Bus Éireann- the largest bus and coach operator to and from Irish Airports

Bus Éireann and Expressway operate over 700 services daily to and from Irish Airports

Whether commuting for business or pleasure, let Bus Éireann and Expressway take the stress out of travelling to and from the airport on any of our nationwide services to and from Ireland’s major airports. With family return fares for two adults and up to three children from as low as €41, customers can be assured a great value hassle free service.

Introducing additional routes and services for 2015, along with designated Expressway Customer Reps at Dublin Airport stops, Bus Éireann and Expressway services provide the most comprehensive network of services to and from Irish airports. Inbound or outbound, travel on any of our regular services from across the country to Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport, Cork Airport, Ireland West Airport Knock and Kerry Airport. 

Services to Dublin Airport 

  • Early morning and late night services to and from Galway, Belfast, Donegal, Kilkenny, Wexford, Waterford and Derry.
  • Customer Service Representatives will assist passengers at Expressway Dublin Airport stops during the peak summer period, from 7am to 10pm.
  • The X20 Galway - Dublin - Airport - Dublin City provides the fastest coach service from Galway city to Dublin Airport in less than three hours, serving Loughrea, Ballinasloe and Athlone and onto the M6 motorway with 13 daily services.
  • GoBé operates a direct non-stop service 96 times a week between Cork city (Parnell Place), Dublin (Busáras) and Dublin Airport. The service takes just 3 hours and 20 minutes from Cork city to Dublin Airport, and 3 hours from Cork to Dublin Coaches have free Wi-Fi, toilets and extra legroom, for a more relaxing journey.
  • The Route X1 Expressway Dublin City-Dublin Airport-Belfast service takes just two hours and 25 minutes. Departing from Dublin city, the service operates via Dublin Airport  via the M1 serving Newry, Banbridge, Sprucefield and Belfast. Coaches have free Wi-Fi power sockets and ISOFIX a points for child seats.
  • Route 30 Expressway Donegal-Dublin Airport-Dublin City, operates via towns such as Ballyshannon, Enniskillen, Cavan, Virginia and then non-stop to Dublin. The route includes a 0100 service from Donegal for customers with early morning flights.

New for 2015 is our Expressway X7 motorway service and the extension of Route 4 airport service to New Ross. X7 has daily return services between Clonmel, Kilkenny and Dublin Airport. Early morning departures from Clonmel at 02.35 and Kilkenny at 03.15 ensure customers can connect with early morning flights.

New Ross now enjoys 5 return services daily to Dublin Airport  on Route 4. An early morning departure from New Ross at 02.00 connects customers on early morning flights.

Cork Airport – More than 70 daily services including a frequent direct coach service between Cork Airport and Cork city centre (Parnell Place), which connects to the integrated network for the rest of Cork county.  Bus Éireann’s service to Cork Airport (Route 226/226A) operates to and from Cork Airport via South Link Road and serves Kent Railway Station.

Shannon Airport – More than 130 daily services with all services on the Galway/Limerick/Cork corridor passing through the Airport. Customers can also avail of frequent services between Shannon Airport and Ennis or the direct 343 coach service between Shannon Airport and Limerick city.

New for summer 2015, Shannon Airport has been boosted with the launch of Expressway’s five times daily direct service to and from Galway on route X51. The Expressway route will operate a non-stop 70 minute service from Galway, including a stop at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology.

Ireland West Airport Knock – 24 services a day to the Airport – 14 daily services. Ireland West Knock has direct connections to Galway and Sligo, where customers can also avail of the Bus Éireann integrated network.

Kerry Airport – 20 services a day to Kerry Airport from locations such as Tralee, Killarney, Cork, Waterford, Rosslare Harbour, Limerick and Castleisland. Customers can connect to the company’s integrated network at Cork and Limerick bus stations.

“With Bus Éireann and Expressway building and improving on existing services, and with this year’s addition of new routes, along with the provision of Expressway Customer Reps, our passengers can be assured an affordable, convenient and comfortable journey. When you take into account fuel costs, toll charges, parking costs; and possibly overnight hotel accommodation it makes sense to travel to the airport with Bus Éireann and Expressway,” said Sean Forde, Expressway Manager, Bus Éireann.

Wednesday, 22nd July, 2015