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.

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 September
Estimated hotel price
C$ 170
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dundalk in September
Estimated hotel price
C$ 170
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Dundalk


Although Dundalk doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Dublin Airport (DUB), which is located 40 miles from Dundalk. Dublin Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from Air Canada, Lufthansa, United Airlines and other airlines departing from Canada. The shortest flight to Dundalk from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 9h 45m.


Another option to get to Dundalk is to pick up a car rental from Dublin, which is about 46 miles from Dundalk. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Dollar, among others, in Dublin.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dundalk, including National Express, Aircoach and Bus. From Belfast, the bus ride to Dundalk takes 110 miles and will cost you around C$ 53. From Cork, the ticket costs about C$ 46 for a journey of 180 miles.

Airports near Dundalk

Airlines serving Dundalk

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British Airways
Good (2,084 reviews)
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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,722 reviews)
Air France
Good (624 reviews)
United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
Good (1,684 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (318 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (2,578 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (160 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in popular areas of Dundalk

Most booked hotels in Dundalk

Ballymascanlon House Hotel
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 210+
Crowne Plaza Dundalk
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 186+
Carrickdale Hotel & Spa
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 167+

Renting a car in Dundalk

Expect to pay C$ 2.35 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$ 28.10 and C$ 37.47.