The National Transport Authority has approved an increase to cash, Leap Card fares, Monthly and Annual tickets from 1st December 2013 and prepaid tickets from 12th January 2014.
Full details are available on the National Transport Authority's website.
For the best value use a Leap Card Customers migrating from cash to Leap Card can achieve savings of up to 19.4%.
CappingThe National Transport Authority and Dublin Bus have introduced new daily and weekly capping levels for customers traveling on Dublin Bus services. From 4th November, customers can make as many trips as they like across the network using Leap Card and their spend will be capped at €6.90 a day or €27.50 a week. There are also discounted capping levels for students at €5.00 a day or €20.00 a week and children at €2.50 a day or €8.20 a week.
Multi Operator capping, covering Dublin Bus, Irish Rail and Luas, was introduced on 9th December. A customer can make unlimited journeys with all three operators for €10.00 a day or €40.00 a week (Monday to Sunday). Student and Child Multi Operator cap levels are €7.50 a day or €30.00 a week and €3.50 a day and €14.00 a week respectively.Airlink and Tour services do not count towards cap levels.Dublin Bus’ range of prepaid tickets also offers significant levels of discount to customers. Rambler tickets are valid for unlimited travel and can be used on non consecutive days.