There are 5 ways to get from Dublin to Kildare by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Kildare Portlaoise/Limerick Service / ...

$11 - $16

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Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Kildare Village 300 / ...

$4 - $15

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Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dublin to Kildare 33.7 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Kildare 33.7 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  39 min

  1. Take an Uber from Dublin to Kildare 33.7 miles

$110 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Kildare is to bus which costs 4€ - 13€ and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Kildare is to taxi which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and arriving at Kildare Village. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heuston and arriving at Kildare. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Kildare is 48 km. The road distance is 54 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Kildare without a car is to train which takes 42 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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The train from Heuston to Kildare takes 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Dublin to Kildare bus services, operated by Eurobus, depart from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay station.

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

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The best way to get from Dublin to Kildare is to train which takes 42 min and costs 9€ - 14€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 13€ and takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Kildare.
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  • Distance: 30.2 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Kildare hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, Eurobus operates a bus from Dublin to Kildare every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 55 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Kildare Village
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Kildare Village
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin, Halfpenny Bridge to Kildare, Kildare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Uber Dublin
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Dublin to Kildare
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $150
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uber.com
UberBLACK
$110 - $150
Taxi from Dublin to Kildare
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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 Kildare bus services, operated by Eurobus, arrive at Kildare Village station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Kildare is 54 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Dublin to Kildare.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Kildare. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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