We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Instant Confirmation
Itinerary

Your evening begins at 6:30pm in Manhattan’s Theater District. Climb aboard the double-decker bus and head to the top level for unobstructed views of the city.

As the sun sets, snap photos of popular neighborhoods, including Times Square, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, and SoHo. An onboard guide ensures you never miss a landmark and provides a wealth of information about each one you pass.

Relax on the bus, as you pass the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, and the Manhattan Bridge illuminated under the night sky. On this tour, you avoid streets and subways that are notoriously crowded at this time of day.

Continue across the Brooklyn Bridge for rare views of the Manhattan skyline shimmering over the East River. Around 8pm, end the night back at your centrally located departure point.

Locations visited
Brooklyn Bridge
Empire State Building
Rockefeller Center
See all 12 locations
Overview

Manhattan transforms into a city of lights as soon as the sun sets. Avoid crowded sidewalks and subways, and instead enjoy views of the NYC borough’s landmarks from the open-air top of a double-decker bus. As you drive over the Brooklyn Bridge, get panoramic views of the glittering Manhattan skyline reflected in the East River.

Highlights
  • Unobstructed views from the top of a double-decker bus
  • Avoid the hassle of navigating streets and subways in the dark
  • Panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline across the Brooklyn Bridge
  • Onboard guide provides interesting facts about each landmark passed
Filter reviews
30 results
Traveller rating
8
5
3
3
11
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
8
5
3
3
11
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 30 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
Great tour

We had a great time on this tour. The city lights were fantastic. Our guide was very knowledgeable. I suggest if you do this to check around for tickets. We bought ours in time square and some of our group paid $35 and others paid...More

1  Thank Deb S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
New York City is Grey - this bus tour - meh

Pretty much just sat in a bus. The recorded guide that you can listen too repeated a lot of the same info over and over and half the time, was not geographically correct. The bus attendant had no microphone so essentially was just talking to...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great tour, but a long wait in line on a weekend to board a bus.

Took the nighttime tour on a Saturday night. Be prepared to wait in line over an hour to board a bus. The line is well managed by the Gray Line tour staff to keep people moving. Once of the bus, the ride was great. Fantastic...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great touring bus..

It a great way to see the city, day or night. The only thing was it was hard to find the stops to hop back on.

4  Thank Anna R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Need Better Communication Overall

This was our first trip to NYC. We took this tour the first evening we arrived. My husband thought it would be good to see various things from a guided tour to kind of give us a feel of the city. We went to the...More

6  Thank shadow1Pittsburgh
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Elizabeth H
21 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
No. Not guaranteed. Half of the seats are on top and half are on the bottom. It was nice weather when I went and everyone wanted on top. The first bus we tried to board was full on top so they put me in line for the next bus... More
1
Vote
Geoffrey C
30 April 2018|
Answer
Response from marcosX8668VJ | Reviewed this property |
I don´t understand what you mean ? Scam of what ?
0
Votes
Travellers Also Viewed
Special Offer
Big Bus New York Night Tour
54 Reviews
from US$39.69*
US$44.10
NYC at Night Bus Tour
286 Reviews
from US$59.00*
Panoramic Night Tour of New York City
2 Reviews
from US$55.00*
NYC Night Bus Tour
13 Reviews
from US$29.00*
Frequently bought together
Empire State Building Tickets...
2,451 Reviews
from US$37.00*
Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island...
1,212 Reviews
from US$57.00*
NYC One World Observatory...
543 Reviews
from US$34.00*
9/11 Memorial Museum Admission
605 Reviews
from US$26.00*
New York City Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour...
179 Reviews
from US$19.00*
Special Offer
CitySightseeing City Bus Tour
94 Reviews
from US$25.00*
US$39.00
Special Offer
New York City Guided Sightseeing Tour...
1,147 Reviews
from US$59.00*
US$89.00
New York City All Around Town Hop-on...
2,022 Reviews
from US$29.00*