Galway City Hop-On Hop-Off

  • 48 Hours
  • Max Guests : 61
  • March - November

Tour Detail

There is no better way to explore the City of The Tribes than taking the Hop-On Hop-Off Opentop Bus Tour

Tickets valid for 24 or 48 hours depending on which option you choose!

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  • 24 Hour Free Cancellation
  • Safety Charter Certified
  • Tour Every 90 minutes!
  • Official Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
  • Discounts Off Other Tours & Tickets

Hop On Hop Off Opentop Double Decker Tours of Galway City

Explore the best things to do in Galway City on the City Sightseeing Galway Hop On Hop Off Tour. Our double decker bus tours are the top rated and best way to experience Galway City.

Our one hour tour route covers Eyre Square, Galway Harbour, Spanish Arch, Claddagh, National Famine Memorial, Salthill Promenade, Blackrock Diving Tower, Garden of Life, Salthill Village, National University of Galway and Galway Cathedral.

This highly rated tour explores the theme of “What Makes Galway City Different?”. The answer to this lies in the hisory of how the City originated, how the City developed into the Cultural Capital it is today and, of course, the many many characters that have been lucky enough to call Galway City their home.

The story of Galway is underpinned and celebrated at dozens of sites and monuments across the five borroughs of the City, and our Tour of Galway gives you that access to explore at your heart’s content!

Your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours, during which time you can hop-on and off as often as you wish. Our frequent departures from Eyre Square and Salthill make it as simple as possible for you to explore our favorite city at your own pace.


  • Eyre SquareWhere the City Tour starts every 90mins, 7 Days a Week
  • Salthill PromenadeOur 5 x stops in Salthill give you all the options you need to explore Galway City's Seaside Village
  • Galway CathedralThe largest building in Galway is also one of Europe's youngest cathedrals
  • Galway MarketIf in Galway on Saturday or Sunday, visiting the Galway Market is an absolute must!
  • Galway's West EndA quieter part of town with dozens of great bars, fantastic food and hidden surprises.
  • River WalkStretch your legs and take a stroll along along the fastest flowing river in Europe - A slice of raw nature in the middle of town
  • Circle of Life Garden, SalthillThis seaside haven offers a peaceful and mindful break from the hustle-bustle
  • Blackrock Diving TowerHop-Off the bus, Hop-In the sea then Hop-On the bus again 90mins later!
  • Galway's Latin QuarterGalway's Historic City Center is packed with atmosphere, energy and charm. Hop-On or Hop-Off at the bottom of Quay St.
  • Woodquay - Galway's newest boroughNext to the Cathedral lies another charming group of bars, restaurants and places to chill out.
  • Spanish ArchOur medieval marketplace continues as the City's premier river-side meeting spot
  • NUI GalwayOur City Center National University is steeped in history, full of natural open spaces and is the start of a gorgeous riverside walk



Do I need to wear a face mask?

No, it is no longer a requirement

Can I display my ticket on my mobile phone?

Yes, we actively encourage a paperless environment as much as possible

Can I bring my luggage on board?

Yes, you can bring luggage on board, but you must take luggage with you when you hop-off.

Unfortunately we cannot hold your belongings while you are not on board.

Should I tip?

Gratuities are not required. However we think our drivers and guides have a tough job to do, so if you enjoyed your trip, feel free to tip your driver and guide appropriately – it is truly appreciated.

Can I purchase my tickets from the driver?

Yes, no problem. Cash and card payments are accepted on board.

Do you have an office in Galway City?

Yes we do! Our HQ is the Explore Galway Kiosk in Eyre Square. Please come and say hello ahead of your trip and ask for some local tips for Galway and the West of Ireland.

Are the tours wheelchair accessible?

Yes, we are massive believers in inclusion and equality. Our double decker buses have capacity for one wheelchair each, and our drivers are trained in usage of the wheelchair ramps.

How does the city tour work?

You are free to hop-off wherever strikes your interest and then hop back on when your done!

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