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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible56%
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“Worst bus service of any city I’ver ever used”
2 weeks ago
“Awful experience”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to use this company often, and it is always a terrible experience. Buses are frequently 20-30 minutes late, or do not come at all. It is common to wait for a “ghost bus”, which is on the schedule and shows on the bus...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Nate04321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible, awful, unprofessional service. Use any other company than Bus Eireann if you want to get to places on time.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 904patrikr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have used bus eireann all my life (no other option) and have gotten to the stage where I felt like I needed to voice my opinion on this service. Having just spent 4 months travelling south east Asia where I availed of public transport...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 121orlaithn
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Bus driver was horribly rude and charged me 4 euro extra and would not give back my money he wasn’t that old so I don’t know why he was as stuck up as he was very bad treatment to customers would not recommend as this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Wanderer644205
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

I’m a student in athlone traveling everyday up and down from Dublin. I have never experienced a bus service as unreliable, uncomfortable, rude and ingnorant of all. The bus is ALWAYS late, I have missed exams, left standing at bus stops(which aren’t the safest) for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Freedom42075013197
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Busaras Sunday morning at 10.30 machine not accepting certain euro notes. No official around to ask for help/information desk closed. They forget that without customers there would be even more unemployment. Also advertising free wifi. It doesn’t always happen, especially when you’re traveling s good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bridget L
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Today I took a bus from Dublin to Belfast after being told it was an express bus to leave 20min late. Then have a a horrible journey where the heater was making everyone sweaty. The bus arrived to belfast over 1hr late and caused me...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank alexmW5343SH
Reviewed 12 November 2018

The timetable is appalling. Inconsistent departure and arrival times. It can be 20 minutes early some days and 40 minutes late other days. The 424 route needs to have an earlier set time in the morning so people starting at 9 am for work can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank gazzaflazza23
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The trip to Liisdolnvaragh was worth itt.The journey was a very scenic one ansd a good bus trip with good stops included.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tony B
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The worst bus service I have ever experienced and I have been to India!! I asked if the bus was direct to galway and the driver said yes and it too 4 hours as it stopped in so many places. It was a horrific experience....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank traveltheworld1123
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charrrliiiees
16 September 2018|
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Response from Wanderer644205 | Reviewed this property |
By the looks of it nope they’re terrible
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Lisa S
7 October 2017|
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Response from Terri T | Reviewed this property |
yes you can buy a bus ticket from the driver
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ltkdfmendoza
27 September 2017|
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Response from 853ridai | Reviewed this property |
On the bus/or ticket machine at the bus stop.
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