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You can now charter your private Double-Decker Bus in New York City. The Double Decker buses are ideal for a fun ride around Manhattan and will guarantee some unique and amazing panoramic views from the upper level.

Most Double Decker's offer pre-recorded narration in English and other foreign languages that you and your guests can enjoy free of charge. Alternatively, we can add one of our licensed tour guides to join your group. We offer a wide selection of languages including English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and German.

We have access to different Double Decker buses in order to accomodate different group sizes.

Small DD - Bus capacity: 50 pax on top level (open air), 13 on the bottom level.

Medium DD - Bus capacity:  50 pax on top level (open air), 24 on the bottom level.

Large DD - Bus Bus capacity:  65 pax on top level (open air), 20 on the bottom level.

Step-on guide: starting from $450 for 4 hours.

Double Decker Buses are great for City Tours, Night Tours, Brooklyn Tours and much more! With their open-top level your clients will enjoy some of the best views guaranteed and amazing photos opportunity. We would work with you on the itinerary making sure you are not missing any major attractions, helping you to select a unique tour, or you can create your own, and we will make sure that you have enough time to complete it.

Double Decker Buses are crowd-pleasers, and it will be a great tour to include in your package!


Charter a famous Double-Decker Bus (50 to 85 passengers)
Tailored City Tours - Best Panoramic Views
Pre-recorded narration included free of charge
Live guides available on request (English, Spanish, Italian & more!)


Please include all the details you have available for the group in the "Your Request" Section here below.
If you need multiple services, you can list them all here and one of our representative will get back to you within 24 hours.

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Double Decker Buses

Most buses will accommodate 50 passengers on the top level (open air) and between 13 to 24  passengers on the bottom level (indoor) depending on the bus model. The Large Double Decker Buses reach a capacity of 65 on the top level.

Small DD Bus (50 + 13)

2-Hour Charter: From $2,475
Additional Hour: From $550

Medium DD Bus (50 + 24)

2-Hour Charter: From $3,350
Additional Hour: From $850

Large DD Bus (65 + 20)

2-Hour Charter: From $4,250
Additional Hour: From $1,125

Please note these are only starting prices. Price varies depending on requested charter's date and time. Please send us a request for a complete quote.

Please note surcharges apply to all Friday and Saturday charters.


Live guide (English - Italian - Spanish-speaking Guides) -  From $450 for 4 hrs (minimum)

Activity Schedule

Available: Daily, Year-round. Due to limited availability Fridays & Saturdays have premium rates.
Charter hours: all day, up to 6pm (the latest start time) - on requests night charters may be available. 
Departure Point:  Manhattan

Additional Info & FAQ

  • Bus capacity varies from 63 to 85 passengers
  • Please Note that Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Please Note the maximum occupancy and capacity of each Double-Decker.
  • For Foreign languages please note that extra fee will apply; contact us for a detailed quote.
  • Please note that there is minimum of 2 hours required to charter the Double-Decker Bus

Policy & Disclaimers

Inclusions: As outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Exclusions: Everything else not specifically outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Booking Fees: Please note all reservations are subject to a 2.5% booking fee - This 2.5% Booking Fee is applied to all sales and is never refundable.
Cancellation Policy: Please carefully review our Cancellation Policy
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