Location and Travel

Travelling to the Boyne Valley

 

Travelling to and throughout the Boyne Valley has never been easier.

Just 20 minutes north of Dublin International Airport in the North East of Ireland, it is situated at the hub of four major motorways- the M1, M2, M3 and M4. 

The Boyne Valley is also convenient to ferry ports in Dublin and Belfast and has regular train sevices from Dublin/ Belfast stopping at Gomanstown, Laytown, and Drogheda. Dunboyne (M3 Parkway) is a stopping point for the Dublin/ Longford route, while Enfield is serviced by the Dublin/ Sligo train.

With many well-serviced bus routes from Dublin, planning your visit to the Boyne Valley means that you have flexibility and freedom to just go with the flow. 

Download the free TFI Real Time Ireland app for up-to-date information, timetables and route detaills of all Irish public transport networks. 

Useful links for travel schedules; 

Air: aerlingus.com  ryanair.com

Ferry: irishferries.com   stenaline.ie   poirishsea.com   poferries.com

Rail: irishrail.ie

Bus: buseireann.ie

 

 

Getting Around the Boyne Valley

 

Once you arrive in the Boyne Valley you’ll find there are plenty of options for getting around. Bringing your own car allows you the freedom to enjoy your adventure at your own pace but if you don’t have one there are still some alternatives available.

Ways to get around the Boyne Valley

  1. Hire a coach for a group
  2. Green Travel
  3. Bus Eireann Bus service

1. Hire a coach for a group

T & W Coach & Mini Bus Hire

Address: Ferndale, Navan, County Meath
Phone: +353 (0) 87 2643952 (Tommy) / +353 (0) 87 6364507 (Wendy)
Email: twbushire@gmail.com

16 seat Mercedes Sprinter, catering for airport runs, weddings, Christmas parties, hen parties, stag parties, and all sports events
Find us on Facebook: T & W Bus Hire

John Evans Coach Hire

Address: Kentstown, Navan, Co. Meath
Tel: +353 (0) 41 982 5351 / (0) 87 252 8954

Coach operator, 14, 22, 30 & 50 seater buses, offering a first class service at low prices, call for a quotation.

Holtons Coaches Ltd

Address: Cloneycavan, Ballivor, Co. Meath
Tel: +353 (0) 46 954 6471
Mobile: +353 (0) 87 253 8848
Email: holtonscoaches@eircom.net

Tours and airport transfers, coach and mini bus hire, outings, day trip, tours. Small/ large groups, keen rates, call for a quote. Covers Enfield area.

 

2. Green Travel

Green travel is a way for guests to travel creating a low carbon footprint during their stay. There are Green Travel options for guests travelling to the area at Rock Farm Slane. More details here - http://rockfarmslane.ie/what-is-ecotourism/green-travel/

Rock Farm Slane – Electric Bike Hire

The Rock Farm Slane, Fennor, Slane, Co Meath
Tel: +353 (0) 41 988 4861
Email: info@rockfarmslane.ie
Web: www.rockfarmslane.ie
Find us on google maps: http://rockfarmslane.ie/location/

Electric Bikes at Rock Farm with guided routes & tours along the Boyne Valley

Rock Farm Slane operate guided routes and tours to the top destinations around Slane. Discover Ireland has selected the Boyne Valley as one of the Top Ten Destinations.  Rock Farm Slane Electric Bikes are part of the Electric Escapes network and use the same high standard Kalkhoff electric bicycles to provide the longest range and safest travel throughout the Boyne Valley. We provide everything you need including a high-vis jacket and a helmet and self-guided routes

Tour Options:
The Grand Tour - Slane, Newgrange, Oldbridge
The Whiskey Tour - From Grain to bottle. (Min numbers required (May/August)
Activity Tour - Kayaking, Rafting and Wild Swimming.

Check out our website for more details on how to booking your Boyne Valley adventure activity

 

3. Bus Eireann services operating around the Boyne Valley

Please visit www.buseireann.ie for full listings.

Operating a fleet of modern coaches from 6 to 82 seat coaches with FREE WiFi. Some also have WC, tea/coffee facilities, leather interiors. Well experienced drivers - qualified Fáilte Ireland driver guide available offering your group more knowledge of the areas and attractions you choose to visit. Frequent commuter service to Dublin also.4.