There are 5 ways to get from Killarney to Roscommon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Killarney to Portarlington Tralee Service
  2. Take the train from Portarlington to Roscommon Westport Service

29€ - 41€

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Bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from East Avenue Road Killarney to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 300
  2. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station 72

36€ - 46€

Bus via Galway  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the bus from East Avenue Road Killarney to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 300
  2. Take the bus from Dooradoyle, Raheen to Galway Coach Station 251
  3. Take the bus from Galway Cathedral to The Square Roscommon 433

29€ - 43€

Drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Drive from Killarney to Roscommon 265.7 km

30€ - 50€

Fly, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Kerry (KIR) to Dublin (DUB) KIR - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Roscommon

66€ - 131€

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The cheapest way to get from Killarney to Roscommon is to bus via Galway which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 7h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Killarney to Roscommon is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Killarney to Roscommon. However, there are services departing from East Avenue Road Killarney and arriving at Roscommon, Roscommon Mart Road via Limerick, Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station and Athlone, Athlone Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Killarney to Roscommon. However, there are services departing from Killarney and arriving at Roscommon via Portarlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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The distance between Killarney and Roscommon is 196 km. The road distance is 265.7 km.

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The best way to get from Killarney to Roscommon without a car is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs 28€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Killarney to Roscommon, including transfers.

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Killarney to Roscommon bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from East Avenue Road Killarney station.

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

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The best way to get from Killarney to Roscommon is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs 28€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 6h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Killarney to Roscommon.
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  • Distance: 195.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

What companies run services between Killarney, Ireland and Roscommon, Ireland?

You can take a train from Killarney to Roscommon via Portarlington in around 4h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Killarney to Roscommon via Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay, Limerick, Hyde Rd, Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station, and Athlone, Athlone Bus Station in around 6h 45m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Kerry to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 140€
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Killarney to Portarlington
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
18€ - 27€
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
18€ - 22€
Flexible
23€ - 27€
Train from Portarlington to Roscommon
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
10€ - 13€
Flexible
12€ - 15€
Train from Heuston to Roscommon
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
14€ - 17€
Flexible
18€ - 21€
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from East Avenue Road Killarney to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 13€
Website
Dublin Coach
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from East Avenue Road Killarney to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
Website
Transport for Ireland
Bus from Galway Cathedral to The Square Roscommon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Transport for Ireland
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 Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Website
Bus Eireann
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dooradoyle, Raheen to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 15€
Website
Citylink
Standard
10€ - 15€
Web Fare
8€ - 12€

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Killarney to Roscommon is 266 km. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Killarney to Roscommon.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Kerry Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Roscommon. Prices start at 87€ 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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