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.
Although a start day is requested when making the reservation, all tour bus tickets are valid for three months from the date you have chosen in the reservation. When you make a reservation we'll send you a voucher by email which you'll have to hand in on the first bus you take.
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.
48 hour ticket
Accredited studentsUS$ 12.10
Seniors over 64 years oldUS$ 12.10
Children between 4 and 15 years oldFree
Children under 3 years oldFree
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
The activity takes place with recorded commentary in in english and other languages.
Unlimited use of the City Sightseeing bus for a period of 48 hours.
English language audio commentary.
Map of Galway.
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.
Physical: Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation
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.
If you have any other questions please contact us.