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

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Bus, ferry  •  10h 13m

  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  •  10h 38m

  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

$132 - $168

Fly, bus, ferry  •  9h 29m

  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

$103 - $173

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Skellig Michael is to bus and ferry which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 10h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Skellig Michael is to fly and bus and ferry which costs 85€ - 150€ and takes 9h 29m.

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The distance between Dublin and Skellig Michael is 338 km.

It takes approximately 10h 13m 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 1h 5m.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Skellig Michael. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 14m and costs 4€ - 11€.

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

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 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
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Train operators
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 Prince's Street
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Tralee to Dingle, Dingle
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Castletown Bearhaven, Castletownbere
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Killarney, Killarney Bus Station to Cahersiveen, Cahersiveen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
Bus Eireann
Ferry operators
Skelligs Rock Ferry
Website
skelligsrock.com
Ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
skelligsrock.com
Book at
skelligsrock.com

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