Getting to Carlow

Location and How to Get to IT 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.


The Eircode for Institute of Technology Carlow is Ireland R93 V960. You can also find us using the map below.

IT Carlow location mapBy Road:
Carlow is on the main Dublin to Waterford N9 route, approximately1.5 hours drive from Dublin and an hour from Waterford. We are located on the Kilkenny Road, a few minutes drive from Carlow town. The campus has car-parking facilities.

By Rail:
There are direct links between Carlow, Dublin and 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.

By Air:
Overseas students and visitors can reach Carlow via Dublin or Cork Airports. Dublin Airport is more convenient.

Local Taxi Numbers:
Carlow Cabs: + 353 59 9140000
Ace: +353 59 9133366
Fast Cabs: + 353 9143088 \ +353 86 8038553

IT Carlow Visitors Car Park