Ireland is served by a range of
regular and comfortable surface and air services, which require
advanced booking especially in the peak holiday season. In Ireland
the network of buses and trains means that virtually nowhere is out
Ireland is particularly well served by major
airline carriers. GoIreland.com's air reservation desk will take care of all
Northern Ireland is well served by buses and
trains. Full details of all the services provided are available on
the official Northern Ireland transportation service, www.translink.co.uk
In the Republic online public transport
details are more plentiful. The national bus and coach network is
run by Bus Eireann.
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operates the Irish rail
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Within the Dublin area the Dublin Area Rapid
Transit is perhaps the most convenient way to travel.
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There are a number of routes into Ireland, as
well as ferries that operate within the country. Those with web
Stena LineStena Line operating ferries and
high-speed ferries between Belfast and Stranraer (Scotland), Dublin
to Holyhead (Wales), Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead, Rosslare to
Ferries Irish Ferries operating lines from Larne to Cairnryan
(Scotland), Dublin to Holyhead (Wales) and Rosslare to Pembroke
Aran Island Ferries operate from Rossaveal in County Glaway to
the Aran Islands of Inis Mór, Inis Meáin and Inis
Oírr. Coach services link Rossaveal with Galway city.
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European Ferrries operate from Larne to Cairnryan (Scotland).
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There are a number of car hire
companies operating throughout the country. It is also advisable to
reserve in advance, booking becomes essential in the peak months of
June to September, as well as Public Holidays. If you
require an automatic car reservations are advised all year round.
Reservations for car rental should be made as soon as travel
arrangements are in place.
Most companies operate a
pick-up and set-down arrangement, which enables the visitor to hire
a car at point of entry and complete the hire at another departure
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GoIreland’s rates are taken from a selection of car rental
companies, we quote the most competitive one available. You will not
get a more competitive rate in Ireland.
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Ireland is especially
attractive to the motorist because of its scenic beauty and the
comparative absence of traffic on its roads. Before going on tour it
is advisable to check speed limits, parking regulations, petrol
prices and grades, repair and maintenance services. All rental
companies will have an association with a car repair service. The
staff at the GoIreland Reservation Desk will be pleased to help
with these details.
The visitor is advised to take
normal precautions in relation to any property which he is bringing
with him and to ensure that he is parking his car in a place where
it is unlikely to be broken into or vandalised.
Taxis are readily available in
Irish towns; accommodation providers will often have relationship
with a particular company that will mean that cabs are available at
any time of day or night. Often the most effective way to get a taxi
is to hail one in the streets. Expect to pay a minimum of £1
per mile travelled. All approved taxis will have roof-signs and
In the major towns the visitor
will often see a string of horse and traps ferrying people about.
These are only recommended as a fun way to travel, a special treat.
The owners are subject to regulations ensuring the health and safety
of the horses, haggling is acceptable.