Leap Card Fares

Click below to find our more about regular Leap Card fares in your area (fares valid as at 01/12/16):

Dublin Fares

Travel Credit Fares

Leap Card fares are generally 20% cheaper than cash single tickets. Just Top-Up your card with Travel Credit and pay-as-you-go:

Dublin Bus: 20 – 27% cheaper than single cash fares
Driver Validator
Adult/Student
Child
Child (School hours)
City Centre €0.60 €0.60 €0.60
Stages 1 – 3 €1.50 €0.90 €0.79
Stages 4 – 7 €2.05 €0.90 €0.79
Stages 8 – 13 €2.05 €1.10 €0.79
Validator on the right hand side
Adult/Student
Child
Child (School hours)
Over 13 Stages €2.60 €1.10 €0.79
Xpresso €2.85 €1.20
Luas – 20% cheaper than cash single tickets
Zones
Adult & Student
Child
  Peak Off-Peak Peak Off-Peak
1 zone €1.54 €1.39 €0.80 €0.80
2 zones €1.85 €1.70 €0.80 €0.80
3 zones €2.24 €2.13 €0.80 €0.80
4 zones €2.24 €2.13 €0.96 €0.96
5 zones €2.50 €2.35 €0.96 €0.96
DART & Commuter Rail – 20-24% cheaper than cash single tickets
Distance Category
Adult/Student
Child
Child (School hours)
1 €1.73 €0.86 €0.77
2 €2.09 €1.23 €0.77
3 €2.46 €1.23 €0.77
4 €2.93 €1.39 €0.77
5 €3.56 €1.39 €0.77
6 €4.69 €1.88 €0.77

Extra Discounts: You can also benefit from Leap Card Capping and Leap 90 Discounts when using Travel Credit to pay for your trips. These discounts are applied automatically, so all you need to do is use your Leap Card as normal.

Leap Card Tickets: Dublin Bus Rambler tickets can now be loaded onto your Leap Card in any Leap Card outlet.

Bus Éireann (Dublin and surrounding counties)

Leap Card Travel Credit fares are generally 20% cheaper than cash single tickets. Just Top-Up your card with Travel Credit and pay-as-you-go.

Or

If you’re a more frequent commuter, you can also load the following tickets onto your card:

Zone
Adult
Student
Child
 Red €8.70 €7.00  €5.00
Green  €10.80  €8.60  €6.30
Blue  €18.20  €14.60 €9.10
Yellow  €21.00  N/A  N/A
Orange  €21.50  N/A N/A
Zone
Adult
Student
Child
 Red €39.15 €31.30  €22.20
Green  €48.50  €38.80  €28.00
Blue  €61.50  €49.20 €32.00
Yellow  €69.00  €55.00  N/A
Orange  €72.50  €58.50 N/A

Other Bus Operators

Leap Card can be used on a wide range of Bus services including Swords Express, Asbourne Connect, Wexford Bus, Matthews.ie (certain services), and Collins Coaches. Fares vary from time to time so please visit the appropriate website for details

Cork fares

Travel Credit Fares

Leap Card fares are 27% cheaper than cash single tickets on Bus Éireann services in Cork city. Just Top-Up your card with Travel Credit and pay-as-you-go:

Bus Éireann Cork City
Leap Fare
Adult Single €1.61
Student Single €1.61
Child Single €0.91
Child Single (School Hours) €0.77

OR

If you’re a more frequent commuter, you can also load the following tickets onto your card:

Zone
Adult
Student
Child
Red Zone 24 Hour €5.40 €4.40 €3.20
Red Zone 7 day €22.00 €17.60 €11.50
Red Zone Month* €80.00 €65.00 €39.00
Red & Green Zone 24 Hour €8.60 €7.00 €5.20
Red & Green Zone 7 day €36.70 €29.00 €21.00
Red & Green Zone Month* €104.00 €81.00 €56.00

*Month refers to calendar month eg. January.

Visit our Leap Card Cork page for details of zonal boundaries.

Cork Commuter Rail Fares (Cork – Cobh/Midleton)

Fare Category
Adult
Child
Schoolchild
Zone A – Fare  €1.67 €0.81 €0.77
Zone B – Fare  €2.34  €1.16 €0.77
Zone C – Fare  €3.26  €1.63 €0.77
Zone D – Fare  €4.74  €2.34 €0.77
Zone E – Fare  €4.77  €2.40 €0.77

Click here to determine the fare category for your journey.

 

Galway fares

Travel Credit Fares

Leap Card fares are 27% cheaper than cash single tickets on Bus Éireann services in Galway city. Just Top-Up your card with Travel Credit and pay-as-you-go.

Bus Éireann Galway City
Leap Fare
Adult Single €1.61
Student Single €1.61
Child Single €0.91
Child Single (School Hours) €0.77

Or

If you’re a more frequent commuter, you can also load the following tickets onto your card:

Zone
Adult
Student
Child
 Red – 24 Hour  €4.50  –  –
 Red – 7 Day  €20.50  €17.00  €8.90
 Red – Month*  €71.00  €57.00  €33.00
Ticket
Adult
Student
Child
7 day €20.00 €15.00 €15.00
Month* €62.00  –  –

*Month refers to a calendar month eg. January.

Visit our Leap Card Galway page for a map of applicable services.

Limerick fares

Travel Credit Fares

Leap Card fares are 27% cheaper than cash single tickets on Limerick city services. Just Top-Up your card with Travel Credit and pay-as-you-go.

Bus Éireann Limerick City
Leap Fare
Adult Single €1.61
Student Single €1.61
Child Single €0.91
Child Single (School Hours) €0.77

Or

If you’re a more frequent commuter, you can also load the following tickets onto your card:

Zone
Adult
Student
Child
Red Zone 24 Hour €4.50  –
Red Zone 7 Day €20.50 €17.00 €8.90
Red Zone Month* €71.00 €57.00 €33.00

*Month refers to a calendar month eg. January.

Visit our Leap Card Limerick page for details of Limerick services.

Waterford fares

Travel Credit Fares

Leap Card fares are 27% cheaper than cash single tickets on Waterford city services. Just Top-Up your card with Travel Credit and pay-as-you-go.

Bus Éireann Waterford City
Leap Fare
Adult Single €1.61
Student Single €1.61
Child Single €0.91
Child Single (School Hours) €0.77

Or

If you’re a more frequent commuter, you can also load the following tickets onto your card:

Waterford City Red Zone Tickets
Adult
Student
Child
1-Day (24hr) €4.50
7-Day €18.30 €15.00 €7.90
Monthly* €65.00 €50.00 €30.00

*Month refers to a calendar month eg. January.

Visit our Leap Card Waterford page for details of Waterford services.

Wexford fares

Leap Card can be used in and around Wexford on all Wexford Bus services.  For fares on individual services please see www.wexfordbus.com

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