Archive - 2023

NTA and Bus Éireann announce investment in 360 and 360A bus services between Waterford and Tramore

The National Transport Authority (NTA), in partnership with Bus Éireann, is today announcing plans to improve bus services on Routes 360 & 360A between Waterford and Tramore from Sunday, 17 December 2023.

Tuesday, 12th December, 2023


Bus Éireann announces improved services and timetables on Route S2, Strandhill to Rosses Point

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to announce significantly enhanced services and timetables on Route S2, Strandhill to Rosses Point which will come into effect on Sunday, 17 December.

Tuesday, 12th December, 2023


Bus Éireann announces improved services and timetables on Route 458, Ballina to Enniskillen

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to announce significantly enhanced services and timetables on Route 458, Ballina to Enniskillen which will come into effect on Sunday, 17 December.

Tuesday, 12th December, 2023


Fógraíonn Bus Éireann feabhas ar sheirbhísí agus ar amchláir maidir le Bealach 423

Tá áthas ar chomhlacht náisiúnta bus na hÉireann, Bus Éireann, an feabhas ar mór ar sheirbhísí agus ar amchláir a fhógairt maidir le Bealach 423, An Clochán go Cathair na Mart, a thiocfaidh i bhfeidhm Dé Domhnaigh an 17 Nollaig.

Tuesday, 12th December, 2023


Fógraíonn Bus Éireann feabhas ar sheirbhísí agus ar amchláir maidir le Bealach 424

Tá áthas ar chomhlacht náisiúnta busanna na hÉireann, Bus Éireann, an feabhas ar mór ar sheirbhísí agus ar amchláir a fhógairt maidir le Bealach 424, Gaillimh go Leitir Mealláin, a thiocfaidh i bhfeidhm Dé Domhnaigh an 17 Nollaig.

Tuesday, 12th December, 2023


Bus Éireann announces improved services and timetables on Route 425A, Galway to Mountbellew

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to announce significantly enhanced services and timetables on Route 425A, Galway to Mountbellew which will come into effect on Sunday, 17 December.

Tuesday, 12th December, 2023


Bus Éireann announces improved services and timetables on Route 423, Clifden to Westport via Leenane

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to announce significantly enhanced services and timetables on Route 423, Clifden to Westport which will come into effect on Sunday, 17 December.

Tuesday, 12th December, 2023


Bus Éireann announces improved services and timetables on Route 424, Galway to Leitir Mealláin

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to announce significantly enhanced services and timetables on Route 424, Galway to Leitir Mealláin which will come into effect on Sunday, 17 December.

Tuesday, 12th December, 2023


Bus Éireann announces improved services and timetables on Route 272, Tralee to Ballybunion

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to announce significantly enhanced services and timetables on Route 272, Tralee to Ballybunion which will come into effect on Sunday, 10 December.

Friday, 1st December, 2023


Bus Éireann announces improved services and timetables on Route 279, Tralee to Killarney

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to announce significantly enhanced services and timetables on Route 279, Tralee to Killarney which will come into effect on Sunday, 10 December.

Friday, 1st December, 2023


Wheeling in the Years – Bus Éireann celebrates its 70th anniversary of Busáras

Bus Éireann marks the 70th anniversary of Busáras, Ireland’s central bus and coach station

Thursday, 26th October, 2023


Busáras 70th Anniversary

While time has passed us all, Busáras has stood proudly. It is the starting point of many journeys, the ending for others and a place where family and friends are reunited.

Wednesday, 4th October, 2023


Bus Éireann announces improved services on Route 354 from Dunmore East to Carrick-on-Suir

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to announce improved services to Route 354 from Dunmore East to Carrick-on-Suir which came into effect on Sunday, 24 September.

Thursday, 28th September, 2023


Enhanced service provides improved connectivity and new Sunday service

The significantly enhanced Route 329 is part of the Connecting Ireland Rural Mobility Plan, which is a major national public transport initiative developed and funded by the National Transport Authority (NTA) as part of the Transport for Ireland (TFI) Network.

