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There are 3 ways to get from Dublin to Kilmainham Gaol by bus, taxi or foot

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Bus  •  13 min

  1. Take the bus from Merchant's Quay, stop 1444 to Chapelizod Bypass, stop 2721 25a / ...

2€ - 7€

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dublin to Kilmainham Gaol 4.8 km

10€ - 13€

Walk  •  58 min

  1. Walk from Dublin to Kilmainham Gaol 4.9 km

Dublin → Kilmainham Gaol
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The COVID-19 helpline number in Kilmainham Gaol is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kilmainham Gaol is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kilmainham Gaol is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Kilmainham Gaol is to bus which costs 2€ - 7€ and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Kilmainham Gaol is to taxi which costs 10€ - 13€ and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Merchant's Quay, stop 1444 and arriving at Chapelizod Bypass, stop 2721. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Kilmainham Gaol is 4 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Kilmainham Gaol without a car is to bus which takes 13 min and costs 2€ - 7€.

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The bus from Merchant's Quay, stop 1444 to Chapelizod Bypass, stop 2721 takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Dublin to Kilmainham Gaol bus services, operated by Dublin Bus, depart from Merchant's Quay, stop 1444 station.

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Dublin to Kilmainham Gaol bus services, operated by Dublin Bus, arrive at Chapelizod Bypass, stop 2721 station.

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There are 681+ hotels available in Kilmainham Gaol. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Kilmainham Gaol.
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  • Distance: 4.2 km
  • Duration: 13 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Kilmainham Gaol, Ireland?

Dublin Bus operates a bus from Merchant's Quay, stop 1444 to Chapelizod Bypass, stop 2721 every 10 minutes. Tickets cost 2€ - 3€ and the journey takes 8 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Dublin Bus
Express Bus IE
Phone
01 822 1122
Email
info@expressbus.ie
Website
expressbus.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Aston Quay ->W2 to Islandbridge, Con Colbert Road
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Express Bus IE
Nitelink
Phone
DublinBusNews
Website
dublinbus.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Westmoreland Street to Islandbridge, Con Colbert Road
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€
Website
Nitelink
Other operators
Taxi from Dublin to Kilmainham Gaol
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
VIP Taxis
Phone
+353 1 478 3333
Website
viptaxis.ie
Trinity Taxis
Phone
+353 1 708 2222
Website
trinitytaxis.ie
National Radio Cabs
Phone
+353 1 677 2222
Website
nrc.ie
Lynx Taxis
Phone
+353 1 471 5333
Website
lynk.ie
Dalkey Taxis
Phone
+353 1 285 7777
Website
dalkeytaxi.ie
City Cabs
Phone
+353 1 872 7272
Borough Taxis
Phone
+353 1 280 0444
Website
boroughtaxis.ie

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