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There are 5 ways to get from San Francisco to Kilkenny by plane, bus or train

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 San Francisco to Dublin, bus  •  15h 3m

  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 San Francisco to Cork, bus  •  20h 58m

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

$350 - $835

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Cork, bus  •  20h 26m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Cork (ORK) SJC - ORK
  3. Take the bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road

$675 - $3,143

Fly San Francisco to Shannon, bus  •  20h 37m

  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

$343 - $1,544

Fly San Francisco to Belfast City, bus  •  20h

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Belfast City (BHD) SFO - BHD
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre

$345 - $993

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Kilkenny is to fly and bus which costs $260 - $850 and takes 15h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Kilkenny is to fly and bus which costs $260 - $850 and takes 15h 3m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Kilkenny is 5112 miles.

It takes approximately 15h 3m 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 10h 10m.

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Kilkenny is 8h ahead of San Francisco. It is currently 8:16 PM in San Francisco and 4:16 AM in Kilkenny.

Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Icelandair and eight other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 112+ hotels available in Kilkenny. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28m and costs $6 - $9.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Kilkenny.
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  • Distance: 5111.9 miles
  • Duration: 15h 3m

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, 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, 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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,700
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
13h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,700
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Madrid
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,400
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Chicago O'Hare, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Flights from San Jose to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,300
Flights from San Jose to Cork via Los Angeles, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,100
Flights from San Jose to Cork via Dallas/Ft.Worth, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,300
Flights from San Jose to Cork via London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,400
Flights from San Jose to Cork via Chicago O'Hare, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,200
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
16h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $4,200
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $3,800
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Newark
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Los Angeles, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,400
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Washington Dulles, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from San Jose to Cork via Houston, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,100
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via Newark
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Dublin, Manchester
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from San Jose to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $3,800
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Toronto, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,300
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,900
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via Calgary, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Boston
Ave. Duration
12h 51m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $5,000
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $5,000
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $4,700
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $5,500
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,700
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
13h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,700
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
16h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $4,200
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $5,000
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $4,700
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $5,000
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $4,700
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Madrid
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,400
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,200
Flights from San Francisco to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,900
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
WOW air
Website
wowair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Dublin via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $2,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Cork via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from San Francisco to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Dublin Coach
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Dublin Coach
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Dublin Coach
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Red Cow LUAS to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from St. Patricks Quay to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Clonmel
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
Bus Eireann
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Clonmel - Army Brks to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Transport for Ireland

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