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Getting around Killarney is easy! Killarney town is quite compact; the streets full of character and all within walking distance of plenty of accommodation, restaurants, pubs, Killarney National Park, Ross Castle and lots more to see and do.

Killarney Shuttle Bus

A relatively new service in Killarney, Killarney Shuttle Bus operate all the major attractions in Killarney including Muckross House & Gardens, Muckross Abbey, Torc Waterfall, Ross Castle, The Gap of Dunloe and more, and are very easily accessible departing from Killarney Town Centre.

This service is particularly useful when going on a tour of Muckross House or Ross Castle as the bus will arrive back in plenty of time to collect you and bring you back to town. It is also great for the Gap of Dunloe Tour as you don’t have to worry about taking two cars; you can park your car at Ross Castle to depart by boat through the Lakes to reach Lord Brandon’s Cottage, from there you can make the ascent to the top of the Gap and down the other side to the base at Kate Kearney’s, the Shuttle Bus will pick you up here and drop you back to your car at Ross Castle.

Killarney Shuttle Bus operates 7 days a week and children under 12 go free when accompanied by an adult.

For a full listing of times and routes please visit

Car Hire/ Rental

Car hire is easily accessible in Killarney, however which way you arrive into our awesome town! Rhino Car Hire is available at Kerry Airport and there are also town centre options if you arrive by train or bus etc Check out Rhino Car Hire for the best rates!

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 will be spoiled for views of the Killarney Lakes, Mountains & Park on all of these trips.

Bike Hire

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.

O’ Sullivan Cycles: +353 (0)64 6631282

Local Link

Buses go to and from Killarney to the surrounding hinterlands. For more information on bus services and timetables please visit


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