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There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Tralee by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street

Train via Mallow

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Mallow
  2. Take the train from Mallow to Tralee

Train

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Tralee

Bus via Cork

  1. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Aston Quay to Cork, Lower Glanmire Road
  2. Take the bus from Parnell Place, stop 255021 to Casement Station, stop 635061

Drive

  1. Drive from Dublin to Tralee

Fly

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

Dublin to Tralee by bus

The bus journey time between Dublin and Tralee is around 4h 25m and covers a distance of around 301 km. Operated by Dublin Coach, the Dublin to Tralee bus service departs from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and arrives in Prince's Street. Typically 63 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

63 Weekly Buses
4h 25m Average Duration
€18 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Tralee is to bus which costs €18 - €22 and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Tralee is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 3h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and arriving at Prince's Street. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dublin to Tralee. However, there are services departing from Heuston and arriving at Tralee via Mallow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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The distance between Dublin and Tralee is 260 km. The road distance is 292.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Tralee without a car is to bus which takes 4h 25m and costs €18 - €22.

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The bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street takes 4h 25m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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Dublin to Tralee train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Heuston station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Tralee is to bus which takes 4h 25m and costs €18 - €22. Alternatively, you can train via Mallow, which costs €29 - €45 and takes 4h 28m, you could also fly, which costs €30 - €55 and takes 4h 8m.

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  • Distance: 260.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 25m

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

Dublin Coach operates a bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street every 3 hours. Tickets cost €18 - €22 and the journey takes 4h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dublin to Tralee via Mallow in around 4h 28m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Mallow
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€18 - €22
Flexible
€23 - €27
Train from Mallow to Tralee
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€11 - €13
Flexible
€13 - €15
Train from Heuston to Tralee
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€24 - €28
Flexible
€31 - €35
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 3 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
Dublin Coach
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Aston Quay to Cork, Lower Glanmire Road
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17
Website
Aircoach
Expressway
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Parnell Place, stop 255021 to Casement Station, stop 635061
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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

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Dublin to Tralee bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Prince's Street station.

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Dublin to Tralee train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Tralee station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Tralee is 293 km. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Dublin to Tralee.

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Tralee. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs €9.

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