Child Leap Card

Types of Child Leap Card

Child Leap Card 5-15 can be used to pay for travel by anyone who is 5 to 15 years old, up to their 16th birthday. Click the “buy” button above to get yours or pick one up at a Leap Card agent.

Child Leap Card 16-18 can be used to pay for travel by anyone who is 16 to 18 years old, up to their 19th birthday. The user’s name and photograph is printed on it. These cards can only be purchased online by clicking the “buy” button above. Once an order is submitted, you will receive a reference number via email. Please bring this reference number along with your ID (Passport/ Driving Licence/Garda Age Card) to a validation centre so we can validate your age. Then, we’ll send your card by post, usually within 5 working days.

List of Validation Centres for Child Leap Card 16 -18

Please note that due to Covid-19 restrictions some centres will remain closed until further notice or may be operating reduced opening times.

  • Dublin Bus – Customer Service, 59 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1
  • Iarnród Eireann – Taxsaver/ Smartcard Office, Connolly Station (corner of Amiens Street and Sheriff Street) Amiens St., Dublin 1
  • Luas – Customer Care, Luas Depot, Red Cow, Clondalkin, Dublin 22
  • Bus Eireann – Bus Station, Parnell Place, Cork
  • Bus Eireann – Travel Centre, Colbert Station, Limerick
  • Bus Eireann – Bus Station, The Quay, Waterford
  • Bus Eireann – Ceannt Station, Eyre Square, Galway
  • Wexford Bus – Rosslare Road, Drinagh, Co. Wexford, Y35 W96F
  • National Transport Authority – Dún Scéine, Harcourt Lane, Dublin 2 – CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS
  • Transport Infrastructure Ireland – Parkgate Business Centre, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8

Child Leap Card users benefit from a range of discounted child fares. Find out how much you can save!

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