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

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Line 115 bus, bus  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the line 115 bus from College to Dublin 115 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre 600

6€ - 13€

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Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Kilkenny MacDonagh Kildare/Waterford Service

23€ - 35€

Line 66 bus, bus  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the line 66 bus from Maynooth, Main Street to Heuston Station, Heuston Bridge 66 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heuston Station, Saint John's Road West to Kilkenny, Ormond Road 717

17€ - 19€

Drive  •  1h 17m

  1. Drive from Maynooth to Kilkenny 70.4 miles

13€ - 20€

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The cheapest way to get from Maynooth to Kilkenny is to line 115 bus and bus which costs 6€ - 13€ and takes 2h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Maynooth to Kilkenny is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maynooth to Kilkenny. However, there are services departing from College and arriving at MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre via Dublin City South, Burgh Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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The distance between Maynooth and Kilkenny is 92 km. The road distance is 112.7 km.

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The best way to get from Maynooth to Kilkenny without a car is to line 115 bus and bus which takes 2h 56m and costs 6€ - 13€.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Maynooth to Kilkenny, including transfers.

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Maynooth to Kilkenny bus services, operated by Bus Éireann, depart from College station.

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The best way to get from Maynooth to Kilkenny is to line 115 bus and bus which takes 2h 56m and costs 6€ - 13€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2h 58m.

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Maynooth to Kilkenny bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maynooth to Kilkenny is 113 km. It takes approximately 1h 17m to drive from Maynooth to Kilkenny.

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  • Distance: 57.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 56m

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

You can take a bus from Maynooth to Kilkenny via Dublin and Dublin City South, Burgh Quay in around 2h 56m. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Maynooth to Kilkenny every 4 hours. Tickets cost 23€ - 35€ and the journey takes 1h 32m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Éireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from College to Dublin
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 13€
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Bus
Phone
+353 (01) 8734222
Website
dublinbus.ie
Bus from Maynooth, Main Street to Heuston Station, Heuston Bridge
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€
Website
dublinbus.ie
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Heuston Station, Saint John's Road West to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 13€
Website
Transport for Ireland

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