How to get here
Located in the County of Kerry, Killarney is at the heart of the very beautiful and 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. Within 30 kilometres north, west and south of Killarney, the mild waters of the Atlantic Gulf Stream introduce themselves to Ireland and onwards to the United Kingdom. The climate in Killarney results in lush greenery, scenic landscapes and breath-taking views of nature’s paradise.
Rail Access to Killarney
Killarney is directly linked by railway to Cork & Dublin and currently has 7 to 8 daily services serving both cities from its award-winning rail station. Through its line via Mallow and Limerick Junction it also connects to other cities and counties including Limerick City. Full Train Schedule Information available from the Irish Rail website.
Bus Service to Killarney
Ireland’s national bus service, Bus Eireann, links many parts of Ireland on a scheduled multi-time per day basis. A relatively new service connection to Dublin, Dublin Coach, operates regular daily routes from and to Killarney and Dublin via Limerick.
Air Access to Killarney and the Region
The closest air access to Killarney is via Kerry Airport which is located only 15 minutes’ drive from Killarney town. Open for business and happy to welcome you Kerry Airport’s Kerry-Dublin service (operated by Stobart Air) has continued without interruption. Ryanair routes serving London (Luton & Stanstead), Manchester, Frankfurt Hahn, Berlin, Alicante and Faro will commence from or after 1st July.
A number of measures are in place for travellers welfare and please check their website for all information before you fly www.kerryairport.ie
How to Get Around
Big Red Bus
See Killarney like never before on the Big Red Bus. The hop-on/hop-off tour takes in all of
Killarney’s most treasured landmarks: from the breathtaking panoramic views of the lakes and mountains in Aghadoe to Ross Castle on the banks of Lough Leane, from the majestic Muckross House and Gardens to the glorious waterfall at Torc – and everything in between.
To Book follow www.killarneytour.com
Traditional Jaunting Car
For a unique experience around Killarney National Park, why not get a Jaunting Car from the town centre and visit the infamous landmarks, sights and attractions you have heard so much about. Jaunting Cars are available from the HA-HA in Killarney town centre and offer tours of the following areas:
- The Demense to Ross Castle & Kenmare Estate
- Muckross Abbey & Muckross House
- Muckross House & Torc Waterfall
You can also pre book for your party with Killarney Jaunting Cars
Cycling at your leisure is a fun way to get around Killarney, while also a great to keep the children entertained. You can easily access Killarney National Park, Muckross and all its environs and plenty more by bike. Available from O’Sullivan Cycles in Killarney town centre, you have a great variety of choice to suit all needs. To bookwww.killarneyrentabike.com www.killarneycyclingtours.com www.killarneybikerental.com