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There are 5 ways to get from Kells to Tullamore by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train via Dublin

  1. Take the bus from Kells, stop 135391 to Parnell Square East, stop 134991
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Tullamore

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Abbey Road, stop 138451 to Sherwell Court, stop 152171

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Kells, stop 135391 to O'Connel Street, stop 135051
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Tullamore

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Kells to Tullamore

Drive

  1. Drive from Kells to Tullamore

Kells to Tullamore by bus, walk, tram and train

The journey time between Kells and Tullamore is around 3h 27m and covers a distance of around 164 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 4m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 31m. Operated by Bus Eireann, Luas and Irish Rail, the Kells to Tullamore service departs from Kells, stop 135391 and arrives in Tullamore. Typically 67 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 22m
Layover time:
1h 4m
Total time:
3h 27m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 31m
Journey distance:
164 km
Services per week:
67
Cheapest price:
€21
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:44
Last service departs at:
22:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kells to Tullamore bus, walk, tram and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kells to Tullamore is to drive which costs €9 - €14 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Kells to Tullamore is to taxi which costs €110 - €140 and takes 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kells to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Kells, stop 135391 and arriving at Tullamore, Classy Cloggs via Abbey Road, stop 138451 and Tyrrellspass, Tyrellspass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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The distance between Kells and Tullamore is 65 km. The road distance is 80.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kells to Tullamore without a car is to bus and train via Dublin which takes 3h 26m and costs €20 - €35.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Kells to Tullamore, including transfers.

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Kells to Tullamore bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Abbey Road, stop 138451 station.

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Kells to Tullamore bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Sherwell Court, stop 152171 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kells to Tullamore is 80 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Kells to Tullamore.

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Map of how to get from Kells to Tullamore.
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  • Distance: 64.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 26m

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Abbey Road, stop 138451 to Sherwell Court, stop 152171 twice a week. Tickets cost €3 - €6 and the journey takes 1h 17m.

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 Kells, stop 135391 to Parnell Square East, stop 134991
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Kells, stop 135391 to O'Connel Street, stop 135051
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Abbey Road, stop 138451 to Sherwell Court, stop 152171
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Kells to Tullamore
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Lynch Taxis
Phone
+353 87 7478 826
Kells Taxi Cabs
Phone
+353 87 2804 242
Jiffy Cabs
Phone
+353 46 9017 034
Website
jiffycabs.ie

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