There are 4 ways to get from Belfast to Thurles 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  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly Enterprise Service
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Thurles Cork/Mallow Service / ...

$69 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Nenagh, Nenagh X12

$35 - $45

2 alternative options

Bus, line 747 bus, train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Take the line 747 bus from Dublin Airport to Heuston Station, Victoria Quay 747
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Thurles

$51 - $72

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Thurles 196.9 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Thurles is to bus which costs £26 - £35 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Thurles is to drive which takes 3 h 8 min and costs £30 - £50.

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The distance between Belfast and Thurles is 247 km. The road distance is 315 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Belfast to Thurles, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Thurles. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Liberty Square Thurles via Dublin Airport and Nenagh, Nenagh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Thurles, Ireland?

You can take a train from Belfast to Thurles via Connolly, Busáras Luas Stop, Heuston Luas Stop, and Heuston in around 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Belfast to Thurles via Dublin Airport and Nenagh, Nenagh in around 7 h 15 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast Central to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Thurles
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Dublin Bus
Website
dublinbus.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Heuston Station, Victoria Quay
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
dublinbus.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Nenagh, Nenagh
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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