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Dublin Hop on Hop off Bus Tour

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Dublin Hop on Hop off Bus Tour
Dublin Hop on Hop off Bus Tour
Dublin Hop on Hop off Bus Tour
Dublin Hop on Hop off Bus Tour

Highlights

  • Discover Dublin at your own pace with this great tour
  • Show your ticket at many of the stops for reduced entrance fees
  • Frequent departures – at least every 15 minutes mean you won’t waste valuable Dublin sightseeing time waiting for a bus
  • Your ticket also includes a FREE Dublin Walking Tour
  • Commentary in a range of languages will ensure you don’t miss a thing

Overview

Enjoy Dublin sightseeing at your own pace with the ever popular Dublin Hop-On, Hop-off tour.

More than 25 stops cover all the city’s highlights including Trinity College, St Patrick’s Cathedral and Dublin Castle.

This ticket grants you 2 days unlimited hop-on, hop-off access and with frequent departures your valuable Dublin sightseeing time will not be wasted waiting for the next bus.

Your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket also includes a FREE Dublin Walking Tour.

What’s more live commentary in English (some departures) and pre-recorded audio-commentary in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish Japanese, Russian and Kid's Commentary will ensure you don’t miss a thing.

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Itinerary

This hop-on hop-off tour starts from Stop 1, 14 O'Connell St. Board your hop-on-hop-off bus which will stop at more than 25 of Dublin's top tourist attractions. Your ticket is valid for 2 days. Enjoy the guided commentary as you see:

RED ROUTE:
Stop 1 - 14 Upper OConnell Street
Stop 2 - Trinity College
Stop 3 - Nassau Street
Stop 4 - Leinster Street
Stop 5 - National Art Gallery
Stop 6 - Merrion Square No. 29
Stop 7 - St. Stephens Green
Stop 8 - Tourism Centre, Suffolk St
Stop 9 - Dame Street
Stop 10 - Dame Street (Walking Tour)
Stop 11 - Christ Church Cathedral, Dublinia
Stop 12 - St. Patricks Cathedral
Stop 13 - High Street
Stop 14 - Guinness Storehouse
Stop 15 - Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Stop 16 - Kilmainham Gaol
Stop 17 - Heuston Station
Stop 18 - Parkgate Street
Stop 19 - Phoenix Park Dublin Zoo
Stop 20 - National Museum - Decorative Arts & History
Stop 21 - St. Michan’s Crypt
Stop 22 - Bachelors Walk
Stop 23 - Parnell Square Writers Museum

BLUE ROUTE:
Stop 1 - 14 Upper O’Connell Street
Stop 2 - Trinity College
Stop 3 - Nassau Street
Stop 4 - Leinster Street
Stop 5 - National Art Gallery
Stop 6 - Merrion Square No. 29
Stop 7 - St. Stephens Green
Stop 8 - Tourism Centre, Suffolk Street
Stop 9 - Dame Street
Stop 10 - Dame Street (Walking Tour)
Stop 11 - Christ Church Cathedral, Dublinia
Stop 12 - St. Patricks Cathedral
Stop 13 - Guinness Storehouse
Stop 14 – St Michan’s Crypt
Stop 15 – Old Jameson Distillery
Stop 16 - Glasnevin Cemetery (Botanic Gardens)
Stop 17 - Croke Park Stadium

You may choose to conclude this tour at any of the stops mentioned above as per your convenience.

Your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket also includes a FREE Dublin Walking tour which departs to the left of City Hall at 11am and 2pm at Stop 10 on the Blue or Red Route. With this walking tour you will explore Dublin’s 1,000 years of history. See Dublin’s top visitor attractions and hidden gems including Temple Bar, the grounds of Trinity College, the Chester Beatty Library and more.

You will be accompanied by a guide throughout the walking tour, who will share stories of Dublin’s myths and legends, its 750 years of resistance and rebellion, the hang outs of its famous writers and the dramatic events that surrounded the Easter Rising and War of Independence.

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Reviews

  • Great Experience

    I had friends over from Scotland for a long weekend and we done the bus tour. Great experience and fantastic value for money. The only thing I would say is ensure you get the...

    Miss L O'Farrell
  • Superb, must do event!

    Brilliant! We found out so much about the city on our first visit by doing the tour. Good value, good buses and the drivers were hilarious! Thank you....

    Mr Raynond D Melloy
  • Best tours all vacation

    It was affordable, I get too full days, got a discount at their shops and the live interaction from the bus tour guides where amazing and they always had us laughing or learning...

    Isha M Renner
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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

Your ticket is valid for 2 days from the time you first board the bus.

Start time

Red route - First tour starts at 9:00am
Last tour:
Mar & Oct: 5:00pm
May, Jun & Sep: 7:00pm
Jul & Aug: 7:30pm
Nov - Feb: 4:40pm
Frequency: Every 10 - 20 minutes
Full Loop: 90 minutes
Blue route - First tour starts at 10:00am
Last tour: 3:30pm (Buses will run at a frequency of 30-60 mins)
Jul & Aug: 4:30pm (Buses will run at a frequency of 20-30 mins)
Full Loop: 90 minutes
Dublin Walking Tour: 11:00am and 2:00pm
Full Loop: 2 hours

Meeting point

You can start the tour at either 14 Upper O'Connell Street.
You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.
For the strong>Dublin Walking Tour, you will depart from Dublin City Hall at Stop 10 on the Blue or Red Route.

Ending point

You may leave the bus at any stop.

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Inclusions

  • Hop-on-Hop-off ticket
  • Live English commentary by your driver cum guide (some departures)
  • Pre-recorded commentary in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish Japanese & Russian
  • Kids commentary
  • Discounts on admission prices at select attractions
  • Dublin Walking Tour

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees to any attractions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up and drop off

Please note

Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket at any one of stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 2 days from that time.

The duration and frequency of the tour may vary due to traffic conditions. Times subject to change without prior notice.

2 kids (under 12) travel free with 1 full paying adult. Please purchase a child ticket for any additional children.

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Dublin walking tour takes place at 11am and 2pm daily

Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

10 of the buses have partial wheelchair access available. Buses are not fully equipped but wheelchairs can be collapsed down and stored on the bus, passenger would need to walk up 1 step.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Your ticket is valid for 3 months from the chosen date
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Cancellation policy

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