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There are 4 ways to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to Athlone by taxi, train, bus or car

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Taxi, train  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Knock Airport (NOC) to Ballyhaunis Train Station
  2. Take the train from Ballyhaunis Train Station to Athlone Westport Service

$49 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station 440

$20 - $23

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Knock Airport (NOC) to Athlone 63 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Knock Airport (NOC) to Athlone 63 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to Athlone is to drive which costs 11€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to Athlone is to taxi which costs 110€ - 140€ and takes 1 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lurga, Knock Airport and arriving at Athlone, Athlone Bus Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Knock Airport (NOC) and Athlone is 78 km. The road distance is 100.8 km.

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The best way to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to Athlone without a car is to taxi and train which takes 1 h 18 min and costs 40€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to Athlone, including transfers.

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Knock Airport (NOC) to Athlone bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Lurga, Knock Airport station.

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Knock Airport (NOC) to Athlone bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Athlone, Athlone Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Knock Airport (NOC) to Athlone is 101 km. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Knock Airport (NOC) to Athlone.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Athlone. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Knock Airport (NOC) to Athlone.
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  • Distance: 48.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

What companies run services between Knock Airport (NOC), Ireland and Athlone, Ireland?

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Knock Airport (NOC) to Athlone 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $23 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Knock Airport (NOC) to Ballyhaunis Train Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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