In association with - Galway's public transport information site

Sunday, October 24, 2021

More Citylink buses between Galway and Dublin each day

Citylink have announced that they will be running 10 extra services between Galway and Dublin Airport each day, from Monday 25 October 2021.

The new timetables aren't loaded on their website yet, but comparing the journey planner shows that the extra services are at:

Galway to Dublin / Dublin Airport

  • 6:15am
  • 10:30 am  (EagleAir - express service)
  • 2:30 pm  (EagleAir - express service)
  • 4:15pm
  • 6:15pm

Dublin / Dublin Airport to Galway

  • 12:30am - ie just after midnight  (EagleAir - express service)
  • 8:15 am  
  • 6:15 pm  (EagleAir - express service)
  • 10:15pm
  • 11:30pm - this is a time-change for the previous 11:15pm service, which is no longer running.

This brings CityLink back to having an at-least-hourly service between Dublin and Galway between 6am and midnight, and between Galway and Dublin between 5am and 7pm.

See Galway - East regional buses for information about other services on this route.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

New daily bus between Loughrea and Limerick, via Athenry and Gort


Despite extensive interest being indicated, this service did not get enough custom.   It was cancelled a week after being launched.

Original announcement

Farrells of Athenry have announced that they will run a daily bus between Loughrea and Limerick, via Athenry and Gort, from Monday 4 October.

This is a Monday - Friday service:

  • Leaving Loughrea at 7am and arriving at UL at 8:45am
  • Leaving UL at 6pm and arriving at Loughrea at 7:45pm
  • With an extra UL to Loughrea service at 12-noon on Friday
Bus stops are at Loughrea shopping centre, Swan Gate - Kenny Park carpark in Athenry, Town square Gort (AIB bank), Mary Immaculate - South Circular Road, Limerick IT and University of Limerick.

Tickets are purchased on the coach.   Return and weekly tickets are available.   There are no separate student / adult tickets:   This service is planned for students who cannot find accommodation in Limerick, but is open to anyone.