The National Transport Authority (NTA) has published the Commercial Bus Services in Ireland 2022 Bulletin.

It shows between 2020 and 2022 total passenger journeys on commercial bus services almost doubled, increasing by 98% or 9.2 million passenger journeys to 18.6 million passenger journeys.

The level of increase in 2022 was driven by significant increases on Greater Dublin Area (GDA) services.

In 2022 commercial bus services recorded 82.3 million vehicle kilometres with a total ticket revenue of €172.1 million.

Commercial bus services are provided under license by the NTA and are not subsidised by the state, except for those compensated for the fare forgone providing for offering the 50% discount to 19-23 year-olds and to full-time third-level students.

For more information: Commercial Bus Services in Ireland 2022 Bulletin – National Transport