There are 3 ways to get from Kilkenny to Dingle by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to St. Patricks Quay 600
  2. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Tralee, Tralee Bus Station 40
  3. Take the bus from Tralee, Tralee Bus Station to Dingle, Dingle 275

$39 - $55

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Kilkenny MacDonagh to Kildare
  2. Take the train from Portarlington to Tralee
  3. Take the bus from Tralee, Tralee Bus Station to Dingle, Dingle 275

$84 - $121

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Kilkenny to Dingle 166.3 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kilkenny to Dingle. However, there are services departing from Kilkenny, Ormond Road and arriving at Dingle, Dingle via Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station and Tralee, Tralee Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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The distance between Kilkenny and Dingle is 212 km. The road distance is 266.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kilkenny to Dingle without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Kilkenny to Dingle, including transfers.

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Kilkenny to Dingle bus services, operated by Eurobus, depart from Kilkenny, Ormond Road station.

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Kilkenny to Dingle bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Dingle, Dingle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kilkenny to Dingle is 266 km. It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to drive from Kilkenny to Dingle.

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There are 189+ hotels available in Dingle. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kilkenny to Dingle.
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  • Distance: 132.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Kilkenny to Dingle via St. Patricks Quay, Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station, and Tralee, Tralee Bus Station in around 7 h 55 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Kilkenny MacDonagh to Kildare
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Portarlington to Tralee
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Tralee, Tralee Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Tralee, Tralee Bus Station to Dingle, Dingle
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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