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

• Visit the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Zoo and more.

• Up to 2 kids (3-12 years) free with each paying adult.

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

• Use code CXJUN518 at checkout for a 5% discount.

Details

About The City Sightseeing Dublin Tour:

The City Sightseeing 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.


Tour Itinerary:

The City Sightseeing Dublin tour has two colour-coded routes: Red and Blue. A full list of stops and other important information is listed below. See the Map Download for further details.

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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:

  • April - May: 08:45 to 18:00 (every 15 minutes).
  • June - August: 08:45 to 19:00 (every 10 minutes).
  • September - October: 08:45 to 18:00 (every 15 minutes).

Duration:

  • 90 Minutes.

| 25 Stops:

  • 1) 13 Upper O'Connell Street.
  • 3) Nassau Street.
  • 4) Leinster Street.
  • 5) National Gallery of Ireland.
  • 6) Merrion Square.
  • 7) Dawson Street.
  • 7a) Pearse Street.
  • 8) College Green (Irish Whiskey Museum & Dublin Visitor Centre).
  • 9) Dame Street / Temple Bar.
  • 10) Dublin Castle.
  • 11) Christ Church Cathedral.
  • 12) St. Patrick's Cathedral.
  • 13) High Street.
  • 14) Guinness Storehouse.
  • 15) Royal Hospital Kilmainham.
  • 16) Kilmainham Gaol.
  • 17) Heuston Station.
  • 18) Parkgate Street.
  • 19) Phoenix Park.
  • 19a) Parkgate Street.
  • 20) National Museum of Decorative Arts & History.
  • 21) St. Michan's Crypt.
  • 21a) Smithfield.
  • 22) Bachelor's Walk.
  • 23) 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:

  • April - May: 09:00 to 15:30 (every 20 minutes).
  • June - August: 09:00 to 16:00 (every 20 minutes).
  • September - October: 09:00 to 15:30 (every 20 minutes).

Duration:

  • 120 Minutes.

| 30 Stops:

  • 1) 13 Upper O'Connell Street.
  • 1b) Abbey Street.
  • 2b) Abbey Theatre.
  • 3) Nassau Street.
  • 3b) EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum.
  • 4) Leinster Street.
  • 5) National Gallery of Ireland.
  • 6) Merrion Square.
  • 7) Dawson Street.
  • 7a) Pearse Street.
  • 8) College Green (Irish Whiskey Museum & Dublin Visitor Centre).
  • 9) Dame Street / Temple Bar.
  • 10) Dublin Castle.
  • 11) Christ Church Cathedral.
  • 12) St. Patrick's Cathedral.
  • 12a) Teeling Whiskey Distillery.
  • 13) High Street.
  • 14) Guinness Storehouse.
  • 15) Royal Hospital Kilmainham.
  • 16) Kilmainham Gaol.
  • 17) Heuston Station.
  • 20) National Museum of Decorative Arts & History.
  • 21) St. Michan's Crypt.
  • 21a) Smithfield.
  • 21b) St. Michan's Church.
  • 21c) Constitution Hill.
  • 21d) Brian Boru Pub.
  • 21e) Glasnevin Cemetery.
  • 21g) Mountjoy Square.
  • 24) Croke Park.

Walking Tours:

Available with all 48-hour tickets, City Sightseeing Dublin 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.


Ticket Holder Discounts:

  • Teeling Whiskey Distillery free tasting upgrade.
  • Free pint of beer at Brannigan's Bar (with main course).
  • Free Guinness in Nancy Hands Pub (stop 18).
  • Irish breakfast worth €8.50 at Citi Hotel & Trinity Bar until 11:30.
  • Free Irish coffee in O’Sullivans Bar.
  • Aviva Stadium buy 1 get one free.
  • 2x1 Meal Deal: Boxty House (12:00 to 17:00), PStwenty6 (08:00 to 11:00), Pacino's Restaurant (11:00 to 18:00).
  • 25% OFF La Pizza menu.
  • 5% OFF Merchandise in Grafton trading company.
  • 5% OFF Merchandise in Templebar trading company.
  • 20% OFF Croke Park Stadium Tour.
  • €1 OFF National Wax Museum Plus.
  • €1 OFF Guinness Storehouse Entry.
  • €1 OFF Old Jameson Distillery Tour.
  • €1 OFF entry to Epic - The Irish Emigration Museum.
  • €1 OFF Dublin Wax Museum Entry.
  • €1 OFF Christ Church Cathedral Entry.
  • €2 OFF Glasnevin Cemetery Entry.
  • €2 OFF Dublin Zoo Entry.
  • €5 OFF any Gray Line Day Tour with your City Sightseeing Dublin Tour.

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 City Sightseeing Dublin tour staff at any stop (see Download Tab).

NOTE:

• For every full paying adult two children (3-12) travel free, up to a maximum of 2 children.

• Students and seniors may be asked to present a valid form of ID when collecting their ticket from the tour staff. Valid international IDs are accepted.

Map

City Sightseeing Dublin | Bus Tour Map

You can start the City Sightseeing Dublin tour at any of the stops listed in this download.

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