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Located in County Kerry, Killarney is at the heart of the spectacular Southwest of Ireland.

Also known as ‘The Town in the Park’, Killarney town is surrounded by 26,000 acres of National Parkland, including three stunning lakes. The mild waters of the Atlantic Gulf Stream introduce themselves to Ireland within 30 kilometres north, west, and south of Killarney, resulting in a lush green climate, scenic landscapes, and breathtaking views of nature’s paradise.

Rail Access to Killarney

Killarney is directly linked by railway to Cork and Dublin, with 7 to 8 daily services from its award-winning rail station. It also connects to other cities and counties through its line via Mallow and Limerick Junction. For full train schedule information, visit Irish Rail.

Bus Service to Killarney

Bus Éireann, Ireland’s national bus service, offers scheduled multi-time per day routes to many parts of the country. Dublin Coach, a relatively new service, operates regular daily routes between Killarney, Dublin, and Limerick. Check out which is a bus service between Killarney and Dublin Airport (5 services in each direction daily) direction.

Air Access to Killarney Region

The closest airport to Killarney is Kerry Airport, located only 15 minutes’ drive from the town. Kerry Airport offers Ryanair routes to London (Luton & Stansted), Manchester, Frankfurt Hahn, Berlin, Alicante, and Faro. There is a direct air route from Dublin airport to Killarney daily. Visit the Kerry Airport website for more information.

Getting Around Killarney

Bus Tours

Explore Killarney’s landmarks on bus tours and hop-on/hop-off tours. From panoramic views of the lakes and mountains in Aghadoe to Ross Castle, Muckross House and Gardens, and the Torc waterfall, the tours cover all the treasured sights.

Traditional Jaunting Car

Experience Killarney National Park in a traditional jaunting car from the town centre. Visit famous landmarks like Ross Castle and Kenmare Estate, Muckross Abbey and Muckross House, or Muckross House and Torc Waterfall. Jaunting Cars can be pre-booked or are available from the HA-HA in Killarney town centre.

Bike Hire

Enjoy the freedom of cycling around Killarney and its surroundings. Bike rentals are available in Killarney town centre, allowing you to explore Killarney National Park, Muckross, and more.

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