Travelling by Plane
The International Airports of Dublin, Cork and Shannon are served by several well-known Airlines. The Irish Airlines are AerLingus and RyanAir. Kerry Airport is a small regional Airport conviniently located for County Kerry but unfortunately not served by many Airlines. Till now only RyanAir operates direct flights from Germany or Great Britain to Kerry. However, there are commuter flights from Dublin to Kerry Airport. Please refer to the relevant Web Pages of the Airlines for details.
Travelling by Car Ferry
The Car Ferry Ports are in Dublin, Cork and Rosslare. Most of the routes from the continent go via Great Britain or else with a direct ferry from France to Rosslare. Please see StenaLine, Irish Ferries or P&O Ferries.
Approximate driving times by car to Kerry
From Dublin six to seven hours. From Shannon four to five hours. From Cork three to four hours. From Rosslare six to seven hours. From Kerry Airport two to three hours. Depending on traffic it could be more or less. Our guests do get detailed directions from their place of arrival to the booked holiday house. Unless agreed otherwise the standard change-over time of the houses is from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. On late arrivals in Ireland you should consider staying over night and travel to Kerry the following day.
Car Rental in Ireland
Specially in peak season the rental companies are pretty busy. Hence you should book your car well in advance. The minimum age for drivers is 25 years. You need a credit Card for the security deposit. We recommend a comprehensive cover including glass breakage, tyre and undercarriage damage.
Driving in Ireland
Driving on the left is not really a big deal. You get used to it rather soon. Please click the logo for some helpfull information about driving in Ireland.
Toll Roads in Ireland
Guests arriving at Dublin Airport or Dublin Port are most likely using the M50 Dublin City Motorway travelling South. The M50 is a barrier-free toll road. All vehicles are electronically registered. There are no staffed check-points! The toll can only be paid by credit card online www.eflow.ie or by phoning +353 1 4610122. The charge must be settled at the latest by 8:00 a.m. the following day. Otherwise a penalty charge will apply.