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There are 4 ways to get from Ennis to Cong by train, bus or car

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Train, line 456 bus

  1. Take the train from Ennis to Galway
  2. Take the line 456 bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Headford, stop 520431

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Bus, line 456 bus

  1. Take the bus from Ennis Station, stop 635341 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
  2. Take the line 456 bus from Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Headford, stop 520431

2 alternative options

Bus, line 435 bus

  1. Take the bus from Ennis Station, stop 635341 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
  2. Take the line 435 bus from Eyre Square Galway to Headford, Headford

Drive

  1. Drive from Ennis to Cong

Ennis to Cong by train and bus

The journey time between Ennis and Cong is around 6h 28m and covers a distance of around 122 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 19m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 48m. Operated by Irish Rail and Bus Eireann, the Ennis to Cong service departs from Ennis and arrives in Cong, stop 531691. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 8m
Layover time:
4h 19m
Total time:
6h 28m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 48m
Journey distance:
122 km
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
€18
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:43
Last service departs at:
19:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ennis to Cong train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ennis to Cong is to drive which costs €11 - €18 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Ennis to Cong is to drive which costs €11 - €18 and takes 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ennis station to Cong. However, there are services departing from Ennis Station, stop 635341 and arriving at Cong, stop 531691 via Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 and Headford, stop 520431. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between Ennis and Cong is 80 km. The road distance is 102.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ennis to Cong without a car is to train and line 456 bus which takes 4h 3m and costs €18 - €27.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Ennis to Cong, including transfers.

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Ennis to Cong bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Ennis Station, stop 635341.

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Ennis to Cong bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Headford, stop 520431 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ennis to Cong is 103 km. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Ennis to Cong.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Cong. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Ennis to Cong.
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  • Distance: 80.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 3m

What companies run services between Ennis, Ireland and Cong, IE-MO, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Ennis to Cong via Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 and Headford, stop 520431 in around 4h 10m.

Train operators
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 Galway Bus Station, stop 555041 to Headford, stop 520431
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Ennis Station, stop 635341 to Galway Bus Station, stop 555041
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Bus Eireann
Burkesbus
Phone
(093) 55416
Email
info@burkesbus.com
Website
burkesbus.com
Bus from Eyre Square Galway to Headford, Headford
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €7
Website
Burkesbus

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