Travelling to County Kildare
County Kildare is on Dublin's doorstep and is in close proximity to Dublin Airport and Seaport as well as Dun Laoghaire Harbour. It is also only a couple of hours drive from most parts of Ireland.
Travelling within County Kildare
The county is well serviced by national roads and rail links. There are 3 national routes - M4, M7, M9 - running through the county and rail links to the North West and West of Ireland via Maynooth and the South and South West via Naas, Newbridge and Kildare. The county also includes a network of quiet country roads for those interested in travelling by bicycle.
M4/N4/N6: Dublin - Leixlip - Maynooth - Kilcock - Enfield - Galway/Sligo
M7/N7/N21/N8: Dublin - Naas - Newbridge - Kildare - Monasterevin - Port Laoise - Cork/Limerick - Killarney
N78: Dublin - Naas - Kilcullen - Athy / Casteldermot - Kilkenny/Waterford
Leixlip is 10 miles from Dublin city on the M4 road to Galway, in the County of Kildare, which is situated on the west side of the Wicklow Mountain Range in Ireland.
Leixlip is located on the confluence of the Rye Water and River Liffey, 15km from Dublin city centre and on the border of Fingal and South Dublin County Councils. The town is bypassed by the M4 motorway and served by the Arrow rail service on the Dublin Sligo line.
The town is a centre for high technology industries such as Intel to the west and Hewlett Packard south of the motorway. It also forms part of the greater Dublin commuter belt. Leixlip accommodates a sewage treatment plant and hydro-electric power station of regional importance.
Bus Services are also available - Timetables and latest information is available at www.buseireann.ie