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There are 3 ways to get from Cork 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

  1. Take the bus from Cork, Anderson's Quay to Kilkenny
  2. Take the bus from Ormonde College, stop 337811 to Columcille Street, stop 102921

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Drive

  1. Drive from Cork to Tullamore

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The cheapest way to get from Cork to Tullamore is to bus which costs €25 - €35 and takes 5h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Cork to Tullamore is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cork to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Cork, Anderson's Quay and arriving at Columcille Street, stop 102921 via Ormonde College, stop 337811. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cork to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Cork Kent and arriving at Tullamore via Portlaoise, Portlaoise and Portarlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 9m.

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The distance between Cork and Tullamore is 167 km. The road distance is 200.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cork to Tullamore without a car is to train which takes 3h 9m and costs €29 - €40.

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It takes approximately 3h 9m to get from Cork to Tullamore, including transfers.

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Cork to Tullamore bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Cork, Anderson's Quay station.

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Cork to Tullamore train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Cork Kent station.

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The best way to get from Cork to Tullamore is to train which takes 3h 9m and costs €29 - €40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €25 - €35 and takes 5h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Cork to Tullamore.
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  • Distance: 166.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 9m

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Cork Kent to Portlaoise, Portlaoise hourly. Tickets cost €16 - €23 and the journey takes 1h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cork to Tullamore via Ormonde College, stop 337811 in around 5h 56m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Cork, Anderson's Quay to Kilkenny
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Dublin Coach
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.

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Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Ormonde College, stop 337811 to Columcille Street, stop 102921
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Bus Eireann

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Cork to Tullamore bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Columcille Street, stop 102921 station.

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Cork to Tullamore train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Portlaoise, Portlaoise station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cork to Tullamore is 200 km. It takes approximately 2h 4m to drive from Cork to Tullamore.

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