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City Sightseeing Dublin: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour, FREE Walking Tours and Malahide Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Pay once; get more with hop-on, hop-off bus tour of Dublin and visit to Malahide
  • Enjoy travelling in open top double decker buses while admiring a 360-degree view of Dublin
  • Get to visit famous places like Trinity College, Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Castle
  • See the best of Dublin with Red and Blue routes connecting more than 20 attractions
  • Learn from recorded audios and award-winning Irish guides about Dublin
  • Overview

    Set sail towards Dublin, the Irish capital with this incredible combo tour! Pay once and get more benefits on this deal that not only takes you on an exciting hop-on, hop-off bus tour provided by the trusted City Sightseeing tour services, but also a thrilling to the suburban coastal town of Malahide.

    Choose from the 24-hour or 48-hour ticket and travel comfortably in an open-top double decker bus at leisure. See the best of Dublin with two routes running simultaneously for this tour – the Red and Blue route – connecting more than 20 destinations. Get informed about various attractions with on-board audio commentary available in eight languages. For a more hands-on approach, get yourself an award winning Irish guide! Select the sights of your choice and begin exploring at your own pace.

    Get one FREE walking tours during summer visits. Enjoy visitor discounts and offers, free beer pints and an option for meal with this ticket.

    Where to begin your Dublin tour? Download the hop-on, hop-off tour route map

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Dublin Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: 24 or 48 hour
    Malahide: 4 hour

    Start time

    Dublin Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus

    Red Route
    Apr - Oct: Buses depart between 08:45am – 18:00, every 15 minutes. The entire loop takes 90 minutes.
    Jun - Aug: Buses depart between 08:45am – 19:00 every 10 minutes. The entire loop takes 90 minutes.
    Nov - Mar: Buses depart between 9:00am – 17:00, every 20-30 minutes. The entire loop takes 90 minutes.

    Blue Route
    Apr - Oct: Buses depart between 9:00am – 15:30, every 20 minutes. The entire loop takes 120 minutes.
    Jun - Aug: Buses depart between 9:00am – 16:00 every 20 minutes. The entire loop takes 120 minutes.
    Nov - Mar: Buses depart between 9:30am – 15:00, every 30 minutes. The entire loop takes 120 minutes.

    Malahide Tour Day tour from Dublin at 9.30am and 2:00pm.
    Apr to Oct:

    Meeting Point

    Dublin Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus and Malahide Castle Tour: City Sightseeing Shop, 13 O'Connell Street (Tour starting point, Bus Stop 1).

    Ending Point

    Dublin Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus: You can hop-off at any stop

    Malahide Castle Tour: Same as the start point


    Dublin City Sightseeing Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour

    Hop on the bus from any of the stops to begin your Dublin hop-on, hop-off bus tour. The tour promises to give you a 360-degree view of the city while connecting all the major attractions with the help of its two routes – the Red and the Blue route.

    Some of the main Dublin highlights covered by this hop-on, hop-off bus are as follows: -

    Trinity College
    Guinness Storehouse
    Dublin Castle
    St. Patrick's Cathedral
    Kilmainham Gaol
    Old Jameson Distillery
    Glasnevin Cemetery

    With more than 20 stops, this ticket leaves you with ample options to explore. You also learn while travelling with the audio commentary available in eight languages on the bus. You can also interact with Ireland’s best award winning guides with expertise in Dublin’s history and culture. Both, the Red Route and the Blue Route are 90-minute rides each, designed well to connect all the main attractions of Dublin.

    With your Dublin hop-on, hop-off ticket, enjoy one free walking tours around all year around 10:30am & 2:30pm from Dublin Visitor Centre, 17 Lower O’Connell Street.

    Your may end your tour at your convenience by hopping off at any of the bus stops.

    Malahide Tour

    This half day trip from Dublin will take you to the ground of the Malahide Castle. Enjoy a guided tour of the castle and learn about the Talbot family that owes this massive 250 acres expanse. After strolling through the beautiful gardens, head over to the local craft shops to savour some sweet treats! Your Malahide tour continues with a drive down its coastal stretch and finally reaches the village of Howth where a stunning photogenic view of the Dublin Bay awaits.

    This combo also provides you with exciting discounts and offers. Enjoy a couple of beer treats while on the tour starting with a free pint offered at Brannigan’s Bar near the starting point and yet another pint of the famous Irish produce, Guinness at the traditional Irish pub Nancy Hands. You also get a sumptuous meal offer at the Boxty House, The Shack Restaurant & Pacino’s with this ticket.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Dublin hop-on, hop-off bus tour
    • Live English guide
    • Multilingual audio commentary available in English, Spanish, French, Chinese, German, Japanese, Italian and Russian
    • FREE glass of beer at Brannigan’s Bar with purchase of main course, 9 Cathedral Street (near stop 1)
    • Discount on a full Irish breakfast (stop 9) FREE glass of Guinness in Nancy Hands, traditional Irish pub (stop 18)
    • 2x1 deal meals and drinks specials
    • Free walking tour with Hop on-off 48hrs ticket


    • Hotel transfers
    • Meals
    • Gratuities
  • Please note

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher. FREE walking tours is only included with 48 hours option ticket.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.