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

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Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Dundalk Enterprise Service / ...

$18 - $27

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Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotunda, Cumberland Street North to Marshes Shopping Centre 901 / ...

$10 - $21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dublin to Dundalk 53.4 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Dundalk 53.4 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Dundalk is to drive which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Dundalk is to train which costs 16€ - 23€ and takes 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotunda, Cumberland Street North and arriving at Marshes Shopping Centre. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Connolly and arriving at Dundalk. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Dundalk is 75 km. The road distance is 85.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dundalk without a car is to train which takes 56 min and costs 16€ - 23€.

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The train from Connolly to Dundalk takes 56 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Dublin to Dundalk bus services, operated by Matthews Coach Hire, depart from Rotunda, Cumberland Street North station.

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Dublin to Dundalk train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Connolly station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dundalk is to train which takes 56 min and costs 16€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Dundalk.
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  • Distance: 46.9 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Dundalk every 2 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $27 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, Matthews Coach Hire operates a bus from Dublin to Dundalk every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Bus Eireann also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Bus operators
Matthews Coach Hire
Website
matthews.ie
Bus from Rotunda, Cumberland Street North to Marshes Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
matthews.ie
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Dublin to Dundalk
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150
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 Dundalk bus services, operated by Matthews Coach Hire, arrive at Marshes Shopping Centre station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Dundalk is 85 km. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Dublin to Dundalk.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Dundalk. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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