Here are the directions to find our great venue!
The Great Southern, Killarney, is ideally located in the town centre beside the rail and bus station. The hotel is in the heart of the Killarney town centre and located beside numerous hotels.
GPS: Latitude 52.059371225060985 – Longitude -9.504042863845825
300km / 188 miles; 4 hours approximately.
There is one toll route [currently €1.90] on the M7/M8 at Fatharnagh, Mountrath, Co. Laois
Follow the signs for the M7 South. Take the Limerick Road from Limerick south to the N20 to Adare, continuing straight to the N21 through Newcastle West, then Castleisland, and on to Farranfore. At Farranfore, turn left on the N22, following signs to Killarney. There is directional signage for Killarney from there. The hotel is located beside the rail and bus station.
88km / 55 miles; 1.5 hours approximately
Follow signs for Kerry from Cork city, then take the N22 to Macroom and onto Ballyvourney and then into Killarney. The hotel is located beside the rail and bus station.
133km / 83 miles; 2 hours
Take the N18 into Limerick from Shannon, and from Limerick follow signs for Cork/Tralee, which will bring you onto the N20 to Adare. Continue straight through Adare, following the N21 to Newcastle West, then Castleisland, and on to Farranfore. At Farranfore, turn right at the N22, following signs to Killarney. There is directional signage for Killarney from here. The hotel is located beside the rail and bus station.
The Great Southern is located beside the railway station in Killarney. There are seven trains daily from Dublin approximately every two hours with links from Cork, Limerick, Galway, and Waterford. Click here for further details.
Transfers from Airports
Kerry Airport is just 19 kms (12 miles) from Killarney. It is serviced by short, direct and inexpensive flights from Dublin [two flights a day each way] as well as London Stansted, Luton, Berlin and Frankfurt Hahn. View details
Car hire can be arranged at the airport through the main car hire companies.
Bus Éireann departures from Kerry Airport to Killarney on a regular basis. Outside the main terminal is a Bus Terminus with bus services available directly from Kerry Airport to Killarney. Tickets for all bus services may be purchased on-board the bus.
Cork Airport is serviced by direct flights from Great Britain [Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle, Newquay, Southampton along with many other international destinations.
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