J.J. Kavanagh & Sons

Bus to Carlow SETU

J.J. Kavanagh & Sons operates 39 daily bus services, Monday to Friday, to get you directly to the door at Carlow SETU Campus.

118 daily services, we've got your college route covered.

"This is great! When I was in first year, I got so confused trying to work out where the buses went from. It is so helpful having it all in one place."


K O’Neill

Academic Year 2023

SETU routes start on Monday 11th September 2023.


Featuring live times, quick buy and digital tickets – our app is now live!

Young Adult Card

Tickets can only be bought online ahead of travel.


We’ve got your back in getting you to and from your home away from home. J.J. Kavanagh & Sons buses aren’t just rides; they’re equipped with WiFi, phone chargers and tables for your homework!

Route Map

The Carlow SETU is made up of campuses in Carlow and Wicklow. The J.J. Kavanagh & Sons Carlow bus stops right outside the SETU campus, so it couldn’t be more convenient!

Welcome to the Carlow SETU Student Hub, everything you need to know about your college travel plans.

You’re a part of one of Ireland’s newest universities! The convenience of getting there will be your number one priority and whether you are travelling from Dublin City or in the heart of Ireland’s counties, we would love to be your travel companion!

Download our App

For live info, and contactless digital tickets.

Apply for the Young Adult Card here*

*The YAC or Student Leap Card Tickets cannot be purchased from the bus driver, they can only
be bought online ahead of travel.

Being a first-year student at Carlow SETU is going to be an exciting journey

A close-knit community, Carlow town and its people make you feel at home. Classes are more than just lectures; they’re interactive experiences that broaden your horizons. Outside of studies, clubs and societies offer friendships and fun, while the campus itself is a hub of inspiration.

Carlow SETU isn’t just a university; it’s a place where you lay the foundation for a remarkable journey ahead.

Navigating the college is fairly straightforward and your journey there will be simple. Whether you’re a budding scientist, an aspiring entrepreneur, a creative artist, or anything in between, Carlow SETU will help you reach your full potential. This is your ticket to unlocking a world of support, guidance and amazing opportunities – coupled with a backstage pass to campus life!

Going to a concert or staying out late in Dublin city?

Our buses operate into the early morning hours, ensuring a reliable option if you’re attending a concert or enjoying a late night in Dublin city. Check out our timetables to plan your route.