Best Giant’s Causeway Tour from Dublin

By Aashima

Dublin serves as a prominent stopover location during the Giant’s Causeway tour; visitors often search for day trip tours from the city.

With 1.4 reviews and a 4.8 stellar rating, these tours offer the best day trip from Dublin to Giant’s Causeway.

It includes a round bus transportation from Dublin, a knowledgeable tour guide and a visit to many other Irish attractions like Dunluce Castle, Dark Hedges, Titanic and more.

The tour starts with a comfortable bus ride from Dublin, and while listening to live commentary and stories from the tour guide, you will reach the Giant’s Causeway.

After exploring the Causeway, you can visit many filming locations of the renowned series “Game of Thrones” and finally enjoy the Titanic Exhibition with pre-paid tickets.

The best part? With a tour guide throughout your trip, you can get some handy tips from him/her and save yourself from overpaying there!

This Giant’s Causeway tour from Dublin combines the views of the Giant’s Causeway with the “Game of Thrones” filming site and a unique Titanic Exhibition in a single package

Giants Causeway from Dublin Tour Includes:

  • 12+ hour duration trip
  • Transportation to Giant’s Causeway from Dublin by air-conditioned vehicle with a luggage compartment
  • A knowledgeable tour guide
  • Live commentary onboard
  • Visit Game of Thrones filming sites
  • Belfast Titanic exhibition ticket
  • Entrance to James Stuart’s new house

Do you know?
You need to switch from three to four means of transport to reach Giant’s Causeway from Dublin.

But by booking this day trip from Dublin to Giant’s Causeway, you can save yourself from this hassle and get an air-conditioned bus to the attraction.

It is the most budget-friendly way to reach Dublin from Giant’s Causeway

Bus Tour from Dublin to Giant’s Causeway Price:

There are two types of tickets available for the tour, you can book any one depending on your requirements:

First come, first served tour

These tickets provide seats to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis. You can upgrade them to book front-row seats.

Visitor’s AgeTicket Price 
Participant ticket (4 + years)€83
Infant ticket (3 years and below)€88

Tour with Reserved Front Row Seats on Bus:

These tickets provided the pre-booked front-row seats.

Visitor’s AgeTicket Price 
Per Participant €113

Pro Tip 💡: These tickets are very popular among visitors and may sell out quickly.

Make sure to book your Giant’s Causeway tour from Dublin in advance to secure your preferred date and the number of tickets you need.

What to Expect with Giant’s Causeway Tour from Dublin

Your journey will start at 6.45 am on a comfortable bus from the meeting point (mentioned below) in Dublin.

Enjoying the live commentary and insights, you will head from Dublin to Giant’s Causeway.

You can enjoy this natural wonder there with interlocking basalt columns formed by volcanic activity and click on wonderful pictures.

Meanwhile, you can learn about the interesting story of the formation of Causeway and Finn McCool from the tour guide.

After enjoying the Causeway, the next stop will be Dunluce Castle, which is perched on the cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It also has a stunning history and myths.

Once you visit the castle, you will travel through the Glens of Antrim and visit the famous Dark Hedges, known as the Kingsroad from “Game of Thrones.”

You can walk along the avenue of beech trees, planted over 200 years ago and made famous by the series.

After the series, it’s time to learn about the greatest ship of all time, the Titanic.

The tour will take you to the Titanic Exhibition, and with pre-paid tickets, you can access nine galleries featuring special effects, rides, and full-scale reconstructions.

You can learn the story of the Titanic from its conception to launch, through its infamous maiden voyage and tragic end, all the way to the present day at the Ocean Exploration Centre.

If time allows, you can take a brief break in Belfast City before heading back to Dublin, ensuring you return in time for a great night out.

Tip: This tour involves long hours and a lot of walking. It is not recommended for young children and those with health issues.

Meeting Point of Giant’s Causeway from Dublin Tour: 

You can catch the bus outside the Dublin City Gallery at Hugh Lane, Parnell Square, North Dublin 1. GET DIRECTIONS

Know Before You Go:

The duration of the tour is 12+ hours. The tour starts at 6.45 am and finishes between 7.30 pm and 8.30 pm.

Make sure to arrive 15 minutes early at the meeting point.

Bring a packed lunch and cash, and wear weather-appropriate clothing and grippy shoes.

The tour is not recommended for young children. If you bring young children, make sure to book one seat per child and bring your own child seat.

The order of the attractions might vary depending on traffic and weather.

The tour guide will show you clips to refresh your memory and show you that you are in the exact spot where Game of Thrones was filmed.

About Giant’s Causeway, Dark Hedges, Dunluce Castle and Titanic Exhibition

Let’s learn more about these natural attractions:

Giant’s Causeway:

The Giant’s Causeway is a natural wonder comprising over 40,000 interlocking basalt columns formed by volcanic activity years ago.

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular tourist destination in Ireland.

The site has a unique history, and legends suggest that the giant Finn McCool created the columns.

Dark Hedges:

Beech trees surround the Dark Hedges along Bregagh Road.

It is known for its atmospheric and eerie appearance. The intertwined branches create a tunnel-like effect, making it a hauntingly beautiful location.

The location gained international fame as the Kingsroad in the popular TV series “Game of Thrones.” 

Dunluce Castle:

Dunluce Castle is a medieval fortress perched on a large rock along the Antrim coast. It overlooks the North Atlantic Ocean, providing stunning views.

The castle was originally built in the 13th century and has witnessed centuries of events, including battles and sieges, making it a stunning site for history enthusiasts.

Titanic Exhibition:

The Titanic Exhibition is dedicated to the ship RMS Titanic, which was constructed in the city’s shipyards.

The exhibition offers a comprehensive insight into the Titanic’s construction, launch, and tragic sinking in 1912 through interactive displays and artifacts.

Visitors can explore the ship’s history and learn about the stories of those on board.

It provides an educational experience about one of history’s most infamous maritime disasters.

FAQs

1. Can you do a day trip to Giants Causeway from Dublin?

Yes, you can easily do a day trip from Dublin to Giant’s Causeway. 

2. What is there to see between Dublin and Giants Causeway?

Between Dublin and the Giants Causeway, you can see Belfast City, Dunluce Castle, the Glens of Antrim, Dark Hedges and Carrick-a-Rede Bridge.

The journey includes a scenic ride. Book this Giant’s Causeway and Dark Hedges tour from Dublin now and see all these iconic attractions!

3. What is the distance from Dublin to Giant’s Causeway?

The distance from Dublin to Giant’s Causeway is 262 km. It takes approximately 3 hours to travel from one location to another.

4. Is there a direct bus tour from Dublin to Giant’s Causeway?

These tickets provide a direct bus tour from Dublin to Giant’s Causeway.

However, if you are searching for public transportation, you might have to switch buses at different locations; no direct buses are available.

5. How much do the tickets for a day trip from Dublin to Giant’s Causeway cost?

The bus tour tickets from Dublin to Giant’s Causeway cost €83 for children and adults.

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6. What is included with the Giant’s Causeway tour from Dublin?

The tour includes round transportation from Dublin by air-conditioned bus, a knowledgeable tour guide, live commentary onboard, and visits to Giant’s Causeway and other Irish attractions.

It also includes a visit to the filming location of Game of Thrones, a Belfast Titanic Exhibition ticket, and entrance to James Stuart’s new house.

Book the guided tour ticket for Dark Hedges and Giant Causeway with Titanic now!

Featured Image: Nationalgeographic.co.uk

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