There are 5 ways to get from Dublin to Doolin 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.

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Doolin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dublin to Doolin via Dublin Rd in around 5 h 16 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Doolin
Avg. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Rd to Doolin
Avg. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Ennis Bus Station to Hotel Doolin
Avg. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Gmit
Avg. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Dunnes, Friars Walk
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dublin to Doolin?

The distance between Dublin and Doolin is 211 km. The road distance is 259 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dublin to Doolin?

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Doolin is to bus which costs 24€ and takes 5 h 44 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dublin to Doolin?

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Doolin is to drive which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 35€.

Is there a direct bus between Dublin and Doolin?

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Doolin. However, there are services departing from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and arriving at Doolin via Dublin Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Dublin to Doolin?

It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Dublin to Doolin, including transfers.