Limerick city bus fares and ticket offices

Bus fares for Limerick city bus services
See bus company websites for regional and national fares.

This information is correct as at 11 April 2022

Fares for subsidised Limerick city services

This includes services run by Bus Éireann and from October 2022 Dublin Coach

Standard cash fares

(No available on Route 310)
  • Adult:
    €1.90   for trips up to 7.5km
    €2.20   for trips longer than 7.5km
  • Child:  €0.90 (all distances)

Leap cards fares:

  • Adult:
    €1.35   for trips up to 7.5km
    €1.55   for trips longer than 7.5km
  • Young adult / student:
    €0.65   for trips up to 7.5km
    €0.80   for trips longer than 7.5km
  • Child:  €0.65 (any distance)
  • Day-saver city pass, unlimited access to Bus Éireann Limerick city services (not regional services) for 24 hours from the time it is purchased.
    Adult  €3.80
    Young adult / student €3.20
    Child: €2.20 
These fares are only available if you use a Leap card.  Read more about using Leap cards in Limerick.  Cards must have been topped up and validated in advance at a Payzone outlet or railway station.   Top-ups cannot be purchased from bus-drivers.

Weekly city-service tickets:

  • Adult:  €16.80
  • Student:  €13.40
  • Child: €7.80

Monthly city-service tickets:

  • Adult:  €60
  • Student:  €42
  • Child €29
Weekly tickets can be purchased from bus-drivers, using credit on your Leap card.
Monthly tickets are purchased from the Bus Éireann office in Limerick Bus Station (beside Colbert / Limerick Railway station), and from some Payzone shops.

Weekly tickets cover any calendar week you choose (eg Thurs-Wed), and may be purchased in advance (eg you can buy a ticket on Saturday for the week starting on Monday). Monthly tickets cover calendar months only (eg August).

Annual city service tickets

These are only available under the Tax-saver scheme, from participating employers.   Cost for a ticket in €770.00.

Employer passes

See your company's TaxSaver designated contact person (usually someone in HR / payroll), as some employers have different policies.  Not all companies participate: see the TaxSaver website for details.  Large cost-savings are available, but passes must be purchased through your company, monthly or annually in advance.

Other discount tickets

Bus Éireann has other discount tickets that are aimed at tourists, but may be useful to commuters / students in some cases.  Most of these can be used on city services as well as regional ones.  Check their website for details