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There are 5 ways to get from Athlone to Wexford by train, 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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Train, bus  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Athlone to Heuston Westport Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Merrion Square North to Wexford, Wexford Station 2 / ...

$55 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus Wexford Bus  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Athlone, Athlone B&Q to Dublin Airport 763
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Wexford, Wexford Station 740 / ...

$30 - $43

3 alternative options

Bus Bus Eireann  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Athlone, Athlone Bus Station to Dublin X20
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Wexford, Wexford Station 2 / ...

$48 - $57

Train  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Athlone to Heuston Westport Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Pearse to Wexford Commuter Service

$59 - $85

Drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Drive from Athlone to Wexford 118.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Athlone to Wexford is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 2h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Athlone to Wexford is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athlone station to Wexford station. However, there are services departing from Athlone, Athlone Bus Station and arriving at Wexford, Wexford Station via Busáras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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The distance between Athlone and Wexford is 158 km. The road distance is 189.4 km.

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The best way to get from Athlone to Wexford without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 27m and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Athlone to Wexford, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Athlone to Wexford is to bus which takes 4h 39m and costs 40€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 5h 23m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Athlone to Wexford is 189 km. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Athlone to Wexford.

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Map of how to get from Athlone to Wexford.
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  • Distance: 98.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 27m

What companies run services between Athlone, Ireland and Wexford, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Athlone to Wexford via Dublin and Busáras in around 4h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Athlone to Wexford via Heuston, Heuston, Busáras, and Pearse in around 5h 23m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Athlone to Heuston
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Irish Rail
Train from Pearse to Wexford
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Merrion Square North to Wexford, Wexford Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Athlone, Athlone Bus Station to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Busáras to Wexford, Wexford Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Dublin Airport to Wexford, Wexford Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
Bus Eireann
Wexford Bus
Phone
053 9142742
Email
info@wexfordbus.com
Website
wexfordbus.com
Bus from Davenport Hotel Merrion Street to Wexford, Wexford Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Wexford Bus
Bus from Dublin Airport to Wexford, Wexford Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Website
Wexford Bus
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Athlone, Athlone B&Q to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
Citylink
Standard
$14 - $20
Web Fare
$11 - $17

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