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There are 6 ways to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Athlone to Portarlington
  2. Take the train from Portarlington to Tralee

Cheapest

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Kerry (KIR)

Train via Mallow

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Kilcock
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Mallow
  3. Take the train from Mallow to Tralee

Bus via Dublin

  1. Take the bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to Eden Quay, stop 135351
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
  2. Take the bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Casement Station, stop 635061

Drive

  1. Drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee

Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee by train and bus

The journey time between Carrick-on-Shannon and Tralee is around 7h 28m and covers a distance of around 405 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 27m. Operated by Irish Rail and Bus Eireann, the Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee service departs from Carrick on Shannon and arrives in Tralee. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

2 Weekly Services
7h 28m Average Duration
€45 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee is to train and fly which costs €35 - €80 and takes 6h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee. However, there are services departing from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 and arriving at Prince's Street via Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 53m.

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The distance between Carrick-on-Shannon and Tralee is 215 km. The road distance is 297.4 km.

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The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee without a car is to train which takes 7h 28m and costs €40 - €65.

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It takes approximately 7h 28m to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee, including transfers.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee bus services, operated by Expressway, depart from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 station.

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The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee is to train which takes 7h 28m and costs €40 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus via Dublin, which costs and takes 7h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Prince's Street station.

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Map of how to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee.
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  • Distance: 214.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 28m

What companies run services between Carrick-on-Shannon, IE-LM, Ireland and Tralee, Ireland?

You can take a train from Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee via Longford, Longford Station, stop 135771, Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101, Athlone, and Portarlington in around 7h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee via Eden Quay, stop 135351 and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay in around 7h 53m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €50
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Athlone to Portarlington
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€9 - €11
Flexible
€10 - €12
Train from Portarlington to Tralee
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€20 - €24
Flexible
€26 - €29
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Kilcock
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€12 - €15
Flexible
€15 - €18
Train from Heuston to Mallow
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€18 - €22
Flexible
€23 - €27
Train from Mallow to Tralee
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€11 - €13
Flexible
€13 - €15
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€14 - €17
Flexible
€17 - €20
Bus operators
Expressway
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to Eden Quay, stop 135351
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Casement Station, stop 635061
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
Dublin Coach
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Bus Eireann

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Yes, the driving distance between Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee is 297 km. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Tralee.

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport.

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