By Air

The closest airport is Kerry Airport which is 17km from Killarney. A taxi service operates from the airport, as well as buses and trains into Killarney from Kerry Airport (Farranfore).

You can also get to Killarney from to Cork Airport (88km from Killarney), Shannon Airport (134km from Killarney) and Dublin Airport (300km from Killarney).

All airports run regular flights to and from London, the rest of the UK and Europe.


By Bus

Bus timetables to and from these airports can be found at Bus Eireann.


By Train

Trains to and from some of these airports can be found at Irish Rail.

Information about taking your bike on Irish trains can be found here.


By Road

There are four main entry approaches to Killarney:

  • North: N22 route from Tralee, Limerick (& Dublin)
  • South: N71 route from Kenmare & West Cork
  • East: N22 from Cork
  • West: N72 from Killorglin, Dingle


By Sea

The nearest ferry port to Killarney is at the Port of Cork (approx 90km from Killarney).

Ferries also come into Rosslare (approx 250km from Killarney).

Regular ferry services run to and from the UK, France and Spain.



There is plenty of accommodation available in and around Killarney.

For full details of all types of accommodation, and for guest house and B&B listings, see websites like or AirBnB


Killarney Plaza Hotel

Killarney Avenue

The Europe

Killarney Oaks

Great Southern

Muckross Park

The Brehon

The Lakeside


White Bridge

Killarney Flesk

Fossa Camping

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