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There are 4 ways to get from Birr to Aran Islands by train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, travel  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the train from Tullamore to Galway Galway Service
  2. Travel from Galway to Aran Islands

3 alternative options

Bus, line 424 bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Birr, Birr Square to Eyre Square Galway 844
  2. Take the line 424 bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Cartron, Tully Cross 424

Train, travel via Achill Sound, Achill Sound  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Tullamore to Westport Westport Service
  2. Travel from Achill Sound, Achill Sound to Aran Islands

Bus, travel  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Birr, Birr Square to University Rd 844
  2. Take the bus from University Rd to Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar 430
  3. Take the bus from Castlebar to Achill Sound
  4. Travel from Achill Sound to Aran Islands

Questions & Answers

The distance between Birr and Aran Islands is 115 km.

The best way to get from Birr to Aran Islands without a car is to train and travel which takes 3h 51m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 51m to get from Birr to Aran Islands, including transfers.

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There are 202+ hotels available in Aran Islands. Prices start at 76€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Birr to Aran Islands.
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  • Distance: 71.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 51m

What companies run services between Birr, Ireland and Aran Islands, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Birr to Aran Islands via Eyre Square Galway, Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station, and Cartron, Tully Cross in around 4h 11m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Tullamore to Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Irish Rail
Train from Tullamore to Westport
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Kearns Transport
Phone
057 912 0124
Email
info@kearnstransport.com
Website
kearnstransport.com
Bus from Birr, Birr Square to Eyre Square Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Kearns Transport
Bus from Birr, Birr Square to University Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Kearns Transport
Bus �ireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Cartron, Tully Cross
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from University Rd to Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Transport for Ireland
local link
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
locallink.ie
Bus from Castlebar to Achill Sound
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Schedules at
locallink.ie

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