Dundalk travel guide

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You're Going to Love Dundalk

With a population of 33,428, Dundalk is a must-see destination in Louth, Ireland. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Dundalk to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Dundalk

If you’re looking for affordable options, Eno' Bar & Grill (5 Roden Place) and The Townhouse (5 Roden Pl Townsparks) are great picks.

When to visit Dundalk

Dundalk in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 167
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dundalk in February
Estimated hotel price
C$ 167
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Dundalk

Plane

Although Dundalk doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Dublin Airport (DUB), which is located 65 km from Dundalk. Dublin Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Lufthansa and other airlines departing from Canada. The shortest flight to Dundalk from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 9h 45m.

Car

Another option to get to Dundalk is to pick up a car rental from Dublin, which is about 74 km from Dundalk. You’ll find branches of Europcar and Sixt, among others, in Dublin.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dundalk, including National Express, Bus and Aircoach. From Belfast, the bus ride to Dundalk takes 177 km and will cost you around C$ 47. From Cork, the ticket costs about C$ 23 for a journey of 290 km.

Plane

Although Dundalk doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Dublin Airport (DUB), which is located 65 km from Dundalk. Dublin Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Lufthansa and other airlines departing from Canada. The shortest flight to Dundalk from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 9h 45m.

Car

Another option to get to Dundalk is to pick up a car rental from Dublin, which is about 74 km from Dundalk. You’ll find branches of Europcar and Sixt, among others, in Dublin.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dundalk, including National Express, Bus and Aircoach. From Belfast, the bus ride to Dundalk takes 177 km and will cost you around C$ 47. From Cork, the ticket costs about C$ 23 for a journey of 290 km.

Airports near Dundalk

Airlines serving Dundalk

Lufthansa
Good (4,680 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,747 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,178 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,443 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,941 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,367 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,213 reviews)
LOT
Good (665 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (927 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Dundalk

Most booked hotels in Dundalk

Ballymascanlon Hotel and Golf Resort
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 190+
Carrickdale Hotel & Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 178+
Heritage B&B
4 stars
Poor (0, Poor reviews)
C$ 130+

Renting a car in Dundalk

Expect to pay C$ 2.63 per litre in Dundalk (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 31.52 and C$ 42.02.

Expect to pay C$ 2.63 per litre in Dundalk (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 31.52 and C$ 42.02.