Dublin's Hop on, Hop off tour bus



  • See Dublin's top tourist attractions, including Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and Dublin Castle

  • Go to the Guinness Storehouse and enjoy a cold glass of the dark beer

  • Learn about Dublin's fantastic history from the guided commentary, available in 8 different languages

  • Take advantage of visitor attraction discounts and exclusive offers with your ticket

  • Visit the Dublin Writers Museum and Dublin Wax Museum

  • See the oldest inhabited barracks in Europe at Wolf Tone Quay

  • Go to Dublin Castle and Chester Beatty Library

  • Explore the lively Temple Bar district

  • Take a tour of an old Georgian house at the Number 29 Museum


  • Live English-speaking guide (red and blue routes)

  • Multilingual audio commentary in 8 languages (English, Spanish, French, Mandarin, Italian, German, Japanese & Russian) on the red route

  • 2 hop-on hop-off routes with over 30 stops

  • Savings at top Dublin attractions

  • Free walking tour with the 48-hour ticket, departing from Dublin Visitor Center, 17 Lower O'Connell Street, at 10:30 and 14:30

Full description

Enjoy a comprehensive sightseeing tour of the cosmopolitan city of Dublin with a 24-hour or 48-hour ticket for the hop-on and hop-off sightseeing bus. Choose when to take your customizable trip, and see the city from a comfortable open-top tour bus.

Commentary is available in a variety of formats, including live English. Audio commentary in 8 different languages is available too. The tour departs every 8-15 minutes throughout the year, allowing for maximum flexibility.

Hop-on and off the bus at any of the following stops:


1. R/B 13 Upper O'Connell Street (City Sightseeing Shop)
1b. B Abbey Street
2b. B Abbey Street / Abbey Theatre
3. R/B Nassau Street
3a. B EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
3b. B Samuel Beckett bridge
4. R/B Leinster Street
4b. B Cardiff Lane
5. R/B National Art Gallery
6. R/B Merrion Square
7. R/B St. Stephen Green
7a. R/B Pearse Street
8. R/B College Green (Irish Whiskey Museum & Dublin Visitor Center)
9. R/B Dame Street / Temple Bar
10. R/B Dame Street / Dublin Castle
11. R/B Christ Church Cathedral
12. R/B St. Patrick's Cathedral
12a. B Teeling Whiskey Distillery 
13. R High Street
14. R/B Guinness Storehouse
14a. R/B Pearse Lyons Distillery
15. R/B Royal Hospital Kilmainham
16. R/B Kilmainham Gaol
16a. R/B Memorial Gardens
17. R/B Heuston Station
18. R Parkgate Street
19. R Phoenix Park
19a. R Parkgate Street
20. R/B National Museum of Decorative Arts & History
21. R/B Arran Quay
21a. R Smithfield
21b. B St. Michan's Church
21d. B Brian Boru Pub
21e. B Glasnevin Cemetery
21g. B Mountjoy Square
22. R Bachelor's Walk
23. R Parnell Square
24. B Croke Park

R: Red route
B: Blue route

We have organized music in the  local pubs for our tour groups. These sessions are very welcoming to anyone who would like to sing a song, or dance, or indeed, join with an instrument. 

You will hear, for free, some of the finest musicians in the country.  These musicians have travelled the world with their music, but there's nothing like playing in the local pub with their friends.

We will bring you to all the stunning areas only the locals know.

You will see lakes, mountains, sea shores, forests, holy places, and much more. You will meet the locals who might just tell you some stories about where you are.

Relax and take in the fresh air. Go for a walk, take pictures and soak it all up.

On our travels we will see 11th and 12th century ruins of Castles, Abbeys, underground passage tombs, outdoor altars and famine grave sites.

You will go back in time listening to the history of these places. 

We will also be bringing you to restored castles and modern gravesites. "Oh but why are they bringing me to a gravesite" I can hear you say. Just wait and come with us, you will be amazed at what you see.

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