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There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Dalkey by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Canal Dock to Dalkey Dart

$3 - $6

5 alternative options

Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Northumberland Road to Glasthule, Lower Glenageary Rd 7 / ...

$4 - $8

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dublin to Dalkey 7.6 miles

$21 - $25

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Dalkey 7.6 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Dublin to Dalkey 7.6 miles

$35 - $50

Walk  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Walk from Dublin to Dalkey 7.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Dalkey is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Dalkey is to taxi which costs 18€ - 22€ and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin City South, Northumberland Road and arriving at Glasthule, Lower Glenageary Rd. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Canal Dock and arriving at Dalkey. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Dalkey is 11 km. The road distance is 12.2 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dalkey without a car is to train which takes 24 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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The train from Grand Canal Dock to Dalkey takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Dublin to Dalkey bus services, operated by Dublin Bus, depart from Dublin City South, Northumberland Road station.

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Dublin to Dalkey train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Grand Canal Dock station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dalkey is to train which takes 24 min and costs 3€ - 5€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3€ - 7€ and takes 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Dalkey.
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  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Dalkey every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 24 min. Alternatively, Dublin Bus operates a bus from Dublin to Dalkey every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 36 min. Nitelink also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
Bus operators
Dublin Bus
Website
dublinbus.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Northumberland Road to Glasthule, Lower Glenageary Rd
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
dublinbus.ie
Nitelink
Website
dublinbus.ie
Bus from Ballsbridge, Northumberland Road to Dalkey, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
dublinbus.ie
Other operators
Uber Dublin
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Dublin to Dalkey
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
UberBLACK
$35 - $50
Taxi from Dublin to Dalkey
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Lynx
Phone
+353 1 471 5333
Website
lynk.ie
National Radio Cabs
Phone
+353 1 677 2222
Website
nrc.ie

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Dublin to Dalkey bus services, operated by Dublin Bus, arrive at Glasthule, Lower Glenageary Rd station.

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Dublin to Dalkey train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Dalkey station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Dalkey is 12 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Dublin to Dalkey.

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There are 1164+ hotels available in Dalkey. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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