How to reach Powerscourt
Powerscourt Estate is located just 20 minutes south of Dublin, and there are many transportation options available to reach us.
The Waterfall is 6km away from Powerscourt Gardens and is a separate destination. It’s recommended to drive to the Waterfall.
Directions to Powerscourt Estate:
Car From Dublin City Centre / M50
GPS Coordinates: 3°11’05”N 6°11’13”W / 53.18472°N 6.18694°W
Take the N11 southbound (Wexford). At approximately 19km , take exit 7 for Bray south, Enniskerry, Powerscourt Gardens. Turn left at roundabout, over flyover and rejoin N11 heading north. Take first left for Enniskerry Village (Exit 6a). Continue along road to Enniskerry Village. Take the road to the left of the clock tower, in the village square, continue up steep hill for 600m. Powerscourt entrance is on the right-hand side opposite church entrance.
The closest public transportation to the estate are the 185 and 44 bus services which leave visitors in Enniskerry village in County Wicklow.
This is a short walk from the Estate (approximately 25 minutes, wear comfortable shoes).
Group Bus Tours
You can book to join a group on a bus from Dublin City center to visit Powerscourt Gardens. Hilltoptreks offer Award-winning Guided and Self Guided tours in Wicklow. One of their most popular tours is a day tour which includes Powerscourt Gardens and Glendalough. Booking details are below.
The nearest DART station (rail) to the Estate is Bray, County Wicklow which connects the 185 bus with Dublin City Centre. The rail line runs along the coast of Dublin, from Malahide and Howth southwards as far as Greystones, County Wicklow.
Directions to Powerscourt Waterfall:
GPS Coordinates: 53.1467° N, 6.2105° W
The Waterfall is located 6km from Powerscourt Estate. From Dublin City and Wexford take Exit 8. After 2 km take the first right towards Enniskerry and follow the signs for Powerscourt Waterfall.
There is no public transport to Powerscourt Waterfall. It is 6km from Powerscourt Gardens.
It is recommended to drive to the Waterfall.