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There are 4 ways to get from New Quay to Oughterard by car, car ferry, bus or train

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Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from New Quay to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from New Quay, Mason`s Square to Fishguard, Ffordd yr Efail 2
  2. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  3. Take the bus from Rosslare Europort, stop 355501 to St Marys Church, stop 136181

Car ferry, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  2. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Tara St

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
United Kingdom → Ireland
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International entry into Ireland from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Ireland from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Ireland




Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oughterard is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oughterard is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Oughterard is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Ireland.

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Last updated: 13 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The distance between New Quay and Oughterard is 190 km.

The best way to get from New Quay to Oughterard without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 11h 30m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 38m to get from New Quay to Oughterard, including transfers.

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There are 435+ hotels available in Oughterard. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from New Quay to Oughterard.
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  • Distance: 189.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 38m

What companies run services between New Quay, Wales and Oughterard, IE-KE, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from New Quay to Oughterard. However, you can take the drive to Holyhead, take the car ferry to Dublin, then take the drive to Oughterard. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New Quay to Oughterard via Fishguard, Ffordd yr Efail 2, Goodwick, Station, Fishguard, Rosslare, Rosslare Europort, stop 355501, and St Marys Church, stop 136181 in around 11h 30m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Transport for Wales
Train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Train from Shrewsbury to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
1850 836 611
Bus from Rosslare Europort, stop 355501 to St Marys Church, stop 136181
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Once a week
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Bus Eireann
Ferry operators
Stena Line
+44 844 770 7070
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
4 times a day
Stena Line
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Twice daily
Stena Line

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