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Ireland Driving Distances

Planning your trips to Ireland and hiring a car to see the remote areas can be easy, Irish Car Rentals has provided an distance chart where journey times chart and an driving distance calculator to help you plan efficiently.

It is worth mentioning now that traffic in Ireland, especially during the peak tourist seasons in June, July, August and September can be very heavy around our major cities and tourist attractions. Please allow plenty of time to cover the journey.

To use, simply select your departure point, then your arrival point. The distance will then be displayed. You can then toggle between driving distances in miles or driving distances in kilometers.

Distance Calculator   


The distance journey times chart gives you a rough idea how long it would take from one destination to another, we have listed the most common places in Ireland.

Driving times chart as a guide only


Irish Car Rental locations

The rental branches across the country can be found on the map below;

Scenic driving routes

One of the best ways to explore Ireland is by taking road trips, we have complied a couple Ireland's scenic drives to get you started. The Wild Atlantic Way is a highly ranked west coast road trip split into smaller drives below;
  • Sky Road - "The Capital of Connemara", County Galway
  • Slea Head - Drive on the Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry
  • Healy Pass - The Healy Pass is a winding mountain road between Adrigole in Co. Cork and Lauragh in Co. Kerry
  • Ring of Beara - Located on the Beara Peninsula, Co. Kerry and Co. Cork with 137km driving route
  • Causeway Coastal Route - The Causeway Coastal Route offers an epic tour of the Northern Ireland coast
  • Lough Inagh Drive - 165 km of the Galway coast
  • Wild Atlantic Way - Ireland’s first and only 2,500km driving route, which will stretch along the Atlantic coast from Donegal to West Cork.

If you would like to book car rental for your trip, please click here.