New express service between Newry and Dublin Airport/Dublin City

New express service between Newry and Dublin Airport/Dublin City

Expressway Route X5 will provide direct faster journeys

Bus Éireann, in conjunction with Translink, is introducing a new express route between Newry, Dublin Airport and Dublin City. 
Expressway route X5
will have 12 return services a day between Newry and Dublin, and starts operating this Sunday, June 10th.

When combined with route X1 (Dublin – Belfast) it will provide 42 services daily between Dublin City, Dublin Airport and Newry - a near 24 hour service. 
The service will benefit both commuters and airport customers.

Dublin Airport

Faster journeys between Dublin and Newry 

Route X5 offers a journey time of just over 90 minutes from Dublin City, and 70 minutes from Dublin Airport. It will expedite travel times for those commuting between Newry and Dublin, who can also avail of complimentary on-board Wi-Fi.

Airport customers can forget about fuel, parking, and toll costs and with extra comfort seats and charging points, travel is stress free and comfortable. 
Tickets are available to purchase on board but a 5% discount is also applied to online bookings at

The New X5 service is being introduced in response to customer demand for a dedicated high frequency route between Dublin City and Dublin Airport to Newry,” said Seán Forde, Expressway Product Manager. We are delighted to offer an increased service level on this busy travel corridor, with near round-the-clock departures to and from Dublin and Newry.” 

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Wednesday, 6th June, 2018