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

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Train  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Mallow Cork/Mallow Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Mallow to Killarney Tralee Service / ...

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Bus  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Skerries, stop 3819 to Abbey St Lower, stop 292 33
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Killarney, Mission Road 300

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Bus via Cork  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Cork, St. Patricks Quay 704x / ...
  2. Take the bus from Parnell Place, stop 255021 to Killarney Station, stop 635601 40

Drive  •  3h 36m

  1. Drive from Skerries to Killarney 334.2 km

Fly  •  4h 27m

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

Skerries to Killarney by train and tram

The journey time between Skerries and Killarney is around 5h 18m and covers a distance of around 329 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 29m. Services are operated by Irish Rail and Luas. Typically 91 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

91 Weekly Services
5h 18m Average Duration
€35 Cheapest Price
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Skerries → Killarney
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Killarney is 1850 24 1850.

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The social distance requirement in Killarney is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Skerries to Killarney is to bus which costs €22 - €27 and takes 6h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Skerries to Killarney is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skerries to Killarney. However, there are services departing from Skerries, stop 3819 and arriving at Killarney, Mission Road via Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Skerries to Killarney. However, there are services departing from Skerries and arriving at Killarney via Busáras, Heuston and Mallow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 18m.

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The distance between Skerries and Killarney is 284 km. The road distance is 334.2 km.

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The best way to get from Skerries to Killarney without a car is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs €35 - €55.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Skerries to Killarney, including transfers.

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Skerries to Killarney bus services, operated by Dublin Bus, depart from Skerries, stop 3819 station.

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

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The best way to get from Skerries to Killarney is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs €35 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €27 and takes 6h 44m, you could also fly, which costs €27 - €65 and takes 4h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Skerries to Killarney.
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  • Distance: 284.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

You can take a train from Skerries to Killarney via Connolly, Busáras, Heuston, Heuston, and Mallow in around 5h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Skerries to Killarney via Abbey St Lower, stop 292 and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay in around 6h 44m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €60
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Mallow
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€18 - €22
Flexible
€23 - €27
Train from Mallow to Killarney
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€9 - €11
Flexible
€10 - €12
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Killarney, Mission Road
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
Dublin Coach
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Cork, St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €23
Website
Aircoach
GoBus.ie
Phone
+353 (0)91 564600
Email
info@gobus.ie
Website
gobus.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Cork, Saint Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
GoBus.ie
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 Parnell Place, stop 255021 to Killarney Station, stop 635601
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Bus Eireann

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

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Skerries to Killarney bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Killarney, Mission Road station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Skerries to Killarney is 334 km. It takes approximately 3h 36m to drive from Skerries to Killarney.

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Killarney. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Skerries to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 52 min and costs €3 - €4.

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