There are 3 ways to get from Dublin to Skellig Michael by bus, ferry, train, car or plane

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Bus, 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 - $105

2 alternative options

Train, bus, drive, ferry  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Cork Kent
  2. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Castletown Bearhaven, Castletownbere 236
  3. Drive from Castletown Bearhaven, Castletownbere to Portmagee
  4. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

$136 - $173

Fly, bus, ferry  •  9 h 26 min

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

$107 - $173

Questions & Answers

The distance between Dublin and Skellig Michael is 338 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 13 min to get from Dublin to Skellig Michael, including transfers.

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

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Skellig Michael. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 702 bus which takes 11 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Skellig Michael.
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  • Distance: 211.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 13 min

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 bus to Prince's Street, take the walk to Tralee, take the bus to Dingle, Dingle, take the drive to Portmagee, then take the ferry to Skellig Island. Alternatively, you can take the train to Cork Kent, take the walk to Summerhill North, take the line 208 bus to Parnell Place, take the walk to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station, take the bus to Castletown Bearhaven, Castletownbere, take the drive to Portmagee, then take the ferry to Skellig Island.

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
Bus operators
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
transportforireland.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
$15 - $23
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
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
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Castletown Bearhaven, Castletownbere
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Killarney, Killarney Bus Station to Cahersiveen, Cahersiveen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
buseireann.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

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