Dublin Airport is only 20 kilometers away. The airport is serviced by Dublin Bus routes (41, 41a, 41b, 41c) which will take you into the city centre where you can transfer onto a bus to Dún Laoghaire. There is also a private bus service, Aircoach, which run hourly coaches to all areas of Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown.


Travel by DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) from Dublin to Dún Laoghaire. The journey offers spectacular views of Dublin Bay. With trains running every 5 minutes during rush hour periods and every 15 minutes during the day, it is definitely one of the most convenient ways to arrive. Irish Rail is the national rail service and operates a regular service throughout the country including stops at Dún Laoghaire.

The DART also links up with Irish Rail and the Luas at Connolly Station.


Dún Laoghaire Marina can accommodate up to 820 boats from 6 to 40 metres in length and is open 365 days a year. For further information on getting here by sea, please visit the Dún Laoghaire Marina site.


Dún Laoghaire is serviced by Dublin Bus to and from Dublin City and Bray in Wicklow. There is also a comprehensive network covering the Dún Laoghaire Rathdown area. Nightlink services run on every hour on the hour from Trinity College from midnight to 3am on Saturday and Sunday nights.


Dublin is connected to the M50. Dún Laoghaire is located approximately 7 kilometres south of the motorway. Exit 15 (Leopardstown/Carrickmines) or Exit 16 (Loughlinstown/Cherrywood) will lead to the N11, from which Dún Laoghaire is well signed and should take approximately 10-15 minutes to arrive.

From the City Centre take the N11 via Stillorgan or via Blackrock on the R118 to head for Dún Laoghaire. Both routes are well sign posted.


A fantastic way to explore a slice of Ireland's east coast while staying active and enjoying the outdoors! Explore the stunning coastline or take to the Dublin Mountains, all easily accessible with bike tours and rentals populated across Dun Laoghaire – Rathdown. See the maps below for travel times by foot and by bike.

Contact DLR Tourist Information Kiosk for more information on tours and rentals, on (01) 280 6964 or info@dlrtourism.ie


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