Getting to Institute of Technology Carlow

The IT Carlow campus is just 10 minutes walk from Carlow Town, one of Ireland’s largest inland towns situated on the banks of the River Barrow. Carlow is well serviced by road and rail links to major Irish cities and towns, and is approximately 80km from Dublin Airport.

Registration will be at the College Reception in the central services building. Signs will be provided to guide participants.

By Air

Overseas visitors can reach Carlow via Dublin or Cork Airports. Dublin Airport is more convenient.

By Sea

A variety of ferry services are available from Britain and continental Europe to Ireland. Ports in Ireland include Dublin Port, Dún Laoghaire Harbour and Rosslare Harbour.

By Road

Carlow is on the main Dublin to Waterford N9 route, approximately one and a half hours drive from Dublin and an hour from Waterford. The Institute is located on the Kilkenny Road, a few minutes drive from Carlow town. The campus has ample car-parking facilities close to the reception area.

By Rail

There are direct links between Carlow and Dublin, Waterford. The single journey between Carlow and Dublin takes approx. 1 hour. Carlow railway station is approx. 35 minutes (on foot) from the Institute.
See the Irish Rail site for details »

By coach & bus

Bus services to and from Dublin, Waterford, Kilkenny (other towns) operate daily from Carlow.
See Bus Eireann site for details »
See Private Bus JJ Kavanagh site for details »

Local Taxi Numbers

Carlow Cabs: + 353 59 9140000
Ace: +353 59 9133366
Fast Cabs: + 353 9143088 +353 86 8038553

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