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

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Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Outside Heuston Train Station to Damer Court Hotel, Damer Court Hotel X12

$23 - $28

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Ballybrophy Portlaoise/Limerick Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Ballybrophy to Roscrea Limerick via Nenagh Service

$27 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Roscrea 80.6 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Roscrea is to drive which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Roscrea is to drive which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Outside Heuston Train Station station and arriving at Damer Court Hotel, Damer Court Hotel. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dublin to Roscrea. However, there are services departing from Heuston and arriving at Roscrea via Ballybrophy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Roscrea is 112 km. The road distance is 128.9 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Roscrea without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs 20€ - 24€.

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The bus from Outside Heuston Train Station to Damer Court Hotel, Damer Court Hotel takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Dublin to Roscrea bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Outside Heuston Train Station.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Roscrea.
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  • Distance: 69.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Roscrea every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $28 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dublin to Roscrea via Ballybrophy in around 2 h 28 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Ballybrophy
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Ballybrophy to Roscrea
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Outside Heuston Train Station to Damer Court Hotel, Damer Court Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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