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    Directions to Dingle

The nearest airport to Dingle is Kerry County (KIR), one hour's drive, which has Ryanair flights to London Stansted, Luton and Frankfurt-Hahn, and Aer Arann to Dublin, Manchester and Lorient.

Public transport from Kerry airport to Dingle is of a third world standard, with irregular connections, journey times of 2 to 3 hours and no service after lunchtime at weekends!  Taxis are expensive, so we plan to organise shared pick-ups for those who request. But you have to tell us when are where you're arriving - soon!

Car hire is also available at the airport . Cost from only €125 a week. Conference car hire company is Irish Car Rentals, bookable  through local company Nova Car Hire at Special Rates

Cork and Shannon airports, both 2-3 hrs drive distant, and again with limited public transport, also offer international flights with Aer Lingus and several budget carriers.

By Car
- 1 hour from Kerry airport
- 90 miles / 2 hrs from Limerick or Cork.
- 2.5 hours from Shannon or Cork airports
By Air
- Daily Services from London and Dublin to Kerry airport.
- Car rental available at the airport. at Special Rates
- Airport telephone: (066) 7164644
By Rail
Regular but slow and expensive services from Dublin to Tralee.
General passenger information:
1850 366 222 (local call rate) or  066 7123522 (Tralee)
By Bus
"Expressway" (i.e., slow) services from Dublin, Limerick, Galway, Cork and Waterford.
Bus Eireann, Tralee: Telephone: 066 7123566
By Ferry
Ferry ports at Dublin, Rosslare and Cork for regular crossings between Ireland, England and France.
Click on Dingle Map for larger version
Click here for larger version of Dingle Map

Bus Service
Kerry Airport

Dingle Peninsula website
For detailed travel information
AA Ireland
Route planner for Ireland
Interactive Dingle map
Google interactive map of Dingle is dedicated to giving accurate information about 'friendly' or sociable wild dolphins (and whales) around the coastal waters of Ireland - i.e., those cetaceans who from time to time choose to interact with humans.. Dolphins include Fungie the Dingle Dolphin, Dony and Dusty.