Leap Card Waterford

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 601 to 605 in Waterford City and Route 360. Travel Credit can be used to purchase single tickets on all these routes. Travel Credit fares are 27% cheaper than the corresponding cash single fares.

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

Waterford Red Zone Adult Student Child
24 Hour €4.50    
7 Day €18.30 €15 €7.90
Month* €65 €50 €30
 Waterford City Leap Card Map

*The Monthly ticket is valid on Route 360 to Tramore.

Waterford Red Zone Tickets are only valid on Routes 601 to 605 and the outer stops of this zone are outlined below:

Waterford Red Zone - Last Stop in Zone
Stop Location Stop Name
Ballybeg Pitch & Putt Club
Outer Ring Road Airport Roundabout
Carrickphierish Road Roundabout
University Hospital Bus Stop
Oakwood Hillview Terminus

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.