Dublin Itinerary 2 Days

This is a glimpse of what to see in 2 days in Dublin from Dublin itinerary 2 days created by our travel experts. These are the attractions one must visit while planning a 2 days trip to Dublin.

Dublin Itinerary 2 Days Guide

Delineated by its rich historical roots that date back to the infamous Viking Era, magnanimous library, breathtaking relics and colorful nightlife, Dublin accommodates the essence of both old and new making it such a gem for visitors from all across the world. Though you need to spend more than 2 days in Dublin to know the city intimately, for travelers who are tight on time, we have accumulated the major places in our Dublin itinerary 2 days that will help you feel the spirit of this city splendidly.

What to pack for 2 days in Dublin vacation?

As you are going on a 2 days Dublin vacation, compact luggage is ideal. Carry a backpack that can fit in your belongings or choose a compact trolley bag. You only need one pair of shoes that you're wearing, make sure you pick sturdy ones for all the walking and sightseeing. Check the live weather of Dublin and pack just what's needed! Do not forget to bring extra batteries for your camera, you won't have time to move back-n-forth to your room to charge them. Pro Tips: Carry your Passport and photo identification proof with you at all times. Carry a Dublin local map, a hard copy or in your phone.

Are 2 days enough to explore Dublin?

It is slightly difficult to explore the entire city in 48 hours time, but you can easily visit the hand-picked 8-10 points of interest in Dublin on your trip. You will have to travel a bit if you want to cover all the popular places in Dublin within 2 days. So, if you have any particular place in mind, then plan your Dublin visit accordingly. If it is a weekend trip, check for special events happening and plan accordingly.

Trip Budget for a weekend trip to Dublin?

Dublin weekend itinerary budget would vary from is USD 300 to USD 626 as per your choices. There are enough free places in Dublin to ensure that unless there’s an exhibition or event you really want to see, paying is unnecessary.

How to Spend 2 Days in Dublin

Day 1 in Dublin


Start your first day of Dublin Travel by visiting National Library of Ireland. Be it the spectacular exterior or the vast book laden interiors, the place will charm you in no time. Follow it with a visit to St Stephen's Greens where you can spend some time amid nature and experience quietude.


Save the afternoon for Olympia Theatre where you can enjoy a great variety of performances and music. After which, go to Phoenix Park which is a must see in Dublin in 2 days. One of the major parks in the country, it features lakes, a zoo, and well-paved roads for visitors to come here and enjoy the activities they want.

Go to the dinner at Ryans in the evening and have your fill of lip-smacking food.

Day 2 in Dublin


A trip to Dublin is incomplete without a visit to St. Patrick's Cathedral. The largest church in Ireland is known for its beautiful architecture and serene vibes. After that, have breakfast in Ryans and follow it with a visit to Kilmainham Gaol which is probably one of the best ways to see Dublin. Once a prison, the place beholds the stories of many great Irish leaders that will both amaze and overwhelm you.


Make the best days out in Dublin by visiting the Grafton Street and exploring this shopping paradise for travelers. The place accommodates so many shops that can practically rival any that of giant mall's you may have been. Ensure to take a souvenir when you are here. End the trip by a visit to Glendalough, the most famous valley in Ireland. Watch the waterfalls, look out for its great attractions - The Cathedral and Round Tower, or just relax in its calm surrounding, you will definitely enjoy your time here.

Money saving tips for Dublin weekend itinerary:

  • Skip the restaurants and cafes for street vendors and supermarkets
  • Get 2 Day Dublin transport Pass if possible which offers free public transport, free entrance to the recommended attractions
  • Couchsurfing is a great way to save loads on accommodation expenses
  • Spend More Time In Fewer Places of Dublin

Where to eat in Dublin if you've 48 hours?

48 hours to enjoy the culinary delights of Dublin and the best you can do is opt for a buffet that offers local variety at a reasonable rate.

Where to stay in Dublin for a weekend?

You can book a hotel or apartment close to bram stokers castle dracula and this would save you lot of time for 2 days trip. You can also opt homestays to stay in Dublin. Prices for the same may be slightly steep, but it is the convenience that matters!

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