Archive - 2021

Bus Éireann issues travel advice for Waterford

As has been widely reported, Waterford is experiencing a high incidence of Covid-19 in the community, currently the sixth highest in the country at 1,418 cases per 100,000 population.

Thursday, 25th November, 2021


Bus Éireann partners with Cork Penny Dinners for Christmas Fill-A-Bus food and toy appeal

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is partnering with local community organisation Cork Penny Dinners for its annual Christmas Fill-A-Bus food and toy appeal this Saturday, 27 November from 10:30-17:30 at Cork Bus Station, Parnell Place.

Wednesday, 24th November, 2021


Bus Éireann partners with We Care Letterkenny for Fill-A-Bus food appeal this Friday

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is partnering with local community organisation We Care Letterkenny Foodback for a Fill-A-Bus food appeal this Friday, 19 November from 12-5pm at Letterkenny Bus Station.

Tuesday, 16th November, 2021


Bus Éireann encourages Sustainable Shopping with services to Mahon Point Shopping Centre

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is encouraging members of the public to leave their cars at home by travelling to Mahon Point Shopping Centre on one of the new Bus Éireann services to the shopping centre which were introduced earlier this year.

Monday, 15th November, 2021


Stories of Hope and Recovery go on tour at Parnell Place, Bus Station, Cork

Expressway, Ireland’s premium inter-regional coach service have partnered up with Grow Mental Health to raise awareness of mental health issues. Customers will see a photo exhibition with stories of recovery and hope in our bus stations nationwide. The exhibition started in early October in Busáras and has recently moved to Parnell Place in Cork and other regional locations over the coming weeks. This partnership initiative is to promote positive mental health and raise vital funds for Grow Mental Health, the non-profit group.

Wednesday, 10th November, 2021


One Euro Promotional Bus Fares on Athlone town services with the new TFI Go App

Bus Éireann and the National Transport Authority (NTA) have announced an introductory offer of €10 for 10 journeys for customers using the new TFI Go mobile ticketing app on Athlone town bus services in November.

Tuesday, 9th November, 2021


One Euro Promotional Bus Fares on Navan town services with the new TFI Go App

Bus Éireann and the National Transport Authority (NTA) have announced an introductory offer of €10 for 10 journeys for customers using the new TFI Go mobile ticketing app on Navan town bus services in November.

Tuesday, 9th November, 2021


Stories of Hope and Recovery go on tour at Waterford Bus Station

Expressway, Ireland’s premium inter-regional coach service has partnered up with Grow Mental Health to raise awareness of mental health issues. Customers will see a photo exhibition with stories of recovery and hope in Bus Éireann Waterford. The display started in early October in Busáras and has recently moved to Waterford and Cork Bus Stations and other regional locations over the coming weeks. This partnership initiative is to promote positive mental health and raise vital funds for Grow Mental Health, the non-profit group.

Friday, 5th November, 2021


Bus Éireann industrial output valued at €578m – KPMG report

A new report by the professional services firm, KPMG, on Bus Éireann’s economic and social impact on – and contribution to society – has shown the positive impact the company and its services have on individuals and communities throughout Ireland. The report, published today, demonstrates the influence of Bus Éireann for the greater good of the economy, the environment, and Irish society as a whole.

Tuesday, 26th October, 2021


One Euro Promotional Bus Fares on Cork Red Zone services with the new TFI Go App

Bus Éireann and the National Transport Authority (NTA) have announced an introductory offer of €10 for 10 journeys for customers using the new TFI Go mobile ticketing app in the Cork Red Zone.

Thursday, 14th October, 2021


Service disruption in the Eastern Region on Monday11th October 2021

Service disruption in the Eastern Region on Monday 11th October 2021

Monday, 11th October, 2021


Service disruption in the eastern region on Saturday 9th October 2021

Service disruption in the eastern region on Saturday 9th October 2021

Saturday, 9th October, 2021


Stories of Hope and Recovery go on tour at Bus Éireann Stations Nationwide

Expressway, Ireland’s premium inter-regional coach service, has partnered again with Grow Mental Health to celebrate World Mental Health Month and raise awareness of mental health issues. From today, customers will see a photo exhibition with stories of recovery and hope in Bus Éireann bus stations nationwide.

Friday, 8th October, 2021


Bus Éireann submits significant restoration and redevelopment plans for Busáras to Dublin City Counc

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, has today submitted a planning application for the redevelopment of Busáras, Dublin’s central coach and bus station.

Thursday, 23rd September, 2021


MyExpressway Arrives On-Time as Students and Workers Return

Bus Éireann, the national bus company, today confirmed the launch of the all-new MyExpressway online booking system, now available as part of its premium inter-regional Expressway coach service.

Wednesday, 8th September, 2021


Dundalk travellers urged to book guaranteed seat for 100X Expressway service

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is reminding people that we are approaching a very busy time of year as schools and colleges are starting to reopen and public transport continues to operate at 75% capacity. To avoid disappointment for passengers travelling on our Expressway intercity services, we are advising all our passengers to book a ticket in advance on expressway.ie to guarantee their seat and receive priority boarding.

Tuesday, 24th August, 2021


Dundalk rallies to support the Bus Éireann “Fill a Bus” for Meals on Wheels appeal

There was a fantastic local response to Bus Éireann’s second annual appeal in support of Meals on Wheels Dundalk, in conjunction with media partner LMFM yesterday, Thursday 19 August on the Long Walk, Dundalk.

