Dublin bus

Dublin Bus: Fare Adjustments to take effect on 23 June

June 24, 2024

    Summary of new Fares. 

    From Sunday 23 June the following fare changes will come into effect:

    Adult Short Fare

    • Leap Fare: €1.50
    • Cash Fare: €2.00

    Adult Xpresso and Nitelink

    • Cash Fare: €3.10

    Student/Young Adult Short Fare

    • Leap Fare: €0.75

    Child Xpresso and Nitelink

    • Cash Fare: €1.40


    Following a fares determination announced by the NTA in January this year, new fares will come into effect across the TFI network of public transport services.

    The first phase will be introduced on 23 June, with the second phase being introduced later this year.

    The fare adjustment applies to both cash and Leap fares.

    Tickets purchased using a TFI Leap card or via the TFI Go App offer the best value in fares. Half-price fares apply for young adults aged 19-25 years who hold a valid Young Adult Leap Card and students aged 26 years and above who hold a valid Student Leap Card.


    Dublin fares

    The TFI 90 Minute fare now applies to journeys made on Dublin Bus, Luas and most DART, commuter rail (zones 1 to 4 in the Short Hop Zone) and Go-Ahead Ireland city services in Dublin when using your TFI Leap Card.

    TFI Leap FaresAdultYoung Adult / StudentChild
    Short Fare€1.50€0.75€0.65
    TFI 90 Minute Fare€2.00€1.00€0.65


    TFI Cash FareAdultChild
    Short Fare€2.00€0.90
    Long Fare€2.60€0.90


    City and town fares

    Bus Éireann single city fares in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford are €1.50 for Adults and €0.75 for Young Adults (19-25), Students, and Children when using a TFI Leap Card.

    Bus Éireann town fares in Drogheda, Athlone, Sligo, Navan, and Carlow are €1.50 for Adults and €0.75 for Young Adults, Students and Children when using a TFI Leap Card. The same fares apply to City Direct Kilkenny city services.

    TFI Local Link

    Adults can save up to 30% on TFI Local Link services when using a TFI Adult Leap Card and 50% with a TFI Young Adult and Student, or Child Leap Card.


    Sources: Dublin Bus & TFI