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There are 6 ways to get from Nenagh to Kilkenny by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Nenagh, Nenagh to Laois Shopping Centre X12
  2. Take the bus from Laois Shopping Centre to Kilkenny, Outside Train Station 73

$27 - $32

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Line 397 bus, bus  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the line 397 bus from Nenagh, Nenagh to Liberty Square Thurles 397 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballynonty to Kilkenny 489

$23 - $34

4 alternative options

Bus Slieve Bloom Coach Tours  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Nenagh, Nenagh to Laois Shopping Centre X12
  2. Take the bus from Laois Shopping Centre to Kilkenny, Dunnes Stores 838

$30 - $39

Train  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from Nenagh to Ballybrophy
  2. Take the train from Ballybrophy to Kildare
  3. Take the train from Kildare to Kilkenny MacDonagh

$41 - $59

Taxi  •  1h 8m

  1. Take a taxi from Nenagh to Kilkenny 56.4 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Nenagh to Kilkenny 56.4 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Nenagh to Kilkenny is to drive which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Nenagh to Kilkenny is to taxi which costs 110€ - 140€ and takes 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nenagh to Kilkenny station. However, there are services departing from Nenagh, Nenagh and arriving at Kilkenny, Outside Train Station via Laois Shopping Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nenagh to Kilkenny. However, there are services departing from Nenagh and arriving at Kilkenny MacDonagh via Ballybrophy and Kildare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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The distance between Nenagh and Kilkenny is 68 km. The road distance is 90.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nenagh to Kilkenny without a car is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs 23€ - 28€.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Nenagh to Kilkenny, including transfers.

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Nenagh to Kilkenny bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Nenagh, Nenagh station.

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

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The best way to get from Nenagh to Kilkenny is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs 23€ - 28€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 4h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Nenagh to Kilkenny.
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  • Distance: 42.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

You can take a bus from Nenagh to Kilkenny via Laois Shopping Centre in around 3h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nenagh to Kilkenny via Ballybrophy and Kildare in around 4h 42m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Nenagh to Ballybrophy
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Irish Rail
Train from Ballybrophy to Kildare
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Irish Rail
Train from Kildare to Kilkenny MacDonagh
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Nenagh, Nenagh to Laois Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Laois Shopping Centre to Kilkenny, Outside Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
Bus Eireann
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Phone
05786-24416
Email
slievebloomcoaches@live.com
Website
slievebloomcoaches.ie
Bus from Laois Shopping Centre to Kilkenny, Dunnes Stores
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 56 8831189
Email
info@bkavcoaches.com
Website
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from Nenagh, Nenagh to Liberty Square Thurles
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
local link
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
locallink.ie
Bus from Ballynonty to Kilkenny
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
locallink.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Nenagh to Kilkenny
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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Nenagh to Kilkenny bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Kilkenny, Outside Train Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nenagh to Kilkenny is 90 km. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Nenagh to Kilkenny.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Kilkenny. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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