Cork City Hop-on Hop-off


1 day


Cork City

Tour Type

Open Top Bus

Min Age



  • Buy your ticket on board (cash/card accepted) or in advance online (recommended).
  • The Recorded Tour commentary is in English and is informative and a fun way to discover the city’s history architecture & culture.
  • Take some fantastic Instagramable pictures from way up high on our upper deck.
  • Great family activity with the excitement of an open top bus.


See the very best Cork City and feel the wind in your hair from the open top deck of our bright red city tour bus. Enjoy panoramic views from the top deck as we drive through the historic streets of Cork including the beautiful Victorian Quarter or as you travel along Cork’s famous St. Patrick’s Quay and cross the mighty River Lee on its many distinct bridges. From the sacred sights of Shandon Cathedral and Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral to the more open air pleasures of Fitzgerald Park and the UCC campus you will experience every part of Cork city.

From the open top deck of our bus, you’ll see all of Cork’s history. Both past and present. In a city whose story is told on its streets, there’s no better way to spend your time when visiting Cork.

Click here for an interactive map of Cork city highlighting all the attractions we visit. 



  • Open Top Bus
  • On Board Audio Guide
  • 24 Hour Hop On/Off Ticket
  • Local Attraction Entry
  • Entry/Admission - Cork City Gaol
  • Entry/Admission - St. Anne's Church
  • Entry/Admission - University College Cork (UCC)
  • Entry/Admission - Crawford Art Gallery

Tour Plan

Route Map Click to view/expand
Timetable Click to view/expand
Stop 01 / Start Bishop Lucy Park & English Market

Grand Parade – Start/End Point:  Join the tour at Grand Parade from outside Cork City Library. The bus stop is located on the street with our logo displayed.

Stop 02 Crawford Art Gallery & Cork Opera House

St. Patrick’s St: Alight for Crawford Art Gallery, Cork Opera House & Shopping District

Stop 03 Everyman Theatre and Victorian Quarter

McCurtain St.: Alight for Everyman Theatre & Victorian Quarter

Stop 04 Kent Train Station

Kent Station: Train services to/from Cobh, Midleton, Mallow and Dublin

Stop 05 St. Patrick’s Quay

St. Patrick’s Quay: Situated across the river from Cork Bus Station

Stop 06 Shandon Bells & Tower

Shandon: Alight for Shandon Cathedra,l Firkin Crane Centre & Butter Museum

Stop 07 Cork City Gaol

Cork City Gaol: Alight for the Cork City Gaol Expereince

Stop 08 Old Cork Waterworks

Wellington Bridge: Alight for Old Cork Waterworks

Stop 09 University College Cork

Western Road: Alight for University College Cork

Stop 10 Fitzgerald’s Park

Mardyke: Alight for Fitzgerald’s Park

Stop 11 St. Finbarrs Cathedral

Sheares Street: Alight for St. Finbarrs Cathedral (8 minute walk) 

Stop 12 City Hall

City Hall: Alight for Cork City Hall

Stop 13 / End Grand Parade

Our Last Stop.