How to Reach Waterford - The Easiest Way to Reach Waterford


  • By Air: The Waterford airport is just 6 kilometers from the city with planes flying in from Dublin, London and a few other European countries like Amsterdam and Bordeaux.
  • By Train: The main station, the Plunkett Railway Station, is based north of the river and runs trains to Dublin and Limerick via many other towns in between.
  • By Bus: Waterford has excellent road connectivity with the rest of Ireland. Buses run from all major cities making it the cheapest way to travel.
  • By Ferry: Rosslare is the nearest ferry-point to Waterford and is quite close-by.


  • By Bus: There are many bus services in Waterford which provide commuting services to different areas within the city.
  • By Taxi: Taxis and cabs are available for hire on the streets or can be booked in advance from their offices. Charge is according to distance and by meter.
  • By Car: One can hire a car from the rental services available, but with the traffic it isn’t advisable. Also one requires a valid driving license.
  • On Foot: Walking is undoubtedly the best way to explore Waterford as it is a relatively small city.



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Modes of Transportation in Waterford

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Waterford. The most preferred mode of transport in Waterford is Car.

Average distance: 37.5 km Average time: 33 min

  • Car 100%
    Driving 32 min Walking 1 min Overall average time for 37.5 kms 33 min

How to Reach Waterford from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Dungarvan to Waterford 59.58 km 59 mins
Cashel to Waterford 91.14 km 1 hour 31 mins
Cobh to Waterford 139.34 km 2 hours 19 mins
Dublin to Waterford 152.98 km 2 hours 32 mins
Dublin airport to Waterford 161.1 km 2 hours 41 mins
Pembroke dock to Waterford 248.52 km 4 hours 8 mins
Antrim to Waterford 289.5 km 4 hours 49 mins
Rugeley to Waterford 577.7 km 9 hours 37 mins
Whitley bay to Waterford 700.58 km 11 hours 40 mins
Antwerp to Waterford 1284.8 km 21 hours 24 mins
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