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

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Waterford Kildare/Waterford Service

$35 - $55

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Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford 600 / ...

$10 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Waterford 102.6 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Waterford is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Waterford is to drive which takes 1 h 41 min and costs 19€ - 28€.

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The distance between Dublin and Waterford is 133 km. The road distance is 164 km.

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The train from Heuston to Waterford takes 2 h 11 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and arriving at Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heuston and arriving at Waterford. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Waterford every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, Dublin Coach operates a bus from Dublin to Waterford hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Bus Eireann also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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