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There are 7 ways to get from Londonderry to County Kerry by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Dublin Busáras Bus X3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Tralee Tralee Service

$105 - $151

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Bus  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Dublin Rd 64
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Rd to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station 51 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Tralee, Tralee Bus Station 13 / ...

$81 - $99

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Train  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Londonderry station to Belfast Central station
  2. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Tralee

$124 - $182

Bus via Busáras  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Dublin Busáras Bus X3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station 707 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Tralee, Tralee Bus Station 40

$91 - $119

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Londonderry to County Kerry 272.4 miles

$55 - $90

Bus to Donegal, fly  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
  2. Fly from Donegal (CFN) to Kerry (KIR) CFN - KIR

$350 - $697

Bus, bus to Dublin, fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  3. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Kerry (KIR) DUB - KIR

$101 - $177

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The cheapest way to get from Londonderry to County Kerry is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Londonderry to County Kerry is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Londonderry station to County Kerry. However, there are services departing from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry and arriving at Castlemaine via Dublin Rd, Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station and Tralee, Tralee Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 12 min.

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The distance between Londonderry and County Kerry is 221 miles. The road distance is 272.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Londonderry to County Kerry without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 29 min and costs £80 - £120.

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It takes approximately 10 h 29 min to get from Londonderry to County Kerry, including transfers.

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Londonderry to County Kerry bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Foyle Street Bus Station Derry.

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The best way to get from Londonderry to County Kerry is to train which takes 12 h 10 min and costs £95 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £80 and takes 12 h 12 min.

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There is no direct flight from Donegal Airport to Kerry Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Londonderry to County Kerry bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Tralee, Tralee Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Londonderry to County Kerry.
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  • Distance: 221 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 29 min

What companies run services between Londonderry, Northern Ireland and County Kerry, Ireland?

You can take a train from Londonderry to County Kerry via Belfast Central station, Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station, Connolly, Busáras Luas Stop, Heuston Luas Stop, Heuston, Tralee, and Tralee, Tralee Bus Station in around 12 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Londonderry to County Kerry via Dublin Rd, Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station, and Tralee, Tralee Bus Station in around 12 h 12 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Donegal to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,700 - $5,500
Flights from Dublin to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Tralee
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Londonderry station to Belfast Central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Dublin Busáras Bus
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$30 - $45
Bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$17 - $24
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Dublin Rd
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Dublin Rd to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Tralee, Tralee Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Busáras to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Tralee, Tralee Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
Bus Eireann
Mc Ginley Coach Travel
Phone
074 9135201
Email
info@johnmcginley.com
Website
johnmcginley.com
Bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
johnmcginley.com
Bus Feda Teoranta
Phone
+353 (0)74 9548114
Website
busfeda.ie
Bus from Letterkenny, Ramelton Road to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Website
Bus Feda Teoranta
Mangan Tours
Phone
074-9135460
Email
info@mangantours.ie
Website
mangantours.ie
Bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
mangantours.ie
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Aircoach

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Yes, the driving distance between Londonderry to County Kerry is 272 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to drive from Londonderry to County Kerry.

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Loganair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Donegal Airport to Kerry Airport.

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There are 367+ hotels available in County Kerry. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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