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There are 5 ways to get from Ballyshannon to Tullamore by bus, train or car

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Bus, train via Ballyhaunis

  1. Take the bus from Ballyshannon, stop 140811 to Ballyhaunis, stop 555731
  2. Take the train from Ballyhaunis to Tullamore

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Ballyshannon, stop 140811 to Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081
  2. Take the train from Sligo to Longford
  3. Take the bus from Longford Station, stop 135771 to Tullamore College, stop 135981

Bus, train via Galway

  1. Take the bus from Opposite Slevin's Shop, Ballyshannon to Eyre Square Galway
  2. Take the train from Galway to Tullamore

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ballyshannon, stop 140811 to Busáras, stop 135001
  2. Take the bus from Dublin, Halfpenny Bridge to Tullamore, Classy Cloggs

Drive

  1. Drive from Ballyshannon to Tullamore

Ballyshannon to Tullamore by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Ballyshannon and Tullamore is around 9h 15m and covers a distance of around 232 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 32m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 22m. Operated by Bus Eireann and Irish Rail, the Ballyshannon to Tullamore service departs from Ballyshannon, stop 140811 and arrives in Tullamore. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 42m
Layover time:
5h 32m
Total time:
9h 15m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 22m
Journey distance:
232 km
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€24
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:00
Last service departs at:
17:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ballyshannon to Tullamore bus, walk and train schedules

Ballyshannon → Tullamore
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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: 12 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ballyshannon to Tullamore is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 2h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Ballyshannon to Tullamore is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ballyshannon to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Ballyshannon, stop 140811 and arriving at Tullamore, Classy Cloggs via Dublin, Halfpenny Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 2m.

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The distance between Ballyshannon and Tullamore is 144 km. The road distance is 196.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ballyshannon to Tullamore without a car is to bus and train via Ballyhaunis which takes 4h 44m and costs €23 - €35.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Ballyshannon to Tullamore, including transfers.

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Ballyshannon to Tullamore bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Ballyshannon, stop 140811 station.

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Ballyshannon to Tullamore bus services, operated by Kearns Transport, arrive at Tullamore, Classy Cloggs station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ballyshannon to Tullamore is 197 km. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Ballyshannon to Tullamore.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Tullamore. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Ballyshannon to Tullamore.
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  • Distance: 143.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

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

You can take a bus from Ballyshannon to Tullamore via Busáras, stop 135001 and Dublin, Halfpenny Bridge in around 6h 2m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Ballyhaunis to Tullamore
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€11 - €14
Flexible
€14 - €16
Train from Sligo to Longford
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€10 - €13
Flexible
€12 - €15
Train from Galway to Tullamore
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€12 - €14
Flexible
€14 - €17
Bus operators
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 Ballyshannon, stop 140811 to Ballyhaunis, stop 555731
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Ballyshannon, stop 140811 to Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Longford Station, stop 135771 to Tullamore College, stop 135981
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Ballyshannon, stop 140811 to Busáras, stop 135001
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Bus Eireann
TFI Local Link Donegal Sligo Leitrim
Phone
074 9741644
Email
Donegal@locallink.ie
Website
locallinkdonegal.ie
Bus from Ballyshannon to Sligo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
locallinkdonegal.ie
Bus Feda Teoranta
Kearns Transport
Phone
057 912 0124
Email
info@kearnstransport.com
Website
kearnstransport.com
Bus from Dublin, Halfpenny Bridge to Tullamore, Classy Cloggs
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Kearns Transport

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