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

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Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Carlow Kildare/Waterford Service

$19 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Carlow, Carlow Coach Park 4 / ...

$17 - $21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dublin to Carlow 52.4 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Carlow 52.4 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Carlow is to drive which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Carlow is to taxi which takes 58 min and costs 95€ - 120€.

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The distance between Dublin and Carlow is 71 km. The road distance is 84 km.

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The train from Heuston to Carlow takes 1 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Busáras and arriving at Carlow, Carlow Coach Park. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heuston and arriving at Carlow. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Carlow every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Carlow every 2 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Carlow, Carlow Coach Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Dublin to Carlow
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Lynx
Phone
+353 1 471 5333
Website
lynk.ie
National Radio Cabs
Phone
+353 1 677 2222
Website
nrc.ie

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