Route 600 - Waterford City - Bus Stop Change

21/06/24Route 600 – Waterford City – Temporary Bus Stop – June 23rd

Please note that the Waterford City Marathon will be taking place this Sunday June 23rd.

As a result, our bus stop at Merchants Quay in Waterford will not be accessible between 6AM and 2PM on Sunday June 23rd.

During this time we will be operating a temporary bus stop outside Treacy’s Hotel on Bridge Street.

WIT bus stops will operate as normal all day.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

Fare Adjustment

20/06/24Fare Adjustment

Due to rising costs we have had to adjust some of our single journey fares. Our great value return fares and multi-journey fares remain unchanged. In addition, we will be introducing a new great value 10 journey ticket for travel between Dublin & Kilkenny on Route 600.

All new fares can be viewed on our Timetables & Fares pages.

New fares become effective from July 5th 2024. Any tickets bought in advance of this date for future travel will still be valid.

Limerick City Temporary Bus Stop Changes May 5th

2/05/24Route 300 & 310 – Limerick City Temporary Bus Stop Changes – May 5th

This Sunday May 5th 2024, there will be several road closures in place around Limerick city to facilitate the Great Limerick Run.

Route 300 Services

Between 09:00 – 18:00 Arthurs Quay bus stop will not be in operation. During these times our alternate temporary bus stop will operate from Dock Road.

Between 09:00 – 11:00 University of Limerick will be closed to traffic. A temporary bus stop will operate at the Hurlers Bar during this time.

Our Annacotty bus stop will be in operation all day.

Route 310 Services

Between 04:00 – 18:00 Roches Street/Sarsfield Street will be closed to our buses. All services during these times will start and finish at our temporary bus stop at Browsers Furniture Shop, Upper William Street.

Between 09:00 – 11:00 Our Johnson & Johnson Annacotty Bus Stop will not be in operation. During this time all services will start and finish at our Castletroy College Bus Stop.

Route 600 - Waterford Stop - March 28th

28/03/24Route 600 – Waterford Stop – Temporary Change March 28th

Thursday March 28th 2024

Please note that our Kilkenny Ormond Road bus stop will be closed 18:30 – 20:30 on Thursday March 28th to facilitate the Kilkenny 5K Road Race.

Our McDonagh Shopping Centre bus stop will operate as normal.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

St Patricks Day - Bus Stop Changes

15/03/24St Patricks Day – Bus Stop Changes

Our services will operate to their normal schedule over St Patrick’s Day.

However, the location of the following stops will be affected due to parades/events in those areas.

Dublin (Burgh Quay)

Limerick (Arthurs Quay, 310)

Killarney (Mission Road)

Kilkenny (McDonagh Junction)

Newbridge (Main St)

Monasterevin (Main St)

Waterford (Merchants Quay).

Portlaoise (Loais Shopping Centre)

Dungarvan (Davitts Quay)

Dublin City Centre – Burgh Quay Stop (M7 & M9 Routes)

Sunday 17th March: 07.00 – 17.00

A temporary stop at The Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 2 for all M7 & M9 services between 07:00 – 17:00.

Limerick – Arthurs Quay stop (M7 Route)

Sunday 17th and Monday 18th: 07:00 – 16:00

Arthurs Quay will be closed to traffic from 7.00 to 16.00 on both Sunday 17/03/2023 and Monday 18/03/2023. Services during these times will operate to & from the Circle K petrol station at the top of the Dock Road, Limerick City (next to Limerick 95 FM studios/Circle K nearest to Shannon Bridge Roundabout).

Killarney (M7 Route)

Sunday 17th March: 13.00 – 18.30

Because of road closures in Killarney, the 14:30, 16:30 and 18:30 services will depart from the new coach/bus park on Rock Road, Killarney

Tralee (M7 Route)

Sunday 17th March: 15.30

All services as normal except for 15.30 service to Dublin which will not stop in Abbeyfeale due to the parade taking place.

600 – Kilkenny – McDonagh Junction Stop (M9 Route)

Sunday 17th March: 11.30am – 15.00

We will not have access to our McDonagh Junction stop between 11.30am and 15.00. Only Ormond Road bus stop will be in operation.

Waterford – Merchants Quay Stop (M9 Route)

Sunday 17th March: 11.00 – 17.00

We will not have access to our Merchant’s Quay stop between 11.00 and 17.00. During these times, there will a temporary stop on Bridge Street at Treacy’s Hotel.

600 Dungarvan – Davitts Quay Stop (M9 Route)

Sunday 17th March: 13.00 – 15.00

We will not have access to our Davitt’s Quay stop between 13.00 and 15.00. During these times, there will a temporary stop outside Lidl on the N25.

310 Limerick City

Sunday 17th & Monday 18th

Services will depart from Browsers Furniture Shop at the top of William Street on a curtailed route. Regular services should resume from approx. 4.00pm once the roads reopen.

