- The new Travel Around Kerry brochure lists bus services in County Kerry operated by Bus Éireann and TFI Local Link Kerry
- Fares on Bus Éireann PSO and TFI Local Link services in County Kerry have been reduced by an average of 20%, with a further 50% saving for those aged 19-24 and students in full time education with a Student or Young Adult Leap Card
Tuesday, 31 May, 2022. Bus Éireann, operating on behalf of Transport for Ireland has partnered with TFI Local Link Kerry and Fáilte Ireland to launch a new Travel Around Kerry brochure. This brochure will provide information about Bus Éireann and TFI Local Link services connecting Kerry’s towns and villages. In addition, the brochure also highlights how passengers and visitors can benefit from the recent 20% fare reduction on PSO bus services in County Kerry and the 50% reduction available for those with a TFI Student or Young Adult Leap Card, introduced by the National Transport Authority
‘’Bus Éireann is proud to serve communities across Kerry where we facilitate journeys every day for passengers travelling for work, education or leisure,’’ said Aled Williams, Bus Éireann Senior Operations Manager in the Southern region. ‘’Today we are launching our Travel Around Kerry brochure which lists all of the routes that we operate in the county. We want to encourage passengers and visitors alike to leave their cars at home and take the bus where possible. Travelling by bus is an inherently a more sustainable mode of travel than private car usage, because emissions per passenger are up to 80% lower.”
In addition to the 20% reduction in fares introduced in April, those with a Student or Young Adult Leap Card can now avail of a 50% fare reduction on PSO bus services in Kerry.
“TFI Local Link Kerry provide regular rural bus services and door-to-door bus services to over 90 towns and villages throughout County Kerry,’’ said Alan O’Connell, General Manager of TFI Local Link Kerry. ‘’We are delighted to participate in the new Travel Around Kerry brochure, encouraging passengers to make the most of our public transport system and to benefit from the recent reduction in fares on PSO bus services in Kerry.”
County Kerry attracts 1.5 million tourists annually, with Kerry’s exquisite landscape, rich history and the famed friendliness of its locals making it one of Ireland’s most popular tourist destinations.
‘’Fáilte Ireland is pleased to support the new Travel Around Kerry initiative,’’ said Miriam Kennedy, Head of Wild Atlantic Way of Fáilte Ireland. ‘’Tourism is responsible for creating jobs and opportunities for people across County Kerry and we are pleased to partner with Bus Éireann and TFI Local Link on the new Travel Around Kerry brochure, which lists their bus services in Kerry in one place. This brochure which will be an invaluable resource for visitors to County Kerry and the Wild Atlantic Way, allowing them to keep discovering everything the region has on offer and experience the unique tourism offering in Kerry.”
When using a TFI Leap Card on Bus Éireann PSO services, customers can get a 30% discount on single adult fares. For more information on TFI Leap fares and how to apply for a Student or Young Adult Leap Card visit www.leapcard.ie
Bus Éireann and TFI Local Link are part of the Transport for Ireland network.