Tuesday, 12th September, 2023


Bus Éireann announces improved service on new Route 170 from Dundalk to Cavan

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to announce a new service Route 170 from Dundalk to Cavan which came into effect on Sunday, 27 August.

Tuesday, 5th September, 2023


Reserve your Expressway seat with your Free Travel Pass

To do more, live more, see the family more - use your Free Travel Pass on Expressway.

Wednesday, 16th August, 2023


Bus Éireann encourages passengers to take the bus to explore the Wild Atlantic Way in the South

Bus Éireann encourages passengers to take the bus to explore the Wild Atlantic Way in the South this summer

Thursday, 10th August, 2023


First Carlow town bus service ‘will prove transformative’ – Minister for Transport

The new Carlow Town bus service is “welcome news for the local economy, the environment, but most of all, for the people who live, learn and work here”, according to Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD.

Thursday, 27th July, 2023


Expressway announces fare increases and introduces 33% early bird discount

Expressway, Bus Éireann’s commercial coach service, has announced changes to its fare structure

Monday, 17th July, 2023


New early morning and late night Expressway services added to Shannon Airport

Expressway, Bus Éireann's premium coach service, is delighted to announce the addition of four daily trips to its Route 51 service between Galway and Shannon Airport from Friday, 7 July 2023. The additional services will run daily, including public holidays, for nine weeks. 

Wednesday, 5th July, 2023


Additional Wheelchair Accessible Stops added to Expressway Route 30/X30

Expressway, Bus Éireann’s premium coach service, is delighted to announce the addition of six wheelchair accessible bus stops to Route 30/X30 from Tuesday, 4 July 2023.

Friday, 30th June, 2023


Enhanced Summer capacity on Expressway Route 32 Dublin/Donegal service

Bus Éireann is pleased to announce increased capacity on Expressway Route 32/32X (between Monaghan and Dublin) from Monday, 26 June 2023, for a 10-week period. Passengers travelling each way between Monaghan to Dublin will benefit from increased capacity which will include four new additional daily trips.

Tuesday, 27th June, 2023


Bus Éireann proud to announce sponsorship of Navan Pride

Bus Éireann is proud to sponsor Navan Pride, with festivities taking place from 26 June to 1 July.

Thursday, 22nd June, 2023


Bus Éireann announces improved services and timetables on Route 270, Killarney to Skibbereen

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to announce significantly enhanced services and timetable to Route 270, Killarney to Skibbereen which will come into effect this Sunday, 25 June.

Thursday, 22nd June, 2023


Bus Éireann achieves 91% overall Customer Satisfaction score nationwide

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, has achieved all-time high Customer Satisfaction results for 2022/23. The results, gathered in an independently measured survey of Bus Éireann customers nationwide reveal a 91% overall Customer Satisfaction rate for 12 consecutive months for the first time in the company’s history.

Thursday, 22nd June, 2023


85% of Parents say their older children are more reliant on the ‘Taxi of Mum and Dad’

According to a Bus Éireann Expressway survey, most parents spend between one and five hours driving their 16-24 year old children around each week, with 39% spending six hours or more

Friday, 16th June, 2023


Walk the Yellow Walk for Grow Mental Health

This Summer Solstice, Wednesday 21st June, Expressway Ireland’s premium inter-regional coach service is once again supporting Grow Mental Health by asking the public to wear YELLOW and get out walking, running, cycling, swimming, or hiking for 30 minutes to raise vital funds for mental health supports.

Friday, 16th June, 2023


Bus Éireann June Bank Holiday travel arrangements

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, looks forward to connecting people with who and what matters to them this June Bank Holiday Weekend.

Friday, 2nd June, 2023


SLANE UPDATE Expressway services

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to update on service options for people attending the Harry Styles concert in Slane, Co Meath on Saturday, 10 June 2023.Special Slane services from Cork, Dublin, Galway and Limerick organised by Expressway are now fully sold out.

Thursday, 1st June, 2023


Expressway Offers Options for Stranded Dublin Airport Passengers as Carparks Reach Capacity

Bus Éireann's Expressway, Ireland’s largest commercial inter-regional coach service, is encouraging holidaymakers to ditch their cars and to take the coach to Dublin Airport, ahead of one of the busiest weekends of the year for holidaymakers.

