Not driving home for Christmas?
It's bound to be super busy this festive season across the country. Here are all of the Christmas schedules for public transport.
Christmas Holiday Week
On Christmas Eve, all city and commuter/rural services nationwide will run until 9pm, and in some cases, up to 10pm. There will be no services on Christmas Day.
City & commuter services will operate to a Sunday timetable on both Bank Holidays of December 26th and January 1st, while a full timetable schedule will operate from January 27 to 30th inclusive. Full details of City, Town, Commuter and Rural Services can be found at www.buseireann.ie/Christmas
Discounts of up to 30% on cash fares are available on single journeys on these services, through use of Leap Card.
Expressway inter-city services will operate every day, except for Christmas Day, and customers are advised to check www.expressway.ie for the full details of the modified times.
Eurolines cross-channel services will not operate on 24, 25, 26 or 31 December 2018. See www.eurolines.ie
Park & Ride
The annual Christmas County Hall Park & Ride in Cork is currently operating every Saturday and Sunday until December 23rd. Adult Return tickets cost €3.00 or Family €5.00 (2 adults and 3 children). The service operates between County Hall and Sheare’s Street every 15 minutes - Saturday from 09.30 to 20.30 and Sundays from 10.30 to 20.30 (last service is 20.30 on 23rd December)
The Black Ash Park & Ride, operating between Black Ash and the City Centre will run every day (including Sunday) until Christmas Eve, December 24th (last service is 18.10 from the City Centre)
Special Christmas Fares
In Galway, Bus Éireann are also offering special Christmas fares of only €10 adult return for customers travelling on routes serving Tuam, Gort, Ballinasloe, Loughrea, Headford, Cong, Clifden, Mountbellew, Lettermullen and Carraroe. This special offer is running until December 24 inclusive. Children under sixteen travel for €5 Day Return from East, South and West Galway to Galway city.
For the full Christmas from the 24th December to the 30th December, timetable click here.