How to get Child (5-15) leap Card in Ireland?

How to get Child (5-15) leap Card in Ireland, Age limit, Register, How to Buy, Service, Fares, App

Child Leap Card 5-15 can be used to pay for travel by anyone who is 5 to 15 years old, up to their 16th birthday.

Child 16-18

Documents Required for applying Child Leap Card

  • A valid Passport, Drivers License or Learner Permit
  • Enabled your camera permissions
  • The card applicant is present
  • You have payment card details ready

Child leap Card Cost

Type Cost
Minimum €3
Top up of €5

TFI Leap Card Types

There are several different types of TFI Leap Card.

There are differences in fares, usage and entitlement depending on which card you are eligible to purchase.

How to Register a TFL Leap Card?

  • Visit here.
  • Enter your TFI Leap Card number (Enter 14 digits)*
  • Confirm your TFI Leap Card number*
  • Enter your TFI Leap Card Label

How to Buy TFI Leap Card in Online?

  • Visit leapcard.
  • Select your Card Type (Adult, Adult Personalised, Child 5 – 15, Child 16 – 18, Young Adult 19-23, Student, Visitor)
  • Select your Top-Up Travel Credit (€).
  • Click Submit.

Where can I buy a TFI Leap Card?

  • Find your nearest agent using the map under where to buy section in TFI Leap Card website.
  • Alternatively, buy the TFI Leap Card online by clicking on “Buy” button at the top of their website.
  • You can also buy at selected DART ticket machines in Dublin.

*For more information, please visit here.

TFI Leap Card Customer Care Contacts

View the TFI Leap Card Customer Care Contacts through the above link.

TFI Leap Card can be used on the following services

  • Irish Bus
  • Dublin Bus
  • Go-Ahead Ireland
  • DART and Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail commuter rail services in the Short Hop Zone and on the
  • Cork to Cobh/Midleton train lines in Cork
  • Luas
  • Private operators such as Ashbourne Connect, City Direct, Matthews Coaches and Wexford Bus.

How to top-up your leap Card?

You can top-up your TFI Leap Card in a number of ways:

There are many ways to top up your card:

  • The most popular way is to download their Leap Top-Up app for free and use it to add credit, check your balance and collect tickets
  • At TFI Leap Card outlet
  • At Luas, DART and commuter rail ticket machines
  • On-board selected bus operators
  • Use Auto Top-Up for regular top-ups to be debited from your bank account
  • Online at, but please note if you top-up online, you still have to collect your travel credit or ticket at either a TFI Leap Card outlet or another nominated load location

TFI Leap Card Fares in Ireland

View the TFI Leap Card Fares in Ireland through the above link.

List of TFI Leap Card Retailers in Ireland

View the List of TFI Leap Card Retailers in Ireland through the above link.

Download Leap Top-up App from Google Play Store, Android/Apple store, mac, ios

Google Play Store Apple App Store

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