Travelling To and Around Ireland
On this section of our website you will find all the information you need on Transport and the best route to your chosen destination.
Ireland is very accessible by air from most countries. Please check flights from your home country. Our main airports are Dublin, Belfast International, Belfast City, Shannon, Cork, Knock & Londonderry.
Belfast International www.belfastairport.com
Belfast City www.belfastcityairport.com
Ireland West Airport Knock www.irelandwestairport.com
Flying is one of the quickest ways of getting around Ireland and one of the best ways to view our wonderful country. Internal flights are very good value for money. There is now a selection of operators offering flights from regional airports including Donegal, Kerry and Sligo.
If you would like to fly to Northern Ireland, Aer Arann offer a flight from Cork to Belfast City Airport. For flights within Ireland, please view the following:
Aer Lingus www.aerlingus.com
Aer Lingus www.aerlingus.com
Aer Arann www.aerarann.ie
Rail service in Ireland is quick & convenient and Ireland's national rail carrier Iarnrod Eireann will help you reach your destination on time.
Dublin has two central stations; Heuston Station serves the south and west regions while Connolly Station serves the north and north west of Ireland. Great Victoria Street Station www.wcities.com in Belfast is the central base of rail travel in Northern Ireland.
You can now travel to Ireland by train and it is a popular choice among visitors considering the wide range of rail networks throughout Europe. The Euro Tunnel www.eurotunnel.com connects Britain and France meaning train travel to Ireland is now easily achieved. If you would like to find out more about train service please view the following:
There’s an excellent bus network operating to all parts of Ireland. Bus travel around Ireland tends to be cheaper than rail and special tickets of varying duration are available, offering very good value for money. If you would like to find out more about bus travel please view the following:
Bus Eireann www.buseireann.ie
Dublin Bus www.dublinbus.ie
Dart & Luas www.iarnrodeireann.ie
A variety of Ferry Services are available from Britain and Continental Europe to Ireland. To find out more please view one of our recommended links
Irish Ferries www.irishferries.com
Stena Line www.stenaline.co.uk
Brittany ferries (France) www.brittany-ferries.com
A ferry service transporting people between the mainland of Ireland and the various surrounding islands is also available. Many of these services operate year round, some with additional sailings during the peak months. Advanced booking is usually required. For more information on only some of the many beautiful islands to visit please click on the below links
Aran Islands Ferry www.aranislandferries.com
Tory Island Ferry www.toryislandferry.com