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There are 3 ways to get from Dublin to Loughrea by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Loughrea, Loughrea Moylan's 20 / ...

$13 - $40

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Athlone 9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Athlone, Athlone Bus Station to Loughrea, Loughrea Moylan's 20 / ...

$40 - $53

Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Loughrea 115.7 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Loughrea is to bus which costs 11€ - 35€ and takes 2h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Loughrea is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Busáras and arriving at Loughrea, Loughrea Moylan's. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 36m.

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The distance between Dublin and Loughrea is 155 km. The road distance is 185.2 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Loughrea without a car is to bus which takes 2h 36m and costs 11€ - 35€.

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The bus from Busáras to Loughrea, Loughrea Moylan's takes 2h 36m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Dublin to Loughrea bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Busáras station.

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Dublin to Loughrea bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Loughrea, Loughrea Moylan's station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Loughrea is 185 km. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Dublin to Loughrea.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Loughrea. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Loughrea.
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  • Distance: 96.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Loughrea, Ireland?

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Loughrea hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 36m. Citylink also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Loughrea, Loughrea Moylan's
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Athlone, Athlone Bus Station to Loughrea, Loughrea Moylan's
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
Bus Eireann
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Beatty's Jewellers
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
Citylink
Standard
$16 - $22
Web Fare
$13 - $19

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