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

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Train, bus via Galway

  1. Take the train from Kilkenny MacDonagh to Kildare
  2. Take the train from Portarlington to Galway
  3. Take the bus from Galway City, Coach Station to Letterfrack, Letterfrack

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Bus via Dublin

  1. Take the bus from MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
  2. Take the bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Galway City, Coach Station to Letterfrack, Letterfrack

3 alternative options

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Kilkenny MacDonagh to Kildare
  2. Take the train from Kildare to Westport
  3. Take the bus from Westport Stn, stop 557181 to Letterfrack, stop 533501

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Kilkenny Railway Station, stop 337801 to Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101
  2. Take the bus from Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101 to Mill Street, stop 555711
  3. Take the bus from Mill Street, stop 151011 to Letterfrack, stop 533501

Drive

  1. Drive from Kilkenny to Letterfrack
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Letterfrack is 1850 24 1850.

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The most affordable way to get from Kilkenny to Letterfrack is to bus via Dublin, which costs €30 - €55 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Kilkenny to Letterfrack is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 3h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilkenny to Letterfrack. However, there are services departing from MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre and arriving at Letterfrack, Letterfrack via Temple Bar, Crampton Quay and Galway City, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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The distance between Kilkenny and Letterfrack is 206 km. The road distance is 257.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kilkenny to Letterfrack without a car is to train and bus via Galway which takes 6h 47m and costs €35 - €60.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Kilkenny to Letterfrack, including transfers.

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Kilkenny to Letterfrack bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre station.

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Kilkenny to Letterfrack bus services, operated by Citylink, arrive at Letterfrack, Letterfrack station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kilkenny to Letterfrack is 257 km. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from Kilkenny to Letterfrack.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Letterfrack. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kilkenny to Letterfrack.
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  • Distance: 205.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 47m

What companies run services between Kilkenny, IE-KK, Ireland and Letterfrack, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Kilkenny to Letterfrack via Dublin, Arlington Hotel, Temple Bar, Crampton Quay, Galway Coach Station, and Galway City, Coach Station in around 7h 20m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Kilkenny MacDonagh to Kildare
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€10 - €12
Flexible
€11 - €14
Train from Portarlington to Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€13 - €16
Flexible
€16 - €19
Train from Kildare to Westport
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€17 - €21
Flexible
€22 - €25
Bus operators
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway City, Coach Station to Letterfrack, Letterfrack
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €14
Website
Citylink
Standard
€10 - €14
Web Fare
€7 - €11
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €21
Website
Citylink
Standard
€14 - €21
Web Fare
€12 - €18
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 Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Letterfrack, stop 533501
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Westport Stn, stop 557181 to Letterfrack, stop 533501
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Kilkenny Railway Station, stop 337801 to Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101 to Mill Street, stop 555711
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Mill Street, stop 151011 to Letterfrack, stop 533501
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Bus Eireann
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Dublin Coach
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Aston Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15
Website
Aircoach

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