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About Irish Citylink

Irish CityLink has been the leading provider of intercity bus services in Ireland since 2003. This luxury coach service currently stops in 4 cities and runs 121 daily trips. Some of the most popular routes are from Galway to Cork, Dublin to Galway, and Cork to Limerick.

Irish CityLink provides high-frequency express services between Ireland's major cities and towns. These stops also include multiple airports, including in Dublin and Cork. Irish CityLink allows passengers to carry two medium-sized suitcases or bags weighing up to 20 kg, as well as one personal carry-on item.

Irish CityLink has several wheelchair-accessible coaches on the Galway to Dublin route. However, since the coaches can be interchangeable, we recommend you reach out ahead of time to ensure you have the necessary accommodations. In addition, one guide dog is permitted onboard per passenger. All guide dogs and assistance dogs must be properly identifiable with an official coat and/or harness.

In addition to ample luggage storage, buses in the Irish CityLink fleet feature amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi, onboard restrooms, clean cabins, and friendly, attentive staff. Irish CityLink also collects lost or forgotten items and posts them on their website for passengers to claim up to thirty days after losing the item.

Irish CityLink is an official partner of Wanderu, which means Wanderu features the best deals and prices Irish CityLink has to offer. Easily search routes, compare tickets and get the best possible deal on Irish CityLink bus tickets through Wanderu.

Irish Citylink Amenities

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What travelers are saying about Irish Citylink

Here’s what Wanderu users who have booked trips with Irish Citylink had to say about their travel experience.

Onboard Experience

“The WiFi actually worked for the entire trip”
based on 2 reviews
“I’ll travel with them again just for the staff!”
based on 2 reviews
“Really cheap tickets and really good service.”
based on 1 reviews
“The bus got there on time.”
based on 3 reviews
“Seats were really comfy and spacious”
based on 3 reviews
“The bus was almost suspiciously clean”
based on 2 reviews

Irish Citylink reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Irish Citylink

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Irish Citylink passenger reviews



June 16, 2019- Vacation

Galway to Dublin

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Irish Citylink Routes & Network

Irish Citylink’s bus network features 23 bus routes that connect 4 cities serving 7 stations. On average, Irish Citylink performs about 121 bus trips every day. The top cities to which Irish Citylink offers the highest number of daily bus service include Cork and Limerick.

Top Cities Served by Irish Citylink

CityRouteEarliest busLatest bus
Galway1512:00 am11:30 pm
Dublin151:15 am8:15 pm
Cork158:30 am9:00 pm
Limerick158:15 am7:35 pm

Most popular Irish Citylink routes

The bus from Cork to Limerick is Irish Citylink’s most popular route. Trips from Dublin to Galway and Limerick to Galway are also highly popular.

Top Irish Citylink routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
Cork to Limerick101h 25m$20
Dublin to Galway362h 33m$18
Limerick to Galway181h 22m$19
Galway to Cork102h 47m$26

Irish Citylink Bus Guide & FAQs

Yes, Irish Citylink offers WiFi on their buses. Although most trips with Irish Citylink will have WiFi as advertised, some buses might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Irish Citylink WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Irish Citylink does not offer power outlets on their buses at this time. We suggest you charge up your laptop ahead of time and bring a power bank for your phone to extend its battery life for the duration of the trip. And remember - a good book doesn’t require any power.

On a typical day, Irish Citylink has 121 scheduled bus trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

No, Irish Citylink does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Yes, Irish Citylink requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the bus. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

Yes, there are bathrooms on Irish Citylink buses. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Irish Citylink does not offer meals or beverages onboard. We recommend you bring a drink and some snacks for your trip. We also suggest packing a reusable water bottle with you to reduce your impact on the environment. However, note that most buses do not allow you to bring your own alcoholic drinks.

Irish Citylink does not require a printed ticket to board the bus. Instead, an eTicket is sent to you by email when you make your reservation. You can use your smartphone to show this eTicket to the ticketing agent as you board.

Irish Citylink focuses on delivering a great travel experience at a low price and currently does not offer premium features like extra legroom or onboard entertainment. But these days, between your laptop, tablet, smartphone and e-reader, you’re the master of your own entertainment even on longer journeys.

How do I get the best deal on Irish Citylink tickets?

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Pro travelers know that booking your ticket well in advance is key to finding the lowest price. Ticket prices normally go up the closer you get to the travel date, so don’t miss out on a good deal when you see one. If you can be flexible with your travel date, you can also get cheap tickets by traveling on weekdays instead of weekends.

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