There are 2 ways to get from Dublin to Achill Island by train or car

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Train  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the train from Heuston 1 to Castlebar, Castlebar 1 Westport Service

19€ - 27€

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 45m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Castlebar 235.7 km

29€ - 45€

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Achill Island is to train which costs 19€ - 27€ and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Achill Island is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heuston 1 and arriving at Castlebar, Castlebar 1. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Dublin and Achill Island is 256 km. The road distance is 235.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Achill Island without a car is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs 19€ - 27€.

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The train from Heuston 1 to Castlebar, Castlebar 1 takes 2h 50m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Dublin to Achill Island train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Heuston 1 station.

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Dublin to Achill Island train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Castlebar, Castlebar 1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Achill Island is 236 km. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Dublin to Achill Island.

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What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Achill Island, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Heuston 1 to Castlebar, Castlebar 1 3 times a day. Tickets cost 19€ - 27€ and the journey takes 2h 50m.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Achill Island. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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