Fly Expressway from Dublin to Belfast in comfort on Bus Éireann’s Largest Ever Vehicles

Bus Éireann has introduced four new double-deck vehicles on its Dublin-Dublin Airport-Belfast service providing customers with free Wi-Fi, tables, charging points, and 20% extra legroom.

The double-deck coaches are equipped with free Wi-Fi and selected seats have power sockets and ISOFIX attachment points for child safety seats making it easier for families to travel.

These are the company’s largest ever vehicles operated by Bus Éireann in the company’s 25 year history. The coaches are over 14m long and feature 20% more legroom than a standard coach, have two tables downstairs and can carry 82 passengers.

The Dublin to Belfast Expressway Route 1 service has a journey time of 2 hours and 25 minutes. The service is a 24 hour service and has 24 departures daily from Dublin to Belfast. Departing Dublin, the service operates via Dublin Airport and then goes on the N1 motorway serving Newry, Banbridge, Spucefield and Belfast.

Bus Éireann has also introduced a non-stop service X2 from Dublin Airport to Belfast. The service operates from the 17th of June to the 15th of September. There are four services a day in each direction from Dublin to Belfast with a journey time of 1 hour and 45 minutes.

All coaches are wheelchair accessible and meet the highest EU emission standards. They feature new comfort seats with the seat covers produced by Irish company Botany Weaving.

With free Wi-Fi, power sockets and extra comfort seating, they are sure to be a hit with customers and attract new users to our Dublin-Belfast service,” said Andrew McLindon, PR and Media Manager, Bus Éireann.

Customers travelling to Belfast can also get 10% off entry to the fantastic Titanic Exhibition and free travel on the Metro 26C bus service from Wellington Place in Belfast city centre to the Exhibition when they show their Bus Éireann bus ticket.

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Friday, 29th June, 2012