There are 4 ways to get from Galway to Killarney National Park by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 7 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

$50 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus via Dooradoyle, Raheen  •  4 h 41 min

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

$44 - $65

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Portarlington Galway Service
  2. Take the train from Portarlington to Killarney Tralee Service

$103 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Galway to Killarney National Park 136.9 miles

$29 - $45

What companies run services between Galway, Ireland and Killarney National Park, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Galway to Killarney National Park via Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station, Upper Mallow St, Arthurs Quay, Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay, and East Avenue Road Killarney in around 4 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Galway to Killarney National Park via Portarlington and Killarney in around 5 h 23 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Galway to Portarlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Portarlington to Killarney
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
irishrail.ie
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
$14 - $20
Schedules at
buseireann.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
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Killarney, Gleneagle Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 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
$10 - $18
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$12 - $18
Web Fare
$10 - $15

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Galway to Killarney National Park?

The distance between Galway and Killarney National Park is 146 km. The road distance is 219 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Galway to Killarney National Park?

The cheapest way to get from Galway to Killarney National Park is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 33 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Galway to Killarney National Park?

The quickest way to get from Galway to Killarney National Park is to drive which takes 2 h 33 min and costs 24€ - 35€.

How long does it take to get from Galway to Killarney National Park?

It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Galway to Killarney National Park, including transfers.