Leap Card Galway

Bus Éireann/Leap Card

What routes in Galway are covered by Leap Card?

Timetable No.Route
401 Salthill - Eyre Square
402 Merlin Park - Eyre Square - Seacrest
  Seacrest - Eyre Square - Merlin Park
403 Eyre Square - Castlepark
  Castlepark - Eyre Square
404 Eyre Square - Newcastle
  Newcastle - Eyre Square
405 Ballybane - Eyre Square - Rahoon
  Rahoon - Eyre Square - Ballybane
407 Eyre Square - Bóthar an Chóiste and return
409 Parkmore Ind. Estate - Eyre Square
410 Eyre Square - Oranmore
  Oranmore - Eyre Square

How much will it cost to buy a Leap Card?

A €5 refundable deposit is charged for Adult Leap Cards and a €3 refundable deposit for Child Cards. You must top up with a ticket or a minimum of €5 Travel Credit at the time of first Purchase

Once I have a Leap Card, what are my ticket Options?

You can use Travel credit on your Leap Card to pay for single trips> Travel Credit fares are 20% cheaper than the corresponding cash single ticket. If you are a more frequent traveller, you can also but the following tickets for your card:

 AdultStudentChild
Red Zone 24 Hour €4.20 ~~ ~~
Red Zone 7 Day €20.20 €18.20 €8.30
Red Zone Month* €69.50 €57.60 €30.60

These products are only valid on Route 410 as far as the Galway Clinic

Adult Leap Card
The Adult Leap Card can be used by a person of any age, although adult fares will be applied, so it is advised that children get a Child Leap Card. A €5 fully refundable deposit is charged for Adult Leap Cards. When buying your Leap Card you must also top it up with a minimum of €5 Travel Credit.

Adult Personalised Leap Card
Adult personalised Leap Cards have your name and photograph printed on the face of the card. They work in the same way as regular adult Leap Cards. In the future, once monthly and annual tickets are available on Leap Cards you’ll be able to load these tickets on your Adult Personalised card. A €5 fully refundable deposit is charged for Adult Personalised Leap Cards. When buying your Adult Personalised Leap Card you must also top it up with a minimum of €5 Travel Credit.

Child Leap Fares
Children under sixteen years of age, who are in possession of a non-personalised Child Leap Card 4 -15 Years and children under nineteen years of age, who are in possession of a Personalised Child Leap Card 16 – 18 Years, may avail of Leap child fares where available on designated Leap-enabled services.

Schoolchild Leap Fare
Children under sixteen years of age, who are in possession of a non-personalised Child Leap Card 4 -15 Years and children under nineteen years of age, who are in possession of a Personalised Child Leap Card 16 – 18 Years, may avail of the Schoolchild Leap single fare on city services during the specified school term hours.

Student Leap Fares
Leap Single, 24 Hour Rolling and 7 Day Rolling products are issued at discounted student Leap fares, where available on Leap-enabled services, to students aged nineteen years and above who are in possession of a valid Leap Student Travelcard.
Students aged under nineteen years, who are in possession of a Personalised Child Leap card 16-18 Years, may avail of discounted Child Leap fares.

*Month refers to a calendar month. E.g. January

Where can I buy or top-up a Leap card?

Travel Credit, 24 hour and 7 Day tickets can be purchased at Leap Card agents (Payzone agents). Just look for the Leap Card sign. A list of Leap Card agents is available at www.payzone.ie