Bus Connects - What it means for Killester
Updated: Nov 9, 2021
New "H spine" bus service kicks off on Sunday June 27th 2021.
The H-spine will be made up of the H1, H2 and H3 and will all travel the same route from city centre up the Howth Road until splitting at St Anne’s Park outside Raheny.
The H1 will travel through Raheney, Edenmore and Donaghmede with the bus terminus at Clongriffin.
The H2 and H3 will run along the coast at Kilbarrack before diverging with the H2 travelling to Malahide and H3 terminating at Howth summit.
Fares remain the same for all new routes.
Leap Card and the free travel pass are still both accepted on these services.
Monday – Sunday
H1 - every 15 mins
H2 - every 30 mins
H3 - every 30 mins
A significant increase in the number of services per day
73 departures from the City Centre to Baldoyle on the H1 route Mon-Fri
63 buses departing the City Centre for Howth Mon-Fri
More early morning and late night services
First H3 departs Howth Summit at 4:48am Mon-Fri.
A service every 8 minutes on Howth Road between Watermill Road, Raheny and City Centre - excluding early mornings and late evenings
Improved services at weekends and Sundays
Other points of note:
90 minute single fare allows transfer to other Bus services without paying
Additional fare is due to be introduced in October
First stop on Lower Abbey Street moves to outside Lotto Office
NTA and Dublin Bus have said that the H1 will not serve Red Arches Road yet and will continue for now to terminate outside the Community Hall in Baldoyle
Timetables and more detailed information on Bus Connects is available on https://www.transportforireland.ie/h-spine/