What does capping mean on Leap card?

What does capping mean on Leap card?

Capping means that you won’t get charged more than the price of a 1 Day or 7 Day Luas Flexi Ticket using Leap Card. Capping is part of the Leap Card functionality. This is equal to the 1 Day or 7 Day Luas Flexi Ticket. After you reach the Cap the rest of your travel during that 1 Day or 7 Days is free.

Do you get discounts with a leap card?

Card holders can get student discounts on fares for Go-Ahead Ireland, Dublin Bus, Luas, Bus Éireann, DART and Irish Rail (Iarnród Éireann) as well as other participating private transport operators in the Republic of Ireland.

Can Leap card be used on Dublin coach?

Dublin Coach only accept card or contactless payments. Cash is not accepted on board our services. Only adult and student leap cards are accepted at present. It is the customer’s responsibility to ensure they purchase the correct ticket for the journey.

Does Dublin Bus take contactless?

Bus Éireann, Irish Rail, Go Ahead, Dublin Bus and Luas all accept Leap Cards on some or all of their services. The contactless element is not the only advantage as Leap Card fares can be up to 31% cheaper than cash tickets.

Can you use a Leap card for more than one person?

So, you can pay for more than one person with a single leap card on Dublin Bus – this is because you go to the driver to do this. You cannot do this on train/luas/dart, as for those services you tag on/off using a machine, so there is no way of paying for 2 passengers with one card.

How does leap card work on train?

When travelling by rail with your TFI Leap Card, touch your card on and off the Validator / Gate when entering and exiting the station or platform. Note: A default fare is deducted from your Travel Credit when you Touch-On. When you Touch-Off the appropriate amount is refunded to your card.

How do you use the bus in Dublin?

Taking the Bus in Dublin, Ireland

  1. Get a Bus Map.
  2. Get the Relevant Timetables.
  3. Consider a Leap Card.
  4. Identify the Stops.
  5. Check the Side of the Road.
  6. Queue or Earn Withering Glances.
  7. Look for Your Bus.
  8. Make Sure It Is the Right Route.

Where can I Use my Leap Card in Dublin?

You can use your Leap Card when travelling on all Dublin Bus services, including Airlink, Xpresso and Nitelink, as well as Luas, Dart and Commuter Rail services. How much does it cost? A fully refundable deposit of €5.00 (Child €3.00) is charged for your card and you must also top-up with a minimum of €5.00 Travel Credit.

What can I do with a Leap Visitor Card?

Travelling with your Leap Visitor Card. Your Leap Visitor Card allows you unlimited travel after first use for the period you have selected on the following transport services in Dublin: Airlink 747 & 757 airport bus services. All Dublin Bus scheduled services (not valid on tours) Go-Ahead Ireland services in Dublin.

Is there capping on bus fares in Dublin?

Please note: Capping applies to Dublin City Bus scheduled services including Xpresso. It excludes Nitelink, Tours and Go-Ahead Ireland Commuter services. Capping only applies to journeys taken by the card holder.

Can a visitor Leap Card be used on Airlink?

The Visitor Leap Card allows for unlimited use on all Dublin Bus services, including Airlink, Nitelink, Xpresso DART and Commuter Rail and Luas services for 72 hours. The card is not valid on Dublin Bus Tours.