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City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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icon1 hour  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 5 more

Overview

Explore historic Belfast in an open-top double-decker bus on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour.  With your 1- or 2-day pass, create your own adventure with possible stops at wall murals in Falls and Crumlin Roads, St George's Market, Titanic Dock, and Albert Clock. Enjoy unobstructed views, colorful onboard commentary, and a personalized itinerary.
  • City Sightseeing Belfast hop-on hop-off tour
  • Open-top double-decker sightseeing tour with onboard commentary
  • Falls Road murals, Botanic Gardens, City Hall and Albert Clock
  • Hop on and off at 20 stops around the city
  • Choose from a 1-day or 2-day unlimited pass
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1 or 2 day unlimited hop-on hop-off bus pass
On-board audio commentary available in several languages + free headphones
Vouchers valid for 12 months
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop off
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point

You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
See itinerary

Return Details

You may disembark at any of the available stops.
Explore the best of the Belfast by bus on a one-hour full-route tour of the city’s main attractions. Enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own itinerary with the structure of strategically placed stops, arranged pickups, and onboard commentary.

With your 1- or 2-day pass (valid from first use), hop on and off the double-decker bus at any of the route’s 23 locations (stops listed in itinerary below). Take your time exploring the remarkable Belfast Castle and its gardens, catching some live music at St George’s market, admiring the diverse murals along Shankill or Falls Road, or soaking up the prestige of Queen’s University.

Between stops, enjoy the lively urban landscape and a fascinating look at Belfast’s rich and infamous history.
Itinerary
Duration: 
1 hour 
Operating Schedule:
  Daily from 10:00am - 3:00pm, every 60 minutes. Please note times are subject to change.
City Hall
Donegall Square West
SSE Arena Belfast
Odyssey Pavilion, W5 Interactive Discovery Centre, Odyssey Cinemas, Ten Pin Bowling
Premier Inn Belfast Titanic Quarter hotel
Premier Inn, Titanic Quarter, The Dock Café, PRONI
HMS Caroline
HMS Caroline Tours, Titanic Dock, Green Light and Maritime Mile
Titanic
Titanic Visitor Experience, SS Nomadic, Vertigo indoor Skydiving, Spud Murphy's
St Georges Market
Market Days: Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Irish Tour Tickets
Irish Tour Tickets Tourist Information, Crown Bar, Europa Hotel, Europa Train and Bus Station, Grand Opera House, Holiday Inn Hotel, Hampton by Hilton Hotel
Dublin Road
Golden Mile, Etap Hotel
Shaftesbury Square
Lavery's Bar, Benedicts Hotel, Crescent Arts Centre
Queen's University Belfast
Ulster Museum, Botanic Gardens, Tropical Ravine (Tours)
Eglantine Avenue
Windsor Park International Stadium, Malone Lodge Hotel, Lisburn Road Shopping
Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich
Art Gallery, Bookshop and Gifts (Café & Tourist Information, James Connolly Memorial Statue
Falls Road
Falls Memorial Garden, Bobby Sands Mural
Divis Street
International Wall Murals, Peace wall, St Peter's Cathedral
Peace Wall Belfast
Hop off to leave your mark
Spectrum Centre
Spectrum Information Centre, Shankill Road Wall Murals
Shankill Road Memorial Garden
WWII Murals, Queen Elizabeth Mural
Crumlin Road Gaol Visitor Attraction and Conference Centre
Crumlin Road Gaol
Donegall Street
Clifton Street Poor House (Tours), St Patricks Church, St Anne's Cathedral (Tours), Cathedral Quarter
Points of interest passed by on this route
The SSE Arena
 
Falls Road
 
Shankill Road
 
Queen's University
 
Customs House
 
St. George's Market
 
Crumlin Road Gaol
 
Titanic's Dock and Pump-House
 
Titanic Belfast
 
Great Northern Mall, Great Victoria Street, Belfast
 
Shaftesbury Park and Carrickfergus Mill Ponds
 
Victoria Square Shopping Centre
 
Grand Opera House
 
Ulster Museum
 
HMS Caroline
 
Peace Wall
 
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Season: All Year Round (except for 23rd-26th December, 1st January)
  • First Tour: 10am Last Tour: 3:00pm. Tour times are subject to change, please check locally.
  • Tour duration - 90 minutes. Frequency - every 60 minutes
  • Vouchers are valid for 12 months
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • OPERATED BY City Sightseeing Ltd - UK and Ireland
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour.

