Travel by DART from Dublin to Dún Laoghaire. The journey offers spectacular views of Dublin Bay. The DART runs every 5 minutes during rush hour periods and every 20 mins during the day. Irish Rail is the national rail service and operates a regular service throughout the country. The DART links up with Irish Rail at Connolly Station, as it does with The LUAS tram service.
Dún Laoghaire is serviced by Dublin Bus. The terminus is located at the DART station. Nightlink services run every hour on the hour from Trinity College between midnight and 3am. Buses – 7, 7a, 8, 45a, 45b, 46a, 59, 75, 111 Nightlink – Route 7n from D’Oiler St. Towards Shankill.
Dublin is surrounded by the M50 motorway all national roads heading to Dublin are connected to the M50. Dún Laoghaire is located about 7 Kilometres inside the southern side of the motorway. If you’re heading north on the N11, turn off at the Ballybrack exit and follow the signs all the way in to Dún Laoghaire, it’s a straight run with a couple of roundabouts. From the city centre there take the N11 via Stillorgan or via Blackrock on the R118 to head for Dun Laoghaire. Both routes are well sign posted. Car rental is also available in Dun Laoghaire at the following places: Enterprise, Sixt, Dan Dooley & Go car.
Dublin Airport is only 20 kilometres away. The airport is serviced by Dublin Bus routes (41, 41a, 41b, 41c) which will take you into the city centre where you can transfer onto a bus to Dun Laoghaire. There is also a service called Aircoach, runs coaches which will deliver you in comfort and speed to selected locations around the city. The average price to Dún Laoghaire is around €8. A taxi should cost between €40- €50.