There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Skellig Michael by train, taxi, ferry, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi, ferry  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Killarney
  2. Take a taxi from Killarney to Portmagee
  3. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

$196 - $249

Cheapest option

Bus Dublin Coach, ferry  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street 300
  2. Take the bus from Tralee to Dingle, Dingle 275
  3. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

$77 - $93

4 alternative options

Train, bus, ferry  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Tralee
  2. Take the bus from Tralee, Tralee Bus Station to Dingle, Dingle 275
  3. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

$129 - $165

Bus, ferry via Parnell Place  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay 707
  2. Take the bus from Parnell Place to Ardgroom 231
  3. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

$85 - $103

Fly to Kerry, bus, ferry  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Kerry (KIR) DUB - KIR
  2. Take the bus from Tralee, Tralee Bus Station to Dingle, Dingle
  3. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

$117 - $188

Fly to Cork, bus, ferry  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cork (ORK) DUB - ORK
  2. Take the bus from Parnell Place to Ardgroom
  3. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

$189 - $506

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Skellig Michael is to bus and ferry which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 10 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Skellig Michael is to train and taxi and ferry which takes 6 h 25 min and costs 160€ - 220€.

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The distance between Dublin and Skellig Michael is 338 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Dublin to Skellig Michael, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Skellig Michael, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Skellig Michael. However, you can take the train to Killarney, take the taxi to Portmagee, then take the ferry to Skellig Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Skellig Michael via Tralee, Tralee, Tralee Bus Station, Dingle, Dingle, and Portmagee in around 9 h 44 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Rennes
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Newquay
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Cork via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Reus
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Cork via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Tralee, Tralee Bus Station to Dingle, Dingle
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Tralee to Dingle, Dingle
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 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 - $27
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 - $23
Schedules at
gobe.ie
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Parnell Place to Ardgroom
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Ferry operators
Skelligs Rock Ferry
Website
skelligsrock.com
Ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
skelligsrock.com
Book at
skelligsrock.com
Other operators
Taxi from Killarney to Portmagee
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Windmill Cabs
Phone
+353 66 718 6777

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