Waterford City is located in the South East of Ireland and is easily reached by
road, rail, sea or air. Once you have arrived in Waterford City, many attractions
are within walking distance and others are well served by public transport. Car
hire is available in Waterford City, taxis are readily available, and bicycles
are available for hire.
From Dublin: Waterford City is less than 1hr 30mins drive from Dublin, take
the N7/N9 to the West of Dublin City (M50), and follow the M9/N9 motorway
to Waterford. As you approach Waterford City, cross the bridge and turn left
along the South Quay (N25).
From Cork: Waterford City is approximately 1.5 hours drive from Cork. When
leaving Cork, take the N25 through Midleton, Youghal Bypass, Dungarvan and
Waterford City. When you reach Waterford City continue on the (N25) and you
will come to South Quay.
From Rosslare: Waterford City is approximately 1 hour drive from Rosslare.
When leaving Rosslare, take the N25 for Wexford, New Ross and Waterford City.
As you approach Wateford City, cross the bridge and turn left along the Quay (N25).
Car rental in Waterford City or anywhere in Ireland is easy. For details of the
different car rental companies, visit www.carrentalcouncil.ie.
Travelling to Waterford by Bus:
Waterford City is served by a number of bus companies who provide frequent
connections to other major cities and also serve smaller towns and rural areas.
Waterford City Bus Station is very centrally located within walking distance of
many hotels and served by taxis and local bus services.
For more information on timetables and ticket costs, visit the following websites:
If you are using public transport once you arrive in Waterford City, this timetable
booklet may by useful in helping you plan local journeys.
Travelling to Waterford by Sea:
The Ferry Ports of Cork, Rosslare, Dun Laoghaire and Dublin are within easy
travel distances to Waterford City.
Coach Parking in Waterford
There is a free secure municipal coach parking facility in Waterford City Centre. It contains twenty spaces together with coach washing and cleaning facilities and is monitored by CCTV.
The facility is located at Bolton Street car park which is at the rear of the House of Waterford Crystal.
In the short term, access to the facility is through the car park entrance which is barrier free.