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

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

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

$13 - $29

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Limerick Junction Cork/Mallow Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Limerick to Ennis Limerick Service

$53 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Ennis 146.6 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Ennis is to bus which costs 11€ - 25€ and takes 3 h 30 min.

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

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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 every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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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 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Ennis is 191 km. The road distance is 234.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Ennis without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs 11€ - 25€.

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The bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Dunnes, Friars Walk takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Dublin to Ennis bus services, operated by Eurobus, 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 3 h 30 min and costs 11€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 28 min.

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Dublin to Ennis bus services, operated by Eurobus, 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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Map of how to get from Dublin to Ennis.
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  • Distance: 119.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Eurobus operates a bus from Dublin to Ennis every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $24 - $29 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Dublin Coach also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dublin to Ennis via Limerick Junction and Limerick in around 4 h 28 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick to Ennis
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Dunnes, Friars Walk
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
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

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