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By car

Loop Head is accessed from the N67 Kilrush-Kilkee road.

From Dublin: 288km – 3 hrs 30 mins
From Cork: 190km – 2 hrs 45 mins
From Killarney: 105km – 2 hrs 30 mins
From Galway: 120km – 1 hrs 45 mins
From Limerick: 90 km – 1 hrs 15 mins

View best routes to Loop Head in Google Maps

By public transport:

You can travel by train to Limerick or Ennis train stations. Buses run regularly to and from Kilkee and Kilrush. Taxi transfers can be arranged to your accommodation.

See Ireland’s Transport Planner for more details.

Public Transport within the peninsula

For information on bus routes and timetables for public transport within the county and the peninsula please see the Local Link website on

Travelling within Ireland

Use the ferry when travelling to or from the South

By plane

Shannon Airport is our local airport only 1 hour away. Other International Airports are in Dublin and Cork

Private Chauffeur Service

Private chauffeur service available from all Irish airports. Contact Carmel or Martina, Emerald Irish Tours on 353 879602047