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

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Merrion Square North to Arklow 2 / ...

$14 - $23

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Arklow Commuter Service

$17 - $24

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dublin to Arklow 43 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Arklow 43 miles

$9 - $14

Uber  •  48 min

  1. Take an Uber from Dublin to Arklow 43 miles

$130 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Arklow is to drive which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Arklow is to taxi which costs 80€ - 100€ and takes 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Merrion Square North and arriving at Arklow. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pearse and arriving at Arklow. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Arklow is 60 km. The road distance is 68.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Arklow without a car is to bus which takes 1 h and costs 12€ - 20€.

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The bus from Merrion Square North to Arklow takes 1 h including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Dublin to Arklow bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Merrion Square North station.

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Dublin to Arklow train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Pearse station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Arklow is to bus which takes 1 h and costs 12€ - 20€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 15€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Arklow.
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  • Distance: 37.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Arklow hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h. Wexford Bus also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Arklow 4 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Wexford Bus
Website
wexfordbus.com
Bus from Davenport Hotel Merrion Street to Arklow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
wexfordbus.com
Other operators
Uber Dublin
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Dublin to Arklow
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $180
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uber.com
UberBLACK
$130 - $180
Taxi from Dublin to Arklow
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Lynx
Phone
+353 1 471 5333
Website
lynk.ie
National Radio Cabs
Phone
+353 1 677 2222
Website
nrc.ie

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Dublin to Arklow bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Arklow station.

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Dublin to Arklow train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Arklow station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Arklow is 69 km. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Dublin to Arklow.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Arklow. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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