There are 3 ways to get from Dublin to Castlebar by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Castlebar Westport Service

$50 - $70

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  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 Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar 456 / ...

$35 - $48

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Castlebar 145.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Castlebar is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Castlebar is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Castlebar is 209 km. The road distance is 233.3 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Castlebar. However, there are services departing from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay and arriving at Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar via Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Castlebar 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dublin to Castlebar via Galway Coach Station and Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station in around 5 h 45 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$15 - $21
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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