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There are 6 ways to get from Donegal to Tullamore by bus, train or car

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Bus, train via Longford  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 to Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 64 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sligo to Longford
  3. Take the bus from Longford Station, stop 135771 to Tullamore College, stop 135981 73

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Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 to Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 64 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Mullingar Hospital, stop 138791 23
  3. Take the bus from Mullingar, Mullingar Hospital to Tullamore High Street Post Office 837

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Bus, train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 to Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 64 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sligo to Mullingar, Mullingar Sligo/Longford Service

Bus via Dublin  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 to Busáras, stop 135001 X30 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dublin, Halfpenny Bridge to Tullamore, Classy Cloggs 845 / ...

Bus, train via Dublin  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 to Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 64 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sligo to Connolly
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Tullamore

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Donegal to Tullamore 218.2 km
Donegal → Tullamore
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tullamore is 1850 24 1850.

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The cheapest way to get from Donegal to Tullamore is to bus which costs €23 - €35 and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Donegal to Tullamore is to drive which costs €25 - €40 and takes 2h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Donegal to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 and arriving at Tullamore High Street Post Office via Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 and Mullingar, Mullingar Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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The distance between Donegal and Tullamore is 159 km. The road distance is 218.2 km.

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The best way to get from Donegal to Tullamore without a car is to bus and train via Longford which takes 5h 49m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Donegal to Tullamore, including transfers.

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Donegal to Tullamore bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 station.

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Donegal to Tullamore bus services, operated by Slieve Bloom Coach Tours, arrive at Tullamore High Street Post Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donegal to Tullamore is 218 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Donegal to Tullamore.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Tullamore. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Donegal to Tullamore.
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  • Distance: 158.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 49m

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

You can take a bus from Donegal to Tullamore via Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 and Mullingar, Mullingar Hospital in around 6h 10m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
transportforireland.ie
Train from Sligo to Longford
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Train from Sligo to Mullingar, Mullingar
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Train from Sligo to Connolly
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Train from Heuston to Tullamore
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€10 - €13
Flexible
€13 - €15
Bus operators
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 Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 to Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Longford Station, stop 135771 to Tullamore College, stop 135981
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Mullingar Hospital, stop 138791
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 to Busáras, stop 135001
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Bus Eireann
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Phone
05786-24416
Email
slievebloomcoaches@live.com
Website
slievebloomcoaches.ie
Bus from Mullingar, Mullingar Hospital to Tullamore High Street Post Office
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Kearns Transport
Phone
057 912 0124
Email
info@kearnstransport.com
Website
kearnstransport.com
Bus from Dublin, Halfpenny Bridge to Tullamore, Classy Cloggs
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Kearns Transport

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