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There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Kilkenny by plane, train, bus or bus and ferry

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dublin (DUB) AMS - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Kilkenny MacDonagh

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork, bus  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Cork (ORK) AMS - ORK
  2. Take the bus from Cork, Anderson's Quay to Kilkenny

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Dublin, train  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Dublin (DUB) EIN - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Kilkenny MacDonagh

Train to Brussels, fly to Dublin, train  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Dublin (DUB) BRU - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Kilkenny MacDonagh

Train, bus, bus and ferry via Arad  •  3 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Heerlen
  2. Take the bus from Aachen to Arad
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
  4. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Georges Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road 717 / ...

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  3 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven Station to Deva
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
  4. Take the train from Heuston to Kilkenny MacDonagh Ic
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Yes, entry into Ireland is currently allowed from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kilkenny is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kilkenny is recommended.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, returning to Netherlands from Ireland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Kilkenny is to fly and train which costs €55 - €390 and takes 7h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Kilkenny is to fly and train which costs €55 - €390 and takes 7h 17m.

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It is approximately 821 km to get from Amsterdam to Kilkenny.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Kilkenny without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry via Arad which takes 3 days 1h and costs €200 - €300.

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It takes approximately 7h 17m to get from Amsterdam to Kilkenny, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Kilkenny is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 5:31 PM in Amsterdam and 4:31 PM in Kilkenny.

Ryanair, Aer Lingus, British Airways and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Kilkenny. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Kilkenny.
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  • Distance: 821.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 17m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Kilkenny, IE-KK, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Amsterdam to Kilkenny. However, you can take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport T2, take the bus to Dublin Heuston Rail Station, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Kilkenny. Alternatively, you can take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, fly to Cork, take the walk to Cork Airport, stop 230061, take the line 226 bus to Parnell Place, stop 246801, take the walk to Cork, Anderson's Quay, then take the bus to Kilkenny.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €1000
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €370
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€26 - €400
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €400
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €600
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €600
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €800
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €21
1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €30
1st Class
€35 - €50
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Cork, Anderson's Quay to Kilkenny
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Dublin Coach
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Aachen to Arad
Ave. Duration
21h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
Ave. Duration
42h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Deva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
44h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€120 - €150
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
J.J.Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 818 333 222
Email
info@jjkavanagh.ie
Website
jjkavanagh.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Georges Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
J.J.Kavanagh & Sons
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 56 8831189
Email
info@bkavcoaches.com
Website
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from Dublin City South, Georges Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Eindhoven Station to Deva
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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