Dundalk travel guide

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You're Going to Love Dundalk

With a population of 33.428, Dundalk is a must-see destination in Louth, Ireland.

Where to Eat in Dundalk

If you’re looking for affordable options, Eno' Bar & Grill (5 Roden Place) and The Townhouse (5 Roden Pl Townsparks) are great picks.

When to visit Dundalk

Dundalk in September
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dundalk in September
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Dundalk


Although Dundalk doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Dublin Airport (DUB), which is located 65 km from Dundalk. The shortest flight to Dundalk from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 32h 55m.


Another option to get to Dundalk is to pick up a car hire from Dublin, which is about 74 km from Dundalk. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Europcar, among others, in Dublin.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dundalk, including Aircoach, Bus and National Express. From Belfast, the bus ride to Dundalk takes 177 km and will cost you around $64. From Galway, the ticket costs about $26 for a journey of 232 km.

Airports near Dundalk

Airlines serving Dundalk

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air Canada
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Hiring a car in Dundalk

Expect to pay $2.89 per litre in Dundalk (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $34.58 and $46.11. The most frequently booked car type in Dundalk is Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard car hire (Ford Kuga or similar) is, on average, 53% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.