JJ Kavanagh & Sons Smartcard is the new convenient way to pay for travel across our services. It’s a plastic Smartcard which can hold pay as you go travel credit and weekly bus passes. It saves you carrying or looking for change and Smartcard fares are 10% cheaper than cash tickets! Smartcards can be picked up from all bus drivers across our three main routes.
Kilkenny is well served by public transport.
Bus Eireann - Express Timetable for Kilkenny - see Timetable No.7
JJ Kavanagh & Sons Bus Service and Coach Hire
J.J. Kavanagh & Sons, established in 1919, has developed from being one of the first private providers of public transport, into the largest privately owned Coach Company in Ireland today. With ownership spanning over four generations, we have become a nationally recognized and trusted operator.
We have 14 buses daily to and from Kilkenny City with over 17 pick up points.
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JJ Kavanagh & Sons Dublin Airport/Dublin City to Kilkenny Service
JJ Kavanagh & Sons Clonmel to Kilkenny Service
JJ Kavanagh & Sons Carlow to Kilkenny Service
Fares start from as little as €10 one way.
If you buy your bus ticket online with promo code JJKav10 you can avail of 10% off.
Book your ticket here: https://jjkavanagh.ie/
Exclusive Travel Discounts
JJ Kavanagh & Sons have teamed up with some amazing companies in Kilkenny to make your journeys more memorable and unique.
How it works:
Produce your JJ Kavanagh & Sons bus ticket at any of our partners brands in Kilkenny and save up to €35 and more when you shop or visit.
- The Kilkenny Way - Save €5
- Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny - Save €2.40
- Kilkenny Ghost Tours - Save €2
- Kilkenny City Tours - Save €1.40
- River Court Hotel -
- St Canice's Cathedral - 10% discount off Admission Fee
- Round Tower - 10% discount off Admission Fee
- Kilkenny Design Centre – 10% off items in shop
- Supermacs - €3.90 saving on a combined medium meal for two
Coach Hire with JJ Kavanagh & Sons
Our Failte Ireland approved fleet of coaches will provide you with every comfort, ensuring a relaxed journey. Our experienced team can efficiently manage the transport logistics of any event. We can also assist you with planning interesting itineraries, booking accommodation and entertainment.
Our service is trusted and recognized nationwide. We have a strong client base with readily recognizable names such as Warner Brothers, Google, Snowstyle, Abbey Tours, Bank of Ireland, Collette Vacations, as well as the Kilkenny, Carlow and Waterford G.A.A. teams and supporter clubs.
You can enquire here for a quote and we’ll get back to you with a price for your tour in a few minutes.
Irish Rail Timetable - See Dublin - Waterford in "Heuston & Regional Timetables".
Irish Car Rentals
Dublin Airport, Dublin City, Cork Airport, Waterford and more.
Tel: +353 1 844 1944
Irish Car Rentals offers cheap car hire services from a network of 15+ locations in Ireland. Renting a car from a member of the Car Rental Council of Ireland means you are using a company committed to providing a high quality car hire service to customers
Kavanagh's Chauffeur Service,
Tel: 056 7724888 / 087 2610959
Kavanagh Cars, Executive Car Hire - the ultimate Chauffeur drive service in Ireland. Whether you are planning a tour around Ireland, looking for airport transfers, or need to arrive at your meeting in style, Kavanagh's can tailor the ideal transport option for you. Their fleet of vehicles range from elegant cars to luxurious coaches.
Rhino Car Hire Ireland
Waterford, Dublin and Cork Airport
Tel: +44 0845 508 9845
Rhino Car Hire offer low cost car hire at Waterford Airport and throughout Ireland. Launched in 2007, Rhino Car Hire have so far provided over 3 MILLION cheap car hire quotes to their customers for both business and leisure.