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Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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  • 1 hour 45 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Maximize your time in Ireland’s vibrant capital with a 24- or 48-hour hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus ticket. Discover Dublin’s spectacular sights and listen to entertaining commentary as you cruise around the capital. Whenever a landmark captures your attention, simply disembark to explore further; see attractions like the Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College, and St. Stephen’s Green and then simply rejoin your bus tour at a time and stop that suits your schedule. Entry to the Little Museum and a Dublin walking tour are included with the bus ticket.
  • Experience the best of the city at your own pace on a hop-on hop-off tour
  • Enjoy entertaining live commentary on board
  • See top highlights like Trinity College, St. Stephen’s Green, and the Guinness Storehouse
  • Make use of the complimentary map to find your way around town
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What's Included

  • Complimentary Map
  • Live Commentary in English with Dublin's Leading Fáilte Ireland Trained Guides
  • Free Dublin Walking Tours with Dublin's Leading Walking Tour Company - Ask your driver for a ticket.
  • Entry to Little Museum of Dublin at St. Stephen's Green - ask your driver for a ticket.
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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What To Expect

With your ticket at the ready, climb aboard a hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus at a conveniently located bus stop in Dublin’s city center. To delve into the vibrant heart of Dublin, take the Original Route, or absorb the waterside charm of the Docklands area on the Docklands Route.

With your 24- or 48-hour pass, ride the bus along both routes to gain a comprehensive picture of the Irish capital’s rich cultural panorama. Listen to insightful commentary as you pass iconic landmarks like Trinity College and the Guinness Storehouse, opting to disembark if you wish to explore these attractions further.

With your hop-on hop-off ticket, enjoy a complimentary Dublin Highlights walking tour and gain free admission to the Little Museum of Dublin.
Dublin Hop On Hop Off Tour - Original Route

25 Stops

75 Points of Interest

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Operating Schedule: Tour begins at 9am at 59 Upper O'Connell Street. Buses every 30 minutes until 10:00, every 20 minutes until 16:00, and every 30 minutes until 17:00. Last bus from Stop 1 is 17:00.

DoDublin Bus Tours

Join the DoDublin Bus Tour at O'Connell Street.

Rotunda, Hugh Lane Galllery

Hop Off at Parnell Square North - Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane is beside the bus stop.

12 O'Connell Street Lower

GPO Witness History is just 100 metres from the bus stop on O'Connell Street.

Nassau Street

Hop On Hop Off bus tour stop located 100 metres east of The Douglas Hyde Gallery

The Oscar Wilde Memorial

Hop On Hop Off bus tour stop located right beside Oscar Wilde Statue.

National Museum of Ireland - Natural History

Hop On Hop Off bus tour stop located just 150 metres from the Natural History Museum.

Saint Stephen's Green

Hop On Hop Off bus tour stop located at St. Stephen's Green.

Pearse Station, stop 495

Hop On Hop Off bus tour stop located across the road from Pearse Street train station.

Pearse Street, stop 7588

Hop On Hop Off bus tour stop located opposite Trinity City Hotel

College Green, stop 4521

Hop On Hop Off bus tour stop located just 50 metres from the entry to Trinity College.

Dame Street, stop 1934

Hop On Hop off - Stop here for Temple Bar & City Hall

Lord Edward Street, stop 1935

Hop On Hop Off - Stop here for Dublin Castle

Patrick Street, stop 2385

Hop On Hop Off - Stop here for Christ Church Cathedral & Dublinia

Saint Patrick's Close

Hop On Hop Off - Stop Here for St. Patrick's Cathedral & Marsh's Library


Hop On Hop Off - Stop here for Teeling Whiskey Distillery

Market Street South

Hop On Hop Off - Stop here for Guinness Storehouse

James Street, stop 1940

Hop On Hop Off - Stop here for Roe & Co. Distillery & Pearse Lyons Distillery

Military Road

Hop On Hop Off - Stop here for Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) & Kilmainham Gaol

Heuston Station

Hop On Hop Off - Stop here for Heuston Station

Chesterfield Avenue

Hop On Hop Off - Stop here for Dublin Zoo & Áras an Uachtaráin

Parkgate Street

Hop On Hop Off - Stop here for Ryan's Victorian Bar

Sarsfield Quay

Hop On Hop Off - Stop Here for Collins Barracks Museum

Dublin (Arran Quay - Smithfield)

Hop On Hop Off - Stop here for Jameson Distillery, O’Shea’s Merchant & St. Michan’s Church

