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There are 4 ways to get from Newry to Carlow by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Newry, Newry Bus Station to Busáras X5 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Carlow, Carlow Coach Park 4 / ...

$33 - $40

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Train  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Newry Train Station to Connolly Enterprise Service
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Carlow Kildare/Waterford Service

$53 - $75

Bus, train  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Newry, Newry Bus Station to Busáras X5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Carlow Kildare/Waterford Service

$42 - $54

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Newry to Carlow 119.6 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Newry to Carlow is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 1h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Newry to Carlow is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 1h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newry station to Carlow. However, there are services departing from Newry, Newry Bus Station and arriving at Carlow, Carlow Coach Park via Busáras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Newry and Carlow is 96 miles. The road distance is 119.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Newry to Carlow without a car is to bus which takes 3h 52m and costs £25 - £35.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Newry to Carlow, including transfers.

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Newry to Carlow bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Newry, Newry Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Newry to Carlow is to bus which takes 3h 52m and costs £25 - £35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £40 - £60 and takes 3h 59m.

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Newry to Carlow bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Carlow, Carlow Coach Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newry to Carlow is 120 miles. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Newry to Carlow.

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  • Distance: 96.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Newry, Northern Ireland and Carlow, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Newry to Carlow via Busáras in around 3h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Newry to Carlow via Newry Train Station, Connolly, Connolly, Heuston, and Heuston in around 3h 59m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Newry Train Station to Connolly
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Irish Rail
Train from Heuston to Carlow
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Newry, Newry Bus Station to Busáras
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Busáras to Carlow, Carlow Coach Park
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
Bus Eireann

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There are 63+ hotels available in Carlow. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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