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

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Train  •  33 min

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

$11 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Kilkenny, Ormond Road 600 / ...

$4 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterford to Kilkenny 31.8 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Waterford to Kilkenny 31.8 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Waterford to Kilkenny is to drive which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterford to Kilkenny is to train which takes 33 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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The distance between Waterford and Kilkenny is 45 km. The road distance is 51 km.

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The train from Waterford to Kilkenny takes 33 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford and arriving at Kilkenny, Ormond Road. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Waterford and arriving at Kilkenny. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Waterford to Kilkenny every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, Dublin Coach operates a bus from Waterford to Kilkenny hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 40 min. Bus Eireann also services this route once a week.

Train operators
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Kilkenny
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Waterford to Kilkenny
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Rapid Cabs
Phone
+353 51 858 585
Website
rapidcabs.com
Premier Taxis
Phone
+353 51 373 373
Website
premiertaxis.ie

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