Kerry is for everyone, and our guides on sustainable travel, links to Transport for Ireland (TFI) real time, live journey planner, as well as our Destination Accessibility Guide, are to help you see the best options for travelling around Kerry to suit your needs and interests.
Journey Planner & GuidesBack to Top of List
The Transport for Ireland (TFI) Journey Planner provides a website and app with real time departures and journey planning information across the public transport network for Irish Rail, Bus Eireann and Local Link bus services.
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Kerry can be explored fully via the thousands of kilometers of walking trails throughout the county, accessible to walkers with thanks to the many local landowners who have given permission for access. From the Kerry Way and South Kerry Trails routes to the Dingle Way and the Kerry Camino, walking trails in Kerry offer adventure, scenery and a unique perspective on the culture and history of the region. Our walking trails connect towns and villages by butter roads, ancient pilgrim paths and pedestrianization of old railway lines via the Greenways.
Bus Eireann's national routes through Kerry are are complemented at a local level by the Local Link bus service with regular rural services and door to door services. Your journey can be planned using the Transport for Ireland (TFI) Real Time Journey Planner at www.transportforireland.ie. Visit Local Link Kerry for up to date timetables and special services often available for festivals and events. Many routes run along many scenic routes, stopping at visitor attractions, villages and communities/
In Killarney, a Hop On / Hop Off 'Big Red Bus' offers services linking Killarney National Park with Killarney town - with regular stops in the town centre, Ross Castle, Muckross House & Gardens, Muckross Traditional Farms and Torc Waterfall. Flightlink connects Kerry Airport with Killarney and also onwards to stops via Limerick City to Dublin. The Big Green Bus also connects Tralee and Killarney as part of its route via Co. Limerick towards Dublin.
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Daily national routes from throughout Ireland connect Kerry's train stations: Rathmore, Killarney, Farranfore (for Kerry Airport) and Tralee.
Your journey can be planned using the Transport for Ireland (TFI) Real Time Journey Planner at www.transportforireland.ie or by visiting Irish Rail's website. Irish Rail provide an accessibility guide for travellers and request that people who require assistance to inform their accessibility team in advance - see the full guide here.
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Kerry's islands are connected by ferry routes from the mainland to Valentia Island or the Blasket Islands / na Blascaodí. For sightseeing along the coastline or in our lakes, see our guide to boat tours.
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Getting around Kerry by bicycle is made easier by the beautiful and untamed scenery along over 400km of rugged coastline along the Wild Atlantic Way! Bike hire is available throughout Kerry, and you'll find many hotels will offer complimentary use of their bicycles during your stay/
Explore Kerry's dynamic Irish speaking regions for a flavour of Kerry's culture as it was shaped by the landscape over many generations.Learn More
Listowel's rich cultural and literary heritage is celebrated throughout its lively pubs and vibrant festival programme & writers museum. Kerry's wild coastline wraps around the jagged cliffs at Ballybunion as the County heads northwards to the…Learn More
Known for the International Rose of Tralee festival, Tralee is on the doorstep of the most enthralling watersports facilities around Kerry, and its bay is a safe harbour for many forms of marine life. Tralee has much of Kerry's best rainy day…Learn More
Famed for Muckross House & Gardens, the Lakes of Killarney and the Gap of Dunloe, Killarney is a walkers and hikers paradise. Connected to ten thousand hectares of national park, your visit can be as active or as easy as you'd like!Learn More
A vibrant peninsula on the very edge of Europe with a thriving culture of Irish language, Dingle Peninsula / Corca Dhuibhne is a busting Gaeltacht full of arts, culture, music & archaeological sites of global importance.Learn More
Fall under the spell of the highlands of Kerry where amongst Ireland's highest peaks, the mighty Carrauntoohil rises up and from its summit you will see views out over the neighbouring Dingle Peninsula and out into the Atlantic Ocean.Learn More
Nestled and sheltered by Kenmare Bay, Kenmare and its surrounding areas from the Ring of Kerry / Iveragh Peninsula down into the Beara Peninsula, is a nexus of art, culture, luxury hotels, boutiques, archaeological sites & natural beauty all around.Learn More
For charming fishing villages, the best views of the Skellig Islands, the charm and beauty of the Skellig Coast is remote, wild and stunning.Learn More