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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Dunnes, Friars Walk
  2. Take the bus from Ennis Station, stop 635341 to Kilrush, stop 350941

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Athenry
  2. Take the train from Athenry to Ennis
  3. Take the bus from Ennis Station, stop 635341 to Kilrush, stop 350941

Train, bus via Tipperary

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Limerick Junction
  2. Take the bus from Ennis Station, stop 635341 to Kilrush, stop 350941

Drive

  1. Drive from Dublin to Kilrush

Fly, drive, ferry

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Kerry (KIR)
  2. Drive from Abbeyfeale, stop 335731 to Tarbert
  3. Take the ferry from Tarbert Ferry to Killimer Ferry

Dublin to Kilrush by bus and walk

The journey time between Dublin and Kilrush is around 5h 26m and covers a distance of around 284 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Dublin Coach, Bus Eireann and Local Link Limerick Clare, the Dublin to Kilrush service departs from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and arrives in Kilrush, stop 350941. Typically 65 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

65 Weekly Services
5h 26m Average Duration
€24 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Dublin to Kilrush is to bus, which costs €24 - €35 and takes 5h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Kilrush is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Kilrush. However, there are services departing from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and arriving at Kilrush, stop 350941 via Ennis Station, stop 635341. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 26m.

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The distance between Dublin and Kilrush is 230 km. The road distance is 274.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Kilrush without a car is to bus which takes 5h 26m and costs €24 - €35.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Dublin to Kilrush, including transfers.

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Dublin to Kilrush bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay station.

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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 Kilrush bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Kilrush, stop 350941 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Kilrush is 274 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Dublin to Kilrush.

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  • Distance: 229.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 26m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Kilrush, IE-CE, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Dublin to Kilrush via Dunnes, Friars Walk and Ennis Station, stop 635341 in around 5h 26m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €60
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Athenry
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€16 - €19
Flexible
€20 - €23
Train from Athenry to Ennis
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€9 - €11
Flexible
€10 - €12
Train from Heuston to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€15 - €18
Flexible
€19 - €22
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 Dunnes, Friars Walk
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €19
Website
Dublin Coach
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 Ennis Station, stop 635341 to Kilrush, stop 350941
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bus Eireann
Local Link Limerick Clare
Phone
069-62546
Email
limerickclare@locallink.ie
Website
locallinklc.ie
Bus from Ennis Bus Station to Kilrush, Turk's Bar
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Local Link Limerick Clare
Ferry operators
ShannonFerry Group
Phone
+353 (0)65 9053124
Email
enquiries@shannonferries.com
Website
shannonferries.com
Ferry from Tarbert Ferry to Killimer Ferry
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ShannonFerry Group
ShannonFerry Group Ltd
Phone
+353 65 905 3124
Email
enquiries@shannonferries.com
Website
shannonferries.com
Ferry from Tarbert to Killimer
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €20
Website
ShannonFerry Group Ltd
Passenger
€6
Car
€20

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Kilrush. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 17 min and costs €7 - €10.

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