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There are 4 ways to get from Kilkenny (Region) to Dublin Airport (DUB) by bus, train, tram or car

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Bus via Newlands  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Newlands 717 / ...

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Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Ballyhale, stop 136111 to Zone 21, stop 111911 4

2 alternative options

Line 499 bus, train, tram, line 702 bus  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the line 499 bus from Danesfort to Kilkenny 499
  2. Take the train from Kilkenny MacDonagh to Heuston Ic
  3. Take the tram from Heuston to The Point Red
  4. Take the line 702 bus from East Wall, East Wall Road to Dublin Airport 702 / ...

Drive  •  1h 23m

  1. Drive from Kilkenny (Region) to Dublin Airport (DUB) 137 km
Kilkenny (Region) → Dublin Airport (DUB)
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The most affordable way to get from Kilkenny (Region) to Dublin Airport (DUB) is to bus, which costs €14 - €20 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Kilkenny (Region) to Dublin Airport (DUB) is to drive which costs €27 - €40 and takes 1h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilkenny (Region) to Dublin Airport (DUB). However, there are services departing from Danesfort and arriving at Dublin Airport via Kilkenny, Ormond Road and Newlands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 6m.

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The distance between Kilkenny (Region) and Dublin Airport (DUB) is 116 km. The road distance is 137 km.

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The best way to get from Kilkenny (Region) to Dublin Airport (DUB) without a car is to bus via Newlands which takes 3h 6m and costs €18 - €28.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Kilkenny (Region) to Dublin Airport (DUB), including transfers.

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Kilkenny (Region) to Dublin Airport (DUB) bus services, operated by J.J.Kavanagh & Sons, depart from Kilkenny, Ormond Road station.

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Kilkenny (Region) to Dublin Airport (DUB) bus services, operated by J.J.Kavanagh & Sons, arrive at Newlands station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kilkenny (Region) to Dublin Airport (DUB) is 137 km. It takes approximately 1h 23m to drive from Kilkenny (Region) to Dublin Airport (DUB).

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  • Distance: 115.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 6m

What companies run services between Kilkenny (Region), IE-KK, Ireland and Dublin Airport (DUB), Ireland?

J.J.Kavanagh & Sons operates a bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Newlands every 3 hours. Tickets cost €14 - €19 and the journey takes 1h 30m. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
J.J.Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 818 333 222
Email
info@jjkavanagh.ie
Website
jjkavanagh.ie
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Newlands
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
J.J.Kavanagh & Sons
Dublin Coach
Kenneally's Bus Service
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Kilkenny to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
Kenneally's Bus Service
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 56 8831189
Email
info@bkavcoaches.com
Website
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Newlands
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
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 Ballyhale, stop 136111 to Zone 21, stop 111911
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Bus Eireann
Local Link Carlow Kilkenny Wicklow
Phone
1890 424141
Email
ckw@locallink.ie
Website
ringalink.ie
Bus from Danesfort to Kilkenny
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Website
Local Link Carlow Kilkenny Wicklow
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from East Wall, East Wall Road to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Aircoach

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