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Getting Around Kerry

Kerry is located in the southwest of Ireland. Accessible by air, Kerry Airport is located at Farranfore with a very limited service to Ireland, the UK, and Germany, and a short distance to Shannon Airport, Ireland's second international airport, an important gateway to the country. Rail services exist to Dublin and Cork, with connecting services to Limerick and elsewhere. The nearest seaport is at Cork. Bus services also exist to Cork, Limerick, Dublin and onward.

Bus to/from Kerry

Bus Éireann provide services to towns in County Kerry from Dublin, Cork and other counties.

For further information on bus services telephone: +353 (0)1 836-6111 (Dublin) or +353 (0)66 712-3566 (Kerry).

Bus Éireann's website is at

Rail to/from Kerry

The Dublin / Tralee line serves Co. Kerry with stations at Killarney, Farranfore and Tralee.

For further information on rail services, telephone: +353 (0)1 836-6222 (Dublin) or +353 (0)64 31067 (Killarney).

Iarnród Éireann's website is at

Sailing to Kerry

Ireland is linked to Britain and Europe by a number of car-ferry routes. The main ports of entry are Cork, Rosslare and Dublin - Dublin Port and Dún Laoghaire, all of which are between 1.5 and 4.5 hours drive from Tralee.

Airports in and near Kerry

Kerry Airport is situated at Farranfore and operates flights to Dublin, the UK, and Germany. Shannon Airport and Cork Airport are major international airports, and are both within an hour of most parts of Co Kerry.

For more information, see:

Driving Distances from Killarney

  Kilometres Miles
Athlone 232 145
Belfast 436 271
Cork 87 55
Derry 441 275
Donegal 407 253
Dublin 309 193
Dundalk 352 219
Galway 193 120
Kilkenny 198 124
Limerick 111 69
Portlaoise 225 140
Roscommon 264 165
Rosslare Harbour 275 171
Shannon Airport 135 84
Sligo 343 214
Waterford 193 120
Wexford 254 158
Wicklow 335 209

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