Getting To and Around Púca

Getting to Púca Festival couldn’t be easier- it takes place less than an hour from Dublin. The festival is happening across two locations – Athboy and Trim in County Meath in the Boyne Valley, Ireland’s Ancient East.

Public transport is available to and from Trim and Athboy and also between the two towns. Find out full details below.


Getting to the Boyne Valley


Fly to Dublin Airport and you’re almost there. Or head to Belfast and take the scenic route south. Coming by ferry? Dublin and Belfast are your closest ports. But Rosslare is a pretty easy distance.

Travelling to and throughout the Boyne Valley has never been easier. Just 20 minutes north of Dublin International Airport in the North East of Ireland, the Boyne Valley can boast a unique and enviable location at the hub of four major motorways – the M1, M2, M3 and M4.

Convenient to ferry ports in Dublin and Belfast, with regular train services from Dublin/Belfast stopping at Laytown, Drogheda and Dunboyne and frequent bus services throughout the Boyne Valley including Trim and Athboy from Dublin, planning your visit couldn’t be easier.



Getting to Trim & Athboy

Getting to Trim

Trim is located just 40 minutes from Dublin City Centre with access via public transport with buses every hour. The town itself is easily navigated by foot albeit with access to Taxi services during your stay.


Getting to Athboy
Athboy is less than 15 minutes from Trim and only 55 minutes from Dublin with a bus every hour. It is easily explored on foot also and is accessible by public transport and taxi.


How to get from Trim to Athboy?

There is a direct connection by public bus between Trim and Athboy every hour. A taxi service is also available.

Start Your Journey…


The Boyne Valley is linked by rail via the Dublin-Belfast line through Drogheda (and Laytown and Gormanston), the M3 Parkway-Dublin line (via Dunboyne) and in the south at Enfield (on the Dublin to Sligo line). For timetables and fares see

If you wish to travel by rail to Trim or Athboy, offers a train service from Docklands or Dublin Connolly to Navan Road Parkway. From Navan Road Parkway you can pick up the 111 Bus Eireann bus and travel on to Trim and Athboy.

When travelling by rail to Drogheda on the Dublin-Belfast line, you can then depart Drogheda Train Station and pick up the 190 Bus Eireann Route which services Trim every hour. Click here to view timetable and Drogheda bus stops.


A number of bus routes operate through Meath and Louth, linking the main towns such as :

  • 109 bus (Dublin to Cavan via Navan and Kells)
  • 111 bus(Dublin to Athboy via Trim) 
  • 190 bus (Trim to Drogheda via Navan and Slane)

the 109 (Dublin to Cavan via Navan and Kells), the 111 (Dublin to Athboy via Trim) and the 190 (Trim to Drogheda via Navan and Slane). Bus Eireann operates a bus service (Route 163) between the Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre and Drogheda, via the Battle of the Boyne site at Oldbridge House. See all national bus information see

The 111 Bus Eireann Route services Trim and Athboy to and from Dublin and the 111A Bus Eireann Route services Athboy from Cavan via Delvin and Granard.

From Drogheda via Slane and Navan, the 190 Bus Eireann Route services Trim every hour.

Click Here to Download the 111 Bus Eireann Timetable
Click Here to Download the 111a Bus Eireann Timetable

Click here to Download the 190 Bus Eireann Timetable or visit to view timetable.

We advise arriving at your desired bus stop between 15 minutes before the departure time indicated on your ticket. To avoid catching the wrong bus, check in front where the destination ‘111 Athboy’ should be displayed. Finally, present your ticket to the staff of Bus Eireann who will allow you to put your suitcases in the trunk and then board.

Electric Vehicles (EV) Charging Stations in Meath and Louth

EV users in the Boyne Valley will benefit from a decision by Meath County Council and Louth County Council to make EV parking available at a number of locations in the county. Click here for an interactive map of charge point locations in Meath and Louth.

For more information on Electric Vehicles (EV) Charging Stations in Meath click here.
For more information on Electric Vehicles (EV) Charging Stations in Louth click here.


There are a number of taxi companies available in Trim, Athboy and the surrounding areas that can offer airport and hotel pick ups, drop offs and inter town transport. Please see the listing below and make sure to check out Taxis in Ireland for our top tips on getting a taxi in Ireland and useful links for Taxis in Dublin and Belfast.


Taxi Services in the Trim & Athboy Areas:

  • Trim Castle Taxi Cabs – 086 776 6655
  • Tobins Taxi – 086 816 0081
  • Quinn Donal Taxis – (046) 943 6009
  • Trim Taxi Services – 089 491 4265
  • T&M Mini Bus & Cab Hire – (046) 943 6141
  • AA Minibus Hire Rathcarn – 086 302 1639
  • Lynch Taxis Kells – 087 747 8826
  • Jiffy Cabs – 086 121 9308
  • Town Radio Taxis Limited Navan- (046) 907 8999
  • Mellow Yellow Cabs Navan – (046) 907 2000
  • Navan Express Taxis – (046) 907 0555
  • Asses Taxi Co Limited – (046) 906 6888
  • All Time Cabs – 087 610 0000
View Full Taxi Listing Here