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There are 5 ways to get from Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Portlaoise, Portlaoise

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Bus via Birr

  1. Take the bus from Parnell Place, stop 255021 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
  2. Take the bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Birr, stop 152101

3 alternative options

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Portlaoise, Portlaoise
  2. Take the bus from Portlaoise, Outside Train Station to Market Square Tullamore

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cork Airport to Henry St
  2. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Laois Shopping Centre

Drive

  1. Drive from Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore

Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore by bus and train

The journey time between Cork Airport (ORK) and Tullamore is around 4h 1m and covers a distance of around 235 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 20m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 49m. Operated by Bus Eireann and Irish Rail, the Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore service departs from Cork Airport, stop 230061 and arrives in Tullamore. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 41m
Layover time:
1h 20m
Total time:
4h 1m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 49m
Journey distance:
235 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€36
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:24
Last service departs at:
16:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore bus and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore is to bus via Birr, which costs €21 - €35 and takes 6h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore is to drive which costs €24 - €35 and takes 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Cork Airport, stop 230061 and arriving at Tullamore, Classy Cloggs via Parnell Place, stop 255021, Colbert Station, stop 635031 and Birr, Birr Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 19m.

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The distance between Cork Airport (ORK) and Tullamore is 172 km. The road distance is 206.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore without a car is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs €35 - €50.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore, including transfers.

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Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Parnell Place, stop 255021 station.

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The best way to get from Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs €35 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus via Birr, which costs €21 - €35 and takes 6h 19m.

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Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Birr, stop 152101 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore is 206 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore.

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Map of how to get from Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore.
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  • Distance: 172.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Cork Airport (ORK), Ireland and Tullamore, IE-OY, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Cork Kent to Portlaoise, Portlaoise every 3 hours. Tickets cost €16 - €23 and the journey takes 1h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cork Airport (ORK) to Tullamore via Parnell Place, stop 255021, Colbert Station, stop 635031, and Birr, Birr Square in around 6h 19m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Cork Kent to Portlaoise, Portlaoise
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€16 - €19
Flexible
€20 - €23
Bus operators
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Phone
05786-24416
Email
slievebloomcoaches@live.com
Website
slievebloomcoaches.ie
Bus from Portlaoise, Outside Train Station to Market Square Tullamore
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
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 Parnell Place, stop 255021 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Birr, stop 152101
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Bus Eireann
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Cork Airport to Henry St
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Website
Citylink
Standard
€10 - €15
Web Fare
€8 - €12
Kenneally's Bus Service
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Laois Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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