Ireland is easily reached by air with cheap direct flights from most European countries including France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Poland and Portugal. There also several direct flights from Asia. It is also possible to get a connection via London which is less than 1 hour away. There are 5 international airports in Ireland.
Here are examples of the many airlines which provide direct flights to Ireland:
The main ports for international arrivals into Ireland include Cork, Rosslare, Dun Laoghaire and Dublin ferry ports. The country has good rail connections and a network of un-crowded roads, which are a pleasure for the motorist or cyclist.
For full listing on sea access to Ireland please visit the sites listed below.
Don’t forget, we are happy to arrange a private transfer from the nearest airport, station or seaport to your host family. Please choose this option when you are making your booking. A private transfer costs €150.
Travelling around Ireland has never been easier. Whether you choose to travel by bus, train or car, there is a range of options to suit everyone.
Bus Eireann operate a comprehensive national bus service to the many towns and villages throughout Ireland. Main towns and cities are connected by the Expressway service, which operates on a frequent basis. Frequent user tickets, by the day, week or month are available from the main stations. For further information check out the following websites;
Iarnrod Eireann, the Irish Rail Network, operates a regular train service from and to major cities and towns around Ireland including Limerick, Cork, Dublin, Ennis, Cork and Tralee. For further details and timetables please visit;
Ireland has a large network of roads including good quality national routes. Once you get outside Dublin city, the traffic volumes are fairly low. The AA Route Planner is useful in helping you to plan your driving route around Ireland and also provides detailed directions for point-to-point journeys around the area where you will be staying. For more information, check out their web site;
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