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Traveler Tips


  • "The tours are hourly at the moment or every half hour at weekends." See review
  • "Would be nice if there was a bus going both directions." See review
  • "Small niggle - not always easy to find the right bus stops with no signage etc." See review

Reviews

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1,052 Reviews

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star-5
Excellent tour !!!
George_C
, Jul 2022
Is was a very pleasant experience. A lot of information, historical information about Ireland, Irish, British. Enchanting tour. Deserve every penny. If you visit Belfast, don't loosed.
star-4
Sad memories.
Ivan_H
, Jul 2022
Seeing the Peace wall and streets that heard about in the troubles.The buses were very busy.The old buildings are very impressive.
star-5
Bus top
John_L
, Jul 2022
The best part of the bus ride was sitting on top of the bus, and we stopped off at the George's market and bought cool stuff
star-5
Awesome
Tracy_N
, Jul 2022
Titanic , the Mural walls .. only in Belfast do you find such . Amazing experience . Would love ❤️ to come bavk
star-1
No refund if sick - wait to book local NOT Viator
Gerald_S
, Jul 2022
Booked the trip for hop on hop off bus months in advance, but my wife came down with a fever and we had to stay on the cruise ship. When applying for a refund we were denied Don't book with Viator, just get it when you get to Belfast or you too maybe sorry you did
star-4
Hoho is fine but not the same as it used to be
Patricia_L
, Jun 2022
The Hoho for Belfast is a nice way to see the city and choose stops to circle back to. The route and number of stops is not as robust as it was in 2018 when I used this service. The number of Murals you see is greatly diminished and the Parliament Building which is awesome is no longer on the route. Them run times for the bus is also shorter. Last bus at pm. If you can start first thing in the morning it is better to use this as transport to stops you want to see. It is still an OK means to see the city but changed from what it used to be.
star-5
Fun!
Lily_A
, Jun 2022
Tour guides are hilarious, had all of us laughing! I had a lovely time even though I did the tour alone.
star-3
Certainly worth the money and time, but make sure you get on a bus where you can understand the guide.
Ko_v
, Jun 2022
Seen 2 buses with 2 different guides. 1 guide/bus had very distorted sound (mike to close to mouth) and therefore was not understandable (rating 1). The other guide/bus had much better sound and was very amusing: rating 5.
star-2
USE CAUTION
Venia_B
, Jun 2022
Don’t make a mistake in purchasing your tickets!! They will NOT refund your $$ The tour was good..The purchase was mistakenly a 2day and I only needed a 1 day…Viator, knows I only used 1day but refused a partial refund !
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
City Sightseeing Bus
Kerry_R
, May 2022
Great orientation to the city! Something different..... Most have head phones with pre-recorded commentary. All 3 of these had a live commentary...... Must better.
star-4
Enjoyable
Anna
, May 2022
Informative commentary, easy to hop on and hop off. Useful to get around different bits of town as well
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Great Intro to Dublin.
Gerry_S
, May 2022
We had a delightful tour. Our driver was Greg and he was great. Entertaining and informative. Take the full tour (about 90minutes) if you have time, and then go around again to the various places you want to explore (and there are many). SO glad we did it that way. My only complaint is that we never did get anything that told us where to get the bus. I got lucky pick it ng the town center and finding someone who was selling tickets to our tour.
star-5
Fun tour around town
Laura_F
, May 2022
Fun guides and a great way to see everything in the city and eases up on some walking. Also cheaper than an Uber if you have multiple places you want to see in a day.
star-2
Disappointed
Anne_H
, May 2022
Last bus not turning up even though we were at pick up 25 mins before it was due. No signage to show pick up and drop off places.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Belfast Red Bus
Janice_W
, May 2022
Great trip, guide was very knowlagble and entertaining. Would highly recommend. Children enjoyed seeing everywhere from the upstairs
star-5
Great ride
Michael_F
, May 2022
Tour guides were very knowledgeable. They pointed out all the important sights of the town. Learned a lot
star-5
We chose a 2 day pass &...
Pat_W
, Apr 2022
We chose a 2 day pass & did the trip three times. Each one was diffetent & we learnt something new each time. Paul's songs wete a great addition to the trip.
star-4
A good tour
JohnPaul_A
, Apr 2022
A good tour around Belfast that also takes in some of the less happy memories of its recent past. Eye opening for sure.
star-4
A fascinating summary of Belfast
David_S
, Apr 2022
I love these Hop-on- Hop-off bus tours that are available in various European cities for the fascinating facts that they produce that bring the City to life. The Belfast Tour was, like all of the City tours, superb!!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Brian is the best
Morag_G
, Mar 2022
Very interesting with excellent tour guide. Very informative. All staff are impressive. So glad we did the tour.

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