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 October
Estimated hotel price
$206
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dundalk in October
Estimated hotel price
$206
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Dundalk

Plane

Although Dundalk doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Dublin Airport (DUB), which is located 40 miles from Dundalk. The shortest flight to Dundalk from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 28h 30m.

Car

Another option to get to Dundalk is to pick up a car hire from Dublin, which is about 46 miles from Dundalk. You’ll find branches of Easirent and Budget, among others, in Dublin.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dundalk, including National Express, Aircoach and Bus Éireann. From Belfast, the bus ride to Dundalk takes 110 miles and will cost you around $51. From Cork, the ticket costs about $54 for a journey of 180 miles.

Plane

Although Dundalk doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Dublin Airport (DUB), which is located 40 miles from Dundalk. The shortest flight to Dundalk from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 28h 30m.

Car

Another option to get to Dundalk is to pick up a car hire from Dublin, which is about 46 miles from Dundalk. You’ll find branches of Easirent and Budget, among others, in Dublin.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dundalk, including National Express, Aircoach and Bus Éireann. From Belfast, the bus ride to Dundalk takes 110 miles and will cost you around $51. From Cork, the ticket costs about $54 for a journey of 180 miles.

Airports near Dundalk

Airlines serving Dundalk

Lufthansa
Good (4,574 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (920 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,402 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,593 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,543 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,925 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,664 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (886 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,152 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,459 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Dundalk

Hiring a car in Dundalk

Expect to pay $3.19 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 $38.18 and $50.91. 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 Compact car hire (Peugeot 2008 or similar) is, on average, 49% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $3.19 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 $38.18 and $50.91. 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 Compact car hire (Peugeot 2008 or similar) is, on average, 49% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.