Cork transport: Bus Éireann announces additional Expressway services

Cork transport: Bus Éireann announces additional Expressway services

Bus Éireann has announced that they will be introducing additional Expressway services from Sunday. Picture: Johnny Bambury

Bus Éireann has announced that they will be introducing additional Expressway services from Sunday.

Additional services have been added to Route X8, Route 40, and Route 51.

For the Route X8 additional services from Cork to Dublin Airport, coaches will depart Cork at 10am and 4pm and depart Dublin Airport at 9:30am and 3:30pm seven days a week. 

Route X8 serves Cork, Fermoy, Mitchelstown, Cahir, Cashel, Newlands Cross, Dublin city and Dublin Airport.

For the Route 40 additional services from Waterford to Cork and Tralee to Cork, coaches will depart Waterford at 12pm and 9pm Monday to Saturday and 1pm and 7:30pm every Sunday. 

Coaches will depart Cork at 8:40am and 5:40pm Monday to Saturday and 9:40am and 3:40pm every Sunday.

While coaches will depart Cork at 8:30am for Tralee and depart Tralee for Cork at 11:50am (Monday to Saturday) and will depart Cork at 10:30am and Tralee at 1:50pm every Sunday. 

Route 40 serves Waterford, Parnell St, Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Road, Kilmacthomas, Dungarvan, Youghal, Midleton and Cork city, Western Road, Bishopstown Road, Macroom, Ballymakeera, Ballyvourney, Glenflesk, Killarney, Farranfore, Kerry Airport and Tralee.

For Route 51, coaches will depart Cork at 9:25am and depart Galway at 3:05pm seven days a week. 

Route 51 serves Cork, Mallow, Buttevant, Ballyhea, Charleville, Rourke’s Cross, Limerick, Shannon Airport, Clarecastle, Ennis, Crusheen, Gort, Labane, Ardrahan, Kilcolgan, Clarenbridge, Oranmore, Dublin Road and Galway.

Eleanor Farrell, Chief Commercial Officer at Bus Éireann said Ireland's national bus company are delighted to announce the additional services, with the support of the National Transport Authority.

"We’d like to remind our customers that public transport services continue to operate for necessary journeys at this time. 

"Once again I’d like to thank our customers for their continued understanding of the Covid-19 prevention measures in place on all our services. 

"Bus Éireann continues to operate at a maximum of 50% capacity, and compulsory face coverings must be worn throughout your journey,” she continued.

For full timetables visit buseireann.ie 

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