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There are 4 ways to get from Bunratty Castle to Tullamore by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Limerick to Portarlington Portlaoise/Limerick Service

€27 - €38

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Bunratty to Kildare Village 300

€21 - €32

2 alternative options

Bus, line 845 bus  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Birr, stop 152101 72 / ...
  2. Take the line 845 bus from Birr, Birr Square to Tullamore, Classy Cloggs 845 / ...

Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from Bunratty Castle to Tullamore 130.8 km

€14 - €22

Bunratty Castle to Tullamore by walk and bus

The journey time between Bunratty Castle and Tullamore is around 8h 22m and covers a distance of around 138 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 25m. Operated by Bus Eireann and Kearns Transport, the Bunratty Castle to Tullamore service departs from Bunratty Castle and arrives in Tullamore, Classy Cloggs. Typically 11 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 22m
Fastest journey time:
2h 25m
Journey distance:
138 km
Services per week:
11
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:10
Last service departs at:
17:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bunratty Castle to Tullamore walk and bus schedules

Bunratty Castle → Tullamore
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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.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Bunratty Castle to Tullamore is to drive which costs €14 - €22 and takes 1h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Bunratty Castle to Tullamore is to drive which costs €14 - €22 and takes 1h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bunratty Castle to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Bunratty, stop 609551 and arriving at Tullamore, Classy Cloggs via Colbert Station, stop 635031 and Birr, Birr Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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The distance between Bunratty Castle and Tullamore is 109 km. The road distance is 130.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bunratty Castle to Tullamore without a car is to train which takes 4h 11m and costs €27 - €40.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Bunratty Castle to Tullamore, including transfers.

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Bunratty Castle to Tullamore bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Colbert Station, stop 635031.

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The best way to get from Bunratty Castle to Tullamore is to train which takes 4h 11m and costs €27 - €40. Alternatively, you can bus and line 845 bus, which costs and takes 4h 16m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bunratty Castle to Tullamore is 131 km. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Bunratty Castle to Tullamore.

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  • Distance: 109 km
  • Duration: 4h 11m

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Limerick to Portarlington twice daily. Tickets cost €13 - €19 and the journey takes 1h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bunratty Castle to Tullamore via Bunratty, stop 609551, Colbert Station, stop 635031, and Birr, Birr Square in around 4h 16m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
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 Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Birr, stop 152101
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Bus Eireann
Kearns Transport
Phone
057 912 0124
Email
info@kearnstransport.com
Website
kearnstransport.com
Bus from Birr, Birr Square to Tullamore, Classy Cloggs
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Kearns Transport
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Bunratty to Kildare Village
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transport for Ireland

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