Visitor Info

Getting here

Drogheda is located 30 miles north of Dublin and 70 miles south of Belfast. Getting here is easy, as Drogheda is only 20 minutes from Dublin Airport, and just 2 hours from Belfast. A first class modern transport network linking Dublin with Belfast passes directly through Drogheda. Getting here by car, bus or train is easy.

By air

A number of International Airlines operate regular flights to Dublin and Belfast. Drogheda is only a 20-minute drive from Dublin Airport and an hour and half from Belfast International Airport. For more information on flying to Ireland, visit 

By ferry

The Dublin Ferryport is 30 minutes drive to Drogheda, 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. 

By bus


LoCall 1850 836 611 (Customers calling from outside of the Republic of Ireland can telephone +353 1 836 6111)

Bus Eireann Drogheda: +353 41 9835023 | Bus Eireann Dundalk: +353 42 9334075

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:

Phone:  +35 42 9378188 /  Lo cal: 1890 2520 40 | Email: | Web:

By rail

Iarnrod Eireann:

Operates frequent 'Enterprise', Inter-City and regular services on the Dublin/Belfast line to Drogheda and Dundalk. For further information on the train services visit their website or contact the appropriate number below:

Dublin +353 1 836 6222 (If calling from outside Republic of Ireland +353 1 8366222)
Drogheda +353 41 983 8749
Dundalk  +353 42 933 5521

Laytown station (8 miles south of Drogheda) is well located for those travelling to the seaside destinations of Laytown and Bettystown.

By taxi:

Drogheda is well served by taxis. Taxi companies include

  • Taxi Radio Cabs - 041 9837663
  • Caffrey Cabs -  041 9832244
  • Tony's Cabs - Freephone 1800 606070
  • East Coast Cabs -  041 9811198
  • Mullen Cabs - 041 9833711
  • A Cabs - 041 9845555

Taxi Ranks are located in Peter Street, Shop Street and Dyer Street.