The Rainbow Hostel is conveniently located within walking distance of Dingle, the gateway to the magnificent Dingle Peninsula.
Getting to the Rainbow Hostel From Dingle
From the Bus Station in Dingle (in back of Garvey’s Supervalu), proceed along the water front out of town. Go straight through the round-about and look for the sign for The Rainbow Hostel on the right.
The Rainbow Shuttle Service
We offer a free shuttle to and from Dingle for the use of our guests. For your convenience, we meet all buses arriving into Dingle. Several taxi Services also run in and around Dingle, all of the drivers are familiar with the Rainbow Hostel.
Getting To Dingle By Bus
Buses travel to and from Dingle daily.
For a bus schedule, please visit the Bus Éireann web site.
For a shuttle bus service to and from the airport see www.dingleshuttlebus.com
Unfortunately no trains come directly into Dingle, but they do arrive into Tralee, from where you can take a short bus journey to Dingle.
Please visit the Iarnród Éireann web site for further information about travel by rail.
Kerry Airport (KIR): Tel: +353 (0)66 976 4350/(0)66 976 4644
Kerry Airport is located 40 miles from Dingle, approximately an hour away by car. This is the most convenient airport to Dingle.
Shannon Airport (SNN): Tel: +353 (0)61 71 2000/(0)61 71 2400
Shannon Airport is located 110 miles from Dingle, approximately two and a half hours away by car. While further away, Shannon is a much larger airport and flights landing here are more regular.
Cork Airport (ORK): Tel: +353 (0)21 431 3131
Cork Airport is located 100 miles from Dingle, approximately two and a half hours away by car. It is a medium sized airport that is easy to negotiate.
From Kerry Airport: Look for signs to Tralee via N22. Turn Left onto N86. (Follow directions from Tralee)
From Shannon Airport: From the Airport, follow signs into Limerick. In Limerick, turn right onto N18. Continue on for about a mile and turn right onto N20 which becomes N21. Take N21 all the way to Tralee and turn right onto N86. (Follow directions from Tralee)
From Cork Airport: From the Airport, follow signs to City Centre, at the second (timed) round-about, turn left onto the South Circular Road and follow signs to N22 which will bring you through Killarney and into Tralee. Turn Left onto N86. (Follow directions from Tralee)
From Tralee: Take N86 to Camp. At the fork in the road continue left* on N86 into Dingle. *For brave drivers, turn right towards the Conor Pass and follow it into Dingle.