Bus Éireann News

Bus Éireann announces improved services and timetables

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to announce significantly enhanced services and timetables which come into effect today, Sunday 22 November 2020. In conjunction with the National Transport Authority (NTA), Bus Éireann will offer customers improved services across the country in counties Galway, Kerry, Louth and Mayo. The new jobs are based at Ballina, Dundalk and Tralee.

Sunday, 22nd November, 2020


Bus Éireann proud to support new anti-racism campaign

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is proud to support a new anti-racism campaign by Transport for Ireland (TFI) and the Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI) which launched this week.

Friday, 23rd October, 2020


Bus Éireann and Expressway issue Level 5 travel advice for all services nationwide

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is advising customers of updated guidelines under Level 5 of Ireland’s Plan for Living with Covid-19 which will come into effect from midnight tomorrow, Wednesday, 21 October 2020.

Tuesday, 20th October, 2020


Bus Éireann and Expressway Level 3 advice for Inter-city and commuter services

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is advising customers of updated guidelines under Level 3 of Ireland’s Plan for Living with Covid-19 which came into effect countrywide from midnight last night.

Wednesday, 7th October, 2020


Consolidation of Expressway services and begins plans for expansion of city and commuter services

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, announces that its Expressway services between Dublin and Cork, Dublin and Galway and Dublin and Limerick are to cease, and the Dublin / Belfast service is to be suspended indefinitely.

Tuesday, 29th September, 2020


Bus Éireann introduces additional 66 Expressway services from Sunday 13 September

From Sunday, 13 September 2020, Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, will run additional Expressway services on the following routes:

Sunday, 13th September, 2020


Bus Éireann introduces additional Expressway services from Sligo/Derry and Sligo/Letterkenny from Su

From Sunday, 6 September 2020, Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, will run two additional Route 64 services between Sligo/Derry and Sligo/Letterkenny.

Friday, 28th August, 2020


Update on School Transport Scheme 2020/21

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, operates the School Transport Scheme on behalf of the Department of Education. Almost 120,000 students use school transport, accounting for 40 million journeys each year. More than 100 people work on the Scheme, excluding drivers and mechanics, and there are 11 dedicated local school transport offices right throughout the country.

Friday, 28th August, 2020


Road Closure affecting Trim, Route 190

Please note that Meath County Council have informed us of a Temporary Road Closure of the Regional Road R898-0 (Castle Street) from its junction with Finnegan’s Way to its junction with the R160-0 (Trim Ring Road).

Wednesday, 19th August, 2020


Bus Éireann introduces additional Expressway services seven days a week from Sunday 9 August

From Sunday, 9 August 2020, Bus Éireann will run two additional Expressway 51 services from Cork to Limerick and Galway, serving Shannon Airport and Ennis, seven days a week. These coaches will depart Cork at 12:25 and 14:25 (2.25pm) daily and Galway at 07:05 and 09:05 each morning.

Friday, 7th August, 2020


Bus Éireann advises of capacity pressures on certain Expressway routes ahead of August Bank Holiday

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is advising people intending to travel this weekend on its intercity Expressway routes to avoid peak times, as currently some services are unable to satisfy passenger demand.

Thursday, 30th July, 2020


Some Expressway intercity coach services experiencing demand in excess of 50% capacity

Wednesday, 8 July 2020. Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is advising people to undertake only necessary journeys and to avoid, where possible, peak travel times on Expressway routes. Bus Éireann is providing live service updates on its Twitter feeds to assist passengers plan travel.

Friday, 10th July, 2020


Passengers are increasingly complying with mandatory face coverings on Bus Éireann services

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, has observed a substantial increase in the number of passengers using face coverings, ranging from 50 to 90 per cent on most routes on the first day they became mandatory. Bus Éireann welcomed the Government’s decision last week as part of the Phase 3 Roadmap to enable increased capacity on public transport to 50 per cent and the mandatory wearing of face coverings, and has updated its Terms and Conditions of Carriage accordingly.

Wednesday, 1st July, 2020


Bus Éireann launch “Keeping Ireland Connected” Campaign this week

Bus Éireann are proud to launch the Keeping Ireland Connected campaign which will focus on sharing a positive message across the country and in communities around Ireland.

Tuesday, 16th June, 2020


Bus Éireann timetables to revert to a ‘weekday schedule’ from Monday, June 08

Social distancing requirements mean capacity will remain very limited and should only be used for essential journeys

Saturday, 6th June, 2020