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There are 6 ways to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, line 451 bus

  1. Take the bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 556261 to Elphin, stop 152381
  2. Take the line 451 bus from Elphin, stop 152391 to Ballaghaderreen, stop 530161

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Tulsk
  2. Take the bus from Tulsk, stop 178921 to Ballaghaderreen, stop 530161

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Longford
  2. Take the bus from Longford Station, stop 135771 to Ballaghaderreen, stop 530161

Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Boyle
  2. Take a taxi from Boyle to Ballaghaderreen

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen

Drive

  1. Drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen

Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen by bus

The bus journey time between Carrick-on-Shannon and Ballaghaderreen is around 1h 56m and covers a distance of around 44 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Bus Eireann and Local Link Longford Westmeath Roscommon, the Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen bus service departs from Carrick Plaza, stop 556261 and arrives in Ballaghaderreen, stop 530161. Typically only one bus runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1 Weekly Buses
1h 56m Average Duration
€8 Cheapest Price
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Carrick-on-Shannon → Ballaghaderreen
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The cheapest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen is to drive which costs €6 - €10 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen is to train and taxi which costs €40 - €60 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen. However, there are services departing from Carrick Plaza, stop 556261 and arriving at Ballaghaderreen, stop 530161 via Elphin, stop 152391. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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The distance between Carrick-on-Shannon and Ballaghaderreen is 32 km. The road distance is 36.3 km.

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The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen without a car is to bus and line 451 bus which takes 1h 56m and costs €7 - €13.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen, including transfers.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Carrick Plaza, stop 556261 station.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Ballaghaderreen, stop 530161 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen is 36 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen.

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Map of how to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen.
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  • Distance: 32 km
  • Duration: 1h 56m

What companies run services between Carrick-on-Shannon, IE-LM, Ireland and Ballaghaderreen, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ballaghaderreen via Elphin, stop 152391 in around 1h 56m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Longford
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€7 - €9
Flexible
€8 - €10
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Boyle
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€6 - €8
Flexible
€6 - €8
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 Carrick Plaza, stop 556261 to Elphin, stop 152381
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Elphin, stop 152391 to Ballaghaderreen, stop 530161
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Longford Station, stop 135771 to Ballaghaderreen, stop 530161
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Bus Eireann
Local Link Longford Westmeath Roscommon
Phone
044 9340801
Email
lwr@locallink.ie
Website
locallinklwr.ie
Bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Elphin
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Local Link Longford Westmeath Roscommon
Bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Tulsk
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Local Link Longford Westmeath Roscommon
Bus from Tulsk to Ballaghaderreen
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Local Link Longford Westmeath Roscommon
Expressway
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Tulsk, stop 178921 to Ballaghaderreen, stop 530161
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Longford Station, stop 135771 to Ballaghaderreen, stop 530161
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Boyle to Ballaghaderreen
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
€35 - €50
McKenna's Taxis
Phone
+353 87 261 0001
Matt's Cabs
Phone
+353 86 263 6791

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