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 1.5 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 rail

The train is the perfect way to travel to Drogheda as the Fleadh will take place a short walk from Drogheda station and with fantastic web fares from €11.79* each way between Dublin and Drogheda, you can sit back, relax and let Irish Rail do the driving.

Additional Rail Services

We have teamed up with Irish Rail who will be operating an additional evening service between Dublin and Drogheda. Click here for more information and to book your ticket now.

For further formation on the train services click here to visit the website www.irishrail.ie or call 1850 366 222

By bus

Drogheda has a substantial bus service with over 100 coaches to and from Dublin each day.

Bus Eireann operates frequent Expressway and regular services to Drogheda from Dublin, Belfast, Dundalk , Galway and Navan. An express bus service from Dublin Airport leaves hourly Monday to Saturday at 20 minutes past the Hour, service buses connect the airport with Balbriggan, Julianstown and Drogheda. For information on bus services click here www.buseireann.ie to visit their website or ring the appropriate number below:

  • Dublin + 353 (0)1 836 6111
  • Belfast + 44 (0)48 90 322424
  • Drogheda + 353 (0)41 983 5023
  • Dundalk + 353 (0)42 933 4075
  • Derry + 44 (0)48 71 262261
  • Letterkenny + 353 (0)74 21309

Matthews Coaches

Operates services directly to Drogheda via the M1 Motorway from both Dublin & Dundalk.

Dundalk pick up is at the Marshes Shopping Centre and Dublin City pick up is Cumberland Street North.

133 Services daily – so loads of times to choose from and we drop in the heart of Drogheda town.

10 Trip Ticket perfect for families traveling as a group and purchasable from the driver.

Full timetable and stops on Matthews.ie

Updates regarding Fleadh Cheoil services will be constantly on the companies Facebook page: facebook.com/MatthewsCoaches

Website: www.matthews.ie

Telephone: +353 (0)42 9378188.

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 www.ireland.travel.ie

By ferry

Dublin Ferryport is 30 minutes drive to Drogheda, while the Dun Laoghaire Ferryport is an hour’s drive via the East Link Toll Bridge. The port of Larne is less than 2 hours drive and Rosslare is 2.5 hours drive.

By taxi:

  • Drogheda is well served by taxis. Taxi companies include
  • Dial A Cab – Freephone 1800-303060 or 041-9837663
  • Caffrey Cabs –  041 98 32244
  • Tony’s Cabs – Freephone 1800 -606070
  • Sullivan Cabs –  041 9811198
  • Mullen Cabs – 041-983 3711
  • A Cabs – 041-9845555

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