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

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Fly  •  2h 35m

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

75€ - 104€

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Bus  •  6h 30m

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

17€ - 24€

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Train  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Tralee Tralee Service

30€ - 45€

Bus via Cork  •  7h 45m

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

27€ - 32€

Drive  •  3h 19m

  1. Drive from Dublin to County Kerry 306.8 km

30€ - 50€

Dublin → County Kerry
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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to County Kerry is to bus which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to County Kerry is to fly which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to County Kerry. However, there are services departing from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and arriving at Milltown via Killarney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Dublin and County Kerry is 269 km. The road distance is 306.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to County Kerry without a car is to train which takes 5h 9m and costs 30€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 2h 35m to get from Dublin to County Kerry, including transfers.

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Dublin to County Kerry bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, depart from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to County Kerry is to fly which takes 2h 35m and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 5h 9m, you could also bus, which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 6h 30m.

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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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Dublin to County Kerry bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, arrive at East Avenue Road Killarney station.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to County Kerry.
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  • Distance: 268.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 35m

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

Aer Lingus flies from Dublin to County Kerry twice daily. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Heuston to Tralee once daily. Tickets cost 24€ - 35€ and the journey takes 3h 48m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 100€
Train operators
Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Transport for Ireland
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
17€
Website
Aircoach
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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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to County Kerry is 307 km. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from Dublin to County Kerry.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport.

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There are 116+ hotels available in County Kerry. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs 6€ - 10€.

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