Public Transport capacity returns to 100%

From Wednesday 1 September, public transport capacity returns to 100%, including all Bus Éireann and Expressway services.

As we welcome customers back on board, you will notice many measures to protect our passengers and employees. 

The law requires customers to wear face coverings (with exemptions) within bus stations and on board throughout their entire journey. Drivers wear a face covering while passengers are boarding and alighting. Face coverings are available at vending machines in stations.  

Hand sanitising units are available on board and in stations.

Bus Éireann’s vehicles are cleaner than ever, with touchpoint cleaning during the day and deep cleaning overnight. 

Bus Éireann encourages customers to use TFI Leap Cards, Ticket Vending Machines and online ticket purchase from  We encourage intending passengers to book in advance to guarantee a seat for inter-regional Expressway travel from

Bus Éireann is proud to have operated continuously since March 2020.  Your safety and comfort are our first priority and we look forward to having you back on board.

Tuesday, 31st August, 2021