Local bus services for everyone, everywhere

TFI Local Link bus services connect communities throughout rural Ireland as part of the TFI Public Transport Network. They form a network of affordable bus services for everyone who wants to travel to travel to or from local towns and villages. We have two different types of Local Link service: Regular Rural Bus Services and Door-to-Door Bus Services.

Regular Rural Bus Services

TFI Local Link regular rural bus services operate on a fixed route between towns and villages and run on a scheduled timetable, just like any other public transport bus service. The timetables are designed to make it easy to connect with Bus Éireann, commercial bus services and Iarnród Éireann networks so that you can travel further using the national TFI network easily and without delays.

Our regular rural bus services are used by local residents, commuters, students and tourists alike.

Click here for Regular Rural Bus Service Timetables

Door-to-Door Bus Services

TFI Local Link door-to-door bus services work along fixed routes but can divert to collect you and drop you off at your home, where possible. You must pre-book in advance through your Local Link office, ideally at least the day before travelling. Door-to-door bus services timetables can change and their frequency can vary from daily to once a week, or fortnightly.

Door-to-Door Bus Services offer great peace of mind to passengers living in rural areas who might otherwise have no way to access public transport and the freedom it brings.

Click here for Door-to-Door Bus Services operating in your area

Who can use TFI Local Link Services?

Everyone. Our job is to provide safe and accessible transport for rural communities throughout Ireland. Free Travel Passes are accepted on all TFI Local Link services and you can also pay with cash on all of our busses. We’re currently expanding our payment services to allow passengers pay with the TFI Go app.

Accessibility for Everyone

TFI Local Link provides accessible buses across our day and evening services and we can divert our routes for pick-ups where residents have mobility difficulties, if pre-booked by phone. 90% of TFI Local Link bus services can handle children’s buggies and wheelchairs.

Contact your nearest TFI Local Link office | Download TFI Local Link contact details 

For Regular Rural bus services operating in your area please see the drop-down menu

For Door-to-Door routes operating in your area please see the drop-down menu below.

TFI Local Link fares include single, return, student and child fares. Cash is accepted and Free Travel Pass holders and children under 5 years travel for free. For TFI Local Link fare information, click here

We’re currently expanding our payment services to allow passengers to pay with a TFI Leap Card or the TFI Go app.

If you’re aged between 19-23, or in full-time education, you can avail of up to a 50% discount on cash fares on TFI Local Link services with a valid Young Adult or Student Leap Card.

Student ID cards from recognised third level institutions may be used as a valid form of ID on TFI Local Link services.

For more information on Transport for Ireland’s Rural Transport Privacy Statement, click here.

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