Discover Navan Car Free

Explore Navan- Car Free

Date: 12/06/2024

Discovering Navan car-free is a rewarding and enriching experience.

By slowing down and embracing alternative modes of transport, you can fully appreciate the town's historical sites, cultural treasures, restaurants and cafés and natural beauty.

Whether you're a history buff, a nature lover, or a foodie, Navan offers something for everyone, all within a pedestrian-friendly and environmentally conscious setting.

So, leave your car behind and embark on a memorable journey through this charming Irish town.

Getting here

Bus Trip

Navan is one of the more accessible towns in Ireland with a great bus network from Dublin, Drogheda, Cavan and Mullingar. If you are staying in any nearby towns, these bus services will more than likely service the town also.

The NX offers a service every 20 minutes from Dublin as well as the 109 and 109A. Bus Eireann route 190 will bring you to Navan from Drogheda every hour, so if you are coming from the North of the Country, Drogheda is also a great transfer spot. The 109X will take you from Cavan to Navan and the 190 with bring you from Athlone/ Mullingar into Navan also.

Getting around

Navan Bike Scheme

Navan is a great town to discover by foot. Enjoy self-guided walking trails around the town, find all the beautiful restaurants and cafés in the centre of town and partake in some shopping in the towns great boutiques.

If you prefer to cycle around this bike friendly town, Nextbike by TIER Navan offers pedal bikes as well as ebikes and e-cargobikes at several locations around the town. Once you download the app, it will show you where your nearest bike is in the town.

For bike rental to discover the Boyne to Lakelands Greenway, or Boyne Ramparts trail, you can contact George at Feel Good Bikes.

Where to eat


You will be spoiled for choice for somewhere to eat on your trip to Navan.

Check out the breakfast, lunch and dinner menu at The Ardboyne Hotel or The Newgrange Hotel.

Enjoy lunch or a coffee at The Central in the heart of the Town or Solstice Arts Centre, or treat yourself to a Pizza at the Royal Meath!

Places to discover

Boyne Rampart Walk

There are so many place to discover in Navan on your car-free visit. Take in a walk along Boyne Ramparts walk, venture out to the Boyne Valley to Lakelands Greenway by bike, explore the Navan points of pride town walk, experience the sculpture trail, visit The Solstice Arts Centre, or enjoy a day at The Zone activity Centre!

This picturesque town, known for its rich heritage and warm community spirit, becomes even more enchanting when explored on foot or by bicycle.

Embracing a car-free experience in Navan not only reduces your carbon footprint but also allows you to fully immerse yourself in its unique charm.

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