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

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

Train, bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Galway Galway Service
  2. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Clifden, Clifden 923 / ...

$51 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus Transport for Ireland  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station 720
  2. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Clifden, Clifden 923 / ...

$28 - $43

2 alternative options

Bus Bus Eireann  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station X20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Clifden, Clifden 923 / ...

$50 - $68

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Clifden 177.9 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Clifden is to bus which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Clifden is to drive which takes 3 h 16 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The distance between Dublin and Clifden is 251 km. The road distance is 285 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Dublin to Clifden, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Clifden. However, there are services departing from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and arriving at Clifden, Clifden via Galway Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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

You can take a bus from Dublin to Clifden via Galway Coach Station in around 4 h 50 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Clifden, Clifden
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$11 - $16
Web Fare
$8 - $12
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Clifden, Clifden
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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

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