Eircode V93 P297

GPS co-ordinates 51.87783 -9.58335

Kenmare Fáilte Hostel is located in the centre of Kenmare town just opposite the Post Office on the corner of Shelbourne Street and just minutes walk from the bus stop!

Getting here from Killarney:

There is a bus daily from Killarney to Kenmare during the Summer months between the 29.06.12 – 31.08.12, and off-peak the bus runs Mon-Friday only.
Please visit www.buseireann.ie for up-to-date information on the buses.

We have great rates agreed with the local taxi service in Kenmare if you need to book a taxi-please ask us by emailing info@kenmarehostel.com or visit kenmaretours.com


The closest airport to Kenmare is Kerry Airport at Farranfore which is about 50 minutes’ car journey from the town. Cork airport is 80 minutes’ drive away. The most direct route from the airports is via the N22 road which links Killarney and Cork. Turn off at loo bridge for Kenmare on the R569 which is well signposted.


Ferry services currently connect with the south and south east of Ireland and the operating companies are:

Brittany Ferries operates a service between Roscoff and Cork.

Stena Line operates on routes from the UK to Rosslare.

Irish Ferries operates on routes from France to Rosslare.