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City Sightseeing Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour provided by City Sightseeing Dublin

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City Sightseeing Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Discover Dublin at your own pace on a hop-on hop-off city bus tour, the ideal choice for travelers that prefer a flexible approach to sightseeing. Choose between a 1- or 2-day ticket, and create a personalized sightseeing itinerary using a multi-stop route. Cost-effective and convenient, a hop-on hop-off tour is designed for independent explorers looking to maximize their time in Ireland’s capital. Plus, a discount card, walking tour, and audio guides are also included.
  • Create a personalized sightseeing itinerary during a hop-on hop-off tour of Dublin
  • Discover the city at your own pace on a double-decker city sightseeing bus 
  • Enjoy unobstructed views from the upper deck, and listen to audio commentary 
  • A flexible and family-friendly sightseeing option
What to Expect
After redeeming your 1- or 2-day ticket, climb aboard a distinctive double-decker bus at one of the multiple stops scattered throughout the city. Travel along the Dublin City route to tick off top Dublin attractions such as Parnell Square, Christ Church Cathedral, and the Guinness Storehouse, hopping off whenever you wish to explore further. Onboard audio commentary, available in several languages, keeps you in the loop while an open-top upper deck lets you absorb unobstructed views of the city. This tour also includes access to a walking tour and a discount card for numerous Dublin attractions, shops, and restaurants.
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Important Information
  • 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
  • Free Walking Tour - currently suspended
  • With every paying adult, 2 children (aged 4-12 years old) travel for free
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Tour operates All year round (except on Christmas Day), and runs daily.
  • Tour runs from 11:00am - 4:00pm. Duration - 105 minutes. Frequency - every 60 minutes, however this is subject to change depending on the time of day; 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; on some services a live English guide is available.
  • Walking Tour (Currently Suspended): 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.
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jane wrote a review 2 Sep
10 contributions2 helpful votes
The tour audio was quite funny and informative. The bus gave us a pretty good understanding of the layout of Dublin and the stops were all great. I recommend this ride.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Vanessa P wrote a review Aug 2020
Calgary, Canada1,044 contribution277 helpful votes
Excellent service. I recommend if you, like my family didn't have lots of days to explore the city. Individual ear-plugs and local history.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Jennifer R wrote a review Aug 2020
Washington DC, District of Columbia13 contributions
Gerad (Ger) was our driver and provided amusing anecdotal Dublin history infused with his charming humor at every turn. Never a dull moment. This is a great way to get the lay of the land if it's your first time here and will help you to plan a more efficient route if you're
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Date of experience: August 2020
Sharon Crosby wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions
Didn’t really enjoy the tour, felt like the person taking it could of been a bit more knowledgable in the areas.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from Jon_EiTravelGroup7, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Responded 9 Mar 2020
Hi Sharoncrosby391, Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry to see that you weren't satisfied with the commentary on your tour. I will send your comments to our Transport Manager, and if you would like to add to your comments please email Kind regards,
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Keith K wrote a review Mar 2020
36 contributions3 helpful votes
Poor commentary. Didn’t mention most of the sights that we passed. Only an option instead of a taxi. No Collins Baracks or many others
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Response from Jon_EiTravelGroup7, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Responded 9 Mar 2020
Hi macyvosbeek, Thank you for your feedback, and i'm sorry to see that this was your experience. Certainly not what we want our customers to have on our hop-on hop-off service. If you would like to add some more to this, please email Thank you
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About the operator

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By: City Sightseeing Dublin
We bought tickets for this tour, went to the ticket redemption point it was closed,very disappointed
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Great introductory tour of Dublin
We purchased our tickets in advance. Instructions were given as to the meeting points and time for pickup. The bus
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Great tour
Took the bus tour around the sites of Dublin on a very quiet day , easy to follow map of the route to pick out the
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Prepare for Long Waits in the Cold
Me and my partner have used the city sightseeing bus in several cities. Dublin's was by far the worst. Firstly in m
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Ireland 2019
The Hop on Hop off city tour is nice and on time, very affordable too. The greeter is well knowledgeable of the pl
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Alexander C
A good and convenient way to see the city
Most efficient way to see the city. There are 31 stops in the bus loop, which allows us to visit many locations alo
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Fantastic driver and guide
My husband and I have done a fair few of those bus tours in our time and we have to say that Michael and Jerry (Ger
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Hop on hop off with Toffee-guide
We had a funny and nice sightseeing with guide! He was funny, helpsom and had a lot of knowledge. And also gave us
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Kirsten H
Don't use them in the rain apparently!
I've used City Sightseeing in other towns with great success but I seriously regret using them in Dublin. On an ext
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Easy way to get around for a day in Dublin.
Although it's a easy way to get around Dublin for a day or quick tour. I'd suggest just walking and using your GPS
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Nice Day to sit in the open air Top Deck and Enjoy Dublin
We usually use Viator to book Hop On Hop Off bus tours in cities where it is available - we also did the same in B
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Excellent way to get around Dublin. Hop on hop off. By a 48 hour pass in advance its less expensive. We found
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Hard to find, ran sparingly
We booked this service because it was the least expensive, and we certainly got what we paid for. Of the three hop-
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Steve B
If you like waiting for ever.....
Very poorly organised, Ticket sellers were clueless, random timetable, out of sync commentary. Just don’t do it.
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Doug J
Irish Road Trip
The journey was narrated through headphones with minimal information. This bus company should take a trip to Belfas
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