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There are 4 ways to get from Athlone to Tullamore by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Athlone to Tullamore Westport Service / ...

€7 - €10

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Bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the bus from Athlone to Tullamore, Tullamore Hospital 818 / ...

€6 - €12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Athlone to Tullamore 39.1 km

€55 - €70

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Athlone to Tullamore 39.1 km

€4 - €7

Athlone to Tullamore by train

The train journey time between Athlone and Tullamore is around 24 min and covers a distance of around 36 km. The fastest train normally takes 21 min. Services are operated by Irish Rail. Typically 98 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
24 min
Fastest train time:
21 min
Train distance:
36 km
Trains per week:
98
Cheapest price:
€7
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:20
Last train departs at:
20:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Athlone to Tullamore train schedules

Athlone → Tullamore
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COVID-19 help in Ireland

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1850 24 1850

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tullamore is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tullamore is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tullamore is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athlone to Tullamore is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athlone to Tullamore is to train which costs €7 - €10 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athlone and arriving at Tullamore, Tullamore Hospital. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Athlone and arriving at Tullamore. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Athlone and Tullamore is 34 km. The road distance is 39.1 km.

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The best way to get from Athlone to Tullamore without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs €7 - €10.

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The train from Athlone to Tullamore takes 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Athlone to Tullamore bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, depart from Athlone station.

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Athlone to Tullamore train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Athlone station.

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The best way to get from Athlone to Tullamore is to train which takes 23 min and costs €7 - €10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €6 - €12 and takes 59 min.

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  • Distance: 33.8 km
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Athlone, Ireland and Tullamore, IE-OY, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Athlone to Tullamore hourly. Tickets cost €7 - €10 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, Transport for Ireland operates a bus from Athlone to Tullamore, Tullamore Hospital 3 times a day. Tickets cost €6 - €9 and the journey takes 59 min. Bus Eireann also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Athlone to Tullamore, Tullamore Hospital
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Transport for Ireland
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101 to Tullamore College, stop 135981
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Athlone to Tullamore
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Ray O'Hara's Taxis
Phone
+353 87 227 2731
Website
ray-oharas-taxis.business.site
Danny's Taxi Athlone
Phone
+353 87 131 3647
Website
dannystaxi.business.site
Cool Cabs
Phone
+353 85 111 3333
Website
coolcabs.ie
AM to PM Taxi Services
Phone
+353 86 105 7796
Website
athlonetaxi.ie
A2B Cabs Athlone
Phone
+353 90 649 4400
Website
a2b-cabs-athlone.business.site

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Athlone to Tullamore bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, arrive at Tullamore, Tullamore Hospital station.

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Athlone to Tullamore train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Tullamore station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athlone to Tullamore is 39 km. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Athlone to Tullamore.

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