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There are 4 ways to get from Cork to Tullamore by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the train from Cork to Portlaoise InterCity / ...

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Bus via Dublin  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Lower Glanmire Rd to Parkgate Street 707
  2. Take the bus from Heuston Station to Columcille Street 845 / ...

Bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Andersons Quay to Ormonde College 600
  2. Take the bus from Ormonde College to Columcille St 73

Drive  •  2h 5m

  1. Drive from Cork to Tullamore 200.4 km

Cork to Tullamore by train

110 Weekly Trains
3h 20m Average Duration
€23 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Cork to Tullamore is to train which costs €23 - €40 and takes 3h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Cork to Tullamore is to drive which takes 2h 5m and costs €35 - €55.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cork to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Lower Glanmire Rd and arriving at Columcille Street via Heuston Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cork to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Cork and arriving at Tullamore via Portlaoise and Portarlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 20m.

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The distance between Cork and Tullamore is 225 km. The road distance is 200.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cork to Tullamore without a car is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs €23 - €40.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Cork to Tullamore, including transfers.

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Cork to Tullamore bus services, operated by Citylink, depart from Lower Glanmire Rd station.

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

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The best way to get from Cork to Tullamore is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs €23 - €40. Alternatively, you can bus via Dublin, which costs €24 - €40 and takes 5h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Cork to Tullamore.
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  • Distance: 224.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Cork to Portlaoise hourly. Tickets cost €16 - €23 and the journey takes 1h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cork to Tullamore via Parkgate Street and Heuston Station in around 5h 25m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Cork to Portlaoise
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
https://www.irishrail.ie/en-ie/
Schedules at
https://www.irishrail.ie/en-ie/train-timetables
Book at
https://journeyplanner.irishrail.ie/webapp/#!P|TP!histId|0!histKey|H111568
Semi Flexible
€16 - €23
Flexible
€16 - €23
Bus operators
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Lower Glanmire Rd to Parkgate Street
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €26
Website
https://www.citylink.ie/
Web Fare
€16 - €22
On Bus
€19 - €26
Kearns Transport
Phone
057 912 0124
Email
info@kearnstransport.com
Website
kearnstransport.com
Bus from Heuston Station to Columcille Street
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
https://kearnstransport.com/
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Andersons Quay to Ormonde College
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
https://www.dublincoach.ie/
Bus Éireann
Phone
+353 1 836 6111
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Ormonde College to Columcille St
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
https://www.buseireann.ie/

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Cork to Tullamore bus services, operated by Kearns Transport, arrive at Columcille Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cork to Tullamore is 200 km. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Cork to Tullamore.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Tullamore. Prices start at €55 per night.

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