There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to Dalkey by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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  •  25 min

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

$3 - $6

6 alternative options

Bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Upper Leeson Street to Dalkey, Castle Street 7d / ...

$5 - $8

Bus, line 59 bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Upper Leeson Street to Dun Laoghaire, Outside Train Station 46a
  2. Take the line 59 bus from Dun Laoghaire, Royal Marine Road to Dalkey, Castle Street 59 / ...

$8

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dublin to Dalkey 7.6 miles

$20 - $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

Questions & Answers

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

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The train from Grand Canal Dock to Dalkey takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin City South, Upper Leeson Street and arriving at Dalkey, Castle Street. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Canal Dock and arriving at Dalkey. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Dalkey.
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  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Dalkey every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, Dublin Bus operates a bus from Dublin to Dalkey 5 times a week. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 38 min. Nitelink also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
Bus operators
Dublin Bus
Website
dublinbus.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Upper Leeson Street to Dalkey, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
dublinbus.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Upper Leeson Street to Dun Laoghaire, Outside Train Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
dublinbus.ie
Bus from Dun Laoghaire, Royal Marine Road to Dalkey, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
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
$20 - $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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