Dublin Open Top Bus tours

You can now purchase tickets for Dublin's most popular open top bus tour directly from the Little Museum. See over 30 attractions including the U2 Graffiti Wall, Trinity College, Guinness Storehouse and the Jeanie Johnston. 

Select your ticket type below,  and redeem your receipt for a physical ticket when you arrive at the museum. Your Open Top Tour Ticket also entitles you to visit the museum for free (please note that access to the museum is by guided tour only, and our tours often sell out in advance during busy periods – so please make sure to book your tour when you arrive.)


Start Point  Both Routes (purple and pink) start at Stop 1 - Upper O'Connell Street

Frequency   From 9.00am daily every 10-15 minutes; finishes at 17:00 during winter and 19:00 during summer

Season   All Year Round

Ticket Length   24 Hour Adult (1 adult and 2 children free) / 48 hour Adult (1 adult and 2 children free)

Commentary   Live commentary from Fáilte Ireland accredited guides. Pre-recorded multilingual tours in 10 languages, operating every 30 minutes.

Duration of the Purple Tour - 1 hour 45 mins Upper Connell Street, Abbey Street Corner, Trinity College , Nassau Street, National Gallery, Leinster House, St. Stephen's Green/Little Museum of Dublin, Tourism Centre, Temple Bar, Dublin Castle, Christ Church/Dublinia, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Guinness Storehouse, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Kilmainham Gaol, Heuston Rail Station, Dublin Zoo, Ryan's Victorian Pub, National Museum, Old Jameson Distillery, The Four Courts, Liffey River Cruise, Dublin Bus H.Q, Writers Museum

Duration of the Pink Tour - 45 mins  Upper O'Connell Street, Lwr. O'Connell Street, Custom House, Jeanie Johnston, Convention Centre, U2 Graffiti Wall, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Oscar Wilde Birthplace, Dublin Bus H.Q.