Flying Into Kerry:

Kerry Airport:

Website: Telephone: +353 66 9764644.

If you are flying into Kerry then Kerry Airport is the most convenient airport. Please note however that it is a small regional airport (extremely convenient if you have done your homework) and is not well linked to other public transport services. It is located approximately 20 minutes drive from Killarney just off the main Killarney - Tralee road. Please note however that there is no bus service from the airport, the train station is 15 minutes walk from the airport and the train service is poor. If you intend to fly into Kerry airport then ideally you will have booked car hire from the airport in advance or made arrangements for someone to pick you up at the airport.

Cork International Airport:

Website: Telephone: +353 21 4313131.

Located approximately 95 kilometres from Killarney, Cork International Airport offers a much wider selection of flights into South West Ireland. Allow approximately 90 minutes of drive time between Cork and Killarney. It is also possible to get a bus connection or train connection from Cork to Killarney. Note that you will have to get a connecting bus from Cork airport to Cork bus station or train station to pick up your connecting bus or train. Connections are not very frequent so plan in advance.

Cork bus station:


Shannon International Airport:

Website: Telephone: +353 61 712000

Located approximately 134 kilometres from Killarney in Shannon Co. Clare, Shannon airport has traditionally been seen mainly as a transatlantic airport but has diversified in recent years and offers a number of European destinations also.


Rail Transport To Kerry:


Train services to Kerry are provided by Irish Rail. The three stations in Kerry served by rail are Tralee, Farranfore, and Killarney.


How to get to Kerry by Bus:


Bus service provided by Bus Eireann.


How to get to Kerry by Sea:

The closest Car Ferry to Kerry is located in Ringaskiddy Co. Cork approx 90 minutes drive from Killarney. Ferry companies operating out of Cork include;

Other alternative car ferries are located further away in Rosslare and Dublin.