Phase 2 of the BusConnects Network Redesign launched on 28th November in West Dublin and East Kildare.

This phase introduces the C-Spine (C1, C2, C3, C4), route 52, eight peak only routes (P29, X25, X26, X27, X28, X30, X31 and X32) and six local routes (L51, L52, L53, L54, L58 and L59). Two night-time routes (C5 and C6) have also been introduced.

The introduction of Phase 2 coincides with the removal of the following routes: 25, 25a, 25b, 25d, 25x, 66, 66a, 66b, 66e, 66n, 66x, 67, 67n and 67x operated by Dublin Bus and route 239, operated by Go-Ahead Ireland.

Route
until 27.11.21
Route
from 28.11.21
Areas Served
1 & 25a C1 From Adamstown Station via Lucan Road, Chapelizod bypass and City centre to Sandymount
1 & 25a C2
66 C3 From Maynooth via Leixlip, Lucan Road, Chapelizod bypass and City centre to Ringsend Road
67 C4 From Maynooth via Celbridge, Chapelizod bypass and City centre to Ringsend Road
66x X25 From Maynooth (Straffan Road) via Green Lane, Leixlip and City centre to UCD
X26 From Maynooth (Straffan Road) via Leixlip to Leeson Street
67x X27 From Celbridge (Salesian College) via Aghards Road and City centre to UCD
X28 From Celbridge (Salesian College) via Celbridge Main Street to UCD
25x X30 From Dodsboro via Lucan Village to UCD
66x X31 From River Forest, via Leixlip and Lucan Village to Earlsfort Terrace
X32 From Hewlett Packard via Leixlip and Lucan Village to Earlsfort Terrace
25d P29 From Adamstown Station via Newcastle Road, Chapelizod bypass and City centre to Ringsend Road
26 26 Route 26 will be significantly enhanced to ensure capacity for Chapelizod and Islandbridge
66e 52 From Intel via Green Lane, Leixlip, Chapelizod bypass and City centre to Ringsend Road
239 L51 From Adamstown Station to Liffey Valley, operated by Go-Ahead Ireland
L52 From Adamstown Station to Blanchardstown, operated by Go-Ahead Ireland
New Routes L53 From Adamstown Station to Liffey Valley via Fonthill Road
L54 From River Forest to Red Cow Luas via Lucan Village, Balgaddy and Clondalkin
L58 From River Forest to Hazelhatch via Hewlett Packard
L59 From River Forest to Hazelhatch via Green Lane

C-Spine Information Booklet [PDF]

C-Spine Information Booklet [Word Doc]

Frequency

The C1 and C2 have a daytime frequency of 20-30 minutes and the C3 and C4 have a 30 minute frequency. The combined daytime frequency along the spine is every 8 minutes.

See C-Spine frequency table for all phase 2 route frequencies.

Fares

From November 28th, TFI Leap Card fares have changed on Transport for Ireland services in the Dublin Area.

A new TFI 90 Minute fare now applies to most journeys. This TFI 90 Minute fare includes the option to transfer between Dublin Bus, Luas and most DART, commuter rail (zones 1 to 4 in the Short Hop Zone) and Go-Ahead Ireland services in Dublin – just touch on your last journey within 90 minutes of the first.

The TFI 90 Minute fare is just €2.30 for adults and students when using their TFI Leap Card during a promotional period and only 80 cent for children up to and including 18 years.

There is also a short fare for single trips up to 3km.

The Leap 90 travel discount has been discontinued.

For more information on the TFI 90 Minute Fare visit leapcard.ie.

Changes to City Centre Bus Stops

C-Spine routes do not serve Westmoreland Street or Pearse Street stops. Instead they serve Aston Quay and Tara Street.

Changes to Existing Routes

  • Route 1 now operates between Santry and the City centre and no longer serves Sandymount.
  • Route 26 has been significantly enhanced from the 28th November to ensure capacity for Chapelizod and Islandbridge.
  • Routes 15a, 15b and 15d no longer operate to Ringsend Road, and instead terminate/commence at Merrion Square.

Express Routes

Leixlip Express Routes Overview:

City Centre Express Routes Overview:

Timetables

C-spine – C1, C2, C3, C4

C5

C6

X25

X26

X27

X28

X30

X31

X32

P29

26

52

L51

L52

L53

L54

L58

L59

FAQs

View our Frequently Asked Questions.