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Citylink popular routes and schedules

Popular routesFirst and last departuresAverage durationMinimum price
Dublin → GalwayFirst and last departures00:30 — 19:15Average duration2h 30mMinimum price£19
Galway → DublinFirst and last departures00:01 — 14:30Average duration2h 27mMinimum price£19
Athlone → DublinFirst and last departures02:45 — 18:50Average duration7h 12mMinimum price£17
Dublin → AthloneFirst and last departures00:15 — 23:45Average duration1h 46mMinimum price£17
Dublin → LimerickFirst and last departures00:30 — 22:00Average duration2h 28mMinimum price£25

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Citylink’s Coverage in Numbers

  • Daily Departures534
  • Cities8
  • Countries1
  • Routes34

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Citylink User Reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travellers who booked their tickets with Citylink

Ratings and Reviews (50)

Excellent service in every way . No issues

Kevin M.

6 April 2024
Everything was good and comfortable

Giovanni L.

2 April 2024
Very good

Aidan L.

23 March 2024
The bus was cold during a rainy ride from Galway to Dublin, otherwise comfortably and on time.

Judith H.

23 March 2024
Didn’t like that it wasn’t in a building or that we weren’t made aware.

Charity M.

20 March 2024
Frequently Asked Questions

Citylink FAQ

Yes, there is WiFi on Citylink! We recommend downloading your movies or favorite shows before your trip, as the WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. No worries, you'll still be able to check your emails and social media during your trip.

Yes, Citylink you can bring bicycle in the undercarriage if there is room available. There is a €5 charge payable to the driver before your trip.

You can bring 2 medium-sized suitcases or rucksacks (no more than 20 kg each) and 1 small carry-on luggage free of charge. Please note carry-on luggage must be capable of being placed in the overhead luggage rack or under the seat in front of you.

Yes, there is a toilet on all Citylink coaches. The toilet is generally located at the back of the bus or near the middle door. Most bus toilets do not have running water, so we recommend bringing hand sanitizer with you.

No, you don't need to print your Citylink ticket. You can show it on your smartphone or tablet. Remember to also carry a valid photo ID to board the bus!

Only Guide dogs and Assistance dogs are allowed on Citylink buses. Unfortunately, your beloved pets are not allowed on the bus or in the hold of the bus.

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