Aircoach boost for Mid Ulster passengers as it announces new Maghera stop on 705X route

Ireland’s leading private bus and coach operator, Aircoach is introducing a new Maghera stop on its 705X route and additional express services between Belfast and Dublin.
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The company also announced it is boosting its direct services between Belfast City Centre and Dublin Airport and City each day. The company will run an additional eight express services on the 705X route from Sunday, March 24.

The enhanced connectivity means Aircoach now offers the most services of any coach operator between Dublin and Belfast.

It’s good news for passengers across Mid Ulster, as passengers will now be able to board coaches on the 705X route opposite the Maghera Park and Ride facility on the Glenshane Road for direct onward travel to Belfast International Airport, Dublin Airport, and Dublin’s O’Connell Street. Passengers will also be able to disembark the 705X service at Maghera Park and Ride.

Pictured is Kim Swan, Managing Director, Aircoach. Credit: SubmittedPictured is Kim Swan, Managing Director, Aircoach. Credit: Submitted
Pictured is Kim Swan, Managing Director, Aircoach. Credit: Submitted
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Speaking about the introduction of the new services, Kim Swan, Managing Director of Aircoach, said: “Aircoach is committed to ensuring connectivity for local people and visitors across this island by providing reliable, convenient, and cost-effective public transport options.

"The introduction of these additional services between Belfast and Dublin means we are enhancing that vital connectivity and choice for passengers and that Aircoach is now providing the widest array of vital services between these two key cities and their airports. Advance booking for the new services is now open online at and on the Aircoach app.

An award-winning transport company, Aircoach – which celebrates its 25th anniversary next month – is a subsidiary of First Group plc which is one of the UK and Ireland’s largest transport companies.

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