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City Sightseeing Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Dublin, Ireland
City Sightseeing Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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icon1 hour 45 minutes  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 8 more

Overview

Experience the beauty, history, and culture of Dublin during this popular hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. Choose from 1- or 2-day tickets and follow the route that highlights the best of the Emerald Isle's capital city. Discover historic buildings, iconic sites, ancient landmarks and vibrant nightlife at your own pace and enjoy free extras. With multiple stops along the way—including the Guinness Storehouse, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Temple Bar, and the Irish Whiskey Museum—this popular option ensures you don't miss a thing.
  • Travel the city in style by open-top double-decker bus
  • Take in top city attractions such as Dublin Castle, the Guinness Storehouse, and Temple Bar
  • Enjoy complete freedom to hop on and off at your leisure
  • Gain insight into Dublin’s history from the informative on-board commentary
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Unlimited hop on hop off for 24 or 48 hours
10% discount at Irish Whiskey Museum
10% discount at Irish Day Tours
10% discount at Lazy Bike Tours
2 Free Walking Tours Included
2 children travel for free with every full paying adult ticket
Gratuities
Food and drinks, unless specified
Hotel pickup and drop off

Departure Point

You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
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Return Details

You may disembark at any of the available stops.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Tour operates All year round (except on Christmas Day), and runs daily.
  • Bus runs from 9:15am - 5:00pm, Duration - 105 minutes. Frequency - every 45- 60 minutes. , however this is subject to change depending on the time of day and year; please check locally for the latest timetable.
  • Tour begins at the Irish Whiskey Museum, however passengers can hop on to the tour at any bus stop along the route.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • You must bring a mobile or printed voucher for this tour.
  • Mobile vouchers can be redeemed at any of stops along the route. Paper vouchers must be redeemed at one of the following tourist offices: 37 College Green, Dublin 2. 69 Upper O'Connell Street, Dublin 1.
  • Buses provide a multilingual audio tour commentary.
  • Walking Tours: Daily departures at 10:30am from 37 College Green
  • With your voucher, enjoy flexible access for up to 12 months from the travel date you select at check-out.
  • 2 children travel for free with every full paying adult ticket. No ticket required for the children
  • Most travelers can participate
  • OPERATED BY City Sightseeing Ltd - Europe
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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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during City Sightseeing Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
See all safety measures taken by City Sightseeing Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during City Sightseeing Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by City Sightseeing Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during City Sightseeing Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by City Sightseeing Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour.

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  • "The driver(s) do not stop at each individual stop, so advance notice will need to be given." See review
  • "This activity is good idea to make easy the distance between all the tourist attractions, but it isn't the best choice if you want to know the highlights of the city and enjoy the journey, it's almost impossible." See review
  • "Make sure you ask the driver if a bus is coming back to a stop as we got stuck up North at the cemetery and had to cab it to the next stop down (which we found out was closed" See review

