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

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Train, taxi  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Galway Galway Service
  2. Take a taxi from Galway to Carna

167€ - 211€

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Galway Galway Service
  2. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Carna, Carna 424

Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station 761 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Carna, Carna 424

Bus #2  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station 720
  2. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Carna, Carna 424

Drive  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Carna 178.5 miles

30€ - 50€

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Carna is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Carna is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Carna. However, there are services departing from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay and arriving at Carna, Carna via Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 30m.

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The distance between Dublin and Carna is 238 km. The road distance is 285.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Carna without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3h 34m and costs 160€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Dublin to Carna, including transfers.

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Dublin to Carna bus services, operated by Citylink, depart from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay station.

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Dublin to Carna bus services, operated by Bus Éireann, arrive at Carna, Carna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Carna is 286 km. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Dublin to Carna.

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There are 248+ hotels available in Carna. Prices start at 90€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Carna.
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  • Distance: 148.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

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

You can take a bus from Dublin to Carna via Galway Coach Station and Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station in around 5h 30m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Éireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Carna, Carna
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
Citylink
Standard
14€ - 21€
Web Fare
12€ - 18€
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
Transport for Ireland
Other operators
Taxi from Galway to Carna
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Estimated price
130€ - 160€
City Taxis Galway
Phone
+353 91 525 252
Website
citytaxisgalway.com
Big O Taxis Galway
Phone
+353 91 585 858
Website
bigotaxis.com

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