Ormond Quay Upper, stop 1480

Hop On Hop Off - Stop here for Four Courts

Bachelors Walk, stop 316

Hop On Hop Off - Stop Here for The National Wax Museum & Arlington Hotel

Points of interest passed by on this route

Dublin Writers Museum

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane

GPO Museum

National Gallery of Ireland

Merrion Square

Leinster House

National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History

National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology

National Museum of Ireland- Natural History

St Stephens Green

The Little Museum of Dublin

Trinity College Dublin

The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition

Irish Whiskey Museum

Monument to Oscar Wilde

Temple Bar

City Hall

The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience

Irish Film Institute

The Irish Dance Party

Christ Church Cathedral

Jam Art Factory

Chester Beatty

Dublin Castle


Saint Patrick's Cathedral

Marsh's Library

Roe & Co Distillery

Guinness Storehouse

Teeling Whiskey Distillery

The Dublin Liberties Distillery

Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA)

Royal Hospital Kilmainham

War Memorial Gardens

Phoenix Park

Dublin Zoo

Phoenix Park Visitor Centre & Ashtown Castle

Duke of Wellington Monument

National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History

Smithfield Square

Jameson Distillery Bow St.

St. Michan's Church

Smithfield Chimney

Four Courts

The Brazen Head

Ha'penny Bridge

Liffey Boardwalk

The National Wax Museum Plus

Irish Whiskey Museum

The Spire

O'Connell Bridge

Ha'penny Bridge

Aras an Uachtarain

Mansion House

14 Henrietta Street

Richmond Barracks

National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History

Science Gallery Dublin

National Leprechaun Museum

Royal Hibernian Academy

The Brazen Head

Iveagh Gardens

Molly Malone Statue

Powerscourt Townhouse Centre

The O'Connell Monument

Henry Street

James Joyce Statue

Whitefriar Street Carmelite Church

Charles S. Parnell Monument

Duke of Wellington Monument

Jim Larkin Statue

Smithfield Chimney

The Temple Bar

Oliver St. John Gogarty's Pub

Stag's Head Dublin

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • *1 Child under 15 free with a paying adult
  • Free Little Museum Voucher is available from your DoDublin Guide
  • Free Pat Liddy Walking Tour - Voucher is available from your DoDublin Guide
  • Hop on and off at 25 City Centre Stops
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Traveler Tips