Friday, 20th August, 2021


Navan travellers are benefitting from 11 new easily accessible coaches operated by Bus Éireann

Navan travellers are benefitting from 11 new easily accessible coaches operated by Bus Éireann on behalf of the National Transport Authority. The new LF400 double-deck buses, in the distinctive green and yellow TFI livery are the first of their kind to be equipped with a permanent wheelchair space and priority seating on the lower deck.

Thursday, 19th August, 2021


Cavan travellers are benefitting from six new easily accessible coaches operated by Bus Éireann

Cavan travellers are benefitting from six new easily accessible coaches operated by Bus Éireann on behalf of the National Transport Authority. The new LF400 double-deck buses, in the distinctive green and yellow TFI livery are the first of their kind to be equipped with a permanent wheelchair space and priority seating on the lower deck.

Thursday, 19th August, 2021


Bus Éireann & TFI Local Link welcome new enhanced services connecting Tralee with Dingle Peninsula

Bus Éireann and TFI Local Link Kerry, are pleased to welcome new and enhanced bus services in Kerry, connecting Tralee with the Dingle Peninsula.

Friday, 13th August, 2021


NTA & BUS ÉIREANN UNVEIL HYDROGEN BUSES FOR INITIAL USE ON COMMUTER ROUTE 105

The National Transport Authority (NTA) in conjunction with Bus Éireann has today unveiled three new hydrogen-fuel-cell-electric double-deck buses that will initially be used on commuter services in the Greater Dublin Area.

Tuesday, 13th July, 2021


Expressway late Galway-Limerick service reinstated

Bus Éireann, the national bus company, is pleased to confirm that from this Friday 25 June, the last daily departure from Galway to Limerick on Expressway Route 51 will be at 7.05pm. This service had been temporarily suspended from 15 May 2021.

Friday, 25th June, 2021


Bus Éireann invests €16 million in Expressway: 30 new coaches and new ticketing technology

Bus Éireann, the national bus company, has invested €16 million in its commercial Expressway inter-regional coach service. This includes 30 Expressway coaches for use nationwide – the first of which will enter into passenger service in Waterford today. Expressway is the largest commercial bus operator in the country, carrying six million passengers in 2019.

Tuesday, 15th June, 2021


Bus Éireann begins dedicated COVID-19 vaccination shuttle service in Limerick

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, in conjunction with the National Transport Authority (NTA) announces a new shuttle bus service making travel easier for COVID-19 vaccination appointments, currently at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa and moving to Limerick Racecourse from 7 June.

Wednesday, 26th May, 2021


Minister Naughton welcomes commencement of delivery of Bus Éireann electric hybrid fleet to Galway

Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD, today marked the entry into service of the first of Bus Éireann’s electric hybrid vehicles to its Galway city fleet – a first for Ireland’s national bus company. Funded by the National Transport Authority, and carrying the new, distinctive Transport for Ireland green and yellow livery, these buses mean reduced emissions and improved air quality. Twenty six buses will enter service over the next number of weeks, with a further batch being delivered towards the end of 2021 to complete the transition of the Galway City bus network to low emission electric hybrid buses.

Monday, 24th May, 2021


Bus Éireann commits to halving Green House Gas emissions by 2030

First sustainability strategy encompasses targets for climate, waste, cities and communities, education, equality and decent, safe work

Thursday, 20th May, 2021


Updated travel advice as capacity doubles to 50% and inter-county travel returns on Monday 10 May

As capacity on public transport increases to 50% from tomorrow as part of the phased reopening of the country, Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is advising customers to travel outside of peak times, to book a guaranteed seat for inter-regional Expressway travel and to be prepared for greater demand on some services, especially during periods of fine weather, at weekends and morning/evening commute times.

Monday, 10th May, 2021


Bus Éireann begins first COVID-19 vaccination shuttle service in Waterford

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, in conjunction with the National Transport Authority (NTA) announces a new shuttle bus service to make travel easier for COVID-19 vaccination appointments at the Waterford Vaccination Centre at the WIT Arena.

Wednesday, 28th April, 2021


Bus Éireann announce commencement of redevelopment works at Roxboro bus depot & maintenance facilit

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, has today announced the commencement of its redevelopment of Roxboro bus depot and maintenance facility at Roxboro Road in Limerick.

Thursday, 22nd April, 2021


Bus Éireann proud to be supporting Aldi Community Games 2021

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, for the second-year running is proud travel partner of the Aldi Community Games 2021. Bus Éireann is advising families interested in supporting these games to register their children at www.mycommunitygames.com by the closing date of 5 May 2021.

Wednesday, 21st April, 2021


Bus Éireann issues travel guidance from Monday 12 April

With changes to travel restrictions and the full resumption of education on Monday 12 April, Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, advises passengers to plan their essential journeys and to be aware of the continuing 25% capacity limit on all public transport.

Monday, 12th April, 2021


Bus Éireann confirms January 29 as last day of operation for the X12 Dublin/Limerick Route

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is today confirming that its X12 Expressway service between Dublin and Limerick will cease operation this month, with Friday, 29 January 2021 as the last day of operation.

Wednesday, 20th January, 2021