Leap Card Galway

Bus Éireann/Leap Card

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 401 to 410 in Galway City. Travel Credit can be used to purchase single tickets on all these routes. Travel Credit fares are 20% cheaper than the corresponding cash single fare.

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

Galway Red Zone Adult Student Child
24 Hour €4.20     
7 Day €20.20 €18.20 €8.30
Month €69.50 €57.60 €30.60

Galway Red Zone Tickets are only valid on Routes 401 to 410 and the outer stops of this zone are outlined below:

Galway Red Zone - Last Stop in Zone
Stop Location Stop Name
Upper Salthill Rd Diving Board
Shangort Rd Church
Parkmore Rd Roundabout
Thomas Hynes Rd Tudor Lawns
Ballybane Industrial Estate Entrance
Gort na Bro B&Q Retail Park
Bothar an Choiste Maigh Riocard
Oranmore Opp Oranmore Town Centre

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.