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Big Bus Company and Philadelphia Trolley Works

Save 45% on admission to the top 4 Philadelphia attractions with CityPASS.


  • Enjoy the freedom of unlimited on-and-off privileges at 27 stops for the day of ticket validation.
  • Start your tour onboard any trolley or double decker bus.
  • Delight in the historical tales, cultural highlights and entertaining stories told by highly-trained staff serving as your guide.
  • See spectacular city views from London-style open-top double decker buses.
Photo Credit: Bryan Karl Lathrop


5th & Market St
Philadelphia PA 19146
Tours depart from the Independence Visitor Center located at 5th & Market streets.
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Summer (May‑Nov): daily, 9:30am‑5pm; tours depart every 30 min.
Winter (Dec‑Apr): daily, 10am‑4pm, tours depart hourly (weather permitting).
Additional tours offered during peak summer season.
Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

(215) 389-TOUR (8687)


8-day Pass, Philadelphia Trolley Works and Big Bus Company: Use the coupon in your booklet to upgrade to an 8-day pass. Cost for CityPASS holders: $35 adult, $15 child.

Franklin's Footsteps Walking Tour: Get 20% off the Franklin's Footsteps Walking Tour. See Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Carpenter's Hall and more. See the coupon in your booklet for details.

Advice for Visitors


  • Philadelphia Trolley Works and Big Bus Company accesses all CityPASS attractions except the Adventure Aquarium. However, routes may change, so check with staff for current routing and/or connections to reach CityPASS attractions.
  • Free courtesy shuttle pick-up from all center city locations during normal operating hours.
  • For route info, see the printable Phila Trolley route map.


  • Dining: Café
  • Gift Shops: Museum Store

Best time to visit: Start your Philadelphia Trolley Works and Big Bus Company tour in the morning to maximize your tour experience.

Accessibility: ADA vehicles are available. Please give 24 hours notice to ensure accommodations.

Groups: Groups of 10 or more: Please call (215) 389-TOUR (8687) at least 24 hours before arrival.

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