Local Link Services Iveragh Peninsula


Services being provided by Local Link Kerry in the Iveragh Peninsula


These services connect Aghatubride, Ballinskelligs, Caherdaniel, Castlecove, Dromid, Gleensk, Kells, Portmagee, The Glen & Valentia Island to Caherciveen, Glenbeigh and Killorglin.


These bus services will support greater connectivity and linkages for the local population together with tourists who wish to visit the area. Also in most the areas listed the bus routes have been designed to provide door to door collections (where possible) in the outlining townlands thus reaching as many parts of rural South Kerry as possible.


Upon arriving in Killorglin, the Local link Kerry bus is timed to make connections with the Bus Eireann 279a Bus route to and from Beaufort & Killarney.


The following is a brief outline of the enhanced services to Caherciveen with connections to Glenbeigh & Killorglin;

  • 285 – Caherciveen – Glenbeigh – Killorglin  (Monday to Sunday
  • 285 – Waterville – Caherciveen (Monday to Sunday)
  • 285 – Castlecove & Caherdaniel – Caherciveen (Thursday, Friday & Saturday)
  • 287b – Ballinskelligs & Dromid – Caherciveen (Monday & Wednesday)
  • 287a – Valentia & Portmagee to Caherciveen (Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)
  • R37 – The Glen, Ballinskelligs, Caherciveen – Glenbeigh – Killorglin – Tralee      (Thursday)
  • R40 – Ballinskelligs – Caherciveen (Friday)
  • R42 – Aghatubride – Caherciveen (Friday)
  • R38 – Gleensk & Kells – Caherciveen (Friday)

There are a range of ticket option available from daily to weekly tickets and the Free Travel Pass is accepted.


As well as the above Services Local Link Kerry also provide the following Local Bus Services in the Iveragh Peninsula;

  • S248 Dromid Area – Thursday
  • S245a Ballinskelligs Area – Thursday
  • S246 The Glen Area – Tuesday
  • S244b Caherdaniel Area – once a month – Friday
  • S244a Caherdaniel Area – once a month  – Monday
  • S231 Valentia, Portmagee The Glen – Thursday Evening Seasonal
  • S241 Ballinskelligs The Glen to Valentia – Tuesday Evening Seasonal


Local Link Kerry also manage and co-ordinate the delivery of Transport Services on behalf of Caherciveen Community Hospital (Monday to Friday) and Valentia Community Hospital (Monday, Wednesday & Friday)


Local Bus Operators

Local Link Kerry is delighted to be working with the following Bus Operators and their Drivers in the delivery of all of the above Services – McCarthy’s Caherciveen, John Goggin Ballinskelligs, Jackie O’ Sullivan Portmagee, Mairead Kennedy Valentia & Comhchoiste Gaeltacht Uíbh Ráthaigh,

For Further Information contact

Carmel Walsh

General Manager

Local Link Kerry / Kerry Community Transport Ltd                                    

Sliabh Luachra Cultural Centre


Co. Kerry

V93 FKV6


Tel: 066 7147002

Mobile: 087 2276341

Fax: 066 7147038


E Mail carmel@kerrytransport.ie

Website: www.kerrytransport.ie