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There are 5 ways to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra Sligo/Longford Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Drumcondra, Outside Train Station to Marshes Shopping Centre 901 / ...

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Train  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Carrick On Shannon to Dublin Connolly Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Dublin Connolly to Dundalk Ic / ...

Train via Dublin  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Connolly Sligo/Longford Service
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Dundalk Commuter Service / ...

Bus  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to Zone 21, stop 111911 23
  2. Take the bus from Zone 14, stop 111951 to Dublin Road, stop 100521 100X

Drive  •  2h 4m

  1. Drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk 149.4 km

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The most affordable way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk is to train and bus, which costs €23 - €28 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 2h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk. However, there are services departing from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 and arriving at Dublin Road, stop 100521 via Zone 14, stop 111951. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk. However, there are services departing from Carrick On Shannon and arriving at Dundalk via Dublin Connolly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Carrick-on-Shannon and Dundalk is 110 km. The road distance is 149.4 km.

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The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 5m and costs €23 - €28.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk, including transfers.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 station.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Carrick On Shannon station.

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The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk is to train which takes 4h 7m and costs €24 - €35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €24 - €40 and takes 4h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk.
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  • Distance: 110 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Carrick-on-Shannon, IE-LM, Ireland and Dundalk, Ireland?

You can take a train from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk via Dublin Connolly in around 4h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk via Zone 21, stop 111911 and Zone 14, stop 111951 in around 4h 34m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€14 - €17
Flexible
€17 - €19
Train from Carrick On Shannon to Dublin Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€14 - €17
Flexible
€17 - €20
Train from Dublin Connolly to Dundalk
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€10 - €12
Flexible
€11 - €14
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€14 - €17
Flexible
€17 - €20
Train from Connolly to Dundalk
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€10 - €12
Flexible
€11 - €14
Bus operators
Matthews Coach Hire
Phone
+353 42 937 8188
Email
info@matthews.ie
Website
matthews.ie
Bus from Drumcondra, Outside Train Station to Marshes Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9
Website
Matthews Coach Hire
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to Zone 21, stop 111911
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Zone 14, stop 111951 to Dublin Road, stop 100521
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Bus Eireann

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Dublin Road, stop 100521 station.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Dundalk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk is 149 km. It takes approximately 2h 4m to drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dundalk.

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