Save on your travel costs from Cork to Shannon Airport with Bus Éireann

Cork customers can save money on their travel costs by taking Bus Éireann’s daily services from Cork to Galway serving Shannon Airport on the Expressway Route 51 service.

Customers travelling by Bus Éireann don’t have to worry about fuel costs, toll charges and car parking fees. The Expressway Route 51 from Cork to Shannon Airport operates a high-frequency service.

For customers travelling to Shannon Airport, Route 51 serves Mallow, Buttevant, Ballyhea, Charleville, Rourkes Cross,  Limerick and Shannon Airport with the bus continuing on to Galway serving Ennis, Crusheen, Gort, Labane, Ardrahan (Burke’s), Kilcolgan, Clarenbridge, Oranmore and Galway. 

Bus Éireann operate services from Cork to Galway serving Shannon Airport daily on the route 51 at 07:25; 08:25; 09:25; 10:25; 11:25; 12:25; 13:25; 14:25; 15:25; 16:25; 17:25 and 18:25.

Services from Shannon Airport serving Cork operate daily on the route 51 at 08:50; 09:50; 10:50; 11:50; 12:50; 13:50; 14:50; 15:50; 16:50; 17:50; 18:50 and 19:50.

Bus Éireann also operates a direct Limerick-Galway Express X51 which will get you from Limerick to Galway in 80 minutes, the X51 operates daily every  from 09:15 to 17:15 and return from 09:00 to 18:00. 

We offer customers a cost effective and frequent service on both Route 51 and X51. We want to encourage customers to see the benefits of using the bus by saving money on fuel costs, toll charges and car parking fees,” said Joe Fitzgerald, Regional Manager, South, Bus Éireann.

Bus Éireann customers can now get discounted rates for hotel and self-catering accommodation; family days out; adventure activities like sailing and diving; sporting gear; family meals and many more offers, as well discounted travel on Bus Éireann services with the new on-line loyalty scheme, béClub.

béClub members earn points every time they log-in to their on-line account and buy a Bus Éireann ticket on-line. The points can be saved and then used to redeem against the great rewards available. Some rewards don’t require any points so just by signing-up members can get discounts straightaway.

Sign-up now to béClub for free at to get discounts from, Elverys, Pizza Hut Delivery, GameStop, Funtasia, Leisureplex and many more.

Thursday, 15th September, 2011