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There are 5 ways to get from Waterford to Killarney by train, bus, car, night bus or plane

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Train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Waterford to Limerick Junction 10
  2. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Killarney 5

$45 - $66

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Bus Dublin Coach  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay 600 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Killarney, Killarney Bus Station 40

$25 - $47

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Bus via Parnell Street  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Parnell Street to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station 40
  2. Take the bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Killarney, Killarney Bus Station 40

$36 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Waterford to Killarney 120.4 miles

$26 - $40

Night bus, fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Kerry (KIR) DUB - KIR

$65 - $126

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The cheapest way to get from Waterford to Killarney is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterford to Killarney is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterford to Killarney station. However, there are services departing from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford and arriving at Killarney, Killarney Bus Station via Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterford to Killarney. However, there are services departing from Waterford and arriving at Killarney via Limerick Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Waterford and Killarney is 165 km. The road distance is 192.6 km.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Killarney without a car is to train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs 35€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Waterford to Killarney, including transfers.

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Waterford to Killarney bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford station.

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Waterford to Killarney train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Waterford station.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Killarney is to train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs 35€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Waterford to Killarney.
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  • Distance: 103 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

What companies run services between Waterford, Ireland and Killarney, Ireland?

You can take a train from Waterford to Killarney via Limerick Junction in around 4 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterford to Killarney via St. Patricks Quay and Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station in around 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
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 Waterford to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick Junction to Killarney
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station to Killarney, Killarney Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Parnell Street to Cork Bus Station, Cork Parnell Place Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Website
Bus Eireann
Night bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Website
Bus Eireann

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Waterford to Killarney bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Killarney, Killarney Bus Station.

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Waterford to Killarney train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Killarney station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterford to Killarney is 193 km. It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to drive from Waterford to Killarney.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Kerry Airport.

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There are 348+ hotels available in Killarney. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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