726 Newbridge – Main St. Stop (N7 Route)

Sunday 17th March: 11.00 – 14.30

We will not have access to our Main Street stops between 11.00 and 14.30. Coaches will divert via Athgarvan Road in both directions with a temporary stop outside Dunnes Stores

726 Monasterevin – Main St. Stop (N7 Route)

Sunday 17th March: 11.00 – 15.30

We will not have access to our Main Street stops between 14.00 and 16.30. Coaches will divert via M7 motorway using junction 13 & 15.

Please note that the 816 Portarlington route will still be able to access the bus stop with a smaller bus.

726 Portlaoise

Roads Closed 12pm – 2:30pm.

This will affect the following:

From Airport:

10.30

11.30

12.30

From Portlaoise:

12.30

13.30

14.30

During the period of road closures, services will operate to and from our Portlaoise Hospital bus stops.

Christmas Schedule

8/12/23Christmas Schedule 2023

Thank you for your continued loyalty and support throughout 2023.

Below please find our schedule for Christmas 2023.

N7 Route (Dublin Airport – Portlaoise)

Dec 24th Christmas Eve

From Dublin Airport:

Services operate as normal until: 

21:30 Last service to Portlaoise

22:30 will run to Red Cow only

23:30 will run to Red Cow only – Last service from Airport

From Portlaoise:

Services operate as normal until:  21:30 (last service) will run as normal

Dec 25th Christmas Day

No services

Dec 26th St. Stephens Day

Normal services resume from: 

First service from Dublin Airport departs at 05:30 First service from Portlaoise departs at 03:30

M9 Route (Dublin – Waterford)

Dec 24th Christmas Eve

From Dublin:

Services operate as normal until:

20:00 Last service to Cork

22:00 Service will not operate

From Cork: Service as normal

Dec 25th Christmas Day

No services

Dec 26th St. Stephens Day   

Normal services as per timetable except: 

The 03:45 from WIT to Dublin will not operate.

M7 Route (Dublin – Ennis/Killarney/Tralee)

Dec 24th Christmas Eve

Normal Services

Dec 25th Christmas Day

No services

Dec 26th St. Stephens Day

Normal Services

M50 Dundrum Service

Dec 24th Christmas Eve

Normal Services

Dec 25th Christmas Day

No services

Dec 26th St. Stephens Day

Normal Services

Portarlington Connector

Dec 24th Christmas Eve

Normal Services

Dec 25th Christmas Day

No services

Dec 26th St. Stephens Day

Normal Services

310 Route

Dec 24th Christmas Eve

Normal Services

Dec 25th Christmas Day

No services

Dec 26th St. Stephens Day

Normal Services

                       

Multi-Journey Ticket Holders - Seat Reservations

14/11/23Seat Reservations for Multi-Journey Ticket Holders

Exciting News for Our Multi-Journey Passengers!

We’ve listened to your feedback, and we’re thrilled to introduce a game-changing upgrade to our multi-journey tickets!

With our upgraded booking system, you can now reserve your seats online for each of your 10 journeys when you purchase a multi-journey ticket online!

What’s New:

1️⃣ Pick your travel date and time for each journey.

2️⃣ Secure your seat just like other online customers.

3️⃣ Priority boarding.

No more stress during peak travel times, you can now enjoy priority boarding, just like our other online customers

Junction 14 - New Stop - Route 726

25/10/23New Stop at Junction 14 – Route 726

Dublin Coach is delighted to announce that it will be adding a new stop at Junction 14 on Route 726 commencing October 26th

Route 726 operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day from Portlaoise to The Red Cow Luas and onwards to Dublin Airport.

The stop will be serviced hourly in each direction and in addition to it’s usual fares it will offer TFI fares, with payment available via TFI Leap cards, TFI GO and free travel pass.

Route 300 - UL Bus Stop -Temporary Change

7/10/23UL Bus Stop Temporary Change

Limerick Passengers please note that our UL stop will not be in use from 10.30 AM to 14.30 PM on Sunday October 8th due to the Cook Mini Marathon.

All pick ups and drop offs during this time will be from the Hurlers Pub on the Dublin Road V94 W7RO

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Student Fares

6/10/23Half The Fare – Double The Fun For 19-23 Year Olds & Students

We would like to remind you that we accept Young Adult and Student Leap Cards online and onboard.
That means you can enjoy 50% off travel with a valid Young Adult (19-23) or Student Leap Card.

This offer applies to full price single, return and multi-journey tickets. Here are some sample fares which you can enjoy when you book one of our multi journey tickets online:
  • €2.00 per trip from Ennis to Limerick.
  • €2.50 per trip from Kildare to Dublin.
  • €2.00 per trip from Kilkenny to Waterford.

The Young Adult (19-23) Leap Card is available to all 19-23 year olds right up to their 24th birthday. The Student Leap Card remains available to students in full-time education who are 24 years old and above.

If you already have a Student Leap Card you’ll get the 50% reduction straight away without having to apply for a new Young Adult Leap Card (19-23). Just use your Student Leap Card as normal.

Don’t delay apply for your card now!   Young Adult and Student Card – Leap Card

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