Big Bus Dublin Open-top, Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour

Tour the streets of Dublin on our stylish red open-top buses. Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour gives you the freedom to explore your way. You can hop on and off the bus at any of our 30+ designated Big Bus stops, as many times as you wish within your ticket validity. All located near Dublin’s best attractions, you're free to delve deeper into the city at your own pace. With buses passing through every 15 minutes, simply rejoin the tour when you’re ready.
• Unlimited Hop on Hop off for -24, -48, -72 hours
• Free guided walking tour
• Live commentary and recorded commentary in 8 languages on-board the red route

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2 hours 25 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Unlimited Hop on Hop off for 24/48/72 hours
    • Live commentary on-board (Red Route)
    • Recorded commentary available in 8 languages
    • Pearse Lyons Distillery Entry (included with Premium and Deluxe tickets only)
    • Free Night Tour (included with Premium & Deluxe Tickets only)
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks

  • Red Route

    Route Duration: 2 hours 25 minutes

    Stops on the Red Route:
    • 13 O'Connell Street Upper - 13 Upper O'Connell Street (Outside Discover Ireland Centre)
    • Abbey Street - Abbey Street (opposite the Grand Central Bar)
    • Abbey Theatre - Abbey Street Lower (opposite VHI Healthcare)
    • EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum - Custom House Quay (outside the Hilton Garden Inn)
    • Samuel Beckett Bridge - North Wall Quay (outside the Spencer Hotel Dublin)
    • Cardiff Lane - Cardiff Lane (outside 5 Grand Canal Square)
    • 24 Nassau St - 24–25 Nassau Street (Opposite Eason)
    • 10 Leinster St S - 10-11 Leinster Street South (opposite Trinity Point)
    • National Gallery of Ireland - Merrion Square West (opposite the National Gallery of Ireland)
    • Merrion Square South - Merrion Square West (opposite the Plunkett House)
    • Stephen's Green Nth, stop 791 - St. Stephen's Green North (opposite the Little Museum of Dublin)
    • 30 College Green - 30–33 College Green (outside Ulster Bank)
    • Temple Bar - 7–12 Dame Street (outside AIB)
    • Dublin Castle - Lord Edward Street (outside Carnegie Centre)
    • Christ Church Cathedral - Nicholas Street (opposite Back Lane)
    • St Patrick's Cathedral - Patrick Street (outside St. Patricks Cathedral)
    • Teeling Whiskey Distillery - Brabazon Place, 32 Newmarket (opposite Teeling Whiskey Distillery)
    • Christchurch Hall - Christchurch Hall, High St, The Liberties (outside Cornmarket)
    • Thomas Street - Thomas St, Merchants Quay (outside NCBI Charity Shop)
    • Guinness Storehouse - St. James' Gate (outside Guinness Storehouse)
    • Pearse Lyons Whiskey Distillery - 121/122 James' Street (opposite Pearse Lyons Distillery)
    • Royal Hospital Kilmainham - Heuston South Quarter, Saint Johns Road West (outside Safari Childcare)
    • Kilmainham Gaol - Inchicore Road (outside Kilmainham Gaol)
    • Memorial Gardens, stop 7435 - South Circular Road (outside Islandbridge Memorial Garden Gate)
    • Heuston - Heuston Station, St. John's Road West (outside Heuston Station)
    • Parkgate Street - Parkgate House, Parkgate Street (opposite Westbrooke Motors)
    • Phoenix Park Monument - Chesterfield Avenue, Phoenix Park (opposite Wellington Monument)
    • Parkgate Street - Stop 28 Parkgate Street East
    • National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History - Sarsfield Quay Apartments, Liffey Street West (opposite Rory O'More Bridge)
    • Arran Quay - 4 Arran Quay (beside Heather Shoes)
    • Bachelors Walk - 23-25 Bachelors Walk (outside Arlington Hotel)
    • Parnell Square North - 23-25 Bachelors Walk (outside Arlington Hotel)
    Attractions on the Red Route:

    Temple Bar / Grafton Street / St Stephens Green / Phoenix Park / Guinness Storehouse / Kilmainham Gaol Museum / Christ Church Cathedral / Glasnevin Cemetery Museum / The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition / War Memorial Gardens / Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum / The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story / Samuel Beckett Bridge / Croke Park Stadium / Teeling Whiskey Distillery / GPO Museum / Richmond Barracks / Pearse Lyons Distillery / O'Connell Street / Abbey Theatre / EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum / Trinity College Dublin / Dublin Castle / National Gallery of Ireland / National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History / National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology / National Museum of Ireland / Merrion Square / Monument to Oscar Wilde / Molly Malone Statue / Vaults Live / The Liberties / Jameson Distillery Bow St. / Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) / Dublin Zoo / Duke of Wellington Monument / Aras an Uachtarain (The Irish White House) / Heuston Station / Nancy Hands Bar / Henry Street / River Liffey / Smithfield Square / National Library of Ireland / The Little Museum of Dublin / St. Stephen's Green Shopping Centre / Irish Whiskey Museum

    Operates: Explore the sights of Dublin on our Red Route Bus Tour. You can hop on and hop off the bus at over 30 different stops. Stay on board to relax and see it all with entertaining digital commentary, or hop off to explore the landmarks and attractions that interest you most. Buses depart every 10-15 minutes in summer and 15-20 minutes in winter. The first bus departs from Stop 1 (O'Connell Street) at 8:45 and the last bus departs at 17:00. We have introduced a number of new health & safety measures to reduce the risk associated with the spread of Covid-19 in line with government advice and requirements of the local health authorities. These include regular cleaning of buses and social distancing measures. To uphold these new safety and hygiene standards in keeping our guests safe during the Covid-19 Pandemic, we may have to operate a reduced service and changes to ticket inclusions. This may also include frequency of departures, changes to routes and reduction/removal of stops. Customers are advised to visit our website or to download our app to find out more about our new health and safety measures and for the most update service information.

  • Departure Point :
    You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
    Departure Time :
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    Return Detail :
    You may disembark at any of the available stops.
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Two children can travel for free with every paying adult
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Big Bus Tours Dublin

Activity ID: V-76386P1

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