You can travel on Bus Éireann services in Athlone, for as little as for as little as €1.50 with a TFI Adult Leap Card, €0.75 with a TFI Young Adult (19-25)/ Student or €0.65 with a TFI Child Leap Card.

TFI Leap Card is 30% cheaper than cash single fares and can be used in Athlone on the following bus services:

  • Bus Éireann A1 -Bealnamulla – Monksland – Bus/Rail Station – Golden Island – Retreat Rd – AIT – Creggan Court
  • Bus Éireann A2 – Bealnamulla – Monksland – Bus/Rail Station – Golden Island – Ballymahon Rd – AIT – Creggan Court


 Athlone Town Single Fares TFI Leap Cash
Adult Single €1.50 €2.00
Adult Single (Higher fare) €1.50 €2.00
Student Single €0.75 n/a
Student Single (Higher fare) €0.75 n/a
Child Single €0.65 €0.90
Child Single (Higher fare) €0.65 €0.90


TFI Leap Card is up to 30% cheaper than cash single fares. Young Adults and Students can enjoy 50% off with a Young Adult or Student Leap Card. For specific fares, please visit your operators website.

TFI Leap Card can be used on all town, commuter & rural services operated by Bus Éireann as well as on TFI Local Link services.

There is no Leap discount for single fares purchased on Bus Éireann Expressway services but TFI Leap Card may be used as a convenient method of payment.

You can download the Leap Top-up App to top up directly from your phone. TFI Leap Cards can also be topped up at various Leap agents.