Arklow tourist and travel information

Arklow Travel Information

Arklow is a historic town in County Wicklow on the east coast of Ireland.

bus and coach travel

Coaches Travel by coach in Ireland - For buses in the Republic of Ireland see or (with the exception of Dublin City - see For Cross border services see For buses in Northern Ireland see or Translink operate the Northern Ireland public transport system. In Belfast, services are operated by Metro. See

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Rail Arklow Arklow - Travel by train - Arklow is served by the Dublin to Wexford / Rosslare Europort line. Iarnrod Eireann, St. Mary's Road, Arklow, Co. Wicklow. Location: 5 minute walk to town centre. 10 minute walk to harbour. Tel: 0402-32519. Staffed, Booking Office. Toilets. Taxis. Wheelchair Available.

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Ireland Airports - miles from Arklow

Miles (Approx)

Dublin Airport. Tel: +353 (01) 814 1111. Dublin Airport is located about 6 miles north of Dublin City Centre.

60 miles

George Best Belfast City Airport, Belfast BT3 9JH, Northern Ireland. Tel: 028 9093 9093. Belfast City Airport is located not too far from the city centre.

160 miles

Belfast Belfast International Airport, Belfast, BT29 4AB. Tel: 028 9448 4848. Located about 18 miles from Belfast City Centre.

165 miles

Cork Airport. Tel: +353 21 4313131. Cork Airport is located about 5 miles to the south of Cork City, just off the N27.

135 miles

City of Derry Airport, Airport Road, Eglinton. Co. Derry. BT47 3GY. Tel: +44 (0) 28 7181 0784. City of Derry Airport is about 7 miles NE of Derry City, on the A2.

190 miles

Donegal Airport. Carrickfinn, Kincasslagh, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland. Tel: 00353 (0) 74 9548284. Situated on the west coast of Donegal in the area of the Rosses/Gweedore.

220 miles

Galway Airport. Carnmore, Co. Galway, Ireland. Tel: +353 91 755569. The airport is about 5 miles from Galway centre towards Dublin.

175 miles

Kerry Airport. Farranfore, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland. Tel: +353 (0) 66 9764644. Flights to Frankfurt, London, Dublin, Manchester and Majorca. Killarney

195 miles

Knock - Ireland West Airport. Tel: +353 18366222. Located on the N17, about halfway between Galway and Sligo, in East Mayo.

185 miles

Shannon Airport. Co Clare. Tel: +353 (0)61 712000. Shannon Airport is located just off the N14 road, about 15 miles north of Limerick.

150 miles

Sligo Airport. Strandhill, Sligo. Tel: +353 (0)71 9168280. Sligo Airport is located only 5 miles from Sligo town, near Strandhill.

170 miles

Waterford Airport. Killowen, County Waterford, Ireland. Tel: 00353 51 875589. Located just 5 miles from Waterford City centre, close to Tramore Bay.

70 miles

Ireland Ports - miles from Arklow

Miles (Approx)

Dublin - Ferries - Dublin Port Company, Port Centre, Alexandra Road, Dublin. Tel: 353-1-8876000. Centrally located, only minutes from Dublin city centre. Buses provide a regular service. Ferries to Holyhead, Liverpool and Douglas.

60 miles

Dublin - Dun Laoghaire - Ferries - Located about 6 miles SE of Dublin City Centre. Sailings each day to Holyhead. From the City Centre follow the Coast Road, the R113, to Dun Laoghaire.

60 miles

Rosslare - Ferries - Located on the N25 route, connecting Rosslare with Waterford and Cork. There is a railway station at the port, connecting to Dublin, Waterford, Cork, Kerry, and Limerick. Regular Ferry services to Cherbourg, Fishguard, Le Havre, Pembroke, and Roscoff.

50 miles

Cork - Ferries - Custom House Street, Cork, Ireland. Tel: +353 21 4273125. Cork Ferryport is connected to Cork City by the N28, located near Ringaskiddy, about 10 miles south of Cork City. Ferry service to Swansea, Scandinavia, the Mediterranean and West Africa.

135 miles

Belfast - Ferries - Port of Belfast, Harbour Office, Corporation Square, Belfast, BT1 3AL. Tel: 028 9055 4422. Ferries to Stranraer, Liverpool and The Isle of Man.

160 miles

Port of Larne - Ferries - Larne Harbour Ltd, 9 Olderfleet Road, Larne, Co Antrim, BT40 1AS. Tel: +44 (0)28 2887 2100. Ferries to Cairnryan, Fleetwood & Troon. The Port of Larne is located 22 miles from Belfast, 120 miles from Dublin.

175 miles

Arklow Tourist Information


Sport Arklow - Sport - Arklow Leisure Centre, Seaview Avenue. Facilities include Swimming pool, tennis courts, a running track and a football pitch. Location: In the centre of Arklow. Sailing is very popular in Arklow and it has its very own sailing club. Location: In the centre of Arklow.

Swimming pool


Sport Arklow - Sport - Arklow Golf Club, Abbeylands, Arklow. Co. Wicklow. Tel: 00353 (0) 402 32492.



Entertainment Arklow - Entertainment and attractions - Artifacts from the Viking Period are on display in the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin. Sir Francis Chichester's yacht "Gypsy Moth III", in which he won the transatlantic single handed yacht race, was built here. Ormonde Castle. The last remenants of Ormonde Castle can be seen beside the Town Hall and local courthouse. Built in 1169AD. Location: In the centre of Arklow.


Other information Arklow - Other information - Arklow is characterised by its bridge which is known as the "nineteen arches". The bridge was built in 1759, it is the longest stone arched bridge in Ireland and still one of the longest in Europe. Location: In the centre of Arklow. Maritime Musuem, St Mary's Road, Arklow. Tel: + 353 402 32868. Location: In the centre of Arklow.


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Telephoning Arklow from abroad - Dial 00 353 + area code and number. Omit the initial 0 of the IRL area code. Call 100 for operator assistance if required.

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