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

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Bus, line 181 bus  •  2 h 46 min

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

$4 - $6

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Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rathdrum to Glendalough 8.2 miles

$22 - $26

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Rathdrum to Glendalough 8.2 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rathdrum to Glendalough 8.2 miles

$35 - $50

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

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

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The distance between Rathdrum and Glendalough is 11 km. The road distance is 13.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Rathdrum to Glendalough, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rathdrum to Glendalough. However, there are services departing from Suttons and arriving at Glendalough Visitor Centre via Kilmacanogue, Rock Valley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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The nearest airport to Glendalough is Dublin (DUB) Airport which is 46.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Shannon (SNN) (177.8 km), Belfast City (BHD) (180.9 km), Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) (183.7 km) and Cork (ORK) (195.5 km).

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Rathdrum to Glendalough bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Dublin station.

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Map of how to get from Rathdrum to Glendalough.
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  • Distance: 6.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

You can take a bus from Rathdrum to Glendalough via Kilmacanogue and Kilmacanogue, Rock Valley in around 2 h 46 min.

Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Suttons to Kilmacanogue
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Kilmacanogue, Rock Valley to Glendalough Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Other operators
Uber Dublin
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rathdrum to Glendalough
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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uber.com
UberBLACK
$35 - $50
Taxi from Rathdrum to Glendalough
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$22 - $26

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