County Kildare is on Dublin’s doorstep and is in close proximity to Dublin Airport and Seaport as well as Dun Laoghaire Harbour. It is also only a couple of hours drive from most parts of Ireland.
Dublin Airport – www.dublinairport.com – 40 mins
Shannon Airport – www.shannonairport.ie – 2 hours
Cork Airport – www.corkairport.com – 3 hours
Ireland West Airport Knock – www.irelandwestairport.com – 3 hours
Belfast International Airport – www.belfastairport.com – 3 hours
Dublin Port – www.dublinport.ie – 45 mins
Dun Laoghaire – www.dlharbour.ie – 45 mins
Rosslare – rosslareeuroport.irishrail.ie – 2 hours
Cork Port – www.portofcork.ie – 3 hours
Larne Port – www.portoflarne.co.uk – 3 hours
The county is well serviced by national roads and rail links.
There are 3 national routes – M4, M7, M9 – running through the county and rail links to the North West and West of Ireland via Maynooth and the South and South West via Naas, Newbridge and Kildare.
The county also includes a network of quiet country roads for those interested in travelling by bicycle.
Visit the AA Roadwatch site – www.aaroadwatch.ie – for more travel information
Taxis are available throughout County Kildare.
Details are available in the Kildare Business Directory – Taxis
Dublin Coach provides commuter services on the main primary and secondary routes to and within County Kildare.
Visit www.dublincoach.ie for timetables
Bus Eireann also provides bus services to County Kildare.
Visit www.buseireann.ie for timetables
Quicktours.ie provide a range of short term holiday breaks to the county
InterCity and Commuter Train Services operated by Irish Rail serve 2 main routes through County Kildare.
The Dublin (Connolly) – Sligo Railway line stops at Leixlip, Maynooth, Kilcock and Enfield.
The Dublin (Hueston) – Cork and Dublin – Sligo Railway lines stop at Newbridge, Kildare Town and Portarlington.
Commuter Trains stop at intermediate stations along the way.
Visit www.irishrail.ie for more details.