Bus Éireann Announce Extra Services for Easter Rising Events

Bus Éireann announce extra services for Easter Rising events

Women of the Rising

Bus Éireann are pleased to announce a significantly enhanced service on Easter Sunday and Monday, March 27 & 28 next, to facilitate visitors to Dublin for the 1916 Centenary celebrations. On Easter Sunday, a parade will take place through Dublin city centre, along with commemorative events being held across the capital over the course of the weekend.

Up to 600,000 people are expected to visit Dublin city throughout Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, and An Garda Síochána have urged motorists and the public to use public transport to travel there. 

Easter Sunday, March 27

An enhanced Sunday timetable will operate on the following routes:

100X (Dundalk - Drogheda - Dublin Airport - City Centre) 

101 (Dublin Airport - Balbriggan - Drogheda) 

103 (Dublin - Ashbourne - Kilmoon - Duleek)

105 (Rathoath - Dublin)

109 (Dublin - Dunshaughlin - Navan- Kells - Virginia - Cavan town)

111 (Cavan - Granard - Athboy - Trim - Dublin City) 

115/A (Dublin - Kilcock - Enfield - Mullingar) 

120 (Dublin - Clane - Edenderry - Tullamore)  

126 (Dublin - Kill - Naas - Newbridge - Kildare)

132 (Dublin - Tullow -  Carnew - Rosslare Europort) 

133 (Dublin City - Ashford - Wicklow)


Easter Monday, March 28

A Saturday timetable will operate on the following routes: 100X101103, 105109111115/A,120126 and 133.


* Please log onto www.buseireann.ie/1916 for further information on these services

All other services will run to normal Sunday or Bank Holiday timetables


All Bus Éireann Expressway intercity services will run as normal and family return tickets represent real value

Extra services will run between Dublin City, Dublin Airport and Belfast on Route X1 up until April 2 next.

These include services from Dublin Airport to Belfast at 17.20 hrs, 19.20 hrs and 22.20 hrs daily.

A 0200 hrs daily service from Busaras to Belfast will also stop at Dublin Airport at 02.20 hrs.

Extra services will depart from Belfast to Dublin up to April 2 next at 0100 hrs, 0500 hrs, 2000 hrs and 2300 hrs.


See www.expressway.ie


Due to road closures in Dublin city over Easter Weekend, please note the following changes to bus stop locations:  

Routes 115, 120 and 126: stops between the M50 and O’Connell Bridge will not be served.

Routes 100X and 120 will terminate at Custom House Quay.

Route 126 will terminate at Georges Quay.


Easter Weekend Services

Due to the scale of events taking place in Dublin city centre during the Easter period, a number of our routes will be diverted and may operate from alternative stops.

For specific route information and timetables see www.buseireann.ie

For more information on events taking place over Easter weekend visit www.ireland.ie

Bus Éireann would like to wish all our customers a very happy and enjoyable Easter break.


Closure of O’Connell Street Thursday 24th March – Tuesday March 29th:

Please note that due to the closure of O’Connell Street for 1916 commemorations and events, routes 103, 105, 109 and 111 will operate via Gardiner Street in the city centre from 23.00 hours Thursday, March 24 to 06.00 hours Tuesday, March 29.

Tuesday, 22nd March, 2016