The bus was supposed to arrive around 9:20 - the first day it arrived at 9:45 and 2nd day (a Saturday) it did not arrive until 10:10am.
1,481 reviews
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Amazing driver!
Kelly_C, Jan 2023
Brilliant tour, our driver was very informative, personable, friendly, confident and absolutely hilarious. He and the tour, were the highlight of our day trip to Dublin.
I really loved the tour!...
Eric_A, Jan 2023
I really loved the tour! It wasn't too short, it wasn't too long. The buses were pretty consistent and provided an overview of the entire city. Definitely consider this if you don't know what to do in Dublin because it shows you what you can do during your stay. Plus, the tour guides inform you about the sites you visit/pass by. Our tour guide, Martin, was excellent. He was very energetic, polite, and funny, you could tell he was passionate about his job and that makes the experience so much better. He even suggested places in the city that he thought was worth going to. Know if Martin is your guide, you will be in for a good time. I appreciate him and miss him already. Thank you for reading!
Enjoyable day trip!
L_A, Jan 2023
This green bus day tour in Dublin City was very enjoyable thanks to the driver Bill! He was very entertaining, funny and was lovely to listen to throughout the journey. I made sure to get back onto his bus each time I stopped along the route. On one of the stops that I didn’t want to disembark, Bill was also very kind to allow me to take pictures quickly and get back on the bus. He also made sure to slow down and asked us to take our pics quickly before driving off. These are nice personable touches that made you feel that it was your private tour. On the day of my tour it was cold, but listening to Bill throughout was entertaining and worth it. I highly recommend for a city tour in Dublin, including spending time at the National Gallery of Ireland. This was also one of the highlights of the day trip!
Oh the Places You Could Go
Latoya_D, Dec 2022
Knowledgeable tour guide. Numerous stops are available and the price is worth the trip. Highly recommend exploring during your stay in Dublin Ireland.
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Thanks for your lovely review. We agree with you that the price is worth the trip. Thanks for your recommendation.
Great way to see Dublin in limited time
Leiza_M, Dec 2022
What an easy, efficient and economical way to see Dublin. The info on the tour is great and the ability to get on and off as you please suited out family as we changed our minds about what we wanted to explore. Highly recommend this tour
1 traveler found this review helpful
The bus was one hour...
Gaby_C, Dec 2022
The bus was one hour late. We didn’t want to leave and waste my money. couldn’t see anything because it was too dark.
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Thank you for our review. Can you please send us more details ( what date it was, what time it was and what stop you boarded at please) on this to as this it not the norm and we would need to check this out. In the evenings we run a 30 minute service
1 traveler found this review helpful
Nancy_J, Dec 2022
Friendly and fun drivers. Driver made sure passengers for the red bus weren't left waiting for their bus on a cold rainy dark night. Very caring.
Response from Host, Dec 2022
All the more reason to go "Green" in the first place! Thanks for your excellent review.
Drive and See The City
Maria_F, Nov 2022
This is a great chance to go all over the city and choose what you would like to see. Depending on how your driver is will make the difference. The first time we got on the bus, the driver was SO entertaining! He was funny and narrated while driving. We got off at Trinity College and when we got back on, the driver never said a word. He played the audio (which is still very informative but proper).
Response from Host, Dec 2022
Thanks for your review. We offer both live and audio tours and it is displayed at the front of the bus which one it is. We cater for all of our wonderful guests. As english speakers, we would recommend choosing a "Live" tour. Please come back again to experience more of them
Randomly selected! Great bus driver!
danamg01, Nov 2022
I don't know her name, but the bus driver that was randomly selected to ring the bell was amazing! She gave us such an overview of the city and mixed in lots of personal touches that made the experience amazing! She was the driver on an afternoon bus, November 24th. Thanks!
Response from Host, Dec 2022
Thanks for your excellent review. We will find out who it is and pass this on.
Great Day
Patty_F, Nov 2022
Our guide was great. She was kind a super helpful. She was funny and a great singer. She was also very well educated regarding the landmarks.
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Thank You for you review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour . We hope to see you on board again soon
Great Time!
Catherine_L, Nov 2022
We had a great time! We are never disappointed with Hop-on-hop-off bus tours. But this one especially because our driver was truly talented with his knowledge of Dublin and some entertaining good humor. I wish I had gotten his name! We took the first bus to leave on the morning on Nov. 22.
Response from Host, Dec 2022
Thanks for your review, it looks like it was Greg, we will pass it on to him. Please come back to visit us soon!!
Just okay
Katharine_A, Nov 2022
Overall a good experience. We had one really good guide who narrated the tour himself, others were not as friendly and used the recording. Also, we were disappointed that hours were so limited as we thought we were purchasing a 24-hour tour so there would be more than 7-8 hours of bus times.
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Thanks for your review glad you enjoyed the live tour. We alternate between live and audio tours to cater for all of our guests. As with all tours all over the world the 24 hour ticket is valid for 24 hours from the time you first validate it.
I good trip
paul_g, Nov 2022
Great trip good commentary can see quite a lot of the city this way good price you can get of at any time to view the sights and get back on at any stop
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Thanks for your excellent review. Please visit us again some time soon
Good tour!
Ana_G, Nov 2022
We had amazing tour in Dublin. The tickets for Guinnes Factory is not included. The staff is really helpful and we loved!
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Thanks for your great review. The Guinness factory is a totally separate entity to us. Their tickets are avaible online, glad you had a great experience with our staff and you loved our tour
where are the stops??
Anonymous, Nov 2022
It was nearly impossible to locate the stops as most, if not all, are not labeled. We wasted a ton of time just trying to figure out where we were supposed to be. I normally love using the hop on/off bus for a new location to scope things out on the first day but we only had about 2 hours left in the day to use it.
Response from Host, Nov 2022
We are sorry that you had this experience but we dont understand why there was an issue. Our stops are listed on our website, on our brochure and clearly throughout the city. There should not have been an issue with this.
The Hop On Bus Tour
Michael_C, Nov 2022
The drivers were very helpful, chatty, informative, and funny, a great way to get around the city, the craic was fantastic 👏👏
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Thanks for your review. We pride ourselves on our tour and the craic! delighted you had a geat experience
Timothy_G, Nov 2022
Guinness stop…the driver was funny and shared much information..would do it again and tell all my friends and even my enemies
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Lovely stuff thanks so much!! you could all bond on board. thanks for the review
Chill out time on the bus
PAULA_H, Nov 2022
First of all the bus driver Greg he was superb helpful funny good-looking smiling seem to love his job and it made our trip around Dublin so funny and just great luckily it was a sunny day day and the city was buzzing I just love seeing all of the churches and the Iconic Trinity College and the the Guinness factory
Excellent tour
Engel_K, Oct 2022
Interesting tour and we picked this one because of the short waiting times! Every interesting point of Dublin was shown!
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Thanks for picking us and delighted you enjoyed it!!
Great first tour
JUDITH_W, Oct 2022
Get the bus with the live commentary instead of the recorded audio. It's hilarious and way more informative
Response from Host, Nov 2022
Thanks for your review. We agree if you understand english that the live tour is the way to go.. Of course we cater for everyone with our audio tour in many languages. Glad you enjoyed it.


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