See the Irish capital by open-top double decker bus. Big Bus Dublin lets you explore 2 routes for 24 or 48 hours.

• Visit the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Zoo and more.

• Up to 2 kids (3-13 years) free with each paying adult.

• Get €100 worth of city discounts with your ticket.

• Tickets also accepted aboard City Sightseeing buses.

Details

About The Big Bus Dublin Sightseeing Tour:

The Big Bus Dublin tour is a fun and convenient way to discover the Irish capital's top attractions. With 30+ hop-on hop-off stops spread out across 2 routes there's little you won't see from the seat of your modern open-top double decker bus. Tickets can be booked with either 24 or 48 hour validity, giving you plenty of time to explore at a pace which suits you.

All buses are fitted with digital audio guides while certain departures feature a live English speaking guide. Audio guide languages are listed below.

NOTE: City Sightseeing Dublin is now operated by Big Bus Tours. Tickets can be presented aboard either type of bus.


Tour Itinerary:

The Big Bus Dublin tour has two colour-coded routes: Red and Blue. A full list of stops and other important information is listed below.

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Red Route:

Explore the highlights of the city centre and visit Guinness Storehouse, Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin Zoo plus much more.

Commentary:

  • Digital Audio (Every Third Bus): English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese and Russian.
  • Live English-speaking guides.

Tour Times / Frequency:

  • A full list of timings, stops and durations are contained in the Map Download - View Here.

| 26 Stops:

  • 1) 13 O'Connell Street.
  • 2) Nassau Street.
  • 3) Leinster Street.
  • 4) National Art Gallery.
  • 5) Merrion Square.
  • 6) St. Stephen's Green.
  • 7) College Green.
  • 8) Dame Street / Temple Bar.
  • 9) Dame Street / Dublin Castle.
  • 10) Christ Church Cathedral.
  • 11) St. Patrick's Cathedral.
  • 12) High Street.
  • 13) Guinness Storehouse.
  • 14) Pearse Lyons Distillery.
  • 15) Royal Hospital Kilmainham.
  • 16) Kilmainham Gaol.
  • 17) Memorial Gardens.
  • 18) Heuston Station.
  • 19) Parkgate Street - West.
  • 20) Phoenix Park.
  • 21) Parkgate Street - East.
  • 22) National Museum of Decorative Arts & History.
  • 23) Arran Quay.
  • 24) Smithfield Square.
  • 25) Bachelor's Walk.
  • 26) Parnell Square.

Blue Route:

Take a northward journey towards the Jameson Distillery, Glasnevin Cemetery and Croke Park Stadium.

Commentary:

  • Live English-speaking guides.

Tour Times / Frequency:

  • A full list of timings, stops and durations are contained in the Map Download - View Here.

| 28 Stops:

  • 1) 13 O'Connell Street.
  • 4) National Art Gallery.
  • 5) Merrion Square.
  • 6) St. Stephen's Green.
  • 7) College Green.
  • 8) Dame Street / Temple Bar.
  • 9) Dame Street / Dublin Castle.
  • 10) Christ Church Cathedral.
  • 11) St. Patrick's Cathedral.
  • 13) Guinness Storehouse.
  • 14) Pearse Lyons Distillery.
  • 15) Royal Hospital Kilmainham.
  • 16) Kilmainham Gaol.
  • 17) Memorial Gardens.
  • 18) Heuston Station.
  • 22) National Museum of Decorative Arts & History.
  • 23) Arran Quay.
  • 27) Abbey Street.
  • 28) Abbey St / Abbey Theatre.
  • 29) CHQ Dublin (North Wall Quay).
  • 30) Samuel Beckett Bridge (North Wall Quay).
  • 31) Cardiff Lane.
  • 32) Teelings Distillery.
  • 33) St Michan's Church.
  • 34) Brian Boru Pub.
  • 35) Glasnevin Cemetery.
  • 36) Croke Park.
  • 37) Mountjoy Square.

Walking Tours:

Available with all premium Dublin hop-on hop-off tickets, Yellow Umbrella offer daily guided walking tours of the Irish capital. In the company of a knowledgeable local guide you'll explore iconic streets, famous attractions, and hear fascinating stories past and present. Tipping the guide is welcomed but not obliged.

Choose either of the following two walks:

1) Southside Tour:

Departs both Dublin Visitor Centres: (118 Grafton Street at 10:30) and (17 Lower O’Connell Street at 10:45). It finishes at 14:00 beside St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

2) Northside Tour:

Departs both Dublin Visitor Centres: (118 Grafton Street at 14:30) and (17 Lower O’Connell Street at 14:45). It finishes at 17:00 beside the Custom House.

Select your ticket type(s)

Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

Print off the ticket voucher you receive from this site and present it to a member of the Big Bus (or City Sightseeing) Dublin tour staff at any stop (see Download Tab).

NOTE:

• City Sightseeing Dublin is now operated by Big Bus Tours. Tickets can be presented aboard either type of bus.

• For every full paying adult two children (3-13) travel free, up to a maximum of 2 children.

Map

Big Bus Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Map

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