Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour

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  • Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
  • Duration: 1 day (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5046WAS_OTT

Discover Washington DC at your leisure with a one-day ticket on the Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour. Create your own itinerary to see the most popular sights of Washington DC at your own pace. Upgrade to the 2-day pass!

This is DC's only trolley with GPS Tracking! You can find the your next trolley arrival, nearby trolley stops, and there is even a call-in feature. No phone app is required! Maximize your time on the trolleys with the use of this tool.


  • Fully narrated tour
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Family friendly
  • Great overview and orientation of the city

The Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour is the easiest way to get around town. You can hop on and off at any of the 20 stops as often as you like. Trolleys depart every 30 minutes. This is DC's only trolley with GPS Tracking! You can find your next trolley arrival, nearby trolley stops, and there is even a call-in feature. No phone app is required! Maximize your time on the trolleys with the use of this tool.

There are three trolley routes:

National Mall and Downtown - Orange Loop
The orange line traverses the National Mall with stops at all the Smithsonian Museum buildings, as well as the national monuments and memorials: Lincoln, FDR, Washington, Jefferson, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, United States Capitol and Supreme Court buildings.

National Cathedral and Uptown- Green Loop
The green line travels uptown to visit the National Zoo and Washington National Cathedral. Finally, the green line stops at the White House and White House Visitor Center.

Arlington National Cemetery Shuttle - Red Loop (10 - 15 minute ride)
The Arlington Cemetery line shuttles between the Lincoln Memorial and Arlington Cemetery.
* The last return shuttle from Arlington National Cemetery is at 4:30pm

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
You can board the Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour at any of the following 20 stops:
  1. Washington Welcome Center: Ford's Theatre, Petersen House, International Spy Museum
  2. The White House Visitors Center: The White House Visitor Center, The White House, National Aquarium
  3. National Archives: National Archives, National Gallery of Art East and West Buildings, Marian Koshland Science Museum, U.S. Navy Memorial
  4. Union Station, Smithsonian National Postal Museum
  5. U.S. Capitol, U.S. Supreme Court, Library of Congress
  6. Air & Space Museum, Museum of the American Indian, Hirshhorn Museum, U.S. Botanic Gardens
  7. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Bureau of Engraving & Printing
  8. Jefferson Memorial, George Mason Memorial, Tidal Basin - paddle boats, FDR Memorial
  9. Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Memorial, World War II Memorial, Shuttle to Arlington Cemetery
  10. Museum of American History, Washington Monument
  11. Museum of Natural History, Old Post Office Pavilion and Bell Tower
  12. Newseum, National Gallery of Art - West Building, Marian Koshland Science Museum
  13. White House Gifts
  14. National Geographic Museum, Charles Sumner Museum and Archives
  15. Dupont Circle, Woodrow Wilson House, Textile Museum, Phillips Collection
  16. Woodley Park Shopping and Dining Neighborhood, Adams Morgan Shopping and Dining Neighborhood, National Zoo
  17. National Cathedral: Open daily 10am - 4pm, tours available daily
  18. Stephen Decatur House, Lafayette Park, White House Grounds, Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Octagon House, Renwick Gallery, Corcoran Gallery
  19. Chinatown, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, National Portrait Gallery, American Art Museum
Departure Time:
Departs every 30 minutes beginning from 9am
1 day (approx.)
Return Details:
Last re-boarding at 5:00pm

Pricing information

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1-Day Red and Orange Loops
Code: 1D2015

1-Day Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour; Red and Orange loop only.

USD $39.00
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1-Day All Loops
Code: 1D2015ET

1-Day Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour; All loops included.

USD $48.00
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Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour

Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour


  • Hop-on hop-off narrated tour
  • Onboard host/hostess
  • Washington DC color guidebook
  • Local taxes


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks

Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Strollers are allowed on the trolley if they are collapsible
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if a wheelchair-accessible trolley is required
  • This is DC's only trolley with GPS Tracking. You can find the your next trolley arrival, nearby trolley stops, and there is a call-in feature. No phone app is required

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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: paul b, January 2016

i love the fact that you can get off where you want and get back on when you want! you see a lot of things on this tour well worth the price!

Reviewed by: lyane.brand, December 2015

Staff excellent and knowledgeable, very helpful at the Washington Welcome ticket centre.

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Tour code: 5046WAS_OTT