Rail and Bus Services to the Dingle Peninsula

rail and bus services
eolas faoi sheirbhísí iarnróid agus bus - information about rail and bus services

In order to reach the Dingle Peninsula by public transport it is necessary to travel to Tralee, the largest town and administrative centre of County Kerry. Tralee is about 31 miles/50 kilometres from Dingle town. Rail services operated by Iarnród Éireann and long distance Expressway bus services operated by Bus Éireann both terminate at Tralee Station, from where a local bus service runs to Dingle.

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Train and rail service 

Iarnród Éireann - Irish Rail provides passenger rail services across Ireland. Killarney, Farranfore and Tralee are the nearest train stations to the Dingle Peninsula. Trains from Dublin and Cork run every 2 hrs 7 days a week and connect to the greater rail network. The journey time to Tralee from Dublin is 4hrs approx and from Cork 2 1/2 hrs approx.Train timetables and further information can be found on the Irish Rail Website with travel planner and online ticket sales.

Transport Connections from train to Dingle Peninsula

Bus Eireann connections to Dingle go from outside Tralee Rail Station and the journey time is 1 hr. There are 5 buses per day. See timetable on Bus Eireann Website

Local Dingle hackney cabs can be booked in advance to collect from Tralee, Farranfore and Killarney Rail Stations - see contact details below.

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National Bus service

The Bus Éireann network of bus routes connect the main cities, airports and ferry ports in Ireland to Tralee Bus Station. At Tralee you connect with Bus Eireann local service - route 275 to Dingle Town.

For more information see Bus Eireann Website (includes interactive timetables and online ticketing).Travel Enquiries: Tralee 066-7164700  Killarney 064-34777 and Eurolines

A private bus company Dublin Coach runs a daily 24 hr bus service from Dublin and Dublin Airport to Tralee via Limerick. For more information see Dublin Coach M7 Service

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Local Bus service

Bus Eireann route 275  runs daily between Tralee Bus Station and Dingle Town. There are 4/5 buses per day in both direction with an extra one on Fridays. There are stops at Blennerville, Camp, Annascaul and Lispole. 

Route 273 runs one day per week between Tralee Bus Station and Cloghane. There are 2 buses on Friday in both directions. There are stops at Blennerville, Camp, Aughacasla, Castlegregory

Route 275A connects Dingle - Ballyferriter - Dunquin/Gallarus - Ballydavid - Ventry -Dunquin with one bus 4 days per week.

For more information see Bus Eireann Website (includes interactive timetables and online ticketing).Travel Enquiries: Tralee 066-7164700  Killarney 064-34777 

Bus and Rail to the Dingle Peninsula

 Providers

Directory links to related businesses, events and providers on the Dingle Peninsula

 Experience