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

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

Bus  •  1 h

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

$14 - $23

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Arklow Commuter Service

$17 - $25

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

$140 - $190

Questions & Answers

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

More details

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

More details

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

Get driving directions

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

More details

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

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pearse and arriving at Arklow. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

More details

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Arklow hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h. Wexford Bus also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Arklow 5 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Wexford Bus
Website
wexfordbus.com
Bus from Leeson Street Upper to Arklow
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
$140 - $190
Signup at
uber.com
UberBLACK
$140 - $190
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

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Is ride-sharing platform BlaBlaCar right for you?, Need to know: Jadrolinija and How do I get from Sydney to Melbourne - to help you get the most out of your next trip.