Bus Services

  • Bus Eireann
  • JJ Kavanagh & Sons operate a service from Dublin to Waterford which operates several times daily. This service stops at the Institute of Technology Carlow and Waterford Institute of Technology. Kavanaghs also operate a daily return bus service from Carlow town to NUI Maynooth.

Rail Services

The Dublin to Waterford train stops in Carlow several times daily. Current timetables are available on the Irish Rail website.

Student Travelcard

A Student Travelcard or College ID card may reduce the cost of student travel on some services. The Student Travelcard offers discounts on Irish Rail, DART, Dublin Bus and LUAS services.  All second and third level students are entitled to apply i.e. those on a course of six months with a minimum of twenty hours class time per week.  The Travelcard also entitles you to discounts on Ulster Bus and Northern Ireland Railways.

To find out information on where you can get your student card please use the following link.

Bus Éireann will accept the student ID card from Third Level Institutions when requesting the student fare.