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Big Bus Dublin: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    24, 48 or 72 hours (take your pick); Full loop is of 1 hour 30 minutes
    Night Tour: 1 hour 
    Coastal Tour: 4 hours

  • Start time

    Hop-on, Hop-off: 9am to 5pm, every 20- 30 minutes 
    Night tour: 7pm & 8:30pm
    Coastal Tour: 2pm

  • Meeting Point

    Hop-on, Hop-off: You may board the bus at any of the designated stops. The favored stops are 13 Upper O'Connell Street (Stop 1), Dublin Castle, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Teeling Whiskey Distillery and Guinness Storehouse.
    Walking tour: Make your way to the SPIRE on O'Connell Street
    Night tour / Coastal tour: Make your way to Stop #1 (13 Upper O'Connell Street)

    Timings & Stops are subject to change. Updated route maps will be available on the bus.

  • Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops 

Key Highlights

  • Explore the charming city of Dublin at your own pace
  • One child travel for free with every paying adult!
  • Enjoy seamless, stress-free transportation between the top Dublin attractions
  • Choose between 24, 48 and 72 hours hop-on, hop-off tour with exciting upgrades!
  • Hop on and off as you wish to visit top attractions like Dublin Castle, Temple Bar, and Trinity College
  • Listen to entertaining live and recorded commentary
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!


Choose your own adventure during your next trip to Dublin with a flexible Big Bus Dublin Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour! The open-top, double-decker buses are perfect for discovering all the delightful sights and attractions of the city - all at your own pace.

Hop on and off as you wish to explore all the major landmarks and sights of the city - from the Irish Whiskey Museum and The Guinness Storehouse to Christ Church Cathedral and Trinity College. With strategic stops located close to all the major attractions of the city, travelling is a breeze! Enjoy the services of a live guide and informative audio guide in multiple languages.

You can choose from the following:

Discover ticket

  • Hop-on, hop-off for 24 hours 
  • Guided walking tour
  • One child travels for free with every paying adult

Essential Ticket

  • Hop-on, hop-off for 48 hours
  • Guided walking tour
  • Night tour
  • One child travels for free with every paying adult

Explore Ticket

  • Hop-on, hop-off for 48 hours
  • Guided walking tour
  • Night tour
  • Half Day Coastal Tour
  • One child travels for free with every paying adult

Attractions covered…

  • Dublin Castle
  • Trinity College and the Book of Kells
  • Temple Bar
  • St Stephen’s Green
  • Teelings Distillery
  • Guinness Storehouse
  • The Phoenix Park
  • Kilmainham Jail
  • The Jameson Experience…. And more!

The route map is available in the Useful Downloads section.


  • Hop-on, Hop-off 24/48/72 hours ticket (as per option selected)
  • Guided walking tour
  • Night tour (with Essential & Explore ticket)
  • Half Day Coastal Tour (with Explore ticket)
  • English speaking guide
  • Audio commentary in English, German, French, Spanish, Cantonese, Japanese, Italian, Russian


  • Entrances to attractions

Useful downloads

Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
Customers with a Paper voucher should go to Stop 1 and 24 to redeem their vouchers. E- vouchers can be redeemed at any of the stops.

Validity: 14 days from or before the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Children policy: 
One child travel for free with every paying adult. This means you only need to add a child ticket(s) to your cart if more than one child is hopping on the tour per adult. You will get your Free Child ticket when you present your adult ticket to the Big Bus tour staff at your preferred boarding point.

Dublin is a functioning city and weather, traffic, and events may occasionally cause disruption.

Customer Reviews

  • Julie Antony

    Highly recommended tour and bus driver/guide who mixed history with humorous stories, very entertaining, thank you!

  • Jane Roberts


  • Lisa black

    Very quick and easy to book


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