Dublin Bus:

Ticket Adult Student Save!
30 day Rambler €165 €120 27%
5 day Rambler €33 €24 27%

Some FAQs

Where to Top Up with Travel Credit or Tickets?

Student Leap Cards can be topped up with Travel Credit or Tickets at over 500 shops in Dublin, Cork, and Galway, as well as at all Luas stops and at all DART/Commuter Rail stations in Dublin.

When using a Leap Card to PAYG or when using a ticket loaded onto the Leap Card

Bus – Touch On at the start of your journey only

Luas/Train – Touch On AND Touch Off

Using Student Leap Card As A Student ID

Most bus operators in Ireland accept the Student Leap Card as a student ID to allow students buy discounted tickets. Dublin Bus, Luas, DART and Commuter Rail in Dublin accept Student Leap Card as the ONLY valid means of verifying you are entitled to the student fare. Prices Correct as at December 7th, 2018.

Leap Price capping 

Leap your way to lower fares!

If you’re a regular student Leap Card user, you’ll be glad to hear that a cap has been put on the amount you can spend while using your Leap card on one day or week. Once you hit the cap, you travel free for the rest of the day or week.

Capping applies to Dublin Bus, Luas, DART/Commuter Rail services in Dublin:

The Cap Amount: 

Type Dublin Bus Luas Dart & Commuter Rail
Daily €5.00* €5.00 €7.00
Weekly €20.00 €20.00 €27.00
Bus / Luas / DART Commuter Rail
Type Daily Weekly
Student €7.50 €30.00
Adult €10.00 €40.00

Once you hit the Cap value on the applicable transport operator, no further Travel Credit will be deducted as you use your Leap Card on their services and you can continue to travel for free. Please note, even once you hit the Cap value, you should still Touch On and Touch Off as normal in order to have a valid ticket.

* For Xpresso, Outer Suburban 2, and Nitelink services a maximum of €2.50 of the fare contributes towards the cap. Airlink, tours and special events are excluded from the cap. Capping only applies to journeys taken by the card holder. If the card holder decides to pay for extra people to travel on Dublin Bus, this spend will be additional and will not be capped.

sample travel savings across all transport operators

*Fares stated here are correct as at 7th December 2018.

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