Kilrush Town Council :: Comhairle Baile Chill Rois

Getting Here

Kilrush is situated in the south-west of County Clare, on the mouth of the Shannon Estuary at the junction of the N67, N68, R473 and R483.


There is a good road network connecting Kilrush to the N18 to Ennis, Limerick, Shannon and Galway and the N7 to Dublin and to all the major population centres.

Public Transport

Buses operate daily from Kilrush to Ennis and then onward to Limerick, Dublin or Cork. For timetable information contact Bus Éireann on 065-6824177. For timetable information

Regular passenger and freight trains operate from Ennis to Limerick, Dublin or Cork. For timetable information contact Iarnród Éireann on 065-6840444. For timetable information


The Killimer/Tarbert car ferry operated by the Shannon Ferry Group Ltd. and is located 10 minutes from Kilrush on the N67 Killimer Road. The car ferry brings Listowel, Tralee and the entire North Kerry area within 30 minutes of Kilrush. It operates 7 days a week throughout the year. For timetable information contact Shannon Ferry Group Limited on 065-9053124.


Shannon International Airport is 59 kilometres (55 minutes drive) from Kilrush. The airport offers full 24-hour services including a domestic service to Dublin and a network of passenger and freight services to 26 international & European destinations. For further information log into

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