Company History

Collins Coaches have been offering coach and bus services for over 40 years. Our impressive fleet consists of modern, high quality, air-conditioned touring coaches with an average age of 2 years.

We specialise in coach tours throughout Ireland and the UK, day tours and city tours, airport transfers, corporate travel and private hire. We provide a high quality, multi-stop, commuter service between Carrickmacross, Ardee, Collon, Slane and Dublin on a daily basis. We also operate a non-stop express service between Carrickmacross, Ardee and Dublin via the M1 Motorway and Port Tunnel.

Our fleet of award winning coaches are the most luxurious in Ireland. On board facilities include complimentary 4G Wifi, USB charging points, leather seats, air-conditioning, extra legroom, cctv, fridges, reclining seats, carpets. The average age of our fleet is 1-2 years.

In 2008, we were one of the first transport companies in Ireland to install free WIFI across our entire fleet.

In 2009, we established Collins Day Tours which specialises in the provision high quality, breathtaking and memorable day tours to various locations in Ireland.

We were awarded “Coach Operator of the Year 2010/2011” as a recognition for excellence in operation and outstanding commitment to our customers.

Our popular Glendalough and Kilkenny Day Tour was awarded the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for the years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019

We were voted the Number 1 Day Tour Company on Tripadvisor in 2018 and 2019. We are currently ranked Number 2.

In 2019, we were awarded a Hall of Fame Certificate by Tripadvisor for our No 1 day tour to Glendalough, Wicklow and Kilkenny. To qualify, a business must have received a Certificate of Excellence for the previous 5 consecutive years. We have actually received it for 7 straight years.

We received the much coveted Travellers’ Choice Award for our day tour to Glendalough, Wicklow and Kilkenny in both 2019 and 2020. It was voted Number 3 in the Top 10 Experiences in Ireland.

Collins Coaches is based in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan and is a member of the Coach Tourism and Transport Council of Ireland