There are 4 ways to get from Kilkenny to Thurles by bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 871 bus, line 812 bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 871 bus from MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre to Urlingford, Josephines Urlingford 871
  2. Take the line 812 bus from Urlingford, Josephines Urlingford to Liberty Square Thurles 812 / ...

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kilkenny to Thurles 29.1 miles

$70 - $85

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Clonmel, M&S Davis Road 717
  2. Take the bus from Gladstone Street Clonmel to Liberty Square Thurles 396 / ...

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Kilkenny to Thurles 29.1 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kilkenny to Thurles is to drive which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kilkenny to Thurles is to taxi which costs 60€ - 75€ and takes 40 min.

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The distance between Kilkenny and Thurles is 38 km. The road distance is 46.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Kilkenny to Thurles, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilkenny to Thurles. However, there are services departing from MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre and arriving at Liberty Square Thurles via Urlingford, Josephines Urlingford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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

You can take a bus from Kilkenny to Thurles via Urlingford, Josephines Urlingford in around 3 h 25 min.

Bus operators
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 56 8831189
Email
info@bkavcoaches.com
Website
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre to Urlingford, Josephines Urlingford
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from Urlingford, Josephines Urlingford to Liberty Square Thurles
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from Gladstone Street Clonmel to Liberty Square Thurles
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
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
Other operators
Taxi from Kilkenny to Thurles
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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