Downtown Tour (Fall + Winter)

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Voted The Best Hop On Hop Off Tour In Chicago!
The first tour begins at 9 a.m. and the last tour starts at 4 p.m.

 

 

We’re excited to show you the intricacies of our spectacular city! We make this as easy and fun as we can for you. Tickets can be purchased on our website, on the trolleys and double deckers, at most downtown hotels, or at Stops 1, 3, and 8. If you buy your tickets online, just show up with your confirmation number at any of our 12 stops to redeem on the trolley or double decker. Every ticket includes a complimentary treat size bag of Garrett Mix popcorn!

On our Downtown Tour, you can hop on and off as much as you want at the city’s most popular and famous attractions. We try to be at each stop every thirty minutes.

Planning your summer trip? Check back with us in May 2019 to see our Wrigleyville/ Lincoln Park Zoo Route and our Night Tour!

Our drivers and tour guides are passionate and knowledgeable about history, sports, architecture, restaurants, and all sorts of fun Chicago stuff. We’re the longest-running tour company in Chicago and we authentically care about this city. Please be our guests!

ADULT TICKET

1 Day

$37 / $39

Online / In Person

2 Day

$47 / $49

Online / In Person

3 Day

$50 / $52

Online / In Person

KIDS TICKET*

1 Day

$18 / $19

Online / In Person


(Ages 5-15 / 4 & under ride free)
*Good for up to 3 days!

NIGHT TOUR ONLY

1 Night

$20 / $18

Online / In Person

  • No refunds will be given for unused tickets. Route stops, timing and pricing subject to change. Tickets purchased online can be redeemed at any of our numbered tour stops.
  • PASSENGERS WITH DISABILITIES: It is required that you contact CHICAGO TROLLEY® at least 48 hours prior to the date of travel at 773-648-5000 seven days a week.
  • Charges will appear as “CoachUSA/Megabus” on your credit card statement. We are a United States merchant and all card payments are processed at our corporate office located at 160 S. Route 17 North, Paramus, NJ.

You can start your tour at any of our 12 downtown tour stops.  We have sales staff members who are there to help you at our booths and kiosks at Stops 1, 3, and 8. Take your confirmation number from your web tickets or you can buy tickets directly from our staff.  You can just hop on the double deckers and trolleys. Our drivers and tour guides can also help you. 

If you buy your tickets online, just show up with your confirmation number at any of our 12 stops to redeem on the trolley or double decker.

In May – October, if you have tickets for our Land, Lake and River Package with Mercury Cruises, you can board the hop on hop off tour at any stop just as you normally would. The Mercury boat dock is at our Michigan Avenue Bridge tour stop or you can easily walk to it from our Magnificent Mile stop. There’s a staircase that goes right down to the river!

DOWNTOWN TOUR

Featuring 12 Hop On Hop Off tour stops.
Our downtown tour is the best way to see the city’s most popular destinations.
The first tour begins at 9 a.m. and the last tour starts at 4 p.m.

Vehicles arrive every 30 minutes. Waiting times between vehicles can vary, depending on the time of year and waits of up to 30 minutes may sometimes be experienced. Wait times at each Trolley stop are not guaranteed due to the uncertainty of Chicago traffic.

Download the tour map here.

TOUR ROUTE & STOPS

Click to show stop location.

  1. Magnificent Mile / Pioneer Court
    Northeast end of Michigan Avenue bridge
  2. Water Tower
    Southeast corner of Pearson and Michigan
  3. 360 Chicago/ 875 N. Michigan
    Southeast corner of Delaware and Michigan
  4. Hard Rock / River North
    West side of Clark between Ontario and Ohio
  5. Skydeck
    South side of Jackson between Wacker and Franklin
  6. Millennium Park
    135 E. Randolph (park side), just east of Michigan
  7. Art Institute
    Across from museum at Michigan and Adams
  8. Hilton Chicago
    Northwest corner of Michigan and 8th, near bus stop
  9. Adler Planetarium
    On westbound Solidarity Drive
  10. Field Museum / Shedd Aquarium
    Near the CTA bus stop at the south east side of the Field Museum
  11. Sheraton Hotel
    Northeast corner of Columbus and North Water, across from NBC Tower
  12. Navy Pier
    Blue tents on the north side of horseshoe driveway

Hop on and off at the Museum of Science & Industry and in Chinatown.

TOUR ROUTE & STOPS

Click to show stop location.

  1. Sheraton Hotel
    Northeast corner of Columbus and North Water, across from NBC Tower
  2. Museum of Science & Industry
    North entrance of museum, where CTA and taxi pickups
  3. Chinatown
    East side of Wentworth north of Cermak

SHERATON HOTEL
Northeast corner of Columbus and North Water, across from NBC Tower DEPARTS AT: 9:45AM, 11:45AM, 2:15PM, 4:15PM

MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
North entrance of museum, where CTA and taxi pickups DEPARTS AT: 10:15AM, 12:15PM, 2:45PM, 4:45PM

CHINATOWN
East side of Wentworth north of Cermak DEPARTS AT: 10:45AM, 12:45PM, 3:15PM, 5:15PM