Killarney Town is so small and compact that there is no local bus service; the best way to get around is on foot. For a quick and easy tour, follow the signposted Tourist Trail for the highlights of the main streets. It takes less than 2 hours to complete. Pick up a booklet outlining the sights along the trail at the tourist office.
Taxi cabs line up at the rank on College Square (tel. 064/663-1331). You can also phone for a taxi from Killarney Cabs (tel. 064/663-7444), Dave's Taxis (tel. 087/679-8899), or Euro Taxis (tel. 064/663-7676).
There are a couple of large public parking lots near the town center, where parking costs upward of around €1.50 per hour. It's a good idea to leave your car in one of these unless you're heading out to Killarney National Park on the Muckross and Kenmare road (N71).
If you need to rent a car in Killarney, contact Budget, c/o International Hotel, Kenmare Place (tel. 064/663-4341; www.budget.ie), and at Kerry Airport (tel. 066/976-3199; www.budget.ie); or Randles Bros., Muckross Road (tel. 064/663-1237). Avis also has a branch at Kerry Airport (tel. 01/605-7500; www.avis.ie), and at Shannon Airport (tel. 061/715-600; www.avis.ie); and Hertz has branches at Cork Airport (tel. 021/496-5849; www.hertz.ie) and Shannon Airport (tel. 061/471-369; www.hertz.ie).
Horse-drawn buggies, called "jarveys," line up at Kenmare Place in Killarney Town. They offer rides to Killarney National Park sites and other scenic areas. Prices range from around €15 to upward of €50 per ride (up to four people), depending on the time and how far you go.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.