Bus Éireann Statement

The National Transport Authority are responsible for the public transport network and connectivity. A new  timetable for the Expressway Route 20/X20, Galway–Athlone–Dublin City–Dublin Airport was approved by the authority and came into effect yesterday, Sunday, 29 July 2018.
Our Expressway services are wholly commercial and receive no State funding, and therefore network reviews must take account of where customer demand is greatest. The service improvements for the Expressway Route 20/X20 include:

  • An additional 2 services in each direction Monday to Friday
  • An additional 9 limited stop X type services connecting Galway/Loughrea/Ballinasloe/Athlone & Dublin city
  • An additional 4 non-stop services between Athlone & Dublin city
  • An additional 5 non-stop services between Dublin city & Athlone. 

Tickets can be purchased online at www.buseireann.ie with a 5% discount. 

Monday, 30th July, 2018