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There are 5 ways to get from Cavan to Athlone by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station to Delvin, Delvin 111A
  2. Take the bus from Delvin, Delvin to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station 70

$26 - $31

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Bus via Busáras  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station to Busáras 109x / ...
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station X20

$40 - $48

Bus, train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station to Busáras 109x / ...
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Athlone Westport Service / ...

$50 - $69

Taxi  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cavan to Athlone 51.7 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Cavan to Athlone 51.7 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Cavan to Athlone is to drive which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 1 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cavan to Athlone is to taxi which costs 95€ - 120€ and takes 1 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cavan station to Athlone station. However, there are services departing from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station and arriving at Athlone, Athlone Bus Station via Delvin, Delvin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Cavan and Athlone is 73 km. The road distance is 82.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cavan to Athlone without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 35 min and costs 22€ - 28€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Cavan to Athlone, including transfers.

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Cavan to Athlone bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Cavan, Cavan Bus Station.

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Cavan to Athlone bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Athlone, Athlone Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cavan to Athlone is 83 km. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from Cavan to Athlone.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Athlone. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 45.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Cavan, IE-CN, Ireland and Athlone, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Cavan to Athlone via Delvin, Delvin in around 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station to Delvin, Delvin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Delvin, Delvin to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Cavan to Athlone
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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