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Old Town Trolley Tour Platinum Pass

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SAFETY IS OUR #1 PRIORITY: In order to provide our guests with the safest and most comfortable sightseeing experience, Old Town Trolley Tours has implemented a number of new safety measures such as limiting seating to allow riders to maintain social distancing, face coverings required and an increased focus on disinfecting and sanitation. Face masks are not required for guests but are highly suggested. Spending a few days in the city? Grab our two-day ticket to extend your sightseeing experience! You’ll enjoy a fully-narrated tour of the city while being able to hop on and off as much as you’d like. We’ve carefully crafted our tour route, selecting the right amount of stops at all the right places. We’re the only tour that takes you into Arlington National Cemetery*, a must-see before leaving our nation’s capital.

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Adults $113.00 $65.00 $48.00
Children (4-12) $73.25 $46.00 $27.25
Children Under 4 FREE FREE

Arlington Cemetery Loop valid for two consecutive days from date of trolley use. Blue Loop inclusion has no value and cannot be sold or transferred.

We may not be as old as the monuments, but with over 30 years and 8 million guests, we’re DC’s most experienced sightseeing company. Because of that, we know the quality of your tour doesn’t depend on the mere number of tour stops, so we’ve carefully crafted our tour route, selecting the right stops at the right places to maximize your time in the city. Top that off with the best tour guides and DC’s only 100% satisfaction guarantee and you’ve got the recipe for an unforgettable vacation. Ready to go? Then hop aboard Old Town Trolley, the attraction that takes you to the attractions!

Your Old Town Trolley Tour Platinum Pass Includes:

  • This pass is currently unavailable
  • 2 days of unlimited free re-boarding at 17 Old Town Trolley stops
  • Limited seating to allow riders to maintain appropriate distancing
  • Full tour of Arlington National Cemetery*
  • BEST VIEW! Tallest vehicles allowed by law with stadium seating
  • Our trolleys are all weather - rain or shine, we got you covered
  • Exclusive history monitors - windows to the past
  • American-owned and operated
  • Washington DC's longest running tour
  • 100% live narration (no pre-recorded tours)
  • Certified, experienced & entertaining tour guides
  • Comfortable padded seats
  • “One of the 10 best hop-on hop-off tours in the world” - Forbes
  • "Top-rated hop-on hop off tour in DC" - Washington Post
  • Free WiFi
  • Exclusive foreign language tour app with GPS tracking
  • Free full-color map of DC


Our convenient and continuous tour loop takes you to the BEST of DC, which as the authorized tour company of Arlington National Cemetery, now includes a tour of one of our nation’s most hallowed grounds. We hold all of our tours to the highest of standards, and we’re committed to providing you with the best sightseeing experience possible.


Our tour traverses the National Mall with stops at several Smithsonian Museum buildings. You’ll have a chance to explore the National Monuments and Memorials (Lincoln, FDR, Washington, and Jefferson), as well as the United States Capitol, the Supreme Court buildings and much more.


Arlington National Cemetery requires that we use special tour vehicles to navigate the grounds. Therefore, a transfer of tour vehicles is required for the Arlington portion of our tour. Our red transfer shuttle will pick you up at the Lincoln Memorial (Stop #13) and drop you off at the cemetery where you’ll then hop aboard our Arlington National Cemetery touring vehicles for your tour of the cemetery grounds. You’ll have the opportunity to honor the brave men and women who’ve given their lives defending the ideals of our great nation. Witness the Changing of the Guard, visit John F. Kennedy’s gravesite, and explore the Memorial Amphitheater and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. When you’re finished at Arlington, catch the shuttle again and we’ll take you back to the Lincoln Memorial so you can continue your tour of the city.


Please note that Washington DC is a city of parades, festivals, motorcades and of course, traffic. These events may cause delays in the arrival of a trolley at your stop or result in having to take an alternate route.


Visiting with friends and family that don’t speak English? Our new exclusive foreign language app is here to help! Built with GPS tracking technology, you can now enjoy live narration in 7 different languages – Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, and Japanese. Once you purchase your ticket, we’ll provide you with instructions on how to download the app. Then sit back, relax, and enjoy all the sights and sounds via a fully-narrated tour through our nation’s capital.


