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There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Blasket Islands by plane, train, bus, ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly to Cork, train, bus, ferry

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Cork (ORK)
  2. Take the train from Cork Kent to Killarney
  3. Take the bus from Killarney Station, stop 635601 to Cahersiveen, stop 637291
  4. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

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Fly to Kerry, bus, ferry

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Kerry (KIR)
  2. Take the bus from Killarney Station, stop 635601 to Cahersiveen, stop 637291
  3. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

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Fly to Dublin, train, bus, ferry

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Killarney
  3. Take the bus from Killarney Station, stop 635601 to Cahersiveen, stop 637291
  4. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

Fly to Shannon, train, bus, ferry

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Shannon (SNN)
  2. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Killarney
  3. Take the bus from Killarney Station, stop 635601 to Cahersiveen, stop 637291
  4. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

Drive, car ferry, travel

  1. Drive from Geneva to Le Havre
  2. Take the car ferry from Le Havre to Portsmouth
  3. Travel from Portsmouth to Blasket Islands
Switzerland → Ireland
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International entry into Ireland from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Ireland from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Ireland

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Blasket Islands is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Blasket Islands is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Ireland.

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Last updated: 13 Jan 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Geneva to Blasket Islands is to fly and bus and ferry, which costs SFr 80 - SFr 230 and takes 14h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Blasket Islands is to fly and train and bus and ferry which costs SFr 140 - SFr 280 and takes 12h 48m.

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The distance between Geneva and Blasket Islands is 1379 km.

It takes approximately 12h 48m to get from Geneva to Blasket Islands, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Cork Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Blasket Islands is 1h behind Geneva. It is currently 12:15 PM in Geneva and 11:15 AM in Blasket Islands.

Swiss, Air France, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Cork Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Blasket Islands. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 40.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Blasket Islands.
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  • Distance: 1379 km
  • Duration: 12h 48m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Blasket Islands, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Geneva to Blasket Islands. However, you can take the train to Genève-Aéroport, take the walk to Geneva airport, fly to Cork, take the walk to Cork Airport, stop 230061, take the line 226 bus to Kent Station, stop 212631, take the walk to Cork Kent, take the train to Killarney, take the walk to Killarney Station, stop 635601, take the bus to Cahersiveen, stop 637291, take the drive to Portmagee, take the ferry to Skellig Island, then take the travel to Blasket Islands. Alternatively, you can take the train to Genève-Aéroport, take the walk to Geneva airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, take the line 782 bus to Outside Heuston Train Station, take the walk to Heuston, take the train to Killarney, take the walk to Killarney Station, stop 635601, take the bus to Cahersiveen, stop 637291, take the drive to Portmagee, take the ferry to Skellig Island, then take the travel to Blasket Islands.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Geneva to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Flights from Geneva to Shannon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Flights from Geneva to Shannon via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Geneva to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €220
Flights from Geneva to Kerry via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Kerry via London Gatwick, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Kerry via London City, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Flights from Geneva to Kerry via Manchester, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Kerry via Birmingham, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Kerry via Amsterdam Schiphol, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€20 - €130
Flights from Geneva to Kerry via Bristol, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Geneva to Kerry via Brussels, Manchester
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Geneva to Kerry via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Flights from Geneva to Kerry via London Heathrow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€470 - €750
Flights from Geneva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Flights from Geneva to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Cork
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Geneva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Geneva to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Geneva to Shannon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Cork Kent to Killarney
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€11 - €13
Flexible
€13 - €16
Train from Heuston to Killarney
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€22 - €26
Flexible
€29 - €33
Train from Limerick Junction to Killarney
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€12 - €15
Flexible
€15 - €18
Bus operators
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 Killarney Station, stop 635601 to Cahersiveen, stop 637291
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Bus Eireann
Ferry operators
Skelligs Rock Ferry
Phone
+353 87 2362344
Email
skelligsrock@skelligsrock.com
Website
skelligsrock.com
Ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30
Website
Skelligs Rock Ferry
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Le Havre to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €95
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Brittany Ferries
Adult
€30 - €40
Car
€65 - €95

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