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Train or bus to Cliffs of Moher from Dublin?

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Train or bus to Cliffs of Moher from Dublin?

Hi all :-)

My brother and I are going to visit dublin in two days.

We would really like to experience The Cliffs of Moher, but is it possible to reach the destination by train or bus from dublin?

If you have other ideas for us how to visit some of Irelands beautiful nature by train og bus, then please post :-)

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1. Re: Train or bus to Cliffs of Moher from Dublin?

It is quite some distance from Dublin to the Cliffs of Moher. There is a tour company that would get you there in one day but it leaves Dublin very early in the morning and arrives back late in the evening.

My personal feeling is that it would not be worth the time and expense to make the trip, especially if you arrive and it's not good weather to see anything.

But if you are interested:

http://www.railtours.ie/dh06.asp

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2. Re: Train or bus to Cliffs of Moher from Dublin?

Hi. With Irishfan here, you're not that far away in Denmark.

Could you could roll it into a visit to the West of Ireland next time?

Ferdia.

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3. Re: Train or bus to Cliffs of Moher from Dublin?

Thank you for the suggestion.

I already knew the URL but hoped that we could visit Cliffs of Moher by ourselfs and not necessary by using a guided tour = too expensive :-) ?

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4. Re: Train or bus to Cliffs of Moher from Dublin?

Try Irish rail (www.irishrail.ie) as far as Galway city, then use this link :http://www.buseireann.ie/site/your_journey/printed_timetable_pdfs/local/423.pdf for timetable for bus service from Galway to Cliffs.

Someone else may give a more efficient service, but this was the best I could find.

Ferdia.

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5. Re: Train or bus to Cliffs of Moher from Dublin?

Thanks for the links.

As far as I can see we cant get a bus from Cliffs to Galway in time to reach the train 'home' to Dublin :-(

We had planned two day-trips at tuesday and friday but we dont know where to go. Have you any other suggestion to destinations?

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6. Re: Train or bus to Cliffs of Moher from Dublin?

At this late stage ask Clauds - and use her name in the title of your message.

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7. Re: Train or bus to Cliffs of Moher from Dublin?

I just returned from Dublin and used railtours or ireland to go to the cliffs on Friday. It was guided, starting from the train station in Dublin, to Bunratty castle, nice place for lunch, off to the cliffs, the burren, Galway bay and then back straight from Galway... overall it was a good trip, definitely worth doing. tip - if you decide to go with the tour company, sit on the left side of the bus - the drive up the coast from the cliffs to Galway rail station, definitely better view from that side of the bus....

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8. Re: Train or bus to Cliffs of Moher from Dublin?

Thank you so much for your advices.

In another forum some people suggested us to go experience "Wicklow Mountains" And after we saw some pictures we really would like to go there.

What is the best way to travel from Dublin to Wicklow ? I can understand its a big area. But we would like to see some of the stunning nature and would love to walk in the area.

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9. Re: Train or bus to Cliffs of Moher from Dublin?

u can get a bus to glendalough from dublin but renting a car is preferable.

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10. Re: Train or bus to Cliffs of Moher from Dublin?

Thank you. I think we'll try to go to Glendalough with 'St. Kevin's Bus' from Dublin. Unfortunately this busservice goes back to Dublin early (16:45) as far I can see. Is there another way to get transported later back to Dublin?

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