Bus Éireann Eurolines, in partnership with Irish Ferries, is operating an extra daylight coach service from Dublin to Birmingham and London ahead of the Olympic Games.

Travelling on the Irish Ferries cruise ferry Ulysses, the new service will operate from July 12 to September 3, departing Dublin Busaras at 07:00hrs, arriving Birmingham at 15.30hrs and London by 19.00hrs.

Fares - inclusive of two medium-sized suitcases - are €72 return from Dublin and €85 return from all other locations on the Bus Éireann network.

For further information, contact Bus Éireann on: (01) 836-6111 or visit: www.eurolines.ie.