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There are 7 ways to get from Lanark to Killarney by bus, car ferry, night bus, car, train or plane

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Bus, car ferry, night bus  •  17h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Busaras Bus Station X1 / ...
  4. Take the night bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney 300

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Kerry  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Kerry (KIR) GLA - KIR

5 alternative options

Night bus, car ferry, bus  •  20h 34m

  1. Take the night bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Lancaster
  2. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Isle of Man Douglas
  3. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Dublin
  4. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney 300

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from Lanark to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Killarney

Fly Edinburgh to Kerry  •  9h 33m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Kerry (KIR) EDI - KIR

Train to Glasgow, fly to Dublin, train  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Killarney

Train to Glasgow, fly to Cork, train  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Cork (ORK) GLA - ORK
  3. Take the train from Mallow to Killarney

Edinburgh (EDI) to Kerry (KIR) flights

The flight time between Edinburgh (EDI) and Kerry (KIR) is around 4h 48m and covers a distance of around 581 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 23m. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 30m. Services are operated by Ryanair and easyJet. Typically 10 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
2h 25m
Layover time:
2h 23m
Total time:
4h 48m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
3h 30m
Flight distance:
581 km
Flights per week:
10
Cheapest price:
€54
Carbon emissions:
117 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:35
Last flight departs at:
14:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh (EDI) to Kerry (KIR) flight schedules

United Kingdom → Ireland
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Conditions of entry into Ireland from United Kingdom

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
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Rules to follow in Ireland

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Killarney is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Killarney is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Killarney is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Ireland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 19 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lanark to Killarney is to train and fly which costs £40 - £140 and takes 8h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Lanark to Killarney is to train and fly which costs £40 - £140 and takes 8h 41m.

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The distance between Lanark and Killarney is 550 km.

The best way to get from Lanark to Killarney without a car is to bus and car ferry and night bus which takes 17h 37m and costs .

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It takes approximately 17h 37m to get from Lanark to Killarney, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Kerry Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 30m and has one stopover.

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Aer Lingus, British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Kerry Airport.

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There are 379+ hotels available in Killarney. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Lanark to Killarney.
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  • Distance: 549.7 km
  • Duration: 17h 37m

What companies run services between Lanark, Scotland and Killarney, Ireland?

Ryanair and easyJet fly from Lanark to Killarney once daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €200
Flights from Glasgow to Kerry via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€11 - €120
Flights from Glasgow to Kerry via London Stansted, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Flights from Glasgow to Kerry via Belfast (Aldergrove), Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€11 - €120
Flights from Glasgow to Kerry via London Heathrow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €470
Flights from Edinburgh to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €320
Flights from Edinburgh to Kerry via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €320
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €80
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Flights from Glasgow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €800
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Lanark to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €22
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€7 - €11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€16 - €22
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Killarney
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€22 - €26
Flexible
€28 - €32
Train from Mallow to Killarney
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€9 - €11
Flexible
€10 - €12
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Scottish Citylink
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Busaras Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €27
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Night bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Transport for Ireland
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
National Express
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to East Avenue Road Killarney
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
Dublin Coach
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Heysham to Isle of Man Douglas
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €60
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

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