I've noticed a few posts asking about how to get to DKIT so to make this a little easier for people here's a few links and information regarding various ways to get to Dundalk from various locations.
Val Russell Coaches operate from Monday to Friday and leave from the following locations.
Moynalty- This route also takes in Carolanstown, Kells, Silver Tankard, Navan (Statoil Station), Kilberry, Wilkinstown, Castletown, Woodtown, Ardee and Dundalk. The bus departs Moynalty at 7:30am. To find out what time the bus will reach your destination then click here
Kilmainhamwood- This route also takes in Bailieboro, Kingscourt, Drumcondrath, Ardee and Dundalk. The bus departs Kilmainhamwood at 7:30am. To find out what time the bus will reach your destination then click here
Trim- This route also takes in Navan (Market Square), Wickers Cross, Slane, Collon and Dundalk. The bus departs Trim at 7:35am. To find out what time the bus will reach your destination then click here
Dunshaughlin- This route also takes in Mulhuddart, Clonee, Dunboyne, Sheaf Of Wheat Cross, Fairyhouse Cross, Ratoath, Ashbourne, Kilmoon Cross, Duleek and Dundalk. The bus departs Dunshaughlin at 6:50am. To find out what time the bus will reach your destination then click here
Single - €9
Weekly ticket - €50
Matthews coaches operate seven days a week from Parnell Street in Dublin, Drumcondra, Whitehall, City North Hotel and Drogheda before reaching Dundalk.
Matthews operates a direct bus to Dundalk whereby it will bypass Drogheda and go straight up the M1 if you desire.
For information on their timetable then click here
Single - €7
Return - €10
10 Trip - €50
(Note that there are no expiry dates on either the return or the 10 trip ticket)
Bus Eireann also offer services to Dundalk from Dublin and Drogheda.
The 100X originates from Wilton Terrace and picks up at Eden Quay, the IFSC, Dublin Airport, Drogheda bus station and then Dundalk.
For their timetable then click here
The bus also extends onto Newry and comes back through Dundalk.
Single - €7.20
Day Return - €10.80
Student 10 Journey - €36.00
If you're planning to commute by train to Dundalk then the train originates from Connolly Station.
If you're getting the express (Enterprise) train then the train will stop at Drogheda before going to Dundalk train station.
The non express train stops at the following stations:
Dublin Connolly Station, Howth Junction, Portmarnock, Malahide, Donabate, Rush and Lusk, Skerries, Balbriggan, Gormanstown, Laytown, Drogheda, Dundalk.
To see full timetables then click here
Note that the express train is known as the InterCity service and the non express is known as the Railcar service.
Student Return: €12.50
The train station in Dundalk is situated in Dundalk town and the bus station offer a town service bus which will bring you to DKIT. It costs just over a euro. If there's a few of you then a taxi up to the college is also a good idea.
Feel free to add your own if I've missed anything. Hope this helps.