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

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Bus JJ. Kavanagh, line 394 bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Clonmel, M&S Davis Road 717
  2. Take the line 394 bus from Gladstone Street Clonmel to Main Street 394

$22 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus local link, line 394 bus  •  4 h 23 min

  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

$22 - $31

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

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

$85 - $110

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel 37.2 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

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, M&S Davis Road and Gladstone Street Clonmel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

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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 394 bus which takes 3 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel, including transfers.

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Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel bus services, operated by JJ. Kavanagh, depart from Kilkenny, Ormond Road station.

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Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel bus services, operated by Bernard Kavanagh & Sons, arrive at Main Street station.

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

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There are 62+ 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: 3 h 12 min

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, M&S Davis Road, Gladstone Street Clonmel, and Main Street in around 3 h 12 min.

Bus operators
JJ. Kavanagh
Phone
+353 818 333 222
Website
jjkavanagh.ie
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Clonmel, M&S Davis Road
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
jjkavanagh.ie
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 56 8831189
Email
info@bkavcoaches.com
Website
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from Gladstone Street Clonmel to Main Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from Ballynonty to Liberty Square Thurles
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from Liberty Square Thurles to Main Street
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
local link
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
locallink.ie
Bus from Kilkenny to Ballynonty
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
locallink.ie
Bus from Ballynonty to Thurles
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
locallink.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Kilkenny to Rock of Cashel
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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