How to Get to Meath

Getting around

6 ways to get around, when visiting Meath

1 Meath Heritage Bus Service
2.Meath Tours
3.Traditional Horse & Carriage
4.Hire a coach for a group or take a taxi
5.Hire/Buy a Motorhome
6. Bus Eireann Bus service

1. Meath Heritage Bus Service-Meath Accessible Transport

Servicing the heritage sites of Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre, Trim Castle, Hill of Tara, Kells Heritage Centre. Operates on a seasonal basis with groups of 8 or more. One day bus service to the main heriatge sites in Meath operating each Sunday and Saturday. Flexibus & Meath initiative-Meath Accessible Transport.

Tel +353 (0)  46 907 4830

2. Meath Tours

A Day trip around the beautiful sites of Meath can be arranged for you by phoning Cupid Cars on 0868140059. Early booking is essential due to the tours popularity during the holiday season.

  • You will be picked up from your hotel or guest accommodation
  • The driver will take you to Brú na Bóinne (Newgrange) where you can tour around until 12.30pm.
  • You will be taken to the Hill of Slane and Slane Castle which will alllow you to take some photos of these amazing sites.
  • Following this the driver will stop at the quaint village of Slane to allow you to get a bite to eat.
  • After this it will be onward to the next historical site, The Hill of Tara
  • The Last stop will be a trip to Trim castle.
  • You will then be returned to your accommodation for a well earned rest

You can choose your transport; you can be chauffeured by: car, minibus, or choose from a range of Luxury American Stretch Limousines available in white, black, silver or pink.

Meath Tours are flexible and will try and accomodate any preferences for example for parents the tour can include a trip to Dino's Den play area. Also anyone who takes the day trip receives a special discount on their return to Dublin airport.

3. Tradional Horse and Carriage

Trim Castle Carriages  

Discover Trim's Historical Ruins and centuries of Heritage of significant importance ar a leisurely pace, the same way they did in the 18th-19th centuries.They can even pick you up from your Hotel Lobby.

Daily Tours start at Trim Castle, the film location for "Braveheart" starring Mel Gibson.

Tour Options
1. Mini Tour-approximately half an hour
2. Grand Tour-one hour

Tours Hourly From (10am-6pm) departing outside Trim Castle. Other services provided: Weddings, Debs, Celebrations.
Dress Code is Top Hat and Tails. Bookings are taken daily from Monday to Friday during Normal Business Hours.

It is important to Book in advance to avoid disappointment. Call Fran on 085 7395229

Discover Trim in the rare old way!

4.You can hire a coach for a group or take a taxi

John Evans Coach Hire
Kentstown Navan,
Co. Meath
Tel/ Fax: 00353 (0) 41 982 5351

Coach operator, 14, 22, 30 and 50 seater buses

Cupid Cars

43-46 Academy Street
Navan Co. Meath
Tel/Fax: +353 (0) 46 907 1806
Mobile: 086 814 0059

Executive, Classic, Traditional cars for all occasions. Cupid Cars can provide you with special transport to visit any attractions or to bring you to your wedding. Airport transfers at good rates also.

Holtons Coaches Ltd

Cloneycavan, Ballivor
Tel/Fax: 00353 (0) 46 954 6471
Mobile: 087 253 8848

Tours and airport transfers, coach and mini bus hire, outings, day trip, tours.  Small or large groups, keen rates, call for a quote.  Also covers Enfield area.

PJ Tormey Mini-Coach & Cab Services

Jenmar House, Summerhill, Co. Meath
Tel +353 (0) 46 955 7712

Luxury coaches for all your travel requirements. Airport transfers, group travel and tours.


5. Hire / Buy a motorhome

Motorhome Ireland

Ratoath Road, Kilbride
Tel: +353 (0) 1 869 8000

Sales ( New and used), service and rental of motorhomes. Agents for Hymer, Explorer, Bessacar, Swift

6. Bus Eireann services operating around Meath

Please click on the routes below for timetables:

100X  Dublin – Airport – Drogheda – Dundalk and return.  

101N  Dublin-Balbriggan-Drogheda. NIGHTRIDER 

101  Dublin - Airport - Balbriggan - Drogheda and return
102  Dublin-Garristown-Ardcath 
103  Dublin - Ashbourne - Kilmoon Cross - Duleek and return 
104  Ashbourne - Ratoath - Blanchardstown Shopping Centre.  
 105  Dublin-Ratoath and return 

107  Dublin-Navan-Nobber-Kingscourt 
108  Dublin-Kells-Bailieboro 

109  Dublin - Dunshaughlin - Navan - Kells - Virginia - Cavan town and return 
109A  D.C.U. – Airport – Ratoath – Dunshaughlin – Navan and return 
109N  Dublin-Ratoath-Dunshaughlin-Navan. NIGHTRIDER 
111  Dublin-Trim-Athboy-Granard  
115  Dublin - Mullingar - Longford and return 
115  Dublin-Ballivor-Mullingar-Ardagh-Longford 
115N  Dublin-Kilcock-Enfield NIGHTRIDER 
134  Navan-Dunsany-Dorey's Forge 
135  Scurloughstown-Navan 
136  Ross Cross-Navan 
163  Dublin-Drogheda-Donore 
163  Dundalk-Drogheda-Donore 
177  177 Dublin - Airport - Ashbourne - Ardee - Monaghan - Clones and return. 
183  Drogheda-Duleek-Slane 
188  Drogheda-Navan-Kells-Virginia-Oldcastle 
190  Drogheda - Bettystown - Laytown 
191  Dublin - Airport - Laytown - Bettystown - Drogheda

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