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There are 5 ways to get from County Kerry to Thurles by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Tralee to Thurles Tralee Service / ...

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Bus, train  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Milltown to Killarney R33
  2. Take the train from Killarney to Thurles Tralee Service / ...

Bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Casement Station, stop 635061 to Colbert Station, stop 635031 13 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stables University of Limerick to Liberty Square Thurles 391

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from County Kerry to Thurles 187.3 km

Fly, train  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from Kerry (KIR) to Dublin (DUB) KIR - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Thurles

County Kerry to Thurles by bus and train

4 Weekly Services
3h 46m Average Duration
€23 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from County Kerry to Thurles is to train, which costs €22 - €35 and takes 3h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from County Kerry to Thurles is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from County Kerry to Thurles. However, there are services departing from Castlemaine, stop 350721 and arriving at Liberty Square Thurles via Casement Station, stop 635061, Parnell Street, stop 609701 and Stables University of Limerick. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 19m.

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The distance between County Kerry and Thurles is 143 km. The road distance is 187.3 km.

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The best way to get from County Kerry to Thurles without a car is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs €22 - €35.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from County Kerry to Thurles, including transfers.

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County Kerry to Thurles bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Casement Station, stop 635061.

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The best way to get from County Kerry to Thurles is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs €22 - €35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Kerry Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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County Kerry to Thurles bus services, operated by Local Link Tipperary, arrive at Liberty Square Thurles station.

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Map of how to get from County Kerry to Thurles.
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  • Distance: 143.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 46m

What companies run services between County Kerry, Ireland and Thurles, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Tralee to Thurles 4 times a week. Tickets cost €16 - €23 and the journey takes 2h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from County Kerry to Thurles via Casement Station, stop 635061, Colbert Station, stop 635031, Parnell Street, stop 609701, and Stables University of Limerick in around 6h 19m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Kerry to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €55
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Tralee to Thurles
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€16 - €19
Flexible
€20 - €23
Train from Killarney to Thurles
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€14 - €17
Flexible
€17 - €20
Train from Heuston to Thurles
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€13 - €16
Flexible
€16 - €18
Bus operators
Local Link Kerry
Phone
1890 528 528
Email
info@locallinkkerry.ie
Website
locallinkkerry.ie
Bus from Milltown to Killarney
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Local Link Kerry
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 Casement Station, stop 635061 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Bus Eireann
Local Link Tipperary
Phone
076-106-6140
Email
tipperary@locallink.ie
Website
locallinktipperary.ie
Bus from Stables University of Limerick to Liberty Square Thurles
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Local Link Tipperary

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Yes, the driving distance between County Kerry to Thurles is 187 km. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from County Kerry to Thurles.

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Ryanair offers flights from Kerry Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Thurles. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from County Kerry to Kerry Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs €28 - €35.

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