There are 4 ways to get from San Francisco to Kilkenny by plane or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Dublin, bus  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Dublin (DUB) SFO - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Red Cow LUAS to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre

$266 - $827

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Fly to Cork, bus  •  19 h 4 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Cork (ORK) SFO - ORK
  2. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road

$350 - $836

Fly to Shannon, bus  •  20 h 2 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Shannon (SNN) SFO - SNN
  2. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Clonmel
  3. Take the bus from Clonmel - Army Brks to Kilkenny, Ormond Road

$348 - $1,552

Fly to Belfast City, bus  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Belfast City (BHD) SFO - BHD
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  3. Take the bus from Red Cow LUAS to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre

$354 - $1,004

Questions & Answers

The distance between San Francisco and Kilkenny is 5112 miles.

It takes approximately 14 h 47 min to get from San Francisco to Kilkenny, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 10 h 20 min.

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Kilkenny is 8 h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 9:57 PM in San Francisco and 5:57 AM in Kilkenny.

Aer Lingus, Icelandair, British Airways and seven other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Kilkenny. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Kilkenny.
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  • Distance: 5111.9 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 47 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Kilkenny, Leinster, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from San Francisco to Kilkenny. However, you can take the BART to San Francisco International Airport BART Station, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, take the bus to Red Cow LUAS, then take the bus to Kilkenny. Alternatively, you can take the BART to San Francisco International Airport BART Station, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Cork, take the walk to Cork Airport, take the line 226 bus to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station, take the walk to St. Patricks Quay, then take the bus to Kilkenny.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Newark
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Chicago O'Hare, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Los Angeles, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Newark, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Montreal, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via Newark
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,700
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,700
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Dublin, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Chicago O'Hare, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $4,200
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $3,800
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Dublin, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Manchester
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $3,800
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Chicago O'Hare, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Toronto, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Montreal, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Boston
Ave. Duration
13 h 31 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $5,000
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $4,700
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $5,500
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,700
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,700
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $4,200
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $5,000
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $4,700
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $5,500
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $4,700
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $5,500
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,900
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,400
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,700
WOW air
Website
wowair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $2,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Bus operators
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Clonmel
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
JJ. Kavanagh
Phone
+353 818 333 222
Website
jjkavanagh.ie
Bus from Clonmel - Army Brks to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
jjkavanagh.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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie

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