Enjoy unique panoramic views of beautiful Galway from the open-top, upper deck of our sightseeing bus. You can hop on and off at any of the stops, whenever you want, meaning you can explore the famous Irish city in a comfortable and convenient way.
Route and stops
Our hop on hop off tourist bus takes you on a 60-minute journey around the essential places in picturesque Galway on Ireland's west coast. The route includes 8 stops at the city's most important landmarks and monuments, which you will learn about in more detail thanks to the onboard audio commentary.
Some of the most important stops included on the itinerary are the Cathedral, the Spanish Arch. the Eyre Square public park, and Salthill Village. You can hop on and off at any of these stops whenever you want, meaning that you can discover the city's monuments at your own pace.
You can consult the route map and all the stops by clicking on the following link:
How it works
The ticket is valid for 2 consecutive days from when it is used for the first time. During this time you can hop on and off the buses as many times as you want.
Bus times and frequency
The sightseeing bus in Galway operates every day between 10:30 am and 3 pm. The bus departs every 45 minutes during high season and every 90 minutes the rest of the year.
When you make the reservation you are required to specify a start date for your ticket. However, you then have a period of three months from that chosen date in which to activate it.
When you have made the reservation we will send you an email with a voucher which you must present on the first sightseeing bus that you use.
For each adult ticket, two children up to the age of 12 years old can travel for free without requiring a reservation.
48 hour ticket
Accredited studentsUS$ 11
Seniors over 64 years oldUS$ 11
Children between 4 and 15 years oldFree
Children under 3 years oldFree
The tour includes audio commentary in English.
Unlimited use of the City Sightseeing bus for a period of 48 hours.
English language audio commentary.
Map of Galway.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.