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There are 5 ways to get from Ballinasloe to Elphin by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Ballinasloe to Athlone
  2. Take the train from Athlone to Roscommon
  3. Take the bus from Roscommon, Abbeytown to Elphin, Elphin

Cheapest

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ballinasloe to Elphin

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Athlone to Roscommon
  2. Take the bus from Roscommon, Abbeytown to Elphin, Elphin

Line 70 bus, line 440 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 70 bus from Dunlo Street, stop 150701 to Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101
  2. Take the line 440 bus from Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101 to Mart Road, stop 555751
  3. Take the bus from Roscommon, Roscommon to Elphin, Elphin

Drive

  1. Drive from Ballinasloe to Elphin

Ballinasloe to Elphin by train and bus

The journey time between Ballinasloe and Elphin is around 3h 37m and covers a distance of around 96 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Operated by Irish Rail and Local Link Longford Westmeath Roscommon, the Ballinasloe to Elphin service departs from Ballinasloe and arrives in Elphin, Elphin. Typically 24 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

24 Weekly Services
3h 37m Average Duration
- Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Ballinasloe to Elphin is to drive which costs €13 - €20 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ballinasloe to Elphin is to taxi which costs €95 - €120 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ballinasloe to Elphin. However, there are services departing from Dunlo Street, stop 150701 and arriving at Elphin, Elphin via Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101 and Roscommon, Roscommon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 39m.

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The distance between Ballinasloe and Elphin is 57 km. The road distance is 69.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ballinasloe to Elphin without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 37m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 37m to get from Ballinasloe to Elphin, including transfers.

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Ballinasloe to Elphin bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Dunlo Street, stop 150701 station.

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Ballinasloe to Elphin bus services, operated by Local Link Longford Westmeath Roscommon, arrive at Elphin, Elphin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ballinasloe to Elphin is 69 km. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Ballinasloe to Elphin.

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  • Distance: 57.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 37m

What companies run services between Ballinasloe, Ireland and Elphin, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Ballinasloe to Elphin via Athlone, Athlone, Roscommon, and Roscommon, Abbeytown in around 3h 38m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Ballinasloe to Athlone
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €8
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€7 - €8
Flexible
€7 - €8
Train from Athlone to Roscommon
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€7 - €9
Flexible
€7 - €9
Bus operators
Local Link Longford Westmeath Roscommon
Phone
044 9340801
Email
lwr@locallink.ie
Website
locallinklwr.ie
Bus from Roscommon, Abbeytown to Elphin, Elphin
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Local Link Longford Westmeath Roscommon
Bus from Roscommon, Roscommon to Elphin, Elphin
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Local Link Longford Westmeath Roscommon
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus from Athlone to Roscommon
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Irish Rail
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 Dunlo Street, stop 150701 to Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101 to Mart Road, stop 555751
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Ballinasloe to Elphin
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
€95 - €120
Mighty Cabs
Phone
+353 90 964 4222
Website
mightycabs.ie
Kenny Cabs
Phone
+353 90 964 4444

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