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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  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Killarney Tralee Service

22€ - 35€

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Bus  •  4h 20m

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

17€ - 24€

3 alternative options

Bus via Cork  •  5h 35m

  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 14m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Killarney 302.2 km

30€ - 50€

Fly  •  3h 46m

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

54€ - 79€

Dublin → Killarney
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Killarney is 1850 24 1850.

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

The social distance requirement in Killarney is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Killarney is to bus which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 4h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Killarney is to train which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 3h 7m.

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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 four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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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 3h 7m.

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The distance between Dublin and Killarney is 261 km. The road distance is 302.2 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Killarney without a car is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs 22€ - 35€.

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The train from Heuston to Killarney takes 3h 7m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Dublin to Killarney bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, 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 3h 7m and costs 22€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 4h 20m, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 3h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Killarney.
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  • Distance: 261.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 7m

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Heuston to Killarney once daily. Tickets cost 22€ - 35€ and the journey takes 3h 7m. Alternatively, Transport for Ireland operates a bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney every 4 hours. Tickets cost 17€ - 24€ and the journey takes 4h 20m.

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

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Dublin to Killarney bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, 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 3h 14m 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 110+ hotels available in Killarney. 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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