There are 5 ways to get from Dublin to Athy by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Athy Kildare/Waterford Service

$16 - $23

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Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Georges Quay to The Castle Inn, Leinster Street 717 / ...

$13 - $19

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dublin to Athy 45.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Athy 45.8 miles

$10 - $15

Uber  •  51 min

  1. Take an Uber from Dublin to Athy 45.8 miles

$140 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Athy is to drive which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Athy is to train which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin City South, Georges Quay and arriving at The Castle Inn, Leinster Street. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heuston and arriving at Athy. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Athy is 62 km. The road distance is 73.3 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Athy without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs 13€ - 19€.

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The train from Heuston to Athy takes 47 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Dublin to Athy bus services, operated by JJ. Kavanagh, depart from Dublin City South, Georges Quay station.

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Dublin to Athy train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Heuston station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Athy is to train which takes 47 min and costs 13€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 16€ and takes 1 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Athy.
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  • Distance: 38.7 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Athy, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Athy every 4 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 47 min. Alternatively, JJ. Kavanagh operates a bus from Dublin to Athy every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
JJ. Kavanagh
Phone
+353 818 333 222
Website
jjkavanagh.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Georges Quay to The Castle Inn, Leinster Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
jjkavanagh.ie
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 56 8831189
Email
info@bkavcoaches.com
Website
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from Ulster Bank George's Quay to Athy, Duke Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Georges Quay to Athy, Duke Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Uber Dublin
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Dublin to Athy
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Signup at
uber.com
UberBLACK
$140 - $200
Taxi from Dublin to Athy
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Lynx
Phone
+353 1 471 5333
Website
lynk.ie
National Radio Cabs
Phone
+353 1 677 2222
Website
nrc.ie

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