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Getting Here - Directions To Carton House

Arriving at Carton House Hotel

By Car

From Dublin, take the main M4 motorway westbound. From the motorway, take the "Leixlip West" exit (Junction 6) and follow the signs to Carton House. Carton House is approximately a 5-minute drive from the M4 motorway exit.

From the west, take the M4 motorway to Dublin and approximately 20km from Dublin city, take the "Leixlip west" exit (Junction 6) and follow the signs to Carton House. Carton House is approximately a 5-minute drive from the M4 motoroway exit.

SatNav co-ordinates for Carton House are :

Latitude 53 º, 23', 28'', 53.391111 N
Longitude -6 º 33', 59'', -6.566389 E


By Train

Carton House is located in Maynooth and lies on the Western Suburban Railway Line which serves three City Centre stations (Pearse Station, Tara St. Station and Connolly Station) as well as eight other suburban stations (Drumcondra, Broombridge, Ashtown, Castleknock, Coolmine, Clonsilla, Leixlip Confey and Leixlip Louisa Bridge).

An Adult Single Train Ticket from the City Centre to Maynooth is €2.90 and for a child is €1.20.

Information on prices and timetables are available from the Irish Rail website. To search this timetable for arrival and departure times from your destination, please visit Irish Rail.

A taxi journey from Maynooth Station to Carton House will take approximately 5 minutes.


By Air

Dublin International Airport

Dublin Airport is approximately thirty minutes by car to Carton House

Executive Airport - Weston Airport

Weston Airport is the only executive airport in Dublin, situated just 8 miles (13km) from the city. The Airport opened in 1931 and specialises in delivering the travel needs of the executive traveller to Dublin.

Key benefits

10km from Carton House
Direct access to Dublin via M4 motorway
5 minutes between plane touch down and taxi or limousine departure

Weston Airport, Leixlip, Co. Kildare, Ireland

T: +353 (0)1 6217300
F: +353 (0)1 6217334


Directions to Dublin Airport

Exit Carton House at main entrance, turning left onto R148
At 1st roundabout take 2nd exit, turning right, onto R449
Continue straight through 1st roundabout, & 2nd roundabout is the junction for the M4
Move to left hand lane which separates left onto the M4 for Dublin
Continue towards the M4 until you meet the junction with the M50
When approaching the M50 roundabout keep in the left lane, following signs towards the Airport, and onto the M50
You will briefly turn onto the M1 on your way to the Airport, but once you follow the Airport signs, you will be fine
On your journey you will have passed the Barrier Free Toll Bridge and you will require to pay for this toll. The charge is €3.00 per journey, and you can do so by logging on to and going to the section that says "pay as you go" - You can also pay at any retail store that has the payzone logo (there are areas in the airport with this facility)


Taxi to Dublin Aiport 

Maynooth Express Cabs + 353 (0)1 628 9999 (Approx - €60 one way) Visit their website here


Links for your interest:

Dublin airport
Weston Airport
Irish Rail: Ireland rail travel information
Maynooth Express Cabs