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Transportation to and from Kerry Airport


What is the distance from Kerry Airport to the centre of Killarney?

The main place near the airport is Killarney, the distance is 17 kilometres / 10.6 miles (20 minutes).

From KIR Airport to Kerry City centre by Car
17 km
20 min

Public transport

Bus to Killarney and Tralee

Bus Eireann provides public transport to and from Kerry Airport, there is a direct bus service to Killarney. This place is known as the starting point of the Ring of Kerry, a circular tourist route in County Kerry. For this reason, many tourists travel directly to Killarney after arrival. From Monday to Saturday bus number 14 leaves the airport to Killarney seven times a day, on Sundays and public holidays there are just a few buses available. The bus journey from Kerry Airport to Killarney Bus Station takes 30 minutes.

Bus tickets, Limerick and Cork
Bus 40 and bus 271 also follow this route, but only a few times per day. In the opposite direction these buses run to Tralee. Bus number 14 provides a direct connection between Kerry Airport and Limerick. Tickets are available on board the bus, the price to Killarney is € 5.50 for adults and € 3.30 for children. Please consult buses to and from Kerry Airport for more information. At 1.5 kilometres from Kerry Airport you can find the the train station of Farranfore, which can be reached on foot in 15 to 20 minutes. Trains leave several times a day to Tralee, Killarney and Cork, among other places.

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Ring of Kerry Full-Day Guided Tour from Cork

The Ring of Kerry is a mystical and unspoiled part of Ireland that has attracted visitors for centuries. Spend a day on a tour from Cork to enjoy its spectacular beauty and ancient heritage. Stop in quaint villages and marvel at stunning coastal views.


From Killarney: Day Trip to Dingle

Get back to nature on the Dingle Peninsula on a day trip from Killarney. Marvel at the mountain scenery as you travel around the spectacular peninsula and stop at Gaelic-speaking villages.


From Killarney: 'Ring of Kerry' Mountain Road 1-Day Bus Tour

Enjoy this 1-day bus tour of the Iveragh Peninsula and discover Ireland’s spectacular mountain road – the Ring of Kerry. Travel through unspoiled rural villages, and admire the amazing mountain views, the inspiration of poets and writers for centuries.



Ring of Kerry Full-Day Tour from Killarney

Explore the dramatic landscape of the Ring of Kerry on a 10-hour tour from Killarney, and discover one of the most mystical and unspoiled regions of Ireland. Enjoy panoramic views of Dingle Bay, visit the village of Sneem, and much more.


Killarney: Combination Jaunting Car & Lake Cruise Tour

From land and lake, this traditional jaunting car and lake cruise will provide you with a unique guided combination tour from which to experience the full range of scenery and history in Killarney National Park.


1-Hour Lakes of Killarney: Boat Cruise

Cruise on Killarney’s largest lake, Lough Léin, and drift through the islands with a backdrop of the beauty and splendor of the Killarney region. Enjoy the comfort of a modern, heated, glass comfort boat.

Tours and transport

Tour & transport

Killarney 2–Hour Kayaking and Ross Castle Tour

This kayak tour is the best way to experience the Lakes of Killarney and offers you a unique insight into the historical importance of Ross Castle and the formation of the surrounding landscape.

Tour & transport

Killarney on Horse & Carriage: 1-Hour Jaunting Car Tour

Enjoy the Irish tradition of a jaunting car (horse and carriage) with this 1-hour tour through the city of Killarney. Visit some of the city's lovely parks, admire the spire of St. Mary's Cathedral, and marvel at the medieval Ross Castle along the way.

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Ireland: Dingle Peninsula Day Tour

Marvel at the mountain scenery and high ridges of Ireland’s Dingle peninsula. From Slea Head look west over the Atlantic to the Blasket Islands, long considered the last outpost of Europe. Experience the traditional culture of this Irish-speaking area.


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