Hop-on Hop-off New York

Open Loop: our sightseeing local expert
Extrapolitan's specially branded New York sightseeing bus tour, Open Loop NY will allow you to experience all this cosmopolitan world city has to offer. Open Loop is the city’s newest and most exciting hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour company. Launched in 2014, Open Loop's fleet of brand new double-decker buses takes you to all major attractions of New York City at very competitive prices. Plug in your headphones, choose your language or the live feed, and sit back to enjoy the best New York City sightseeing tour on board our hop-on hop-off buses.

New York Sightseeing Bus

What’s more, with Open Loop you can avoid spending your time waiting for a bus at a stop as we are the only NYC hop-on hop-off bus to provide live-time bus tracking. With the exclusive “Where’s my bus” mobile technology, locating our double-decker buses on a mobile device is just as easy as hopping on and off. This means you get to spend more time at every attraction you visit- sightseeing in NYC has never been easier!

Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Highlights

Get up close and personal with the excitement of New York sightseeing as Open Loop shows you the very best NYC has to offer. With unlimited validity, all passes include:

  • Unlimited hop-on hop-off on the interconnected Uptown and Downtown routes on board our fleet of double-decker buses
  • Start from any one of the 40 different bus stops across New York City and explore over 100 sights
  • Multi-lingual commentary in 9 different languages
  • Night Tour that takes you to Brooklyn for breath-taking views of the Manhattan Skyline
  • One hour cruise to view the iconic Statue of Liberty
  • Access to the Museum of the City of New York
  • Access to the 'Where's my bus' feature on your smartphones


Watch a video of Open Loop in action here! 

All products include Uptown, Downtown, Brooklyn and Night Tour:

Downtown Tour
Hop on at Times square for our Downtown tour and explore Manhattan’s historic and most enchanting districts; from the bohemian Greenwich Village neighborhood, the artists’ haven of NYC, to the busy Soho, to the leaving Chelsea district and more. 

Uptown Tour
Enjoy incredible views from the top deck of our double-decker buses, hop-on hop-off across our Uptown tour and visit all sights at your own pace: Times Square, the Chrysler Building, the Guggenheim Museum, Central Park, the Museum of Modern Art, the Empire State Building, etc.

Brooklyn Tour
Hop on the Brooklyn tour, enjoy panoramic views of Manhattan and some of New York’s top attractions: the Botanic Garden, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Antique Furniture District, Fulton Mall, The Brooklyn Museum, Grand Army Plaza, Cadman Plaza, The Brooklyn Public Library and so much more.

Night Tour

Explore the city that never sleeps while on board the New York Sightseeing Night Tour. This sightseeing double-decker bus tour takes you to Brooklyn for breathtaking views of the Manhattan Skyline. Enjoy night time views of Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building, Lower East Side, Chinatown, Little Italy, Brooklyn Bridge etc.

Tour duration: 2 hours
Departure & return point: 51st and Broadway in front of the Starbucks
Departure times: Multiple departures every night, please check with Open Loop staff when you are in New York

​Liberty Cruise

All our passes now include a free liberty cruise. Climb aboard a 60-minute cruise and take advantage of the elegant amenities inside while admiring the spectacular sights outside. Narrated by our informative and wildly entertaining guides, this tour will cruise by the legendary landmarks of downtown and pass right by the feet of Lady Liberty. It's sure to be an unforgettable New York sightseeing experience! 

Boarding Piers: Hop-Off at Stop #13 on the Downtown Tour to reach the Statue of Liberty Express at Pier 16, South Street Seaport.

Tour Map

To download a bigger version of the hop-on hop-off tour map, please click on the image itself. 

Important Info

Tour timings and schedule:

Buses operates daily from 8:00 to 18:00 

1 bus every 20-25 minutes

Tour duration: 2 hours to 2 hours and 30 minutes each loop

Commentary is currently offered in the following languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Russian and Japanese.

Live tour guides in English are offered on most of our tours.

Buy your tickets now!

  • All tickets give unlimited access to Uptown, Downtown, Brooklyn & Night routes, the Liberty Cruise and also include an entrance to the Museum of the City of New York
  • FREE Admission to the Museum of the City of New York on the Uptown Loop.
  • Access to real time bus location on our "Where's my bus" app.
  • It's easy: Buy now, receive your e-voucher & use it in New York!


1 Day Bus Tour (All loops) + Night Tour$45.00$35.00
2 Day Bus Tour (All loops) + Night Tour$49.00$39.00
3 Day Bus Tour (All loops) + Night Tour$55.00$45.00
5 Day Bus Tour (All loops) + Night Tour$65.00$55.00
1 Day Bus Tour (All loops) + Cruise + Night Tour$55.00$45.00
2 Day Bus Tour (All loops) + Cruise + Night Tour$59.00$49.00
3 Day Bus Tour (All loops) + Cruise + Night Tour$65.00$55.00
5 Day Bus Tour (All loops) + Cruise + Night Tour$75.00$65.00
Night Tour$29.00$19.00
Downtown Tour$35.00$25.00
Uptown Tour$35.00$25.00