Facts and usage statistics about public transit in Ireland, Ireland

Commute patterns by Light Rail, Train, Bus & Ferry in Ireland - Statistics, Analytics and Usage Data

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in Ireland get around each day with public transit compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transit and the average distance people in Ireland walk each day. See which Light Rail, Train, Bus & Ferry and stations are most popular in Ireland, and more!

Ireland has 4 transit type(s), including: Light Rail, Train, Bus & Ferry, operated by several transit agencies, including Luas, Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann, Citylink, City Direct, John McGinley, Kenneally's Bus Service, Aircoach, Aran Island Ferries, Strangford Ferry & Bere Island Ferries

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In Ireland, the average amount of time people spend riding public transit is 65 min. Over 66% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.
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How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in Ireland each day? Commuters wait on average 12 min, but over 35% wait longer than 20 minutes.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Ireland is 7.8 km. Yet 43% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The percentage of public transit riders who transfer lines at least once in Ireland is 34%. On average, 10% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
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Did you know that in Ireland, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.86 km? Approximately, 31% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in Ireland

How long do people usually commute in Ireland by public transit everyday?

The average amount of time people in Ireland spend commuting with public transit, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 65 min.

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How many people have a long commute every day with public transit in Ireland, Ireland?

The percentage of transit riders in Ireland who ride public transit, including Light Rail, Train, Bus & Ferry for more than 2 hours every day is 66%.

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Waiting Time in Ireland

How long do people usually wait at a station in Ireland every day?

The average amount of time people in Ireland wait at a stop or station for their Light Rail, Train, Bus & Ferry line on a weekday is 12 min.

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How many people in Ireland usually wait a long time at a transit station?

The percentage of people in Ireland who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transit line every day, for example to and from work is 35%.

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Trip Distance in Ireland

How far do people usually commute each way with public transit in Ireland?

The average distance people in Ireland usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including Light Rail, Train, Bus & Ferry is 7.8 km.

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How many people have a long commute every day in Ireland?

The percentage of people in Ireland that usually travel for over 12 km in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit is 43%.

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Number of Transfers in Ireland

How many people perform single line trips in Ireland?

The percentage of people in Ireland who don't need to transfer during an average commute trip (one way) is 34%.

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How many people transfer twice during a single trip in Ireland?

The percentage of people in Ireland who make exactly two transfers when traveling to a certain destination on a single trip is 34%.

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Walking Distance in Ireland

How far do people usually walk per trip in Ireland?

The average distance people in Ireland walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work is 7.8 km.

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How many people walk for more than 1 km in Ireland?

The percentage of people in Ireland who walk for over 1 km each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work is 43%.

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Most popular Bus lines

  • 16
  • 27
  • 40

Most popular Bus stations

  • Ashfield House
  • Central Bank
  • College Green

Most popular Train lines

  • DART
  • Maynooth Service
  • Commuter Service

Most popular Train stations

  • Connolly Train Station
  • Tara Street Train Station
  • Pearse Train Station

Most popular Bus lines

  • 16
  • 27
  • 40

Most popular Bus stations

  • Ashfield House
  • Central Bank
  • College Green

Most popular Train lines

  • DART
  • Maynooth Service
  • Commuter Service

Most popular Train stations

  • Connolly Train Station
  • Tara Street Train Station
  • Pearse Train Station

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