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Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland

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We specialise in providing bus tours of Ireland for private groups large or small who wish to enjoy their own custom tailor made flexible tour of Ireland complete with their own personal experienced driver/guide.
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Cork Dockyard | Cobh, Cork C12, Ireland
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+353 21 481 1660
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 November 2014

In addition to sightseeing, my family group wanted to visit places where our ancestors had lived. With assistance from Butlers we planned a 9-day trip in the South and West of Ireland. Ian Butler and his office staff made us feel like we were their...More

6  Thank Mary D
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 November 2013

The bus was very uncomfortable. It was too small for the amount of people on the bus.The spaces between the seats were different , giving some seats very little leg room. No seat pockets behind the seats and the overhead lights did not work.The front...More

4  Thank Frank488
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Claire was prompt in answering our questions and scheduling our trip and the trip was great. John our tour guide /driver very professional, knowledgeable, and on time. We would use them if we visit Dublin again

Thank Govind N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What an awesome experience. John was the best! Super knowledgeable, professional, punctual and really enjoyed doing his job. The bus was super comfortable too. We rented a bus for 6 days and visited different cities. Will definitely book them again for our next trip to...More

Thank Karla G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great company. Booking was easy they were very helpful as we were coming from Florida. John our driver was a gentleman. He was so knowledgeable and such a pleasure to be around. Can't say enough good things about him and Butlers.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I planned a 10 day group trip to Ireland which went exceedingly well with the help of Michael and Liam. Their driving is amazing. How they squeeze that mini bus through some tight places will have you marveling at their driving skills. The itinerary was...More

Thank jannfri
LouiseM4542, Owner at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jannfri, Thank you so much for the review and feedback. We are delighted you had such a great time on tour with Liam and Michael.I know they really enjoyed their time on tour with you all too. All feedback is genuinely welcome and I'll...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently organized a tour of Blarney Castle, Kinsale and Cork for 2 full size buses of my fellow Cruise Critic members. If you think organizing this many people can be time consuming, well, you're right. Claire, the Tour Manager at Butler buses was a...More

Thank darlak8
LouiseM4542, Owner at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Darla, Thank you so much for this glowing review. You were an absolute pleasure to work with also. We look forward to working with you again in the future, Warmest regards, Louise and all at Butlers

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked butlers buses to take 14 people down to Kinsale from Cork for a some activities , 2 different locations From enquiring service was quick effective and thorough. Very pleasant staff in office and driver Paddy was brilliant. Priced very compettitivly I thought and bus...More

Thank Venture57208975013
LouiseM4542, Owner at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Venture57208975013. It was genuinely our pleasure having you all on board. Best of luck in the run up to your big day, Warmest regards, Louise & all at Butlers.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a small private group of 6 looking to see the West and south of Ireland. We located Butler Tours from reviews and from the get-go it just all worked. Front end team with Claire was very helpful getting us set up. We did...More

Thank bobconz83
LouiseM4542, Owner at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bob, This review just made our week. Thank you so much for taking the time to write it. At Butlers we truly believe flexibility, the ability to adapt and alter your tour can give an authentic experience of Ireland, leaving you with memories to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These guys not only have a great fleet of buses and competitive prices, but also drivers who will become lifelong friends. Our driver John took care of our group's (35 persons) needs for ten days. He even sang us Irish songs every day. Highly recommend.More

Thank Joe L
LouiseM4542, Owner at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi ProRome, I am delighted you had a great tour with our singing driver/guide John O Donovan. Thank you for your review. Ireland is truly amazing and we love to show it off. I look forward to the opportunity to be of service to you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to our good guide John, our tour of Connemara was great, he knows all the good spots and roads and all about Ireland, its history - he entertained us singing lovely Irish songs. A really good company !!More

Thank BelgiqueDomi_a
LouiseM4542, Owner at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear BelgiqueDomi_a, Thank you so much for this glowing review. I will pass on your regards to John who I know will be thrilled with your kind words. We hope to have you all on board again in the future, Warmest regards, Louise and all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was easy working with the Office staff and Noel our driver. The vehicle was clean and Noel was very helpful and knowledgeable. It was a fantastic experience and I highly recommend Butler Tours in Ireland.More

Thank peterpBlarney2018
LouiseM4542, Owner at Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Peter, Thank you so much for your glowing review. I know Noel really enjoyed his tour with you and your friends also, I will pass your regards onto him. We hope to have you on board again in the future, Warmest regards, Louise and...More

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BassetloverUSA0686
2 April 2018|
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Response from LouiseM4542 | Property representative |
Hi Allen, Butlers have an experienced team who can recommend itineraries and a tour plan for you. They specialise in private bespoke tours of Ireland. They provide vehicles and Drivers/guides for you to explore all the... More
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jsham52
22 March 2018|
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Response from LouiseM4542 | Property representative |
Hi Jan, Butlers will send you a picture on your email address. Just to note the seats in the Class A VIP minivan are wider than a standard car seat so should comfortably fit three adults. Many thanks, Louise
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Rich R
17 March 2018|
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Response from LouiseM4542 | Property representative |
Hi Rich, Ecoach can offer scheduled Shore tours (online) or contact Butlers tours directly to plan a private tour. Many thanks, Louise
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