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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)

  • Start time

    10am to 5pm, every 60 minutes 

    From August, buses will run at a frequency of 30 minutes.

  • Meeting Point

    You can hop on to the bus from any of the stops 

  • Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops 

Key Highlights

  • Explore the charming city of Dublin at your own pace
  • Enjoy seamless, stress-free transportation between the top Dublin attractions
  • Choose between 24-, 48- and 72- hour hop-on, hop-off tour with exciting upgrades!
  • One child under the age of 15 can ride free of charge with each adult ticket purchased
  • 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! Valid for 24-, 48- or 72- hours with a Classic, Premium or Premium Plus Ticket respectively, 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 around Dublin for a dose of sightseeing is a breeze with this hop-on, hop-off tour. And, when you’re shuttling from one exciting location to another, enjoy live commentary from your guide or use the audio guide offered in 8 different languages.

You can choose from the following types of tickets for your Dublin sightseeing journey:

Classic Ticket

Hop-on, hop-off for one day (24 hours from time of redemption)

Guided walking tour

Premium Ticket

Hop-on, hop-off for one day (48 hours from time of redemption)

Guided walking tour

Premium Plus Ticket

Hop-on, hop-off for one day (72 hours from time of redemption)

Guided walking tour

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 and list of stops are available in the Useful Downloads section.


  • Classic/Premium/Premium Plus hop-on, hop-off tour (as per the option chosen)
  • Guided walking tour
  • Live guide and commentary
  • Audio guide in multiple languages
  • A free glass of Guinness in Nancy Hands Bar & Restaurant (from July 2021)


  • Gratuities

Useful downloads

Please note

Voucher Type: Mobile (if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Validity: 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

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

Covid-19 safety measures:

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.

The night tour is suspended until further notice.

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    very convenient to way to see the city.
    02/28/2020 Beth Watton,
  • 5
    Great fast mobile tickets vouchers
    01/07/2020 Sebastien Pruvost,
  • 5
    Big Bus Dublin, their drivers & guides are top quality. An excellent tour experience and great value for money. A must do when you are in Dublin!
    12/17/2019 Dawn Nolan,

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