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There are 3 ways to get from Birr to Ashford Castle by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Birr, Birr Square to Eyre Square Galway 844

6€ - 7€

2 alternative options

Line 845 bus, train, bus, line 422 bus  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the line 845 bus from Birr, Birr Square to Outside Train Station 845 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tullamore to Galway
  3. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Headford 456 / ...
  4. Take the line 422 bus from Headford to Cong 422

Drive  •  1h 50m

  1. Drive from Birr to Ashford Castle 85.9 miles

16€ - 24€

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The cheapest way to get from Birr to Ashford Castle is to bus which costs 6€ - 7€ and takes 4h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Birr to Ashford Castle is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birr to Ashford Castle. However, there are services departing from Birr, Birr Square and arriving at Cong via Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station and Headford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 53m.

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The distance between Birr and Ashford Castle is 103 km. The road distance is 137.5 km.

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The best way to get from Birr to Ashford Castle without a car is to bus which takes 4h 53m and costs 6€ - 7€.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Birr to Ashford Castle, including transfers.

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Birr to Ashford Castle bus services, operated by Kearns Transport, depart from Birr, Birr Square station.

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Birr to Ashford Castle bus services, operated by Kearns Transport, arrive at Eyre Square Galway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birr to Ashford Castle is 138 km. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Birr to Ashford Castle.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Ashford Castle. Prices start at 58€ per night.

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  • Distance: 64.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Birr, Ireland and Ashford Castle, Ireland?

Kearns Transport operates a bus from Birr to Ashford Castle 4 times a week, and the journey takes 1h 50m.

Train operators
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 Outside Train Station
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Kearns Transport
Bus �ireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Headford
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Headford to Cong
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Burkesbus
Phone
(093) 55416
Email
info@burkesbus.com
Website
burkesbus.com
Bus from Eyre Square Galway to Headford, Headford
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 7€
Website
Burkesbus

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