Some more transport price rises have been announced – these will take effect from Saturday December 1st .
Summary of Price Increases :
On Dublin Bus, most cash adult fares will rise by 25c – but the current €2.65 fare will increase by just 15c to €2.80 .
Schoolchild cash fares will rise by from 75c to 80c. Other child fares rise by 10c.
Leap fares are also increasing – but they will still be cheaper than paying cash.
Old Leap Fare New Leap Fare
0.70 0.70 (schoolchild)
Bus Eireann fares will increase by an average of 6 per cent across all ticket types . Fares on services in cities will rise 10c . Weekly tickets will rise by about 6% – so a weekly ticket that currently costs €18 will rise to €19.
A short hop on the DART will increase to €1.65 (up 15c),
Luas fares for 2 to 5 zones will increase by 10c.
Irish Rail fares are going up by as much as 3.9% and as little as 1% – but actual increases vary across routes and journeys. For example a current open return fare of €40 will rise to €41.50.