Tour the Gettysburg Battlefield on our famous open-air double decker bus (weather permitting) or enjoy an air-conditioned coach. Both are available with a National Park Service licensed guide.
All Gettysburg bus tours run approximately two hours in length and board five minutes before scheduled time. They depart from the Gettysburg Tour Center located at 778 Baltimore Street across from the National Cemetery. There is plenty of free parking at the Tour Center for your bus tour! Here’s a link to our Bus Tour Schedule.
Tickets for tour buses may also be purchased at most of the fine Gettysburg hotels, motels, campgrounds and other accommodations. For ticket locations, see Gettysburg Ticket Outposts.
Note: Food and drinks are permitted but no glass bottles.
Here’s a summary of our bus tour options:
Dramatized Audio Bus Tour
Ride our famous double decker bus while hearing dramatic recreations of battlefield sounds—cannons roar, rifles crack, drums roll and bugles blow. A favorite of many returning guests.
Licensed Guided Bus Tour
Tour the historic fields of Gettysburg in an air-conditioned bus, watching history come alive through the eyes of a licensed guide. This a more detailed and informative tour.
Licensed Guided Double Decker Bus Tour
This tour combines the fascinating detail only a licensed guide can provide with our famous double-decker bus, giving you the ultimate Gettysburg battlefield bus tour.
World War II Bus Tour
Ride along and take a look at the people and places that played a part in the Allied victory in World War II. Visit a prisoner-of-war camp and learn why an intelligence camp was located here. You’ll hear moving stories of WWII veterans buried in the Gettysburg national cemetery.
Look out for specialty tours offered seasonally, including:
- The Ghost Bus, offered in collaboration with Ghostly Images of Gettysburg
- Winery/brewery/cidery/distillery tours throughout Adams County
- Sunset double decker tours
Private Group Transportation
Our charter bus tours take your group to practically any destination in the Eastern United States, include private battlefield tours, trips for shopping, shows, historic attractions, festivals and casinos, as well as most area airports.
Please allow three weeks notice for all bus trips if you require an interpreter. No Rain Refunds. Customers are responsible for calling to schedule a trip time.
Reservation queries can be answered by calling Gettysburg Battlefield Tours at
(717) 334-6296 or 1-877-680-TOUR.
778 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
June 1-20 8 AM – 7 PM (Sun.-Fri.); 8 AM – 8 PM (Sat.)
June 21-July 6 8 AM – 7 PM (Sun.-Thurs.); 8 AM – 8 PM (Fri.-Sat.)
July 7-31 8 AM – 7 PM (Sun.-Fri.); 8 AM – 8 PM (Sat.)
August 1-17 8 AM – 7 PM (Sun.-Fri.); 8 AM – 8 PM (Sat.)
August 18-29 8 AM – 5 PM (Sun.-Thurs.); 8 AM – 6 PM (Fri.); 8 AM – 8 PM (Sat.)
August 30-Sept. 1 8 AM – 7 PM
September 2-28, 2019: 8 AM – 5 PM (Sun.-Thurs.); 8 AM – 6 PM (Fri.-Sat.)
Sept. 29th-Oct. 11th; 15th-30th 8 AM – 5 PM (Sun.-Thurs.) 8 AM – 6 PM (Fri.-Sat.)
Oct. 12th-14th 8 AM – 7 PM
November 8 AM – 5 PM Daily (Closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28th)
Nov. 26th-Dec. 31st 9 AM – 4 PM (Sun.-Fri.); 9 AM – 5 PM (Sat.) (Closed December 25th)
Summer: 8 AM – 7 PM
Spring and Fall: 8 AM – 5 PM
Winter: 9 AM – 4 PM Saturday and Sunday only.
Pennsylvania PUC # A108707