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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Westport Westport Service

$61 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station 761 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Westport, Westport Mill Street 456 / ...

$39 - $54

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Louisburgh 169.6 miles

$35 - $55

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Louisburgh 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dublin to Louisburgh via Galway Coach Station, Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station, Westport, Westport Mill Street, and Westport in around 6 h 54 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$15 - $21
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Westport, Westport Mill Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dublin and Louisburgh is 240 km. The road distance is 271 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Louisburgh is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Louisburgh is to drive which takes 3 h 17 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Louisburgh. However, there are services departing from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay and arriving at Louisburgh via Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station and Westport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Dublin to Louisburgh, including transfers.