Stephen Butler Coaches
Stephen Butler Coaches
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Bus ServicesTaxis & ShuttlesSightseeing Tours
09:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
About
Coach and Bus Hire. Stephen Butler Coaches is a family run bus & coach company, who specializes in luxury private coach, bus and minivan hire. Stephen established his business in 1979, to date we are celebrating over 40 years in business. We are based in the bustling town of Midleton, Co. Cork, which is also home to Jameson Distillery, Midleton. We operate one of the most luxurious and modern fleets of chauffeur driven vehicles in Cork, Ireland. We strive every day to ensure all of our customer’s needs and expectations are exceeded. Contact us today for all your coach, bus & minvan hire requirements.
Midleton, County Cork, Ireland

Awards
Travellers' Choice
2023

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TravelingClareBear
Philadelphia, PA8 contributions
Aug 2023 • Friends
Stephen Butler Tours is a class act! Prior to the trip Stephen and Chris were helpful during the planning phase by answering questions through prompt reply emails, about travel times and distances from one place to the next. Once in Ireland Olan took over where they left off and continued to help me daily with pick up and drop off times and suggestions along the way that helped put my mind at ease. Olan greeted us with a smile at the airport and was friendly, kind and easy going throughout our travels. Olan’s driving skills are amazing! Still can hardly believe the narrow back roads he maneuvered our giant tour bus past oncoming traffic with such finesse! From Dublin to Kilkenny to Waterford to Cork to Galway and back to Dublin, Olan kept all 46 of us safe and happy! I can not say enough good things about this Bus company and Olan! Truly just Wonderful from beginning to end! Will definitely book Stephen Butler on our next trip over! They put Ireland’s 100,000 Welcomes into Action! Slainte!
Written 16 September 2023
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ltriozzi
Orlando, FL1 contribution
Aug 2023 • Couples
The day we spent touring with Sean was one of our favorite experiences of the entire trip! His enthusiasm and knowledge of his native country really made the day extra special. The cliffs of Moher and Galway are both must sees. He earned extra points for taking a very skeptical Italian American to "the best pizza place in Ireland" - and he was right. Highly recommend!
Written 10 August 2023
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Alistair M
1 contribution
Aug 2023 • Friends
We had a golf trip to Southwest Ireland in August 2023. From start to finish the entire Stephen Butler team was first class! Sean made planning our trip and itinerary so smooth and was always super helpful, and extremely pleasant and fun to talk to.

As to our driver, John, he was EXCELLENT. Always on time, willing to help, and great company. Genuinely a true gentleman!

Due to driving laws, there are, understandably maximum hours a driver can drive. On a day where our schedule would have exceeded these limits, Sean arranged a second bus from a local company to do the first leg of our journey, while John picked us up later on after having retrieved our luggage! That could not have been more seamless and we appreciate the effort to make it all so easy.

We loved our experience so much that we have already penciled in a future trip with Stephen Butler and I hope Sean and John, who are a credit to their company, will be a part of that trip too.
Written 9 August 2023
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rrrridge
Ridgewood, NJ5 contributions
Aug 2023 • Friends
Great service. Very easy to book the transportation with Sean. And Dan was a great driver and knowledgeable tour guide. Took us from Dublin to Cork. And then from Cork to the Ring of Kerry.
Written 3 August 2023
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merl jenkins
1 contribution
Jul 2023 • Family
The idea of planning a 12-person family trip from the USA to 3 different cities in Ireland was a completely overwhelming concept…until I gave Stephen Butler Coaches a call. We initially were referred to them via our host at the fabulous Lisnabrin House to arrange a quick 45 min drive from Kent station in Cork to the country house. After speaking with Sean our once daunting plans, became a breeze. He was able to coordinate 3 different trips for us including a visit to the Cliffs of Moher, and a full day trip from Galway to Achill Isle to visit family. On the last two trips (Cork to Galway including Cliffs of Moher, and a full day excursion to Achill Isle) we had the pleasure of having Dan drive us. Not only was Dan a wonderful guide and excellent driver, but he went above and beyond to accommodate our requests to work in every bit of Ireland we wanted to take it. As for the van, it was spacious, comfortable, and offered excellent panoramic views for all our travels. We comfortably fit 12 people, including a baby/stroller and lots of luggage for our trips. Don’t bother searching for other deal/cars on google – just call Stephen Butler!
Written 19 July 2023
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Nikki G
1 contribution
Jul 2023 • Family
Amazing family vacation - Sean was fantastic helping us plan our adventure and providing great recommendations on sights, restaurants, and hotels. Dan was our driver for 4 days and could not have been nicer. His kindness and very flexible and chill attitude was exactly what we were looking for on this lovely vacation. We toured the Ring of Kerry, the Dingle Peninsula and spent time in Killarney and Galway. Sean planned the stops along the way and Dan was great about improvising based on how the day was going. It was a stress free trip for the 7 of us and a trip I’d highly recommend. Thank you!
Written 15 July 2023
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717julians
Tampa, FL10 contributions
Jun 2023 • Family
Roy took us (3 families of 4) from Dublin to Cork to Killarney to Galway back to Dublin. Brand new bus. Prompt professional driver. Planned stops on the longer legs. highly recommend. No stress... leaving the driving to the pros if you can!
Written 26 June 2023
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Elizabeth C
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Apr 2023 • Friends
Stephen butler coaches are great. Professional, knowledgeable, accommodating, comfortable vehicle, and fun. This is my second trip. first back in 2017 with family & Sean was our driver. We all hated to leave him when trip was done. This trip in April 2023 it was with 3 friends. Olan was our driver, what a riot. Our trip with Olan was 9 days. He picked us up in Athlone & we headed to Donegal. We were 3 nights in Donegal & ea day Olan picked us up & we saw amazing sights. Next to Westport for 3 nights, same thing, ea day picked us up off to different sights. Then on to Dingle for 2 nights. Left Dingle for Limerick as we were flying out of Shannon next day. On way to Limerick we stopped in Abbeyfeale for few hours & visited with my relatives. You can't go wrong with Stephen Butler coaches the best of Irish hospitality. Betty
Written 29 April 2023
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Bett
3 contributions
Sept 2022 • Couples
Just came home from an amazing 9 days in Ireland! Cannot put into words how great Sean from Stephen butlers service was!!! From home he put in so much time helping me plan my itinerary that I didn’t need to pay an agent! Every day was more fun than the next. We saw every site we planned on seeing and extras that Sean suggested. He was so flexible - really catered to our needs. Was such a pleasure- we truly enjoyed his company. He also helped us avoid crowds by adjusting the schedule according to popular tour times. He really knows his stuff! We highly recommend this company- can’t see doing it any other way- or using any other company!
Written 19 September 2022
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Karen K
1 contribution
Sept 2022
Having a private coach for our group made a world of difference in our entire experience. Having the coach and driver allowed everyone to enjoy the sights and not be worried about directions or driving. We moved several times so having the coach allowed us a safe place to store luggage/clubs that were not needed at each stop. Roy, our driver, became an integral part of our group. He accommodated us in every request and always had our safety at the top of his goals. Roy was always pleasant and upbeat - I can't imagine that anyone could have done better!!
Sean was integral in the planning for the trip with our group leader. His suggestions contributed to the positive overall experience. Stephen Butler Coaches gets an A+ in my book!!
Written 17 September 2022
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