Waterford City Services

Waterford City Service

Bus Éireann operates a city bus service in Waterford that connects the community with hospitals, schools, shopping, tourist attractions and the airport.

Hospitals

The University Hospital Waterford is the main hospital in the region. Wherever you are coming from, it’s easily accessed with Bus Éireann.

Whitfield Clinic is a private hospital situated in Butlerstown, on the outskirts of Waterford City.

Shopping

Whether you’re looking for designer brands, unusual boutique items or artisan craft products you can find them in Waterford. The city offers a wide range of stores many of them located on Arundel Street in the centre.

City Square is the largest indoor shopping mall, situated about two minutes-walk away from most of the side streets leading off the Quay between the Clock Tower and the General Post Office.

The Mall Shopping Centre houses the Dunnes Stores and Roches Stores department stores amongst other shops.

And George’s Court Shopping Centre is located at the heart of Waterford City’s busiest retail thoroughfares. It fronts Barronstrand Street, John Roberts Square, Georges Street and Meagher’s Quay.

The Saturday Market on O'Connell Street (parallel to the Quay features local cottage industries and is mainly a food market selling cakes and fresh organic fruits and vegetables.

Universities and Third level Colleges

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is a state funded third-level institute on Cork Road in Waterford City. It offers programmes in business, engineering, science, health sciences, education and the humanities and is the number one college in the city.

Tourist Attractions

Housed in a stunning modern building which incorporates several medieval buildings and part of the city wall in its basement, the Medieval Museum documents Waterford's medieval history and contains many fascinating artefacts.

Waterford is famous as the home of Waterford Crystal and a visit to The Waterford Crystal Factory will enlighten you to how it’s produced. Afterwards, visit the shop and relax with a coffee in the café.

Visit the elegant ruin of the stone French Church in Waterford City dates back to 1240. Originally Franciscan it was occupied by French Huguenot refugees between 1693 and 1815 and John Roberts is buried here.

The Sea Safari Waterford is a great family day-out and a popular tourist attraction. See Waterford and its surrounding coastal area from a specially designed rigid inflatable boat, while at the same time learning about its rich bird and sea life.

Events

Waterford Film Festival
Taking place at various locations around Waterford City Centre, the Waterford Film Festival is a celebration of film which attracts film experts from all over Europe.

Dungarvan Tradfest
Fans of Trad music should not miss the Dungarvan Tradfest - a gathering of musicians, dancers, singers and trad fans in the seaside town of Dungarvan, which offers a unique and fun atmosphere. Get there from Waterford City by taking Bus Eireann route 40.

West Waterford Food Festival
Expect sumptuous foods, gorgeous surroundings and fantastic foodie conversations at the West Waterford Food Festival which takes place at The Courthouse in Dungarvan, Co Waterford. Get there from Waterford City by taking Bus Eireann route 40. 

Click here for Waterford City Network Map

Timetable No.Route
601 Ballybeg - The Quay
602 St. John's Park - Patrick Street
603 W.I.T. - The Quay
604 Carrickphierish Road - The Quay
605 Oakwood - Waterford Regional Hospital