JJ Kavanagh & Sons Christmas & New Year Schedule

Christmas & New Year Schedule

IF YOU ARE travelling with us this Christmas season, now is the time to make sure you have all of the up-to-date information. If you need to book your ticket you still got time as there will be limited spaces available.


Main Routes & Airport Routes

Christmas Day is the only day when our Main Routes & Airport Routes are not in action. Our bus drivers need to take a little rest with their families! These services will resume fully on St Stephen’s Day and run as normal over New Years.



Please note if travelling from Dublin Airport our NEW Bus Shelters are now nearer arrivals so you’ve less time to walk in the cold! View Dublin Airport Bus Shelters here.

Daily College Routes

Carlow IT


All buses serving Carlow IT will finish up on Friday 14th December apart from Portlaoise to Carlow Service which will finish on the 20th December. 


All services will start back on Monday 7th January 2019. 




Maynooth University Routes

All buses serving Maynooth College will finish up on Friday 21st December and will start back on Monday, 7th January for exams.


Weekend Colleges Routes

The weekend bus serving  UL will finish up on Friday 14th December and will start back Sunday 20th January 2019. All buses serving NUI will finish up on Friday 30th November and start back on Sunday 13th January 2019.


Local Services

The following local services will finish up on Friday 21st December and will start back on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.



The Clane – Naas service and the Newbridge – Kilcullen service will finish on Saturday 22nd December and recommence on 2nd January 2019.




The Urlingford – Kilkenny Service will finish up on Saturday 22nd December and will fully resume on the 2nd January 2019.



Waterford City Service

The Waterford City Service will finish up on Christmas Eve.  The last service from Clock Tower to Dunmore road will be at 18:15hrs and last service to Slieverue will leave the Quays at 17:45hrs. The service will fully resume on the 27th December 2018 operating to a Saturday schedule. 



139 Naas – Blanchardstown Service


The 139 will operate full service all days throughout with only Christmas Day OFF.



Happy Travelling 🙂