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

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Train  •  4 h 41 min

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

$68 - $95

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Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Killarney, Killarney Bus Station to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station 40
  2. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road 600

$27 - $41

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Killarney to Kilkenny 125.6 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Kerry (KIR) to Dublin (DUB) KIR - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Red Cow LUAS to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre

$57 - $122

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The cheapest way to get from Killarney to Kilkenny is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Killarney to Kilkenny is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Killarney station to Kilkenny. However, there are services departing from Killarney, Killarney Bus Station and arriving at Kilkenny, Ormond Road via St. Patricks Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Killarney to Kilkenny. However, there are services departing from Killarney and arriving at Kilkenny MacDonagh via Kildare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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

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The best way to get from Killarney to Kilkenny without a car is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 55€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Killarney to Kilkenny, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Killarney to Kilkenny is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 55€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Killarney to Kilkenny.
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  • Distance: 104.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Killarney to Kilkenny via Kildare in around 4 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Killarney to Kilkenny via Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station and St. Patricks Quay in around 4 h 50 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Kerry to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Killarney to Kildare
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Kildare to Kilkenny MacDonagh
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Killarney, Killarney Bus Station to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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

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Killarney to Kilkenny bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Kilkenny, Ormond Road station.

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

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

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Kerry Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 112+ hotels available in Kilkenny. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Killarney to Kerry Airport is to line 14 bus which takes 20 min and costs 5€ - 7€.

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