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

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Kilkenny to Newbridge Kildare/Waterford Service
  2. Take the train from Newbridge to Killarney Tralee Service

$69 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 5 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 Killarney, Killarney Bus Station 40

$27 - $35

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Kilkenny to Killarney 125.6 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Kilkenny to Killarney is to bus which costs 23€ - 30€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kilkenny to Killarney is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Kilkenny and Killarney is 167 km. The road distance is 201 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Kilkenny to Killarney, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilkenny to Killarney station. However, there are services departing from Kilkenny, Ormond Road and arriving at Killarney, Killarney Bus Station via Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kilkenny to Killarney. However, there are services departing from Kilkenny and arriving at Killarney via Newbridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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

You can take a train from Kilkenny to Killarney via Newbridge in around 5 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kilkenny to Killarney via St. Patricks Quay and Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station in around 5 h 5 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Kilkenny to Newbridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Newbridge to Killarney
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Killarney, Killarney Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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