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star-5
It’s totally worth it
Samantha_E
, Aug 2022
This is a very nice why to learn and see things and to get around wish I would of done it sooner But we did sit in one location for over 25 min and nobody told us what was going on wish someone would of communicated
star-1
Bad bus
JERRY_M
, Aug 2022
Terrible wait forever for our bus Gave up and took a cab Find a different hop on hop off this one was awful
star-1
Has a reputation as ‘Ghost Buses’
Krista_V
, Aug 2022
We waited for over 45min for our first bus of the day to come, it never did. We ended up buying tickets with another tour bus line that had buses every 15min. It’s unfortunate because we had such a positive experience with the Belfast tour. While on the other tour, we only saw one City Sightseeing bus the whole day.
star-1
A lost of time and money
jose_T
, Aug 2022
I loose too much time waiting for the bus,so I just used it for 1 hop on ,because the time of waiting ,I the station doesn’t show time ,I don’t recommend this company
star-2
Very few busses in route....
Eva_B
, Aug 2022
Very few busses in route. Waited over an hour each time. One of the Drivers was not responsive. Was very hard to hear the automated speaker
star-3
Not the best option
Martha_G
, Aug 2022
Ok narrative but not all ear sets worked. Other hop on hop off options come every 20 minutes- this tour every 45 minutes. Easy to buy any on site
star-2
we waiting so long for...
Sanita_Z
, Jul 2022
we waiting so long for trip.we didnt get translating to russian.my family from Latvia and didnt understand nothing
star-2
Wouldn’t do it again
Cameron_M
, Jul 2022
We were not advised that the bus came only once an hour. We arrived at the stop to see the bus pulling out at 10 am so we had yo wait an hour for the next one, which was half an hour late, the speakers didn’t work so we could not hear the commentary. It was better on the upper deck but it was cold and windy so we moved back down. We would have done better on a city bus just driving around the city…
2 travelers found this review helpful
star-1
Sucks
Rj_E
, Jul 2022
First day, 1 bus went right by us in the stop, the next 1 we saw 45 minutes later was out of service and finally after an hour, we got the bus. 2nd day we walked because of the first day. We walked most of the route and NEVER saw a bust for this company. Big bus was everywhere. In London, big bus was nowhere.
star-3
See a city
Julie_T
, Jul 2022
Bit disappointed that buses were only hourly which is simply not enough everywhere else they have been 20min Also a lot of the machine to plug earphones into were not working They are a great way to see a city
star-5
Best way to get around.
Mary_M
, Jul 2022
Central locations, timely and great directions. Always take the full route to see what’s available and where before I explore. The driver also shares some insights.
star-1
We couldn't do the tour...
deena_m
, Jul 2022
We couldn't do the tour because the bus broke down and by the time we could get on, it was almost 5:00 and all tours stop at 5
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-4
It was a great, easy...
Valerie_W
, Jul 2022
It was a great, easy tour. Perfect for solo travel. I only wish I'd had more time to enjoy to hop on and off a bit more to have fully enjoyed it!
star-1
My family and I waited...
Sharon_G
, Jul 2022
My family and I waited for over an hour and 1/2 at a designated stop in Dublin Ireland and the bus never came. Many other buses passed us but not ours. Could not contact anyone that day because phone number went to busy signal. Asking for full refund and still have not received it. Poor business sense. I feel it’s all a scam. Stopped payment on my credit card. Horrible experience would not recommend this tour company!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-2
Very few buses, waited almost an hour to start our tour
Barb_M
, Jul 2022
We waited to join the tour for almost an hour. Meanwhile, every other Hop On Hop Off bus company had numerous buses going around and around. Don't do the (RED) City Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off. Make sure you are on the GREEN OR YELLOW company Hop on Hop off tours. They are much more frequent and you will actually be able to take advantage of the hop on hop off feature.
star-1
Terrible service, avoid
BillS
, Jul 2022
31 stops. Skipped stops w/o notice. Ended route early and made the s get off and had to take a cab, because driver was going to shed.
star-1
AVOID! Go with another hop-on company.
Linda_R
, Jul 2022
The bus never came so we gave up. And got on another hop-on bus. AVOID!! And they won’t give our money back even though we never used it!
star-2
Know which vendor is working the day of your visit
Suellen_E
, Jun 2022
The bus was one of at least 3 hop on hop off options. This one was not operational due to the Pride celebration. The other two I tired to get on were operational so it was confusing there was more than one hop on/off options and why this was not working
star-1
Disappointment
William_M
, Jun 2022
Never got on the bus. Every time we found a bus stop, we waited, and it was the wrong sightseeing bus. In the several hours, 6 to be exact, we never saw a bus that we paid for. It was a waste of money.
star-3
Only 1 bus? Terrible
Karyn_W
, Jun 2022
Use Big Bus instead. Normally I would use this bus but in Dublin only 1 bus runs every 45 minutes so you spend half your time waiting. I was very disappointed since our service in London was great. For a family of 5 with multiple days what a disappointment.

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