Getting Here

GPS coordinates;
latitude: 51.922175278882406
longitude: -10.296343695800715
sea level: 18m

KERRY AIRPORT www.kerryairport.ie
Visitors can fly into Kerry Airport and can hire a car or take a taxi directly to Valentia Island, alternatively get a bus to Killarney and another bus to Cahersiveen, where you can then get a taxi to Valentia Island.

CORK AIRPORT www.corkairport.com
Visitors can fly into Cork and can hire a car at the airport.  Avail of public transport and either take a train from Cork Train Station in the city centre to Killarney or travel with Bus Eireann from the Central Bus Station to Killarney.  There is a shuttle bud service between the airport and the train station.

DUBLIN AIRPORT www.dublinairport.com
Visitors can fly into Dublin and can either take a train from Dublin Heuston Train Station in the city centre to Killarney (go to www.irishrail.ie) or take Bus Eireann from Busáras Central Bus Station to Killarney.  Also, flights are available with www.ryanair.com from Dublin to Kerry airport three times a day.

SHANNON AIRPORT www.shannonairport.com
There is a frequent shuttle bus from Shannon airport to Limerick.  A direct bus goes from Limerick to Killarney and a further bus to Cahersiveen, then taxi to the Island.

SEA FERRY FROM SWANSEA TO CORK
The new Swansea to Cork route operated by Fastnet Line saves you 600km (375 miles) driving on a round trip and connects the M4 Motorway in the UK directly to Cork on Ireland's south coast.  The service offers overnight sailing 6 nights a week (Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from Cork and Wednesday, Friday & Sunday from Swansea) departing at 21:00 and arriving at 7:00 the next morning.  Additional sailings are added in the high season.

BUS SERVICE
There is a public bus service which travels throughout Ireland - See www.buseireann.ie for details.

TRAIN SERVICE
The nearest train station is Killarney - See www.irishrail.com for details of schedules.

DRIVING TIME FROM
Cork Airport 2.5 hours
Shannon Airport 2.5 hours
Kerry Airport 1.25 hours
Killarney 1.25 hours