Since 1932, Ireland had a policy of competition in bus transport. Ireland has extensive network of buses which frequently run through the cities and towns. Bus Eireanne is a national bus company which runs a variety of cross country bus routes as well as rural and city wide services.
Buses are a great means of transport throughout Ireland. In March 2017, The Coach Tourism and Transport Council of Ireland’s national director Kevin Traynor pointed out that the European commission has ordered full liberalization of the Irish bus market by 2019.
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Bus Éireann was launched in 1987. The bus company offers a wide range of services : Inter-urban coach services, coach service to Britain and Europe, City BUs Services (in Cork, Galway, Limerick and Waterford), town services, commuter bus services, local bus services, school bus services.
Bus Eireann offers the most comfortable, quickest, cost effective coach services for over 22 routes all across Ireland. From Wi-Fi, power sockets to ultra comfort seats, Bus Eireann coaches have everything you need for a premium travel experience. Bus Eireann also offers discounts to students who have a valid student ID, along with a special loyalty program that helps you earn redeemable points each time you buy a ticket online.
With its luxury coaches, frequent reliable service, onboard toilets and generous luggage allowance, Irish Citylink redefines luxury travel for you while commuting in and around Ireland. Irish Citylink bus company is offering its luxury inter-city coach services since 2003, with a consistent expansion of its network of routes over the years. With 100 daily departures operating through 6 major routes in Ireland, Irish Citylink has become one of the most sought after coach services in Dublin in the past few years.
Dublin Coach bus company offers up to 96 passenger services in a day to travel locally and nationally all across Ireland. These include, M1 Express Service that takes you from Belfast to Dublin non-stop under 2 hours, N7 24-hour service from Portlaoise to Dublin Airport, M7Express Service from Ennis/Killarney/Tralee and Limerick to Dublin City, M9 Express Service from Cork to Dublin City and Cityscape Express city Transit service from Dublin Airport to Dundrum.