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

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Train, bus via Tipperary  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Limerick Junction 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Kilkee, stop 356021 336

33€ - 45€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Dunnes, Friars Walk 300
  2. Take the bus from Ennis Station, stop 635341 to Kilkee, stop 356021 336

29€ - 36€

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Limerick 2
  2. Take the bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Kilkee, stop 356021 336

31€ - 42€

Bus via Limerick  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 712-X / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Kilkee, stop 356021 336

37€ - 57€

Drive  •  3h 6m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Kilkee 284.6 km

30€ - 50€

Dublin → Kilkee
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There are currently travel restrictions within Ireland.

The COVID-19 helpline number in Kilkee is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kilkee is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kilkee is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 1850 24 1850.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Kilkee is to bus which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 5h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Kilkee is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Kilkee. However, there are services departing from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and arriving at Kilkee, stop 356021 via Ennis Station, stop 635341. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 48m.

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The distance between Dublin and Kilkee is 239 km. The road distance is 284.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Kilkee without a car is to train and bus via Tipperary which takes 5h 25m and costs 30€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Dublin to Kilkee, including transfers.

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

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Dublin to Kilkee bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Kilkee, stop 356021 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Kilkee is 285 km. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from Dublin to Kilkee.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Kilkee. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Kilkee.
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  • Distance: 238.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 25m

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

You can take a bus from Dublin to Kilkee via Dunnes, Friars Walk and Ennis Station, stop 635341 in around 5h 48m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
15€ - 18€
Flexible
17€ - 20€
Train from Heuston to Limerick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 23€
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
17€ - 20€
Flexible
20€ - 23€
Bus operators
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 Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Kilkee, stop 356021
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Ennis Station, stop 635341 to Kilkee, stop 356021
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Bus Eireann
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Dunnes, Friars Walk
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 24€
Website
Transport for Ireland
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
Citylink
Standard
14€ - 21€
Web Fare
12€ - 18€

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