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There are 3 ways to get from Dublin to Ennis by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Dunnes, Friars Walk 300

20€ - 24€

2 alternative options

Train, line 7 train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Limerick Junction 1 / ...
  2. Take the line 7 train from Limerick Junction to Limerick 7 / ...
  3. Take the line 7 train from Limerick to Ennis 7

29€ - 39€

Drive  •  2h 22m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Ennis 234.5 km

27€ - 40€

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Ennis is to bus which costs 20€ - 24€ and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Ennis is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and arriving at Dunnes, Friars Walk. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dublin to Ennis. However, there are services departing from Heuston and arriving at Ennis via Limerick Junction and Limerick. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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The distance between Dublin and Ennis is 191 km. The road distance is 234.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Ennis without a car is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs 20€ - 24€.

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The bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Dunnes, Friars Walk takes 3h 30m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Dublin to Ennis bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, depart from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay station.

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Dublin to Ennis train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Heuston station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Ennis is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs 20€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can train and line 7 train, which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 4h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Ennis.
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  • Distance: 190.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

Transport for Ireland operates a bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Dunnes, Friars Walk hourly. Tickets cost 20€ - 24€ and the journey takes 3h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dublin to Ennis via Limerick Junction and Limerick in around 4h 28m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
15€ - 18€
Flexible
17€ - 20€
Train from Limerick Junction to Limerick
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
7€ - 9€
Flexible
7€ - 9€
Train from Limerick to Ennis
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
7€ - 9€
Flexible
8€ - 10€
Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Dunnes, Friars Walk
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 24€
Website
Transport for Ireland

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Dublin to Ennis bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, arrive at Dunnes, Friars Walk station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Ennis is 234 km. It takes approximately 2h 22m to drive from Dublin to Ennis.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Ennis. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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