Dublin Bus Main Public Transport
Dublin Bus is the main public transport provider for the Greater Dublin Area and carries 70% of all peak time public transport users into Dublin.
The network extending as far as Newcastle, Dunboyne and Kilcock carries on average half a million customers a day and 150 million passengers each year.
The company currently employs 3,729 full-time members of staff and has a fleet of 1,182 buses. Since 2001, Dublin Bus has worked towards providing a fleet that is fully low floor and wheelchair accessible. To date, 70% of the fleet is now low floor and wheelchair accessible with plans to have a fully accessible fleet by 2013.
Extensive Range Of Bus Service
Dublin Bus provides an extensive range of bus services including – radial, cross city, orbital, DART feeder, Airlink, Xpresso, Nitelink, Railink, Schoolink and City sightseeing tours.
Hop On Hop Off Bus Sightseeing Tour
This tour has 24 stops in total and covers the city centre area. A second tour covers the Docklands area which has 9 stops. Also, your hop on hop off ticket covers you for both routes.
The original tour stops off at Kilmainham Gaol, Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin Zoo, Trinity College which is home to the precious Book of Kells and the Guiness Storehouse to name a few.
Dublin Bus Office O’Connell Street Opening Hours
Dublin Bus, 59 Upper O’Connell St., Dublin 1, Ireland. Opening hours: Monday 08:30 – 17:30. Tuesday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30. Saturday 09:00 – 14:00. Closed on Sundays and public holidays. Sales Office and Information Bureau: Telephone: (01) 873 4222 Fax: (01) 703 3177. Phone lines open: 08:30hrs – 18:00hrs (Monday – Saturday excluding Public Holidays).
For more information visit the official website
Location Of Bus Depots
The company currently operates 7 bus depots in Dublin: Clontarf, Summerhill, Donnybrook, Harristown, Phibsboro, Ringsend and Conyngham Road.
Dublin Bus Tours
The Dublin Bus Hop on Hop off original tour starts from 9am and the last bus is 5pm and operates on a daily basis.
Dublin Bus In Action
Here is a video of Dublin Bus Transport system operating in and around Dublin city, it goes through various streets, O’Connell Street, Abbey Street, Talbot Street etc.