There are 4 ways to get from Carlow to Glendalough by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Carlow to Heuston Kildare/Waterford Service
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Leeson Street to Glendalough Visitor Centre 181

$30 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlow, Carlow Coach Park to Dublin, Eden Quay 4
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Leeson Street to Glendalough Visitor Centre 181

$27 - $32

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carlow to Glendalough 41.5 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Carlow to Glendalough 41.5 miles

$9 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carlow to Glendalough is to drive which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlow to Glendalough is to taxi which takes 54 min and costs 75€ - 95€.

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The distance between Carlow and Glendalough is 44 km. The road distance is 66 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Carlow to Glendalough, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlow to Glendalough. However, there are services departing from Carlow, Carlow Coach Park and arriving at Glendalough Visitor Centre via Dublin, Lower O'Connell Street and Dublin City South, Leeson Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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What companies run services between Carlow, Ireland and Glendalough, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Carlow to Glendalough via Dublin, Eden Quay, Dublin, Lower O'Connell Street, and Dublin City South, Leeson Street in around 3 h 48 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Leeson Street to Glendalough Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Carlow, Carlow Coach Park to Dublin, Eden Quay
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Carlow to Glendalough
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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