How to Reach Tralee


  • By Air: Kerry Airport is the closest airport (20 kilometres from Tralee). Flight are available to and from DublinLondon Luton, London Stansted, Frankfurt-Hahn and seasonally to  Alicante and Faro. Connecting trains run from Farranfore railway station to Tralee.
  • By Train: Tralee Railway station is operating since 1859 and a train service to Killarney railway station, Cork and Dublin Heuston is operated by the national railway operator Iarnrod Eireann. There are connecting trains at Limerick Junction for Clonmel railway station and Waterford as well as Limerick, following a route to to Ennis, Athenry, Oranmore and Galway. Train to Tralee is often preferred by tourists as they are priced low, reliable and safe.
  • By Sea: The local port of Tralee is called Fent and is located about 10 kms west of the town on the north side of the estuary. The port serves to ships and vessels of 17,000 tonnes and is also used for fishing.
  • By Road: A byway to Tralee connects four of five of Ireland’s National Routes NH21, NH22, NH69 and NH70. Inter-city cabs are available from neighbouring counties although railways are more preferred.
  • By Bus: The Bus Eireann expressway connects all the major cities in Ireland including Tralee. The bus station in Tralee is a regional hub for Bus Eireann, providing services to Dublin, Limerick, Galway, Cork, Killarney and Dingle.


  • By Bus: Tralee is well connected with  local routes include: 13 (Limerick via Listowel), 40 (Cork via Killarney), 272 (Tarbert via Ballybunion), 274 (Ballyduff viaBallyheigue), 275 (Dingle), 279 (Killorglin) and 285 (Kerry Airport via Castle island).
  • By Train: The Tralee railway station located at Camp Junctions has good frequency is often used by visitors to travel to the outskirts of the town.
  • By Car: Car rentals are available for individuals with International Driver’s License. Rentals are preferred to explore the town and its outskirts.
  • By Bicycle/Bike: Tralee is best explored on a bicycle. Tourists love to take rides around the town in the evening.