Visitor Info

Getting to Louth - directions

Louth is located midway between Dublin and Belfast.  Getting here is easy as Louth is only 20 minutes from Dublin Airport and just 1 hour From Belfast.  A first class modern transport network linking Dublin with Belfast passes directly through the principal towns of the county, Drogheda and Dundalk.

Getting here by Air:

A number of International Airlines operate regular flights to Dublin and Belfast. Louth is only a 20-minute drive from Dublin Airport and an hour and half from Belfast International Airport.

Getting here by ferry

The Dublin Ferryport is 30 minutes drive to Louth, The Dun Laoghaire Ferryport is an hour's drive via the East Link Toll Bridge. The port of Larne is 2 hours drive and Rosslaire is less than 3 hours drive. 

Getting here by Bus:

Bus Eireann:     

Busaras (Central Bus Station) –Store Street, Dublin, 01 8366111

Drogheda: 041 9835023

Dundalk: 042 9334075

Belfast: 048 90322424

Translink operates in conjunction with bus Eireann and have greatly increased the number of services and range to and from Dublin Airport, so that you can now travel from the airport to most parts of the country with ease and in comfort.  Expressway services on Dublin/Belfast operate via Dublin Airport.  

Dundalk/Drogheda/Dublin Airport/Dublin is Route 100 / 100X

Drogheda/Balbriggan/Dublin – Route 101 operate via Dublin Airport at 20 minute intervals on weekdays – 24 departures both directions.

Matthews Coach Hire ltd operate a regular and affordable commuter service operating between Dundalk, Drogheda and Dublin and also Bettystown-Laytown and Dublin Mattthews coach hire is a member of coach Tourism Council of Ireland and it specialises in Coach Tours, Coach Hire, Bus Tours and Private coach hire all over Ireland.   All of its vehicles are bord Failte approved ensuring your journey is a pleasant and relaxing experience.

For further information:

Contact them on 042 9378188 /  Lo cal: 1890 2520 40



Getting here by Rail:

Iarnrod Eireann operates frequent 'Enterprise', Inter-City and regular services on the Dublin/Belfast line to Drogheda. Laytown station (8 miles south of Drogheda) is well located for those travelling to the seaside destinations of Laytown and Bettystown . For further formation on the train services click here to visit the website or contact the appropriate number below:

Dublin + 353 (0)1 836 6222
Belfast +44 (0)48 90 668258
Drogheda + 353 (0)41 983 8749
Dundalk + 353 (0)42 933 5529