Wednesday, 31st May, 2023


Bus Éireann’s Expressway adds weekday morning service and evening return

From Tuesday 6 June, Bus Éireann’s Expressway Route 2 will add morning and evening services through Arklow. The change has been licenced by the National Transport Authority and is subject to final approvals from Wicklow County Council.

Friday, 26th May, 2023


Bus Éireann’s Expressway offering 15% off Rory Gallagher Festival Tickets, 1-4 June 2023

Bus Éireann is delighted to partner with the Rory Gallagher International Festival (Rory Fest) to offer Expressway customers 15% off full 3 night festival weekend tickets. The Festival takes place between 1 - 4 June 2023 in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal.

Friday, 26th May, 2023


Athlone’s first electric town service wins top prize at Sustainable Business Award for Bus Éireann

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is delighted to announce the Athlone Electric Town Service project won two awards at last night’s PwC Business Post Sustainable Business Awards. The project was successful in the Sustainable Project: Transport award category as well as winning the overall top Grand Prix award competing against other category winners such as An Post and Bank of America. The awards were adjudicated by an independent panel of experts in environmental, social and governance issues.

Thursday, 25th May, 2023


Bus Éireann encourages passengers to take the bus to Cork Airport this Summer

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is encouraging customers to take the bus when travelling to Cork Airport this summer.

Tuesday, 23rd May, 2023


Bus Éireann signs €3m contract with Hitachi to begin electrification of Limerick depot

Bus Éireann, the national bus company, has recently appointed Hitachi Energy Ireland to deliver the first phase of electrifying the depot at Roxboro, following a competitive tender process. This project is funded by the National Transport Authority as part of the transformation of Ireland’s urban bus fleets to zero tailpipe emission vehicles.

Friday, 19th May, 2023


NTA and Bus Éireann launch East Coast Commuter Corridor from 7 May

The National Transport Authority (NTA) and Bus Éireann have today announced improved bus services for passengers in Fingal, East Meath and Louth through enhancements in Routes 101 and 101x.

Wednesday, 3rd May, 2023


NTA and Bus Éireann launch East Coast Commuter Corridor from 7 May

Greater frequency and capacity on services between Wicklow town and Dublin New bus service linking Wicklow town and Bray

Wednesday, 3rd May, 2023


Bus Éireann May Bank Holiday travel arrangements

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, looks forward to connecting people with who and what matters to them this May Bank Holiday Weekend.

Friday, 28th April, 2023


Bus Éireann May Bank Holiday travel arrangements

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, looks forward to connecting people with who and what matters to them this May Bank Holiday Weekend.

Thursday, 27th April, 2023


Bus Éireann achieves 470,000 emission-free kilometres in 2022,

Investments by the National Transport Authority in new zero and low-emission vehicles and a return to pre-pandemic passenger numbers has seen 470,000 emission-free kilometres delivered by Bus Éireann in 2022, according to the company’s second Annual Sustainability Report. The Annual Sustainability Report 2022, published today, outlines the progress made by Ireland’s national bus company towards meeting the ambitious targets set out in its 2021 Sustainability Strategy.

Tuesday, 11th April, 2023


Travel from Waterford to Dublin for just €6.20 on Bus Éireann’s Expressway

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to announce a new promotional fare on Expressway Route 4, Waterford to Dublin/Dublin Airport offering €5 off Adult single and return journeys.

Thursday, 30th March, 2023


Bus Éireann partner with Achill Tourism on Route 450, Westport to Achill Sound

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, has partnered with Achill Tourism to encourage passengers to travel by bus while visiting the scenic locations featured in the Oscar nominated film, The Banshees of Inisherin.

Thursday, 30th March, 2023


Bus Éireann announces significantly enhanced Expressway 100X Dublin/Dundalk service

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to announce significantly enhanced services and timetables on Expressway Route 100X (Dublin/Dundalk) from Sunday, 12 February.

Monday, 30th January, 2023