There are 4 ways to get from Glendalough to Rathdrum by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Line 181 bus, bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 181 bus from Glendalough Visitor Centre to Kilmacanogue, Rock Valley 181
  2. Take the bus from Kilmacanogue, Kilmacanogue to Suttons 133

$15 - $20

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glendalough to Rathdrum 8.2 miles

$23 - $28

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Glendalough to Rathdrum 8.2 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Glendalough to Rathdrum 8.2 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Glendalough, Ireland and Rathdrum, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Glendalough to Rathdrum via Kilmacanogue, Rock Valley and Kilmacanogue, Kilmacanogue in around 2 h 32 min.

Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Glendalough Visitor Centre to Kilmacanogue, Rock Valley
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Kilmacanogue, Kilmacanogue to Suttons
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Uber Dublin
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Glendalough to Rathdrum
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberBLACK
$35 - $55
Taxi from Glendalough to Rathdrum
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Glendalough to Rathdrum?

The distance between Glendalough and Rathdrum is 11 km. The road distance is 13 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glendalough to Rathdrum?

The cheapest way to get from Glendalough to Rathdrum is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Glendalough to Rathdrum?

The quickest way to get from Glendalough to Rathdrum is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs 19€ - 23€.

Is there a direct bus between Glendalough and Rathdrum?

No, there is no direct bus from Glendalough to Rathdrum. However, there are services departing from Glendalough Visitor Centre and arriving at Suttons via Kilmacanogue, Kilmacanogue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

How long does it take to get from Glendalough to Rathdrum?

It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Glendalough to Rathdrum, including transfers.