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There are 4 ways to get from Birr to Roscommon by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 845 bus, train  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the line 845 bus from Birr, Birr Square to Outside Train Station 845 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tullamore to Roscommon Westport Service

12€ - 18€

3 alternative options

Bus, line 440 bus  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Birr, Birr Square to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station 72
  2. Take the line 440 bus from Athlone, Athlone Bus Station to Roscommon, Roscommon Mart Road 440 / ...

Taxi  •  58m

  1. Take a taxi from Birr to Roscommon 47.5 miles

95€ - 120€

Drive  •  58m

  1. Drive from Birr to Roscommon 47.5 miles

9€ - 13€

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The cheapest way to get from Birr to Roscommon is to drive which costs 9€ - 13€ and takes 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Birr to Roscommon is to taxi which costs 95€ - 120€ and takes 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birr to Roscommon. However, there are services departing from Birr, Birr Square and arriving at Roscommon, Roscommon Mart Road via Athlone, Athlone Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 21m.

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The distance between Birr and Roscommon is 62 km. The road distance is 76 km.

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The best way to get from Birr to Roscommon without a car is to line 845 bus and train which takes 2h 18m and costs 12€ - 18€.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Birr to Roscommon, including transfers.

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Birr to Roscommon bus services, operated by Bus �ireann, depart from Birr, Birr Square station.

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Birr to Roscommon bus services, operated by Bus �ireann, arrive at Roscommon, Roscommon Mart Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birr to Roscommon is 76 km. It takes approximately 58m to drive from Birr to Roscommon.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Roscommon. Prices start at 50€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Birr to Roscommon.
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  • Distance: 38.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Birr, Ireland and Roscommon, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Birr to Roscommon via Athlone, Athlone Bus Station in around 2h 21m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Kearns Transport
Phone
057 912 0124
Email
info@kearnstransport.com
Website
kearnstransport.com
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 Birr, Birr Square to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Athlone, Athlone Bus Station to Roscommon, Roscommon Mart Road
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Birr to Roscommon
Ave. Duration
58m
Estimated price
95€ - 120€

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