Revised Cash Fares 2012

Published on Thursday, December 22, 2011

Dublin Bus wishes to advise customers that from Sunday 1st January 2012 there will be an increase in cash fares.  All cash fares will increase by an average of 15% while Leap Card Fares will increase by an average of 5%.  Use of the new Leap card will be on average 9% cheaper than cash.

The introduction of the Leap Card has given customers a new cashless way to pay for individual bus journeys. A customer can pay either the Flat Fare (over 13 stages marked in blue below) by Touching On at the validator on the right hand side as they enter the bus. Otherwise fares (marked in red below) can be paid by Holding the Leap Card to the Drivers Ticket Machine and stating your destination.

The Schoolchild fare, both Leap and Cash, is available Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm and Saturday 7am to 1.30pm.

For customers travelling on Routes 90, 91 Xpressos or outer Suburban please read below table for further details.

Adult Fares Old Cash Fare New Cash Fare Leap Card Fare
Stages 1 to 3 €1.20 €1.40

€1.25

Stages 4 to 7 €1.65 €1.90 €1.70
Stages 8 to 13 €1.85 €2.15 €1.95
Over 13 Stages €2.30 €2.65

€2.40

Outer Suburban 1 €2.30 €2.65

€2.40

Outer Suburban 2 €3.60 €4.10 €3.75
Xpresso in 1 zone €2.60 €3.00 €2.70
Xpresso in 2 zones €3.60 €4.10

€3.75

Route 90 & 91 €1.45 €1.65 €1.50
Route 221 & 236 €1.20 €1.40

€1.25

City Centre fare €0.50 €0.60 €0.50
Child Fares Old Cash Fare New Cash Fare Leap Card Fare
Schoolchild * €0.65 €0.75

€0.70

Stages 1 to 7 €0.80 €0.90 €0.85
Over 7 Stages €1.00 €1.15 €1.05
Outer Suburban 1 €1.00 €1.15 €1.05
Outer Suburban 2 €1.70 €1.95 €1.80
Xpresso in 1 zone €1.70 €2.00 €1.80
Xpresso in 2 zones €2.00 €2.30

€2.10

Route 90 & 91 €0.80 €0.90 €0.85
Route 221 & 236 €0.80 €0.90 €0.85
City Centre fare €0.50 €0.60 €0.50


When using the Leap Card to travel on Routes 90 and 91
Please pay at the Drivers Ticket Machine* as follows
1. Hold your Leap Card to the target on the driver’s ticket
    Machine.
2. Tell the driver your destination.
3. The correct fare will be deducted from your Travel Credit.
* If you pay using the Validator you will be charged the higher value fl at fare of €2.40

When using the Leap Card to travel on Xpressos
Travel within one zone

Please pay at the Drivers Ticket Machine* as follows:
1. Hold your Leap Card to the target on the driver’s ticket
    Machine.
2. Tell the driver your destination.
3. The correct fare will be deducted from your Travel Credit.
* If you pay using the Validator you will be charged the higher value fl at fare of €3.75
Travel within two zones
1. Please use the Leap Card Validator on the right hand side as you enter the bus.
2. The flat fare of €3.75 will be deducted from your Travel Credit.

When using your Leap Card to pay for an Adult Outer Suburban 1 Fare:
1. Please use the Leap Card Validator on the right hand side as you enter the bus.
2. The flat fare of €2.40 will be deducted from your Travel Credit.

When using your Leap Card to pay for an Adult Outer Suburban 2 Fare or a Child Outer Suburban 1 and 2 Fare:
Please pay at the Drivers Ticket Machine* as follows:
1. Hold your Leap Card to the target on the driver’s ticket machine, as shown
here
2. Tell the driver your destination.
3. The correct fare will be deducted from your Travel Credit.
* If you pay using the Validator you will underpay and not have a valid ticket for travel and inspection.

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