Last updated: 10:45 30th April

On Thursday 29th April the Government, as part of its Recovery and Resilience: The Path Ahead plan, announced new public health measures to come into effect from May 2021.

From Tuesday 4th May:

  • Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail full weekday schedules will resume. Pre-booking is mandatory on all Iarnród Éireann Intercity rail services until further notice. For more details visit irishrail.ie.
  • Dublin Bus will operate a Monday to Friday timetable with exceptions to some routes and Xpresso services. For more details visit dublinbus.ie.
  • Go-Ahead Ireland timetables can be found at goaheadireland.ie

From Monday 10th May public transport capacity will increase from 25% to 50% and travel between counties will be permitted.

Everyone should continue to work from home unless absolutely necessary to attend in person.

Face coverings must be worn on public transport. Those who can get to their destination by walking or cycling are strongly encouraged to do so.

Passengers are asked to avoid travelling at peak times, continue to respect priority seating areas for those who need them, use a TFI Leap Card where possible and please Do not use public transport if you are experiencing any of the symptoms of COVID-19.

Current public transport service information can be found at Transportforireland.ie and:

For the most reliable, up-to-date information on face coverings, including reasonable excuses, please visit HSE advice and Gov.ie face covering guidance.

Bus and Rail Operator Service Updates (scroll right to view tables)

Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Summary
Aircoach 700 Leopardstown Dublin Airport Complete suspension from 24/12
Aircoach 702 Greystones Dublin Airport Complete suspension from 21/03
Aircoach 703 Killiney Dublin Airport Complete suspension from 21/03
Aircoach 704x Dublin Cork Suspensions – see Operator website for further details
Aircoach 705x Dublin Belfast Complete suspension from 25/12
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Summary
Airport Hopper 777 Dublin Airport Tallaght Complete suspension of services
Airport Hopper 767 Maynooth Dublin Airport Complete suspension of services
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Summary
Buggys Coaches 891 Castlecomer Kilkenny Complete suspension
Buggys Coaches 835 Tullamore Town Tullamore Town Complete suspension
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Burkes Bus 427 Dunmore Galway Suspensions – see Operator website for further details.
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Summary
Bus Éireann 871 Dublin London Completely suspended last service ex-Dublin on 22/03 and ex-London on 23/03

All Bus Éireann services have resumed normal service apart from 871 service above.

Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Summary
City Direct Bus Ltd KK1 Loughboy Retail Park N77 Roundabout Revised timetables in operation
City Direct Bus Ltd KK2 Purcellsinch St Luke’s Hospital Revised timetables in operation
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Dave Long Coach Travel Ltd/ West Cork Connect 230 Skibbereeen St Patrick’s Quay Suspensions
Dave Long Coach Travel Ltd/ West Cork Connect 229 Bantry Cork City Suspensions
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Donal Quinn 811N Trim Navan Complete suspension
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Dualway Coaches Ltd 556 Cliffs of Moher Dame Street Complete suspension
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Summary
Dublin Bus 747 Heuston Station Dublin Airport Complete suspension from 26/03
Nitelink Services 7n, 25n, 29n, 31n, 33n, 39n, 42n, 46n, 49n, 66n, 67n, 69n, 70n, 77n, 84n and 88n Dublin City Centre Various locations across Dublin Nitelink services will not operate from Friday 20th March, until further notice.
Dublin Bus 757 Charlotte Way Dublin Airport Complete suspension from 26/03

From 18th January 2021, Dublin Bus will operate an enhanced Saturday schedule on weekdays.

Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Dublin Coach 750 Dundrum Dublin Airport Complete suspension
Operator Route Number Origin Destination Status
Hidden Dublin Walks 580 Dublin Dublin Complete suspension of services.
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Express Bus Ltd 787 Ballymun Dublin Airport Complete suspension
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Farragher International Travel Services Ltd 488 Kilcurriff Kilcurriff Complete suspension of services.
Farragher International Travel Services Ltd Kilcurriff Corofin Complete suspension of services.
Farragher International Travel Services Ltd 484 Glenaneeney Glenaneeney Complete suspension of services.
Farragher International Travel Services Ltd 441 Corofin Tuam Complete suspension of services.
Farragher International Travel Services Ltd 527 Kilcurriff Salthill Complete suspension
Operator Route Number Origin Destination Status
Finnegan’s of Bray 984N Dublin Kilcoole Complete suspension
Operator Route Number Origin Destination Status
Foley Minibus Hire 325 Effin Charleville Complete suspension
Foley Minibus Hire 327 Charleville Kilmallock Complete suspension
Operator Route Number Origin Destination Status
Gerard & Mary Flynn 579 Killorglin Killarney Complete suspension

Revised Monday – Friday timetables for Go-Ahead Ireland came into effect Monday 25th January.

Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Joe Doherty Bus Hire 922 Swinford Sligo Complete suspension
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Joe Moroney Coach Hire 164 Sydney Parade UCD Complete suspension
Operator Route Number Origin Destination Status
Martin Leydon Coaches Ltd 930 Swalinbar Cavan/Enniskillen Complete suspension
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Summary
McGonagle Bus 976 Cockhill Bridgend Complete suspension
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Michael Gray Coach Hire 872 Kilmuckridge Wexford Complete suspension
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Michael Moran Coach Hire 968 Westport Castlebar Suspensions
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Monica McCarthy 244 Dromahane Dromahane Complete suspension
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Mortons Coaches 153 Dublin Port (Terminal 1 & 2) Westmoreland Street Complete suspension
Operator Route Number Origin Destination Status
National Express 784 Dublin City Dublin Airport Suspended
National Express 783 Dublin City Dublin Airport Suspended
National Express 782 Dublin City Dublin Airport Suspended
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Summary
O’Donoghue Bus & Coach 317 and 318 Clonmel Clonmel Complete suspension from 17 March
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Summary
Pat Moynihan Kerry Kerry Complete suspension

 

Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Sillan Tours Ltd 179 Cootehill Dublin Suspensions
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Tralee Peoples Bus Service 290A Tralee Tralee Complete suspension
Tralee Peoples Bus Service 290B Tralee Tralee Complete suspension
Operator’s Name Route No Origin Destination Status
Treacy Coaches NUG01 Galway Ballina Complete suspension of services.