Leap Card Cork

Leap Card has arrived in Cork 

Getting started with Leap

A Leap Card is a reloadable smartcard that can be used to pay for individual journeys using Travel Credit and more regular commuters can load 24hr, 7 Day, Monthly or Annual tickets onto their Leap Card.

Where can I buy it?

You can buy a Leap Card here or at any Payzone Outlet

Where can I use it?

You can use your Leap Card when travelling on Routes 201 to 261 in Cork City & County. Travel Credit can be used to purchase single tickets on all these routes. Travel Credit fares are 24% cheaper than the corresponding cash single city fares within the city Red Zone and 20% cheaper than the corresponding cash single fares elsewhere.

If you are a more frequent traveler you can also purchase the following zonal tickets.

Cork Red Zone Adult Student Child
24 Hour €5.35 €4.40 €3.40
7 Day €22.00 €18 €11.75
Month €82.40 €65 €38
Cork Green Zone Adult Student Child
24 Hour €8.55 €7 €5.40
7 Day €36.70 €28.50 €21.30
Month €102.30 €84 €57.70

Cork Red & Green Zone Tickets are only valid on Routes 201 to 261 within their relevant zones and are not valid beyond the outer boundary stops in each zone. Attached below is a zonal map of both zones and the location of the boundary stops.

Leap Card Zonal Map Cork City
Red Zone - Last Stop in Zone (Boundary Stop)
Stop Location Stop Name
New Commons Rd Dulux
Douglas East Village Opp Tramway Tce
Model Farm Rd Motor Tax Office
Glanmire Opp Monkey Maze
Douglas East Village Opp Tramway Tce
Evergreen Rd Presentation School
Carrigrohane Rd County Hall
Model Farm Rd Motor Tax Office
Lower Glanmire Rd Cheshire Home
Mallow Rd Westlink Business Park
New Commons Rd Dulux
Glanmire Opp Monkey Maze
Mallow Rd Westlink Business Park
Dublin Hill Kilbarry Cottages
Green Zone - Last Stop In Zone (Boundary Stop)
Stop Location Stop Name
Cloghroe Opp Coolflugh Terminus
Fountainstown Southbound
Ovens EMC
Knockraha Church
Haulbowline Naval Base
Cork Airport Terminal Bus Stop
Inniscarra Inniscarra Bar
Ovens EMC
Carrigtwohill Fota Park
Sluggera Cross Bus Stop
Whitechurch St Patricks Church
Sallybrook Brook Inn
Glenville Kennedys Pub

How much does it cost?

A fully refundable deposit of €5.00 (Child €3.00) is charged for your card and you must also top-up with a minimum of €5.00 Travel Credit.

What if I lose my Leap Card?

You can register your Leap Card here to protect against loss or theft. Once you report your stolen card within 5 days, you can order a replacement card which will be sent out to you in 5 working days.