Travelling to County Kildare
County Kildare is on Dublin's doorstep and is in close proximity to Dublin Airport and Seaport as well as Dun Laoghaire Harbour. It is also only a couple of hours drive from most parts of Ireland.
Travelling within County Kildare
The county is well serviced by national roads and rail links. There are 3 national routes - M4, M7, M9 - running through the county and rail links to the North West and West of Ireland via Maynooth and the South and South West via Naas, Newbridge and Kildare. The county also includes a network of quiet country roads for those interested in travelling by bicycle.
M4/N4/N6: Dublin - Leixlip - Maynooth - Kilcock - Enfield - Galway/Sligo
M7/N7/N21/N8: Dublin - Naas - Newbridge - Kildare - Monasterevin - Port Laoise - Cork/Limerick - Killarney
N78: Dublin - Naas - Kilcullen - Athy / Casteldermot - Kilkenny/Waterford
NUI Maynooth is situated 15 miles from Dublin in the heart of the Kildare countryside, and is well served by motorway, rail and bus links.
Maynooth has two suburban bus routes, the 66 and the 67a. The town is also served by Bus Eireann and private coach companies en route to Galway and the west of Ireland.
Trains are approximately hourly up until 6pm and go direct to Dublin city centre.
There is a main train line in Sallins which is 2 miles from Naas Town - Timetables and latest information is available at www.irishrail.ie
Bus Services are also available - Timetables and latest information is available at www.buseireann.ie