There are 5 ways to get from Glendalough to Kilkenny by bus, taxi, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Glendalough Visitor Centre to Dawson Street 181
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre 600

$18 - $27

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Bus via Dublin City South, Lower Leeson Street  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Glendalough Visitor Centre to Dublin City South, Lower Leeson Street 181
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre 600

$18 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus JJ. Kavanagh  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Glendalough Visitor Centre to Dawson Street 181
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Georges Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road 717

$24 - $32

Taxi, train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glendalough to Carlow
  2. Take the train from Carlow to Kilkenny MacDonagh Kildare/Waterford Service

$103 - $125

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Glendalough to Kilkenny 66.2 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Glendalough to Kilkenny is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glendalough to Kilkenny is to drive which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glendalough to Kilkenny. However, there are services departing from Glendalough Visitor Centre and arriving at MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre via Dublin City South, Dawson Street and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Glendalough and Kilkenny is 74 km. The road distance is 106 km.

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The best way to get from Glendalough to Kilkenny without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 34 min and costs 15€ - 23€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Glendalough to Kilkenny, including transfers.

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Glendalough to Kilkenny bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, depart from Glendalough Visitor Centre station.

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Glendalough to Kilkenny bus services, operated by Eurobus, arrive at MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glendalough to Kilkenny is 106 km. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Glendalough to Kilkenny.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Kilkenny. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glendalough to Kilkenny.
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  • Distance: 46.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

What companies run services between Glendalough, Ireland and Kilkenny, Leinster, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Glendalough to Kilkenny via Dawson Street, Dublin City South, Dawson Street, Dublin City South, Westmoreland Street, and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay in around 3 h 34 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Glendalough Visitor Centre to Dawson Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Bus from Glendalough Visitor Centre to Dublin City South, Lower Leeson Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
JJ. Kavanagh
Phone
+353 818 333 222
Website
jjkavanagh.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Georges Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
jjkavanagh.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Glendalough to Carlow
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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