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1 Day Dublin Hop-on and Hop-off Bus City Tour

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Too much to see and too little time? Join the Hop-on and Hop-Off Bus City Tour and experience the rich history and vibrant culture of Dublin.

Duration: 1 day
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Description:

Experience the rich history and vibrant culture of Dublin in one visit through the Hop-on and Hop-Off Bus City Tour.

There are two routes on open-top bus which take you close to Dublin's most popular attractions:

  • The original route with 27 stops - approx duration of 1 hour 45 minutes
  • The Docklands route with 9 stops - approx duration of 40 minutes

The hop on hop off bus gives you flexibility where you can hop-off at any stop to visit the attractions such as the Dublin Zoo, the Guinness Storehouse or The Book of Kells in Trinity College. Your guide will point out all the most famous landmarks and points of interest along the way, showing you where famous Dubliners the likes of James Joyce, Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett once lived and spent their time.

Check out Dublin’s Docklands area where you can see the Jeanie Johnston Famine Memorial Ship, The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and The National Convention Centre.

Timetable: DAILY - the first bus departs from Stop 1 at 09:00.
Last tour (from Stop 1) - 17:00.
Frequency: every 15 minutes, pre-recorded multilingual buses every 30 minutes.

You’ll enjoy live commentary from our Fáilte Ireland trained drivers, who are all local Dubliners who will charm and entertain you. Pre-recorded multilingual tours in 10 languages are also available, departing every 30 minutes.

Great news, children go for free (2 pax maximum under 14 with one fare-paying adult). Subsequent children travelling must purchase a ticket. You will receive a free Pat Liddy Walking Tour of Dublin, worth €14 with each Hop-on Hop-off ticket purchased. You can also avail of free entry into The Little Museum of Dublin at St. Stephen’s Green, worth €10, an offer which is exclusive to Green Bus Tour customers.

City Tour Route & Places of Interest

 
THE ORIGINAL ROUTE
 full loop 1h 45 minutes    
Stop No. Place of Interest First Last
1 O'Connell Street Tour Starts Here, DoDublin Info & The Spire 9:00 17:00
2 Parnell Square 14 Henrietta Street, Writers Museum & City Gallery 9:04 17:04
3 O'Connell Street (Abbey Street Junction) General Post Office & Daniel O'Connell Statue 9:09 17:09
4 Nassau Street Trinity College & National Library 9:12 17:12
5 Merrion Square National Gallery & National Museum 9:14 17:14
6 Merrion Street Leinster House & Natural History Museum 9:17 17:17
7 St. Stephen's Green St. Stephen's Green & Little Museum of Dublin 9:22 17:22
8 Westland Row Oscar Wilde's Birthplace, Pearse Station & Sweny's Pharmacy 9:27 17:27
9 Pearse Street Opposite Trinity City Hotel 9:30 17:30
10 College Green Molly Malone Statue, Book of Kells & Irish Whiskey Museum 9:32 17:32
11 Dame Street Temple Bar & City Hall 9:36 17:36
12 Cork Hill Dublin Castle & Chester Beatty Library 9:41 17:41
13 Christ Church Place Christ Church Cathedral & Dublinia 9:44 17:44
14 St. Patrick's Close St. Patrick's Cathedral & Marsh's Library 9:47 17:47
15 Newmarket Square Teelings Whiskey Distillery & Dublin Liberties Distillery 9:50 17:50
16 St. James Gate Guinness Storehouse 9:55 17:55
17 James Street Roe & Co. Distillery & Pearse Lyons Distillery 9:57 17:57
18 Royal Hospital Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) 10:00 18:00
19 Old Kilmainham Kilmainham Gaol 10:05 18:05
20 Con Colbert Road War Memorial Gardens 10:07 18:07
21 St. John's Road Heuston Station 10:09 18:09
22 Phoenix Park Aras an Uachtarain & Dublin Zoo 10:17 18:17
23 Parkgate Street Ryan's Victoria Bar & Anna Livia Monument 9:45 18:20
24 Collins Barracks National Museum of Decorative Art & History 9:47 18:22
25 Arran Quay Jameson Distillery, O'Shea's Merchant & St. Michan's Church 9:50 18:25
26 Ormond Quay Four Courts 9:57 18:32
27 Bachelor's Walk The National Wax Museum Plus 10:02 18:37
         
 
THE DOCKLANDS ROUTE
 full loop 40 minutes    
Stop No. Place of Interest First Last
D1 Parnell Square North Dublin City Gallery & Writers Museum 9:00 15:30
D2 OÇonell St/ Abey St Corner General Post Office & Daniel O'Connell Statue 9:05 15:35
D3 Busáras Custom House 9:10 15:40
D4 Custom House Quay Famine Memorial, Jeanie Johnston & EPIC 9:15 15:45
D5 Spencer Hotel Conventional Centre & Samuel Beckett Bridge 9:20 15:50
D6 Cardiff Lane Windmill Lane Studios, Grand Canal Square & Bord Gáis Energy Theatre 9:25 15:55
D7 Pearse St. (Library) Oscar Wilde Birthplace 9:30 16:00
D8 Pearse St. Opposite Trinity City Hotel 9:35 16:05
D9 O'Connell St DoDublin info & The Spire 9:40 16:10

What's included & what's not

Price includes:

  • 1-day ticket valid for two routes with Dublin's historic and cultural highlights: Original Route (27 stops), Docklands route (9 stops)
  • Entertaining Live Commentary - Fáilte Ireland Approved Guides.
  • Complimentary map
  • Discounts off/ free admission at selected attractions
  • Pat Liddy Walking Tour

Price does not include:

  • Entrance to all sights/attractions

Important notes:

  • 2 children under 14 years travel free with 1 paying adult. Subsequent children traveling must buy a ticket. Children travelling for free do not need a ticket.

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