Bus Éireann Revises Bus Services in Co. Kerry

Following a review of public transport services in County Kerry undertaken by The National Transport Authority, Bus Éireann will introduce revisions to those services from Sunday, 26 April 2015.

The following routes will have revised services:

Route 270: Killarney – Kenmare – Sneem
Route 271: Tralee – Castleisland – Kerry Airport – Killarney
Route 272: Tralee – Listowel – Ballybunion - (Moyvane – Tarbert Tue Wed Thurs Only)
Route 274: Tralee – Ballyheigue – (Ballyduff Thurs Only)
Route 275: Tralee – Dingle
Route 276/277: Dingle – Ballyferriter – Dunquin/Gallarus – Ballydavid  NEW ROUTE NUMBER: 275A
Route 279: Killarney – Killorglin – Tralee
Route 279: Killarney – Caherciveen – Waterville NEW ROUTE NUMBER: 279A
Route 281: Killarney – Inch – Dingle NEW ROUTE NUMBER: 276
Route 282: Kenmare – Ardgroom – Castletownbere – Glengariff – Kenmare  NEW ‘Ring of Beara’ routeing
Route 285: Tralee – Firies (Wed Only)

The revisions have been designed to improve travel opportunities by bus in the county to better meet the changing travel needs of both residents of Co. Kerry and its many visitors.  Some areas will in future be served by services provided by Kerry Community Transport – please check individual timetables for details.  Features of the new timetables include:

  • More user-friendly clock-face timetables 
  • New - daily regular services between Castleisland and Tralee and between Ballybunion and Tralee. 
  • Increased levels of service year-round and especially during the summertime – on services to Dingle, Kenmare, Ballybunion and Ballyheigue, especially at weekends
  • Better connections with rail services at Tralee and Killarney
  • Better connections between Kerry Airport and Tralee
  • Routeing more services directly to both Tralee IT and to Kerry Regional Hospital

“These revisions will make our Kerry bus service easier to understand and easier to use. The revised network will deliver an excellent public transport service to commuters to work, to students and to tourists and visitors to our county. We believe these improvements will be of real benefit to people living in and visiting Co. Kerry and we plan to build on their success into the future”, said Miriam Flynn, Regional Manager, South-West, Bus Éireann.

Monday, 13th April, 2015