See the sights of Cork, from our open top Hop-on/Hop-off bus, including Shandon Bells, Cork City Gaol, English Market, University College, the bridges and streets

Experience Cork city and enjoy visits to the must-see attractions in this vibrant city. Your tour begins in the heart of Cork city at the Grand Parade and location of the world-famous English Market. Hop off at the next stop for St. Patrick’s Street shopping district home to local and international brands plus restaurants and Cafes. Travel onwards to the Victorian Quarter and connect to local rail services including Cobh at Kent Station.

View our City Hall and continue towards Shandon and try your hand at ringing the bells when you stop at Shandon Cathedral. Take a trip back in time and visit the old Cork City Gaol (Jail) which opened in 1824. Take a walk around the campus of University College Cork (UCC) including the beautiful quadrangle and stone buildings. At the end of the tour, take a short stroll toy visit the Gothic Revival St. Finbarr’s Cathedral and try to spot our “Golden Angel”.

Buy your ticket online now and plan your Cork City Sightseeing Tour.

Please note due to current restrictions we are operating on a reduced timetable.

  • Ticket valid for 24 hours (Hop-on/Hop-off)
  • Buy your ticket on board (cash/card accepted) or in advance online
  • Create your own itinerary and spend the time you wish at each hop off location with our non-stop loop
  • The Recorded Tour commentary is in English and is informative and a fun way to discover the city’s history architecture & culture
  • You can join the tour at Kent Railway Station or near the main bus station allowing you to make the most of your time in the City

Operating Times

Daily during Summer 2020

Operating from 01 August

Tours depart Grand Parade @ 09.30, 11.00, 12.30, 14.00 and 15.30hrs

Check our Website for 2020 Calendar

“Last Updated 6/8/20”


Admission Rates 2020

  • Adult: € 15.00
  • Senior: €13.00
  • Student (with Card) € 13.00
  • Child (6-15 years inc) € 5.00
  • Family (2 + 2) € 35.00
  • Child up to 5 – FREE
Useful Information

Parking available at 2 car parks in Grand Parade.

  • Q-Car Park across the road from our Bus Stop is a multi-storey car park
  • Park-it-here is an open-air car park at same side of road as our bus stop
Getting There

Tour departs from Grand Parade, Cork

Nearest Landmark is Cork City Library

Map Location: 51.896684, -8.474838
Contact Cork City Tours

Grand Parade, Cork

Eircode: T12 NT99
T: +353 (0) 21 4309090
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