Dublin Bus is pleased to announce changes to services in the Finglas, Glasnevin, South Circular Road, Limekiln, Kimmage, Rathcoole and Newcastle areas.
As part of Network Direct from Sunday 28th August, a more direct, high frequency, punctual bus service will be introduced to the above areas. These changes will involve existing routes 19, 19a, 68, 69 and 83. All revised services will operate timetables with improved frequencies and providing our customers with consistent intervals between departures.
Revised timetables can be viewed by clicking the below links.
Route 19 will be amalgamated with Route 83 and will operate as Route 83. There is no change to Route 83 on the southside. Route 83 will now serve Horizons Logistics Park, Dublin Airport Logistics Park, Charlestown Link Road, Grove Road/Grove Park Road, Ballygall Road West, Glasanaon Road, Tolka Estate Road, Glasnevin, Phibsboro, Church Street, and O’Connell Bridge to Kimmage. Click here to see full routing.
Route 19a will be Extended to Charlestown Shopping Centre and will be renamed route 9. Route 9 will operate on its current alignment serving the same stops with the exception of Beneavin Road, which it will now serve in both directions. Click here to see full routing.
Improved Service Frequencies
On weekdays, Routes 9, 83 and 122 will operate at 10 minute intervals during key peak times. Routes 9 and 83 will operate at 15 minute intervals during the day time with Route 122 operating at 20 minutes intervals. On Saturday’s Route 9 and 83 will operate at 15 minute intervals during the day. On Sunday’s Route 9 and 83 will operate at 20 minute intervals during the daytime. Route 122 will continue to operate at 20 minute intervals on Saturdays and Sundays.
Customers will benefit from improved transport connections and accessibility with all routes now operating low floor double deck buses. Network Direct will also continue to deliver on improved journey times in the City Centre area as a result of a redesign of bus services in Dublin City.
Route 9 will offer improved frequencies and will operate every 10 minutes at peak time and 15 minutes during the day time. Route 9 will have customer friendly timetables with more consistent intervals between journeys.
Route 83 will offer improved frequencies and will operate every 10 minutes at peak time and 15 minutes during the day time. Route 83 will have customer friendly timetables with more consistent intervals between journeys. Customers will have improved comfort levels with Route 83 now operating low floor double deck buses.
Route 68 will provide direct connections from Newcastle, Cherrywood, Clondalkin and Inchicore to key business and shopping areas in the southeast of the city. Route 68a will provide our customers in the Bulfin area with dedicated trips to and from the City Centre maintaining connections with the South Circular Road, Camden Street and Luas Green Line. Click here for full route details.
Route 69 will offer improved timetables with an hourly service operating at consistent intervals between journeys. Click here for full route details
Recently revised Route 122 now operates from Drimnagh via Herberton Road, Rialto and South Circular Road to O’Connell Street and Navan Road improving transport options for our customers. Route 122 stops at the same stops as current route 19 between Rialto and Parnell Square. Click here for timetable and google map.
Route 9 will operate every 10 minutes at peak time to the City Centre via Charlestown Shopping Centre and will also serve Beneavin Road to and from the city
Route 9 will also provide the Lanesborough and Melville Estates with direct connections to Dublin City University (DCU).
Route 83 will operate every 10 minutes at peak time and will provide improved connections from Charlestown Link Road to Glasnevin, Church Street, South Great George’s Street and Kimmage.
Route 68 will offer customers from the Newcastle, Clondalkin, Inchicore and Bulfin areas, a direct City Centre connection via South Circular Road, Camden Street and South Great George’s Street.
Route 68a will offer our customers from Bulfin a direct City Centre connection via South Circular Road, Camden Street and South Great George’s Street.
Route 69 will continue to provide our customers from Rathcoole with a direct City Centre connection to Clondalkin, Heuston Station (Parkgate Street) and the City Centre. Route 69x will continue to provide an Xpresso service between Rathcoole and the City Centre.
Route 122 will operate on the South Circular Road to Rialto and then on to Drimnagh via Herberton Road thus improving travel options for customers in this area.
Note: Route 19a will be renamed Route 9 and Route 19 will be withdrawn as part of this change.
Alternative services for route 19/19a/68/69/83
Northside: 9, 11, 40, 40a, 83, 140
Southside: 9, 51b, 51c, 68, 68a, 69, 78a, 83, 122, 123