Best Ways to Get Around Ireland

01.

Renting a car and self-driving

  • Great way to see & experience all regions of Ireland

  • Great flexibility - go where & when you want

  • Driving on the left can be challenging & stressful

  • Many of the country roads are narrow & winding

  • Share the road with tour buses, walkers, cyclists, sheep

  • Car insurance process can be complex

  • Expensive for 1 or 2 travelers vs other options

02.

Traveling by bus

  • Bus network penetrates to all corners of Ireland

  • Not as much flexibility as renting a car

  • A very relaxing option. Don't have to navigate the roads or figure out where you're going.

  • Easy to plan with the TFI Journey Planner

  • Can board and get off the bus anywhere it's safe

  • Great for 1 or 2 travelers on a limited budget

03.

Traveling by train

  • Great way to experience Ireland's cities & towns

  • Does not penetrate as well as self-drive or the bus

  • Combine train travel with a day tour or hire a local guide for the day to experience the local area

  • It's a very relaxing way to get around Ireland

  • Easy to plan with the Irish Rail Journey Planner

  • Great for 1 or 2 travelers on a limited budget

04.

Hire a driver/guide

  • Best option to experience Ireland - you can go where you want when you want; don't have to navigate the roads or figure out directions

  • You've got your own personal guide all the time

  • It's very relaxing - makes your trip more enjoyable

  • Most expensive option - by far

You've got many travel options when visiting Ireland
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