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There are 4 ways to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Longford
  2. Take the bus from Longford, Outside Train Station to Cavan, Cavan Bus Station

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Line 23 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 23 bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to Longford Station, stop 135771
  2. Take the bus from Longford, Outside Train Station to Cavan, Cavan Bus Station

Taxi

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan

Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan by train and bus

The journey time between Carrick-on-Shannon and Cavan is around 2h 41m and covers a distance of around 90 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Irish Rail, Andrew Wharton and Bus Eireann, the Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan service departs from Carrick on Shannon and arrives in Cavan, Cavan Bus Station. Typically 35 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

35 Weekly Services
2h 41m Average Duration
€17 Cheapest Price
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Carrick-on-Shannon → Cavan
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The cheapest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan is to drive which costs €12 - €18 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan is to taxi which costs €100 - €130 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan station. However, there are services departing from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 and arriving at Cavan, Cavan Bus Station via Longford, Outside Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 48m.

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The distance between Carrick-on-Shannon and Cavan is 48 km. The road distance is 61.3 km.

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The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 41m and costs €16 - €22.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan, including transfers.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 station.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan bus services, operated by Andrew Wharton, arrive at Cavan, Cavan Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan is 61 km. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan.

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Map of how to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan.
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  • Distance: 48.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 41m

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

You can take a bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan via Longford, Outside Train Station in around 2h 48m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Andrew Wharton
Phone
+353 86 818 1435
Website
andrewwhartoncoachhire.com
Bus from Longford, Outside Train Station to Cavan, Cavan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Andrew Wharton
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 Longford Station, stop 135771 to Cavan Bus Station, stop 135861
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to Longford Station, stop 135771
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Carrick-on-Shannon to Cavan
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
€100 - €130
Leitrim Taxis and Transport Service
Phone
+353 83 856 9506
Website
leitrimtaxis.ie
AC Cabs
Phone
+353 86 730 7852

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