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Driving Belfast to Dublin

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Driving Belfast to Dublin

We are looking at driving from Belfast to Galway speding the night and then driving to Killarney and spending 2 nights.

Want o see the highlights if we can in that amount of time. After Killarney we are driving to Dublin for 3 nights.

Thoughts about the route etc.


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1. Re: Driving Belfast to Dublin

Via Motorways M1,M50,M4,M6, City to City, 230 miles,3hrs 40mins with tolls of 7.70 euros.

The inland route is 190mile but takes about 5.5hrs

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2. Re: Driving Belfast to Dublin

Yours not going to have much time for sightseeing if you will be driving that much.maybe take a night off Dublin and it to Galway.

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3. Re: Driving Belfast to Dublin

There's your proposed route - http://goo.gl/maps/lLHqs

As suggested by rojo81, you should allocate a second night to Galway, otherwise it is hardly worth your effort to go there for just one night.

When leaving Belfast, make sure you have Euros with you as you will have a number of tolls to pay - one on the M1 (€1.90) Belfast/Dublin, two on the Dublin/Galway motorway (€2.90 and €1.90) - the toll booths will only accept Euros, change is given. On your return journey from Killarney to Dublin, you will have one toll to pay on the M7 (€1.90).

As you will also be travelling on the tolled section between Jct.6 and Jct.7 of the M50 around Dublin on your way to Galway, there is a toll of €3.10 payable. However, there is no toll booth on the M50, and so you need to pay the toll at a Payzone outlet - http://www.payzone.ie/

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