There are 3 ways to get from Armagh to Athlone by bus or car

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Bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Armagh Bus Center to Cavan 271
  2. Take the bus from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station 65

$31 - $40

2 alternative options

Bus via Busáras  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Armagh Bus Center to Dublin Busáras Bus X4
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station X20

$42 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Armagh to Athlone 101 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Armagh to Athlone is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Armagh to Athlone is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Armagh to Athlone station. However, there are services departing from Armagh Bus Center and arriving at Athlone, Athlone Bus Station via Cavan, Cavan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Armagh and Athlone is 83 miles. The road distance is 101 miles.

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The best way to get from Armagh to Athlone without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 24 min and costs £23 - £35.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Armagh to Athlone, including transfers.

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Armagh to Athlone bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Armagh Bus Center station.

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Armagh to Athlone bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Athlone, Athlone Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Armagh to Athlone is 101 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Armagh to Athlone.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Athlone. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 82.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Armagh, Northern Ireland and Athlone, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Armagh to Athlone via Cavan and Cavan, Cavan Bus Station in around 4 h 24 min.

Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Armagh Bus Center to Cavan
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$12 - $18
Bus from Armagh Bus Center to Dublin Busáras Bus
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$19 - $27
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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