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

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Train  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Tralee 5

24€ - 35€

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Bus via Limerick  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Busáras, stop 135001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031 X12
  2. Take the bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Casement Station, stop 635061 13 / ...

22€ - 31€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street 300

24€ - 29€

Drive  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Tralee 292.8 km

30€ - 50€

Fly  •  3h 36m

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

49€ - 111€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tralee is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tralee is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tralee is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Tralee is to bus which costs 24€ - 29€ and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Tralee is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ 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 four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heuston and arriving at Tralee. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 53m.

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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 train which takes 3h 53m and costs 24€ - 35€.

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The train from Heuston to Tralee takes 3h 53m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Dublin to Tralee bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, 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 train which takes 3h 53m and costs 24€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 29€ and takes 4h 25m, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 120€ and takes 3h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Tralee.
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  • Distance: 260.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 53m

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Heuston to Tralee once daily. Tickets cost 24€ - 35€ and the journey takes 3h 53m. Alternatively, Transport for Ireland operates a bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street every 4 hours. Tickets cost 24€ - 29€ and the journey takes 4h 25m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 110€
Train operators
Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 29€
Website
Transport for Ireland
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 Busáras, stop 135001 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Casement Station, stop 635061
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Bus Eireann

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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 Tralee bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, 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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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport.

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There are 52+ 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 11 min and costs 6€ - 11€.

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