, German, French, Japanese, and Italian
  • Professional driver


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off

Please Note

Please note that the schedule varies by season:
  • Nov 1-Nov 23: every 20 minutes; 9:00-4:00pm from Union Square
  • Nov 24-December 31: every 15 minutes; 8:30am-5:00pm Union Square
  • January 1-April 14: every 20 minutes; 9:00-4:00pm from Union Square
  • April 15-October 31: every 15 minutes; 8:30am-5:00pm from Union Square
  • Blue Bus tours, Gray line of San Francisco DBA San Francisco City Tour is a fully insured transportation company under the California Public Utilities Commission #0030282. San Francisco City Tour assumes no responsibility for delays/itinerary changes caused by breakdowns, traffic, accidents, and/or any other conditions beyond our control.


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STOP 1 – Gray Line Box Office / PIER 41
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: Little Embarcadero at Performance Plaza
* POINTS OF INTEREST: Hop on a ferry to Sausalito, take a Bay Cruise, or stroll along the brand new waterfront promenade at PIER 41. The embarkation point for both our tour and many boat cruises is PIER 41, the transportation hub of Fisherman’s Wharf.

STOP 2 - Fisherman's Wharf / Information Center
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: Corner of North Point & Taylor St.
* POINTS OF INTEREST: Once home to San Francisco's fishing fleet, the old factories and warehouses that once dotted the wharf have now been converted into great shops and restaurants. Highlights include: the Cannery at Del Monte Square’s shops and restaurants; San Francisco Maritime Historic Park at Hyde Street Pier and Aquatic Park; the famous Cable Cars on Hyde Street hill; and Ghirardelli Square, a chocolate-lovers paradise.

STOP 3 – Ghirardelli Square / Maritime Museum
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: On North Point and Polk
* POINTS OF INTEREST: The former chocolate factory is now home to dozens of boutique shops, wine tasting rooms, and restaurants. Enjoy a hot fudge Sunday at the Ghirardelli Ice Cream Parlor or put your toes in the sand at Aquatic Park. This stop sums up San Francisco: Cable Cars, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Chocolate!

STOP 4 – Marina / Cow Hollow
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: Lombard Street @ Gough (in front of Town House Motel)
* POINTS OF INTEREST: A convenient stop for hotels on Van Ness and Lombard, you’re walking distance from Lombard Street “the crookedest street in the world."

STOP 5 – Palace of Fine Arts / Presidio
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: On Lombard Street @ Broderick (Marina Motel)
* POINTS OF INTEREST: Stop just a few blocks from the famous relic of the 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition, this stop is enriched with beauty and relaxation. Take a short walk through the Letterman Digital Arts Center and head to the Presidio Main Post where you can get up close with Mickey at the Walt Disney Family Museum.

STOP 6 – Golden Gate Bridge (South Vista Point)
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: South Vista Point
* POINTS OF INTEREST: Great views of San Francisco’s skyline and Alcatraz Island or walk the span of the bridge over the entrance of San Francisco Bay.

STOP 7 - Golden Gate Park / California Academy of Sciences
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: Concourse Drive, in front of Academy of Sciences (Sundays and Holidays: 8th Ave. & Fulton)
* POINTS OF INTEREST: Here at the Music Concourse and Cultural Heart of Golden Gate Park see the De Young Museum, the California Academy of Sciences, the Botanical and Japanese Tea Gardens. Also nearby, boat rentals at Stow Lake.

STOP 8 - Haight-Ashbury (West)
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: Haight Street @ Stanyan (in front of McDonald's)
* POINTS OF INTEREST: Eclectic district, famous for its role in the 1960’s Hippie Movement, is still a center for bohemian culture. It is lined with one-of-a-kind shops, trendy cafes, bars and restaurants

STOP 9 - Haight-Ashbury (East)
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: Haight Street @ Masonic (in front of Magnolia Brew Pub)
* POINTS OF INTEREST: For those looking for the full experience, hop off at STOP 8 and walk all the way through the Haight and hop back on at the other side.

STOP 10 – Alamo Square (Nearby)
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: On Fell at NE Corner of Pierce
* POINTS OF INTEREST: Walk just two blocks to the famous row of San Francisco Victorians. Note that Tour Buses are banned from going within 2 blocks of the houses so this does require a short walk.

STOP 11 – Civic Center / City Hall
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: On Larkin between Grove and Fulton (SF Public Library)
* POINTS OF INTEREST: Featuring the Beaux-Arts City Hall with its massive gold leaf covered dome, the War Memorial Opera House, Davies Symphony Hall, and the Asian Art Museum.

STOP 12 - Hilton Hotel
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: Corner of Taylor and Ellis
* POINTS OF INTEREST: Walking distance to Westfield Shopping Center and Market Street’s Muni and Bart stations.

STOP 13 - Union Square
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: Geary Street @ Powell (across from Macy’s) or at Post Street @ Stockton (across from Levi’s) during construction
* POINTS OF INTEREST: Central Shopping and Theatre District –featuring department stores, upscale boutiques, art galleries, salons, grand hotels, and repertory theatres. Westfield Centre and Cable Cars.

STOP 14 - Chinatown Gate
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: Grant Street @ Bush – across from Chinatown Gate
* POINTS OF INTEREST: Go through “The Dragon Gate” entry to Chinatown and into the bustling community beyond. Also nearby, San Francisco’s very own quaint French Quarter

STOP 15 - Barbary Coast / Chinatown
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: Kearny Street, between Clay & Washington (across from Portsmouth Square)
* POINTS OF INTEREST: Where Chinatown meets the Financial District and the Barbary Coast.

STOP 16 - North Beach / Little Italy
* Hop-On, Hop-Off: Columbus Street between Union and Filbert
* POINTS OF INTEREST: Enjoy cultured café’s, restaurants, and gelaterias or walk to Coit Tower, Lombard “the world’s crookedest” Street and Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral

Redemption Instructions

Contact us at 415-300-4555 or tours@graylineofsanfrancisco.com; please contact us 72 hours before booking to confirm your reservation. To redeem, bring voucher to any of the 14 stops and present to guide. Appropriate 1 day or 2 day pass will be issued by the guide

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