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There are 4 ways to get from Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Portlaoise, Portlaoise Cork/Mallow Service / ...

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Train, bus  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Portlaoise, Portlaoise Cork/Mallow Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Portlaoise, Outside Train Station to Market Square Tullamore 829

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Line 55 bus, bus, line 845 bus  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the line 55 bus from Limerick Junction, stop 331831 to Colbert Station, stop 635031 55 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Birr, stop 152101 72
  3. Take the line 845 bus from Birr, Birr Square to Tullamore, Classy Cloggs 845 / ...

Drive  •  1h 34m

  1. Drive from Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore 134.7 km

Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore by train

The train journey time between Limerick Junction Station and Tullamore is around 2h 45m and covers a distance of around 131 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 26m. The fastest train normally takes 1h 50m. Operated by Irish Rail, the Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore train service departs from Limerick Junction and arrives in Tullamore. Typically 47 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 18m
Layover time:
1h 26m
Total time:
2h 45m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 50m
Train distance:
131 km
Trains per week:
47
Cheapest price:
€24
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:58
Last train departs at:
21:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore is to drive which costs €15 - €23 and takes 1h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore is to drive which costs €15 - €23 and takes 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Limerick Junction, stop 331831 and arriving at Tullamore, Classy Cloggs via Colbert Station, stop 635031 and Birr, Birr Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Limerick Junction and arriving at Tullamore via Portlaoise, Portlaoise and Portarlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Limerick Junction Station and Tullamore is 98 km. The road distance is 134.7 km.

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The best way to get from Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore without a car is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs €23 - €35.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore, including transfers.

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Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Limerick Junction, stop 331831 station.

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Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Limerick Junction station.

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The best way to get from Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs €23 - €35. Alternatively, you can line 55 bus and bus and line 845 bus, which costs and takes 4h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore.
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  • Distance: 98.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 50m

What companies run services between Limerick Junction Station, Ireland and Tullamore, IE-OY, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Limerick Junction to Portlaoise, Portlaoise every 2 hours. Tickets cost €10 - €15 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore via Limerick Junction, stop 331831, Colbert Station, stop 635031, and Birr, Birr Square in around 4h 34m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick Junction to Portlaoise, Portlaoise
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€10 - €13
Flexible
€12 - €15
Bus operators
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Phone
05786-24416
Email
slievebloomcoaches@live.com
Website
slievebloomcoaches.ie
Bus from Portlaoise, Outside Train Station to Market Square Tullamore
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
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 Limerick Junction, stop 331831 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Birr, stop 152101
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Bus Eireann
Kearns Transport
Phone
057 912 0124
Email
info@kearnstransport.com
Website
kearnstransport.com
Bus from Birr, Birr Square to Tullamore, Classy Cloggs
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Kearns Transport

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Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore bus services, operated by Kearns Transport, arrive at Tullamore, Classy Cloggs station.

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Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Portlaoise, Portlaoise station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore is 135 km. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Limerick Junction Station to Tullamore.

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