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Bus Éireann Announces Enhancements to Route 257, Killarney to Macroom Via Millstreet

Bus Éireann Announces Enhancements to Route 257, Killarney to Macroom Via Millstreet
  • New service will operate seven days a week

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus company, is pleased to announce significantly enhanced services and timetable to Route 257, Killarney to Macroom which will come into effect this Sunday, 11 December. 

Funded by the National Transport Authority as part of the Connecting Ireland Rural Mobility Plan, the enhanced Route 257 will now operate seven days a week, with increased daily services between Killarney/Millstreet and Millstreet/Macroom. 

Frequency will increase to five daily return services between Killarney and Millstreet (Monday to Saturday) with four return services on a Sunday. Three return services will operate between Millstreet and Macroom (Monday to Saturday) with two services on a Sunday. The improved services will also offer additional stops in Millstreet, offering passengers connection with rail services at Millstreet Train Station.                 

“Bus Éireann is delighted to introduce these new and improved services between Killarney and Macroom, significantly increasing services for people between County Kerry and Cork, said Aled Williams, Bus Éireann, Senior Operations Manager, South. Thanks to the National Transport Authority, through the Connecting Ireland Rural Mobility Plan this enhancement will also create four driver jobs in our Cork Depot. Demand for our services in the South is higher now than pre-pandemic, this enhanced service will enable us to connect more people with who and what matters to them.

Bus Éireann Route 257 Serves Killarney, Barraduff, Rathmore, Gren Glens Arena (Northbound), Millstreet Rail Station, Green Glens Arena (Southbound), Millstreet, Clondrohid and Macroom. Updated service details and timetables are available at buseireann.ie.