Wexford Bus continuously monitors and takes on board the public health advice issued by the authorities in relation to COVID-19. If travelling please continue to respect our incredible drivers and your fellow passengers while doing so by following the public health advice issued by the authorities, and reading the information below before travel.
Please note we are operating a revised schedule across our services so please check these before making arrangements.
What Customers Need to Know before Travel?
Can I travel with Wexford Bus? Wexford bus is operating a reduced schedule across our network as outlined below.
Are face covering mandatory on Wexford Bus? yes the wearing of face coverings is now compulsory for passengers over the age of 13 for the safety and comfort of all travelling. Please note the driver will have a limited supply of face coverings for sale. Please respect the fact that not all passengers can wear face coverings.
Reduced capacity & physical distancing: public transport is operating at a reduced capacity of 50% per vehicle or typically 2 seats per passsenger where practical to allow for physical distancing. Please consider your fellow passengers when choosing a seat and give eachother as much space as possible.
Please continue to respect the physical distancing guidelines when boarding, seating and alighting. Please take heed of the notices on entering the buses advising where to stand whilst being served and waiting.
Advance booking recommended: With capacity restrictions in mind we are encouraging all intending passengers to please book and reserve your seat in advance on www.wexfordbus.com or use the monthly ticket holders Seat Reservation System. Please note that if a ticket is booked and paid for on www.wexfordbus.com your seat is reserved.
If using a Leap Card or Free Travel pass please present this directly to the ticket machine as shown by the driver. Please note that those with Free Travel Cards or those that want to use their Leap Card can reserve a seat in advacen by choosing the “Seat Reservation Only” option on www.wexfordbus.com
If you must use cash please have exact change. If travelling on Wexford Bus Connect services (all local services) and using cash, the exact fare must be put in the new coin drop facilities. The driver will have no change.
Protective screens are in place by the drivers area for everyones protection as customers are boarding and alighting.
Hand sanitiser is provided so please use your own or the one provided as you board.
How to pay if you cannot booked in advance: contactless payment technology is now available on all coaches on the 740, 740A and 340 routes to enable customers to pay with a bank card, apple pay or google pay. Please present your card directly to the scanner as shown by the driver.
Cleaning regime: Wexford Bus is cleaning and disinfecting all buses and coaches after each service paying particular attention to frequently touched surfaces.
I plan to return from overseas can I travel with Wexford Bus? The advice from NPHET on passengers using public transport on arrival into the state has been updated and it is now permitted to use buses to complete your journey to your place of residence. On arrival to your place of residence, all persons entering the State (including Irish nationals) are expected to self-isolate for 14 days.
Wexford bus is operating an amended schedule We look forward to increasing the number of services as restrictions are loosened and demand returns. Temporary schedule changes:
Route 740 (Wexford to Dublin City & Airport):
Current amended schedule from July 20th see here.
For passengers intending to travel to/from Gorey or Arklow please review both the 740 & 740A schedules to find the most suitable time.
Route 740A (Wicklow to Dublin City & Airport): Amended schedule from July 13th 2020 see here
Route 340 (Wexford to Waterford): Amended schedule see here
Route 376 (Wexford to Carlow) Amended schedule from July 20th see here
Wexford Bus Connect Bridge Loop: the evening services on Fridays and Saturdays from 18.50 to 20.50 have been suspended until further notice.
Wexford Bus Connect WX2 Clonard Loop will operate hourly from 08:20 to 18.20 Monday to Saturday. see amended schedule here
Please bring all your belongings: we ask all customers to kindly avoid leaving any tissues, face coverings or other items behind.
The government’s return to work protocol is being followed by Wexford Bus. On arrival to work all of our team are temperature checked and a health screening is conducted before they report for duty.
Health advice: Wexford Bus is following the public health advice issued by the authorities in relation to the COVID-19. We ask that all intending passengers continue to follow the advice of the authorities also.
Thank you for your continued support and understanding and please stay safe during this difficult time.
Please continue to check in with us for updates as this situation evolves.
Advice from the HSE
Notice correct 17th July 2020