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There are 4 ways to get from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, line 55 bus  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Clonmel, M&S Davis Road 717
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Clonmel to Caher, Cahir Castle Street 55 / ...

$16 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus, line 394 bus  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Kilkenny to Ballynonty 489
  2. Take the bus from Ballynonty to Thurles 896 / ...
  3. Take the line 394 bus from Liberty Square Thurles to Main Street 394

$21 - $31

Taxi  •  47m

  1. Take a taxi from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel 37.2 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  47m

  1. Drive from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel 37.2 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel is to drive which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel is to taxi which costs 75€ - 90€ and takes 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel. However, there are services departing from Kilkenny, Ormond Road and arriving at Main Street via Clonmel and Cahir. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 34m.

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The distance between Kilkenny and Rock of Cashel is 46 km. The road distance is 59.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel without a car is to bus and line 55 bus which takes 3h 34m and costs 13€ - 18€.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel, including transfers.

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Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, depart from Kilkenny, Ormond Road station.

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Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Caher, Cahir Castle Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel is 60 km. It takes approximately 47m to drive from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Rock of Cashel. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel.
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  • Distance: 28.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Kilkenny, Leinster, Ireland and Rock of Cashel, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel via Clonmel, Cahir, and Main Street in around 3h 34m.

Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Clonmel, M&S Davis Road
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Transport for Ireland
Bus Eireann
local link
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
locallink.ie
Bus from Kilkenny to Ballynonty
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
locallink.ie
Bus from Ballynonty to Thurles
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
locallink.ie
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 56 8831189
Email
info@bkavcoaches.com
Website
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from Ballynonty to Liberty Square Thurles
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Bus from Liberty Square Thurles to Main Street
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Other operators
Taxi from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel
Ave. Duration
47m
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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