Bus Éireann Takes the Hassle Out of Getting to the Big Gigs This Summer

Bus Éireann is to take the hassle out of getting to and from the biggest music concerts this summer with special services to Bruce Springsteen, Slane and Electric Picnic.

This will mean that concert goers don’t have to worry about fuel prices, toll or parking costs, they can just sit back relax and let Bus Éireann do the driving.


Bruce Springsteen (Saturday, 27 and Sunday, 28 July)

  • Buses will depart at 12:00 on 27 and 28 July from (Busáras) Dublin city to Kilkenny Train Station.
  • Buses will be departing from Kilkenny Train Station to Dublin city (Busáras) at 23:00.
  • Return tickets cost €30.

Eminem in Slane (Saturday, 17 August)

  • Buses will depart from Customs House Quay, Dublin at 12:00; 13:00; 13:30; 14:00; 14:30; 15:00; 15:30; 16:00 and 17:00.
  • Buses will return after the gig from Slane to Dublin city at 22:30; 23:00; 23:30; 24:00 and 00:20.
  • Tickets can be purchased online and are priced at €25 return.
  • Frequent services are also available for customers travelling from Navan and Drogheda to Slane.

Buses to Stradbally Estate for Electric Picnic (Friday, 30 and Saturday, 31 August, Sunday, 1 and Monday, 2 September)

  • Buses will depart from Customs House Quay, Dublin to Stradbally Estate every 30 minutes from 09:00 until 18:00 on Friday, 30 August. 
  • For customers travelling to the gig on Saturday, buses will depart from Customs House Quay, Dublin at 10:00; 11:00; 12:00 and 13:00. 
  • Customers returning on Saturday, 31 August should note that buses will return from Stradbally Estate to Dublin city at 23:00; 00:00 and 01:00.
  • Customers travelling on Sunday, 1 September should be aware that buses will depart from Customs House Quay to Stradbally Estate at 10:00; 11:00; 12:00 and 13:00.
  • Frequent services will be available for customers returning from Stradbally Estate on Sunday and Monday.
  • Bus Fares are available online and return tickets are €29.
  • Customers travelling from Cork to Stradbally Estate on Friday, 30 August can use bus services from Parnell Place.
  • Returning services will be available on Monday, 2 September from Stradbally Estate to Cork.
  • Tickets can only be purchased in advance from the Cork Bus Station. Return tickets cost €45.

For more information, please visit the Bus Éireann Festival Services Page available on the Bus Éireann website at http://www.buseireann.ie/inner.php?id=357

Enjoy travelling this summer with Bus Éireann, your local, fast, friendly and reliable coach service.

Wednesday, 24th July, 2013