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There are 5 ways to get from Dublin to Killarney by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Killarney Tralee Service

$60 - $85

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Bus Dublin Coach  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney 300

$16 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus Bus Eireann  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station 707 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Killarney, Killarney Bus Station 40

$55 - $66

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Killarney 188.6 miles

$40 - $60

Fly  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Kerry (KIR) DUB - KIR

$51 - $116

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Killarney is to bus which costs 14€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Killarney is to train which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and arriving at East Avenue Road Killarney. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heuston and arriving at Killarney. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Killarney is 261 km. The road distance is 301.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Killarney without a car is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

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The train from Heuston to Killarney takes 3 h 14 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Dublin to Killarney bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay station.

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Dublin to Killarney train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Heuston station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Killarney is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs 50€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs 40€ - 110€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Killarney.
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  • Distance: 163.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Killarney, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Killarney once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, Dublin Coach operates a bus from Dublin to Killarney every 4 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Eurobus also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Train operators
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $36
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Killarney, Killarney Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Dublin to Killarney bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at East Avenue Road Killarney station.

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Dublin to Killarney train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Killarney station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Killarney is 302 km. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Dublin to Killarney.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport.

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There are 374+ hotels available in Killarney. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 14 min and costs 4€ - 11€.

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