Cavan travel guide

Cavan Tourism | Cavan Guide

You're Going to Love Cavan

With a population of 6,388, Cavan is the largest city in Cavan, Ireland by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Cavan

Cavan in March
Estimated hotel price
€96
1 night at 3-star hotel
Cavan in March
Estimated hotel price
€96
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Cavan

Plane

Although Cavan doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Knock Intl (NOC), which is located 96 km from Cavan. The shortest domestic flight to Cavan departs from Milltown (Kerry) and takes around 55m.

Train

AccesRail is the only carrier operating train routes to Cavan.

Car

Another option to get to Cavan is to pick up a car hire from Dublin, which is about 102 km from Cavan. You’ll find branches of Easirent and Sixt, among others, in Dublin.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Cavan, including National Express, Bus Éireann and Aircoach. From Belfast, the bus ride to Cavan takes 177 km and will cost you around €27. From Waterford, the ticket costs about €14 for a journey of 254 km.

Plane

Although Cavan doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Knock Intl (NOC), which is located 96 km from Cavan. The shortest domestic flight to Cavan departs from Milltown (Kerry) and takes around 55m.

Train

AccesRail is the only carrier operating train routes to Cavan.

Car

Another option to get to Cavan is to pick up a car hire from Dublin, which is about 102 km from Cavan. You’ll find branches of Easirent and Sixt, among others, in Dublin.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Cavan, including National Express, Bus Éireann and Aircoach. From Belfast, the bus ride to Cavan takes 177 km and will cost you around €27. From Waterford, the ticket costs about €14 for a journey of 254 km.

Airports near Cavan

Airlines serving Cavan

Lufthansa
Good (4,427 reviews)
KLM
Good (806 reviews)
SWISS
Good (910 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,190 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,599 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,237 reviews)
Air France
Good (961 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,519 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (474 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,828 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,099 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,458 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,336 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (792 reviews)
Finnair
Good (896 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,098 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (869 reviews)
LOT
Good (671 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,180 reviews)
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Where to stay in Cavan

Average rates range from around €103 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to €178 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Cavan

Hiring a car in Cavan

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 5% more expensive than at Dublin.

Expect to pay €1.70 per litre in Cavan (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €20.39 and €27.19.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 5% more expensive than at Dublin.

Expect to pay €1.70 per litre in Cavan (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €20.39 and €27.19.