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Getting Around Carlow

Carlow is located in the southeast of Ireland. It is relatively close to Cork, Rosslare and Dublin for sea access. Dublin, Cork, and Shannon airports are all within a couple of hours drive. Carlow is also served by the Dublin-Waterford rail line.

Carlow Bus Services

Bus Éireann provides services to County Carlow from Dublin and other areas. For further information on bus services telephone +353 (0)1 836-6111 (Dublin) or visit

Rail Services to/from Carlow

The Dublin / Waterford line serves County Carlow with stations at Carlow Town and Muine Beag (Bagenalstown). For further information on rail services telephone +353 (0)1 836-6222 (Dublin) or +353 (0)503 31633 (Carlow); or visit

Ferry to Carlow

Carlow is located inland, and so does not have any direct ferry services. The nearest port is Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford. Dublin Port, Dun Laoghaire Harbour, and the Port of Cork are all within a couple of hours drive of Carlow.


The nearest airports to Carlow are Dublin Airport and Waterford Airport.

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