New 90-minute fixed exchange rate for Dublin public transport launched as punters set to save thousands
A NEW 90-minute interchange flat rate has been launched for public transport in Dublin.
The change is expected to save punters hundreds of dollars.
Transport For Ireland has announced that passengers will receive free transfers between Dublin Bus, Luas and most Dart and Go-Ahead Ireland commuter rail services in the capital within 90 minutes of boarding.
From November 28, the price of 90 minutes will be set at € 2.30 for adult and student users of the TFI Leap card. The price will then drop to € 2.50 from March of next year.
A new flat rate of 80 cents, with free transfers for 90 minutes, has also been launched for young people under 18.
This simplified pricing is part of the BusConnects program, which aims to make public transport more reliable and faster.
NTA Managing Director Anne Graham said: “The introduction of the new structure will encourage a return to public transport on the TFI network.
“This offers the possibility of creating simplicity and consistency across the entire network, regardless of the route or mode taken. “