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

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Train  •  3 h 50 min

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

$61 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus Eurobus  •  4 h 20 min

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

$16 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus Aircoach  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay 704-x / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Killarney, Killarney Bus Station 40

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Killarney 188.6 miles

$40 - $60

Fly  •  3 h 46 min

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

$49 - $107

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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 drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 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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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Dublin to Killarney, including transfers.

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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 every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dublin to Killarney. However, there are services departing from Heuston and arriving at Killarney via Mallow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Killarney.
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  • Distance: 163.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Dublin to Killarney via Mallow in around 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, Eurobus operates a bus from Dublin to Killarney hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Dublin Coach also services this route hourly.

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
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Mallow
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Mallow to Killarney
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Gobe
Website
gobe.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Schedules at
gobe.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Killarney, Killarney Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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