Leap Card Cork

Leap Card has arrived in Cork 

What Bus Éireann routes in Cork can your Leap Card be used?

Leap Cards can now be used within Cork Zone 1 ( Red Zone) and Zone 2 ( Green Zone)

Leap Card Zonal Map Cork City
Timetable No.Route
201 Mayfield - Blackpool - Knocknaheeney - Bishopstown (Northern Orbital)
202  Knocknaheeney - City Centre - Mahon
203 Ballyphehane - City Centre - Farranree
205 Cork Institute of Technology - St Patrick Street - Kent Station, valid until 29 August 2015
205 Cork Institute of Technology - St Patrick Street - Kent Station, new timetable effective 30 August 2015
206 Grange - South Mall
207 Donnybrook - Douglas - Ballyvolane - Glenheights
207A Glenthorn - Merchant's Quay via Blackpool and Glen Avenue
208 Mayfield - City Centre - Bishopstown/Curraheen
209/209A Pouladuff - St Patrick Street/Audley Place - St Patrick Street
214 St Patrick Street - Cork University Hospital
215 Cloghroe - Blarney - City Centre - Mahon Point
216 Cork University Hospital to Mount Oval via City Centre
219 Mahon - Douglas - Ballyphehane - Togher - Bishopstown (Southern Orbital), valid until 29 August 2015
219 Mahon - Douglas - Ballyphehane - Togher - Bishopstown (Southern Orbital), revised timetable effective 31 August 2015
220 Ballincollig - Cork city centre - Douglas - Carrigaline - Crosshaven - Fountainstown
221 Cork-Tivoli-Glamire-Riverstown-Hazelwood -Knockraha
223 Cork - Monkstown - Ringaskiddy - Haulbowline and return, valid until 30 August 2015
223 Cork - Monkstown - Ringaskiddy - Haulbowline and return, revised timetable effective 31 August 2015 
226/226A Kent Station – City Centre – Cork Airport – Kinsale
260 Cork - Youghal - Ardmore and return
261 Cork - Midleton - Ballinacurra and return

How much will it cost to buy a Leap Card?

A €5 refundable deposit is charged for adult Leap Cards and a €3 refundable deposit for Student and Child cards. You must top up with a ticket or a minimum of €5 Travel Credit at the time of the first purchase.

Once I have a leap card, what are my ticket options?

 24 Hours7 DayMonthly
Zone Adult Student Child Adult Student Child Adult Student
Red €5.10 €4.60 €3.55 €21.00 €18.90 €11.20 €78.50 €66.80
Green €8.15 €7.35 €5.60 €35.00 €30.00 €22.40 €97.50 €81.60

Adult Leap Card
The Adult Leap Card can be used by a person of any age, although adult fares will be applied, so it is advised that children get a Child Leap Card. A €5 fully refundable deposit is charged for Adult Leap Cards. When buying your Leap Card you must also top it up with a minimum of €5 Travel Credit.

Adult Personalised Leap Card
Adult personalised Leap Cards have your name and photograph printed on the face of the card. They work in the same way as regular adult Leap Cards. In the future, once monthly and annual tickets are available on Leap Cards you’ll be able to load these tickets on your Adult Personalised card. A €5 fully refundable deposit is charged for Adult Personalised Leap Cards. When buying your Adult Personalised Leap Card you must also top it up with a minimum of €5 Travel Credit.

Child Leap Fares
Children under sixteen years of age, who are in possession of a non-personalised Child Leap Card 4 -15 Years and children under nineteen years of age, who are in possession of a Personalised Child Leap Card 16 – 18 Years, may avail of Leap child fares where available on designated Leap-enabled services.

Schoolchild Leap Fare
Children under sixteen years of age, who are in possession of a non-personalised Child Leap Card 4 -15 Years and children under nineteen years of age, who are in possession of a Personalised Child Leap Card 16 – 18 Years, may avail of the Schoolchild Leap single fare on city services during the specified school term hours.

Student Leap Fares
Leap Single, 24 Hour Rolling and 7 Day Rolling products are issued at discounted student Leap fares, where available on Leap-enabled services, to students aged nineteen years and above who are in possession of a valid Leap Student Travelcard.
Students aged under nineteen years, who are in possession of a Personalised Child Leap card 16-18 Years, may avail of discounted Child Leap fares.

For more information please see http://cork.leapcard.ie/

Where can I buy and top-up my Leap Card?

Travel Credit, 24 hour and 7 day tickets can be purchased at Leap Card agents (PayZone agents). Just look for the Leap Card sign.

Leap Card Cork Agents - Initial list, more shops coming soon.

  • Fordes, Ballypheane
  • Spar, Ballypheane
  • Kelleher's, Cork City
  • Centra, Washington Street
  • Herlihys Centra, Oliver Plunkett St.
  • Herlihys Centra, Grand Parade
  • Centra Bakers Road, Gurranabraher
  • Marina Filling Station, Cork City
  • Supervalu, Hollyhill
  • Amber, Mayfield
  • Centra, Blarney
  • Centra, Tower
  • Ryan's Supervalu, Togher
  • XL Curraheen Stores, Bishopstown
  • Centra Donnybrook, Douglas
  • Supervalu, Frankfield
  • Gala Express Farranree
  • Daybreak Cork Road Cliffords, Cork City
  • Hennessys Centra, Cork
  • Spar McCurtain Street, Cork
  • Centra, Douglas
  • Supervalu Blackrock Scallys, Blackrock
  • Herlihys Centra, Bishopstown

A list of Leap Card agents is available at www.payzone.ie

For more information on Leap Card, visit www.leapcard.ie