Canalways Ireland is based at Spencer Bridge, Rathangan, county Kildare.  We are centrally located to enjoy the tranquil Grand Canal going North-West across the Midlands of Ireland or the magical River Barrow Navigation going South. ( See route map and route options pages )

Canalways is only one hour away by car from Dublin Airport.




By Air:
There are numerous flights into Dublin Airport.
Aer Lingus, British Midland, British Airways, SAS Airlines and Ryanair.

Direct Transfer: 

The most convenient way to reach us is by Direct transfer from the Airport or City. We will arrange a driver pick you up and take you to our base. The cost is Euro 65.00 p.p. return based on 4 travelling.

By Bus/taxis: You can also make your own way by coach from the Airport to Kildare town with onward travel by taxis. see www.dublincoach.ie  

Rail / taxis – You can make your own way from Dublin City to Rathangan. Take the train from Heuston Station to Kildare Station. Onward journey to Canalways base by taxis. www.irishrail.ie

For Ferry crossings from Holyhead, Pembroke and Fishguard look at www.aferry.co.uk/ferry-to-ireland.htm

By Car –  From Dublin take the N7 direction South and take Exit 12 for Newbridge and the Curragh Racecourse, follow the signs for Rathangan.

Free secure car parking is available at our base.