NYC TV & Movie Tour

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Straddle fiction and reality as you visit famous sites from both the big and small screen...

The NYC TV & Movie Tour takes you to the doorsteps of your favourite television and film characters and real-life celebrities. See over 60 locations from Friends, Glee, The Avengers & more. Get a piece of the lights, camera, action!

Our guide to NYC TV & Movie Tour

Explore New York City's best filming locations with On Location Tours' NYC TV & Movie Tour. This guided bus tour takes you to over 60 iconic spots featured in your beloved TV shows and movies, offering a glimpse into the magic that defines the city as the world's greatest. Delve into the film industry's hidden gems and discover the secrets behind the scenes.

While cruising through Manhattan, the tour focuses on specific TV and movie locations, providing an ideal way to experience the city. Although the tour doesn't include Manhattan landmarks like the Statue of Liberty or the Empire State Building, you'll explore vibrant neighbourhoods such as Greenwich Village, Chelsea, SoHo, and Tribeca.

Relax in the comfort of an air-conditioned bus during the summer and stay warm in winter as your knowledgeable guide leads you through the most filmed city globally. Hop off at different NYC locations along the way and follow in the footsteps of your favourite characters. It's an immersive cinematic adventure with the comfort of a guided bus tour.

Highlights include:

  • Visit your favorite Friends at the iconic apartment location.
  • Stop by the famous arch at Washington Square Park, a location featured in Girls, The Mindy Project, Glee, Someone Great, and When Harry Met Sally.
  • Check in to the popular hotels as seen in American Hustle, Ocean’s 8, and Home Alone 2.
  • Snap a photo with your sidekick ghouls at the iconic firehouse as seen in the Ghostbusters
  • Discover the origins of the ‘Original Soupman’ and other locations as seen in Seinfeld.
  • Sitcom fanatic? Embrace your inner sarcasm and laugh your way to sites as seen in The Office and Modern Family.
  • End the day with a pint (or two!) at McGee’s Pub; the original inspiration for MacLaren’s in How I Met Your Mother.

Meeting Location:

In front of Ellen’s Stardust Diner at 1650 Broadway


Approximately 3 hours

Start Times:

This tour departs 7 days a week at 11.00am and 2.00pm. 

Drop-off point: 

55th & Broadway, New York

Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for NYC TV & Movie Tour

  • Advanced reservations are required. Please select your chosen date at the time of booking.
  • Itinerary subject to change without notice.
  • In an effort to stay current, this tour is constantly being updated with new locations and the inclusion of all the locations mentioned cannot be guaranteed.
  • The vehicle will stop a few times throughout the tour to let guests off and walk around, as well as visit some of the locations.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY: Once booked this tour cannot be amended and is non-refundable. 


Frequently Asked Questions for NYC TV & Movie Tour

General Information

  • What is the NYC TV & Movie Tour?

    The NYC TV & Movie Tour is a guided bus tour that takes you through the iconic filming locations of your favorite TV shows and movies in New York City. It's a fantastic way to explore the city while reliving memorable scenes from popular productions.

Duration of Visit

  • How long does the tour last?

    The tour typically lasts approximately 3 to 3.5 hours, depending on traffic conditions and other factors. Please plan your schedule accordingly.

Ticket Information

  • Do I need to print my ticket, or can I show it on my mobile device?

    You can either print your ticket or show it on your mobile device when you check in for the tour. We recommend having a digital copy handy for convenience.


  • Where does the tour start and end?

    The tour usually starts and ends in the heart of Manhattan, near well-known landmarks. Exact details, including the meeting point, will be provided when you book your tour.

Facilities & Amenities

  • Are there restroom breaks during the tour?

    Yes, there are restroom breaks available at select locations along the tour route.


  • Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

    Yes, the tour bus is wheelchair accessible. However, it's recommended that you inform us in advance if you or anyone in your party requires wheelchair access, so we can make the necessary arrangements.


  • Are food and drinks allowed on the bus?

    No, food and drinks are not allowed on the tour bus. Please enjoy your snacks and meals before or after the tour.

NYC TV & Movie Tour Reviews

Average 4.6 out of 5

41 Reviews

  • 5 29
  • 4 9
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  • 5 stars:

    Fantastic service! And tour guide was great!

    Trusted Customer reviewed NYC TV & Movie Tour 28 Dec, 2017

  • 5 stars:

    Roseann the tour guide was excellent loved seeing all the places from tv and movies loved it.

    Peter Maycock reviewed NYC TV & Movie Tour 26 Jul, 2017

  • 5 stars:

    Great tour. Highly recommend.

    Trusted Customer reviewed NYC TV & Movie Tour 08 Apr, 2017

  • 5 stars:

    But left 20 mins late so lost a bit off time

    Trusted Customer reviewed NYC TV & Movie Tour 14 Dec, 2016

  • 5 stars:

    Very good & informative, guide was excellent. Went back to some locations for further photo's

    Trusted Customer reviewed NYC TV & Movie Tour 16 Sep, 2016

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