There are 4 ways to get from Kilkenny to Killarney by bus, train, car or plane

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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 - $41

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Train  •  5 h 13 min

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

$68 - $97

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Kilkenny to Killarney 125.6 miles

$27 - $40

Bus, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Kerry (KIR) DUB - KIR

$65 - $130

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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 MacDonagh and arriving at Killarney via Kildare and Portarlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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

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The best way to get from Kilkenny to Killarney without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 5 min and costs .

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

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

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Kilkenny to Killarney train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Kilkenny MacDonagh station.

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The best way to get from Kilkenny to Killarney is to bus which takes 5 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Kilkenny to Killarney bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Killarney, Killarney Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Kilkenny to Killarney.
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  • Distance: 104.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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

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. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kilkenny to Killarney via Kildare and Portarlington in around 5 h 13 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
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 Killarney
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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 Killarney, Killarney Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
JJ. Kavanagh
Phone
+353 818 333 222
Website
jjkavanagh.ie
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
jjkavanagh.ie

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Kilkenny to Killarney train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Killarney station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kilkenny to Killarney is 201 km. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Kilkenny to Killarney.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport.

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There are 382+ hotels available in Killarney. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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