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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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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

$30 - $39

2 alternative options

Line 40 bus, bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Armagh Bus Center to Newry 40 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Newry, Newry Bus Station to Dublin Airport X1
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station X20 / ...

$40 - $51

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 - £24 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Armagh to Athlone is to drive which takes 2 h 12 min and costs £16 - £24.

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The distance between Armagh and Athlone is 133 km. The road distance is 162 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Armagh to Athlone. 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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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 Newry
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$7 - $11
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
$18 - $22
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Newry, Newry Bus Station to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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