Student Offers

Fancy €25 off student travel?

Get on board with €25 off student travel on Ireland’s largest coach network. Bus Éireann and Expressway ambassadors are touring college campuses up and down the country during Freshers’ week, dishing out treats and vouchers worth €25 everywhere they go!

Can’t catch us? Never fear! We know you’ve got better things to spend your money on, and we’re feeling generous.
Here’s how it works:

  1. Get online and purchase any student return or 10 Journey ticket in September or October and enter promo code STUDENT09 at checkout. You’ll save €10!
  2. Travelling again? Get €5 off a single student fare in November using promo code STUDENT11.
  3. Do it all over again! Enter promo code STUDENT02 at checkout to save €10 on any student return or 10 Journey ticket departing in February.

Whether you’re off home to visit your mammy, bonding with new pals on a class trip, or straggling back to your dorm after a great weekend, Bus Éireann and Expressway are with you on your journey.

View full terms and conditions. Don’t be greedy! Promo codes are restricted to one use per customer.

Check out what day we’ll be visiting your college (10am–3pm) so you can save €25 off your travel!

Athlone IT Sept 9th   TUD - Tallaght Sept 23rd
UCC Sept 9th, 10th   NUI Maynooth Sept 23rd, 24th
Limerick IT Sept 9th   Carlow IT Sept 23rd
TCD Sept 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th   Letterkenny IT Sept 23rd
UL Sept 10th, 11th   TUD - Kevin St. Sept 24th
Mary Immaculate College Sept 10th   NCI Sept 24th
NUIG Sept 11th, 17th   Dundalk IT Sept 24th
IT Tralee Sept 12th   NCAD Sept 25th
GMIT Castlebar Sept 16th   TUD - Cathal Brugha Street Sept 25th
UCD Sept 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th   TUD - Blanchardstown Sept 25th
Griffith Sept 16th   TUD - Bolton St. Sept 26th
Cork IT Sept 17th   DCU Sept 26th, 30th
IADT Sept 17th   TUD - Grangegorman Oct 2nd
GMIT Galway Sept 18th   DBS Oct 2nd
Sligo IT Sept 18th   WIT TBC
TUD - Aungier St. Sept 23rd      

Year-round student savings

You don’t need a promo code to save with Bus Éireann and Expressway

We’re with you on your journey with great discounts for students. Join the thousands of students every day who travel with Bus Éireann and Expressway enjoying free WiFi, a reliable service, and island-wide connections.

Student FAQ

Why should I choose Bus Éireann and Expressway?

Why wouldn’t you? With great student savings and Ireland’s largest coach network, we’re the best choice for students. Add in free WiFi on all our buses and coaches, and you’re onto a winner.

Do I need student ID?

Our student discounts are just for students, so you'll need to show your student ID to your driver when you're getting on your bus or coach. Tickets are only valid when accompanied by a student ID with your photo on it!

We accept the following forms of student ID from third-level students:

  • Student ID cards issued by a recognised third-level institution
  • Student Leap Card
  • USIT's ISIC card
  • TransLink Student Card (Northern Ireland)

Click here to see a list of the colleges whose Student Identity Cards will be recognised by Bus Éireann and Expressway for entitlement to student fares.

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