New 'Dublin Express' coach airport service will take off in March
A Dublin Express coach at Dublin Airport
Dublin Express - a new high-frequency, cross-city network of Airport coach services - will start carrying passengers from Tuesday 3 March 2020.
The first three routes will operate a total of 72 services round the clock, offering the fastest transfer via Dublin Port Tunnel between Dublin Airport and 3 city stops at Custom House, Smithfield and Merrion Square at just €6 for a single journey.
The contract to run the Dublin Express was awarded to National Express, the UK’s largest coach operator, in late 2019 and will be operated on their behalf by Bernard Kavanagh Coaches, Ireland’s largest private coach company.
John Boughton, managing director of National Express Ireland, commented: “We’re excited to see the first vehicles in our state-of-the-art fleet of coaches hit the roads next week.
“Dublin Express will transform what it means to ride an airport service in Dublin with a guaranteed seat with every booking, reclining leather seats, extra legroom, a generous luggage allowance, free wifi and charging sockets.
“Booking and payment is easy with tap-and-go and contactless ticketing at the airport plus real-time information means customers can track their coach.”
A phased expansion of Dublin Express will see additional services being added to increase frequency and connect more locations across the city.
“We have ambitious plans to build on phase one, including developing what other products we can offer our customers. We’re keen to build relationships and are in conversation with many potential partners in the city. We look forward to sharing more news from Dublin Express very soon.”
For more information, visit www.dublinexpress.ie