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There are 6 ways to get from Waterford to Dublin Airport (DUB) by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus via Red Cow LUAS

  1. Take the bus from The Quay to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride

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Bus #2

  1. Take the bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
  2. Take the bus from Westmoreland Street, stop 320 to Zone 15, stop 7347

4 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from The Quay to Dublin Airport

Train

  1. Take the train from Waterford to Heuston

Drive

  1. Drive from Waterford to Dublin Airport (DUB)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Waterford to Dublin Airport
Waterford → Dublin Airport (DUB)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dublin Airport (DUB) is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dublin Airport (DUB) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dublin Airport (DUB) is 2 metres.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Waterford to Dublin Airport (DUB) is to bus which costs €15 - €22 and takes 2h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Waterford to Dublin Airport (DUB) is to drive. Taking this option will cost €20 - €30 and takes 1h 46m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from The Quay and arriving at Dublin Airport. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between Waterford and Dublin Airport (DUB) is 142 km. The road distance is 175.4 km.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Dublin Airport (DUB) without a car is to bus via Red Cow LUAS which takes 2h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from Waterford to Dublin Airport (DUB), including transfers.

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Waterford to Dublin Airport (DUB) bus services, operated by Kenneally's Bus Service, depart from The Quay station.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Dublin Airport (DUB) is to bus via Red Cow LUAS which takes 2h 28m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €23 - €35 and takes 3h 7m.

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Waterford to Dublin Airport (DUB) bus services, operated by Kenneally's Bus Service, arrive at Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterford to Dublin Airport (DUB) is 175 km. It takes approximately 1h 46m to drive from Waterford to Dublin Airport (DUB).

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  • Distance: 142.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 28m

What companies run services between Waterford, Ireland and Dublin Airport (DUB), Ireland?

Kenneally's Bus Service operates a bus from The Quay to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride hourly, and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Waterford to Heuston every 4 hours. Tickets cost €15 - €23 and the journey takes 2h 16m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Kenneally's Bus Service
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from The Quay to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Kenneally's Bus Service
Bus from The Quay to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Kenneally's Bus Service
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
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 to Zone 21, stop 111911
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Bus Eireann
Eurobus
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
Eurobus
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Dublin Coach
Dublin Bus
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Westmoreland Street to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Aircoach
National Express
Phone
0371 781 8181
Email
tickets@nationalexpress.com
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Temple Bar, Aston Quay to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Waterford to Dublin Airport
Estimated price
€30 - €120

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