Buses in Dublin
Dublin is the capital city of the Republic of Ireland, and is situated on the east coast of the country, on the Irish Sea.
Dublin has an extensive network of public bus routes, making it very easy to get around not just the city centre, but the inner and outer suburbs too.
First port of call is the Dublin Bus website. Its route, timetable and fare information make it easy for visitors to bus around the sights, and a real time information service shows when buses are due to arrive at stops.
Buses to Dublin: Main bus companies
Traveling to Dublin by bus and coach is a lot less expensive than traveling by train or by plane. Also, the journey across the beautiful Irish landscape will provide you with an opportunity to discover the scenery as well as relax.
If you'll be taking the bus to and from Dublin, you can travel with companies such as Citylink, Gobus.ie, Bus Eireann, National Express, and Dublin Bus.
Citylink and GoBus have nationwide coverage, so you can travel to and from Dublin and cities such as Galway, Limerick, and Cork.
With Bus Eireann and National Express, you can also travel internationally to the UK to places like London, Manchester, and Birmingham.
Dublin Travel Guide
A trip to Dublin does not necessarily mean that you'll have to spend a fortune. If you plan accordingly and travel by bus, you'll be able to visit this magical place without breaking the bank. Let's start with some practical information:
🇮🇪 Currency: Euro
⏱️ Timezone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
🏨 Average price for a hotel night: €150 / $165 / £130
🍽️ Average price for a main meal: €13.50 to €27 / $15 to $30 / £11.5 to £23
Dublin is a historic city with plenty of things to see and do. Some of its most famous historic buildings include Dublin Castle, dating to the 13th century, and the imposing St Patrick’s Cathedral, founded in 1191.
If you're more into the great outdoors and green spaces, you can also head to Phoenix Park, just west of the centre of the city. Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed park in Europe. It also holds the Dublin zoo, an ornamental lake with swans and geese, and many acres of untamed grasslands.