Directions from Dublin to Doolin

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Galway Galway Service
  2. Take a taxi from Galway to Doolin

$143 - $190

Cheapest option

Bus Dublin Coach  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Dunnes, Friars Walk 300
  2. Take the bus from Ennis Bus Station to Hotel Doolin 350

$24 - $33

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Galway Galway Service
  2. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Doolin 350

$60 - $81

Bus Transport for Ireland  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Gmit 720
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Rd to Doolin 350

$37 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Doolin 161.7 miles

$35 - $55

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

You can take a bus from Dublin to Doolin via Gmit and 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
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Rd to Doolin
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Ennis Bus Station to Hotel Doolin
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Gmit
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Dunnes, Friars Walk
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Galway to Doolin
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
City Taxis Galway
Phone
+353 91 525 252
Website
citytaxisgalway.com

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Doolin is to bus which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 5 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Doolin is to drive which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

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.

It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Dublin to Doolin, including transfers.