State Transport Providers in Ireland

Services in the Republic of Ireland are provided by the CIE group of companies (Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and Iarnród Éireann. You may get timetable information from the following sources:

For most Dublin City and County bus services Dublin Bus.
If you know your route number, get your timetable from this form

Route :

For most rural and nationwide bus services : Bus Eireann.

For all Irish Rail, DART & Arrow services : Irish Rail.

If you cannot find the information you require on those sites, we suggest you email:
info@dublinbus.ie, info@buseireann.ie or info@irishrail.ie.

For timetables on the move please see our mobile/sms section, for details on obtaining Dublin Bus Timetables via PALM unit or mobile phone (sms).

You may now buy Dublin Bus tickets from ticketmaster. For a list of tickets currently available click here.

Translink is the transportation state company in Northern Ireland which owns Northern Ireland Railways as well as the main bus companies. Timetables for travel in Northern Ireland are available here.

Private Operators

Many privateers now operate in Ireland, here is a selection of them and some information on their routes. If you run a bus service and you are missing from this list, or if you wish to correct or update any of the information then please get in touch with us.

Greater Dublin Area

Aircoach www.aircoach.ie: Express routes from Dublin Airport to south Dublin and city centre.

Alan Martin Coaches (AMC) www.amconline.ie: Parkwest Business Park and Blanchardstown.

Bray Air Express www.ardmoretaxis.ie: Express service from Bray to Dublin Airport serving Ramada, Royal, Shankill, Cherrywood, Cabinteely (N11), Deansgrange and Dublin Airport.

Circle Line www.circlelinebus.com: Celbridge and Lucan to the city centre, Ballsbridge, UCD, Dundrum and Nutgrove; CityWest to Tallaght LUAS, Sydney Parade DART station and Dublin city centre. Circle Line have now ceased operations.

Dualway Coacheswww.dualwaycoaches.com: Rathcoole to Tallaght; Rathcoole to Dublin city centre.

Finnegan Bray www.finnegan-bray.ie/: Local service in Bray; Bray Southern Cross to Shankill, Loughlinstown, Cherrywood, Cabinteely bypass, Foxrock and Sandyford LUAS.

St Kevin’s Bus Service www.glendaloughbus.com/: Glendalough, Co. Wicklow to Dublin city centre.

Swords Express www.swordsexpress.com/: Swords to Dublin city via the port tunnel.

The Patton Flyer www.thepattonflyer.ie: Express service between Dalkey, Glasthule, Dun Laoghaire, Monkstown, Blackrock, Ailesbury Road and Dublin Airport via the Dublin Port Tunnel.

Urbus www.urbus.ie/ : Dublin Airport to Blanchardstown and Castleknock.


Ardcavan Coach Tours Ltd www.ardcavan.com/services.htm: Daily services between Dublin and Wellington Bridge, Wexford town and Enniscorthy.

Busnestor www.nestorlink.ie/: 7-day service between Galway, Dublin city centre and Dublin Airport.

Chambers www.coachireland.com.

Citylink www.citylink.ie: 7-day service between Galway, Dublin city centre and Dublin Airport.

Collins Coaches www.collinscoaches.ie: Service between Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan and Dublin city centre, with some services extended to/from Clones.

Hollybus www .hollybus.com [website not working as of 23/06/08]

Bernard Kavanagh & Sons Ltd. www.bkavcoaches.com: 7-day service between Tipperary town and Dublin city centre.

JJ Kavanagh www.jjkavanagh.ie: Routes between Waterford, Clonmel, Limerick and Dublin City Centre, some also serving Dublin Airport.

Kelly Travel homepage.eircom.net/~jonk/kthomepage.html.

John Mc Ginley Coach Travel www.johnmcginley.com

Matthews Coach Hire www.matthewscoach.com: Two 7-day routes serving Dublin city centre, an express service from Dundalk and a frequent service to Bettystown and Laytown.

Val Russell coaches www.valrussellcoaches.com/: 4 daily scheduled services to and from Dundalk I.T. via Kells, Bailieboro, Slane and Dunboyne.

Sillan Tours Ltd www.sillantoursltd.ie: Services between Dublin and Shercock and Cootehill via Navan.

Slieve Bloom Coaches www.slievebloomcoaches.com/timetables.html: Services between Dublin and Longford, Mullingar, Tullamore and Geashill via the N4 and between Dublin and Mountmellick and Portlaoise via the N7.

Suirway www.suirway.com/timetables.html: Services from Waterford serving Dunmore East, Passage East and Portlaw

Wexford Bus www.wexfordbus.com/: Services from Wexford town serving Kilmore, Enniscorthy, Rosslare and Dublin Airport and also a local Wexford Town route.