The Buenos Aires Hop-on Hop-off bus extends its route to Belgrano

4:10 PM Sandra Gutrejde 6 Comments

The tourist bus of the city of Buenos Aires has extended its route, to include the Northern neighborhood of Belgrano. This new route will allow visitors to know one of the most beautiful areas of the city, including new attractions such as the Argentine Polo Field, the Palermo Hippodrome, Las Canitas, Solar de la Abadia Shopping Mall, Barrancas de Belgrano, China Town, Larreta Museum, among others.
The Boca Juniors Stadium in La Boca neighborhood has also been added to the new bus route.

The city of Buenos Aires offers this Hop-on Hop-off bus service since May 2nd, 2009, just like the ones existing in other big cities in the world like New York, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Berlin, London, San Francisco, Chicago or Toronto.
Every day six open top double decker buses, decorated with themes representative of the city, depart from Florida & Diagonal Norte every half hour, from 9 am to 5 pm in winter and 8.40 am to 9 pm in summer.
A specialized tour guide on board provides visitors with informative material about the city in Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, and French.
Tickets can be purchased at the tourist offices of the city of Buenos Aires (Av. Pres. Roque Saenz Peña 728; or Av. Quintana between Ayacucho and Junín), directly on the bus (except  on weekends), or online through their website.

The prices are:

24 hour ticket:
Adults: $ 490 Argentine pesos
Children 4-12: $ 260 Argentine pesos
Children up to 4: Free
Disabled: Free
Family groups:
2 adults + 2 kids (between 4 and 11): $ 1250 Argentine Pesos
2 adults + 3 kids (between 4 and 11): $ 1510 Argentine Pesos

48 hour ticket:
Adults: $ 650 Argentine Pesos
Children 4-12: $ 340 Argentine Pesos
Children up to 4: Free
Disabled: Free

Visitors can hop on and off the bus at any of the stops. For those who stay on the bus, the complete loop lasts around 3 hours, depending on traffic.

The stops are marked by a yellow sign.

The 24 stops of the regular route are:

0) Florida (Av. Roque Saenz Peña & Florida)
1) Av. de Mayo (Av. de Mayo and Piedras).
2) Congreso (Av. Rivadavia and Rincón).
3) Monserrat (San José between Mexico and Venezuela).
4) Defensa (Av. Belgrano and Defensa)
5) San Telmo (Av. Paseo Colón between Giuffra and Independencia).
6) Usina de las Artes (Caffarena 50)
7) Boca Juniors Stadium (Brandsen 805)
8) Bar El Estaño (Hernandarias and Aristóbulo del Valle)
9) Caminito (Avenida Pedro de Mendoza between Magallanes and Rocha)
10) Madero Este (Juana Lanteri and Rosario Vera Peñaloza).
11) Puerto Madero (Juana Manso and Macacha Güemes).
12) Puerto (Juana Manso and Cecilia Grierson)
13) Galerías (Av. Córdoba between San Martín and Reconquista).
14) Plaza San Martín (Florida 1000 between pasaje Kavanagh and Ricardo Rojas).
15) Floralis Generica (Av. Figueroa Alcorta 2263)
16) MALBA (Salguero and Martín Coronado).
17) Planetario (Belisario Roldán and Av. Sarmiento).
18) Rose Garden (Av. Del Libertador and Infanta Isabel).
19) Chinatown (Juramento and 11 de Septiembre).
20) Larreta Museum (Av. Juramento and Vuelta de Obligado).
21) Las Cañitas (Federico Lacroze and Migueletes)
22) Zoo (Av. Libertador and Sarmiento)
23) Fine Arts (Av. Libertador and Pueyrredón)
24) Recoleta (Quintana between Ayacucho and Junín)
25) Teatro Colón (Cerrito and Viamonte).
0) END OF THE TOUR (Pte. Roque Saénz Peña and Florida).

Blue route:

0) Planetario (Belisario Roldán and Av. Sarmiento).
1) Rose Garden (Av. Del Libertador and Infanta Isabel).
2) Chinatown (Av. Libertador and Juramento)
3) River Plate Stadium (River Museum)
4) Tierra Santa Thematic Park
5) Aeroparque Jorque Newbery (AEP Airport)
0) Planetario (Belisario Roldán and Av. Sarmiento).

    Information updated July 2017

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    1. It sounds a good idea for the tourista who is only there for a few days, but quite honestly it looks to me an expensive way to see only a small part of the city. For me the only way to really enjoy Buenos aires is to get out and walk.

    2. Thanks for the great info on the tour. Can one get on anywhere the bus stops or must one start at Florida: Diagonal Norte and Florida?

    3. Hi Debi
      Thanks for the comment. You can get on the bus and start the tour at any of the stops on the route. But I understand some of the stops are not very well marked and people have difficulty finding them.

    4. Debi has posted a very informative report about her ride on the hop-on hop-off bus she wanted to share:


    5. Its a shame for this company how their employees treat the guests on the bus. After looking long time for the stop no 8 we just saw that a bus came, we hurried there, it closed the door right when we came. We waited another 30 Minutes (total 1 hour now), the next bus came. We trusted that we can pay in the bus (like written on their website and on the sign at the bus stop). The escort guy refused to let us in the bus - we should buy tickets first (anywhere in the neighborhood, not to understand). We said that we waited already 1 hour in the hot sun (I am disabled in walking). With a stupid grin and no comment he closed the door and the bus disappeared. One hour wait to learn the bad behaviour of this employees. A shame for this company and the country how they treat their guests. We took a taxi - more convenient and much more cheaper.

    6. Thanks for the great info on the tour