There are 3 ways to get from Galway to Kenmare by bus or car

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Bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station X51
  2. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney 300

$40 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus via Dooradoyle, Raheen  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Dooradoyle, Raheen 251
  2. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney 300

$32 - $51

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Galway to Kenmare 150.5 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Galway to Kenmare is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galway to Kenmare is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galway station to Kenmare. However, there are services departing from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station and arriving at Kenmare, Kenmare via Upper Mallow St, Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay and Killarney, Killarney Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Galway and Kenmare is 159 km. The road distance is 240.9 km.

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The best way to get from Galway to Kenmare without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 17 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Galway to Kenmare, including transfers.

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Galway to Kenmare bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station.

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Galway to Kenmare bus services, operated by Eurobus, arrive at East Avenue Road Killarney station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Galway to Kenmare is 241 km. It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to drive from Galway to Kenmare.

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There are 421+ hotels available in Kenmare. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Galway to Kenmare.
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  • Distance: 99.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Galway, Ireland and Kenmare, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Galway to Kenmare via Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station, Upper Mallow St, Arthurs Quay, Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay, East Avenue Road Killarney, and Killarney, Killarney Bus Station in around 5 h 17 min.

Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Dooradoyle, Raheen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$12 - $17
Web Fare
$9 - $14

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