Getting Around | Discover Boyne Valley Meath, Ireland

Once you arrive in the Boyne Valley, you may need to arrange transport to see as much as possible of this amazing destination. Whether you are seeking private bike, car or coach hire there are many options available.

For up-to-date information on all Irish public transport networks, including timetables and route details, download the free TFI Real Time Ireland app.


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


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

NB: 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

Local Link operates a number of bus routes in Meath (including Ashbourne, Longwood, Trim, Navan and Athboy), Louth (including Drogheda, Clogherhead, Annagassassan and Monasterboice) and Fingal. See website for details.

Bru na Boinne (Newgrange and Knowth) bus link 188

TFI Local Link Route 188 connecting Rathcairn, Athboy, Navan, Duleek, Donore, and Drogheda with Brú na Bóinne and the Battle of the Boyne Site.  The route operates 8 times per day, 7 days per week providing improved access to our heritage sites.  Access the Athboy to Drogheda timetable and many more Local Link timetables available at


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 public Electric Vehicles (EV) Charging Stations in Meath click here.

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

For all charging point, including those provided by private businesses, click here.


Ashbourne Bike Scheme

From Thursday, April 27th 2023 the citizens of, and visitors to, Ashbourne will have a new way of getting around their local town.  A total of 15 pedal bikes, 15 electric bikes and two electric cargo bikes will be available to hire from an initial 10 bike parking locations throughout the town as Meath County Council launches a 12-month trial of the scheme.

Bikes can be found at the following locations in Ashbourne: Ashbourne Library, Ashbourne Community Centre, Fredrick St (outside Garda Station), Fredrick St (Tescos), Garden City (Centra), Playground on Castle Street, Milltown Sports Field Car park, Archerstown Wood, Garden City (Centra), Brindley Park/St Johns Wood Court.

Pay an initial top-up balance of €5; the price is then set at €1 to unlock; after 3 minutes, it will cost just 1 cent per minute for a pedal bike, 10 cent per minute for an electric bike, with an electric cargo bike costing just €2 to unlock and 10 cent per minute to ride. 
Simply download the Moby Move App from wherever you get you apps. 

Read the press release here