Applying for a Student Leap Card / Bus Card

If you are staying outside of Cork City centre you might need to take the bus to school.

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Leap Card Options

Adult Leap Card 

The Adult Leap Card is available to all adults at most Centra shops and the bus station at a cost of €5.00. The card can be topped up with credit like a mobile phone. When you are finished with the card you can return it and get a refund.

Discounted or Student Leap Card

  • Available to anybody 23 years or younger
  • Available to students (of any age) who are registered on a course of 6 months or more.

Apply Online

  • Anyone aged 23 and younger can get a discount bus card – and the card will be posted to their address in Cork.
  • AnyΒ studentΒ (registered on a course of 6 months or more) aged 24 or older can get a discount bus card but must visit UCC to collect their card.
  • Complete the online application before you go to the office. Apply Online Here or scan to complete:
Student Leap Card Online Application – Scan Here

Student Leap Card office:

  • UCC SU Office reception, beside the Common Room in UCC (54 College Road, Cork City)
  • Open: Mon-Fri 10-1 and 2-4
  • No appointment necessary
  • Bring your Cork English Academy student card, school letter and a photo ID (passport).

Cork City Red Zone Map

Bus Numbers 201 to 219