All US guests must provide a State or Government Issued picture ID. Visitors 16 and 17 may present a valid school ID. All foreign guests must present a PASSPORT. Foreign ID Cards will not be accepted. If you ride the Shuttle over from the Lincoln Memorial without proper ID, you will be denied entry into the Cemetery and you must provide your own transportation back to the Lincoln Memorial. For security reasons, we will not be allowed to pick you back up on Memorial Drive. We apologize for any inconvenience. These changes and requirements are beyond our control.

*Arlington Cemetery Loop valid for two consecutive days from date of trolley use. Blue Loop inclusion has no value and cannot be sold or transferred.

Safety is our First Priority

The safety and well-being of our guests and team members remain our highest priority.

  • We have roped off specific seats on the trolley to maintain social distancing.
  • We request that family members stay together in groups of two.
  • Face coverings are required to be worn by all staff and guests over the age of six (6) per city code. For the convenience of our guests, face masks are available for purchase.
  • Our company is committed to maintaining clean, disinfected vehicles for your safety.
  • We utilize a deep disinfectant nightly on all surfaces inside the vehicle and utilize a multi-surface cleaner and disinfectant as recommended by the CDC for all touch points in the vehicle during the day between tours.
  • We will have hand sanitizer available for your use as you board and disembark the vehicle. Please utilize this dispenser for the safety of you and those around you.
  • We’re enhancing our cleaning procedures at our sales depots and encourage guests to use cashless transactions.

While we want you to enjoy your tour, relax and have fun, it is our goal that you do this in a safe environment. We are glad you chose to tour with us and see Washington, DC.

Old Town Trolley Tours is taking enhanced safety and health measures for the benefit of our guests. Inherent risks to COVID-19 exist in any place where people are gathered. By using our services, you voluntarily assume all risks rising out of or resulting from exposure to COVID-19 or any other communicable illness.

In accordance to the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 64) and 42 Code of Federal Regulations 70.2, 71.31(b). 71.32, all guests and personnel must wear a mask while waiting at a boarding location in addition to wearing a mask while on tour. For additional information on the regulation or how to wear a mask, please see the links below.

Old Town Trolley Stops in Washington DC

Hop on and off at any of our 17 convenient stops.

  • 1
    Washington Welcome Center
  • 2
    The White House
  • 3
    National Archives
  • 4
    National Law Enforcement Museum
  • 5
    Union Station
  • 6
    U.S. Capitol
  • 7
    Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
  • 8
    The Wharf – Boarding for Water Taxi Boat Cruise
  • 9
    International Spy Museum
  • 10
    Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • 11
    Jefferson Memorial
  • 12
    FDR Memorial
  • 13
    Lincoln Memorial
  • 14
    National Museum of American History
  • 14
    Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
  • 16
    Private: Newseum
  • STOP
    National Gallery of Art
  • 15
    National Portrait Gallery

Booth Locations

Stop 1 Welcome Center

Stop 5 Union Station


Old Town Trolley Tours

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.
9am – 4:00pm.
Last re-boarding time: 4:00pm.
Last full tour departs Washington Welcome Center at 4:00pm.

Arlington Cemetery Shuttle:
10:00am – 4pm.

2020 Closures and/or Delays:

October 17: Race for Every Child – Closures and re-routes.
TBD: BOO! 10K Run – Closures and re-routes.
TBD: Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Closures and re-routes.
TBD: Run for the Badge – Closures and re-routes.
TBD: Walk & 5K to End HIV – Closures and re-routes.

November 1: Run for the Parks – Closures and re-routes.
TBD: National Race to End Women’s Cancer – Closures and re-routes.
November 26: Thanksgiving – Closed for day and night tours.

December 6: Jingle All the Way 5K & 10K Race – Closures and re-routes.
December 25: – Closed for day and night tours.

Arlington National Cemetery Tours

April 1 – September 30: The Changing of the Guard will be every 30 minutes, at the top and bottom of every hour. Social distancing limits will be in place at the Amphitheater.

Limited tours run from 9am – 4pm daily. They depart every hour on the hour. If guests disembark, there will be an hour wait for the next vehicle.

Cemetery hours are 8-5 p.m.

There are 4 stops: JFK Gravesite, JJ Pershing Gravesite, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the Arlington House.

Memorial Amphitheater and Iwo Jima remain closed to the public.

No weekend route currently available.

Large groups and buses are prohibited at the present time. There is no bus parking available.

A label that reads 'The only tour that takes you into Arlington National Cemetery'
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100% satisfaction guarantee
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