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There are 5 ways to get from Limerick to Borris by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the train from Limerick to Kildare Portlaoise/Limerick Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Kildare to Bagenalstown Kildare/Waterford Service / ...

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Bus, line 881 bus  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to The Regal Centre, stop 331901 55
  2. Take the bus from Clonmel - Army Brks to Kilkenny, Ormond Road 717
  3. Take the line 881 bus from Kilkenny Castle to Borris, Borris 881

Train, bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Limerick to Kildare Re
  2. Take the train from Kildare to Carlow Ic
  3. Take the bus from Carlow to Borris 481

Bus  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Liberty Square Thurles 391
  2. Take the bus from Ballynonty to Kilkenny 489
  3. Take the bus from Paulstown to Borris 481 / ...

Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Limerick to Borris 156.4 km

Limerick to Borris by bus

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4h 57m Average Duration
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Limerick → Borris
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The cheapest way to get from Limerick to Borris is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 1h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Limerick to Borris is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 1h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Limerick station to Borris. However, there are services departing from Colbert Station, stop 635031 and arriving at Borris, Borris via Clonmel - Army Brks and Kilkenny Castle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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It is 115 km from Limerick to Borris. It is approximately 156.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Limerick to Borris without a car is to train which takes 3h 44m and costs €45 - €60.

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It takes approximately 3h 44m to get from Limerick to Borris, including transfers.

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Limerick to Borris bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Colbert Station, stop 635031.

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The best way to get from Limerick to Borris is to train which takes 3h 44m and costs €45 - €60. Alternatively, you can bus and line 881 bus, which costs and takes 4h 57m.

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Limerick to Borris bus services, operated by Michael Kilbride, arrive at Borris, Borris station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Limerick to Borris is 156 km. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Limerick to Borris.

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  • Distance: 115.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 44m

What companies run services between Limerick, Ireland and Borris, IE-CW, Ireland?

You can take a train from Limerick to Borris via Kildare and Bagenalstown in around 3h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Limerick to Borris via The Regal Centre, stop 331901, Clonmel - Army Brks, Kilkenny, Ormond Road, and Kilkenny Castle in around 4h 57m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick to Kildare
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€14 - €17
Flexible
€17 - €20
Train from Kildare to Bagenalstown
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€9 - €11
Flexible
€9 - €11
Train from Kildare to Carlow
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€8 - €10
Flexible
€8 - €10
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 Colbert Station, stop 635031 to The Regal Centre, stop 331901
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Bus Eireann
J.J.Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 818 333 222
Email
info@jjkavanagh.ie
Website
jjkavanagh.ie
Bus from Clonmel - Army Brks to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
J.J.Kavanagh & Sons
Michael Kilbride
Phone
051 423633
Email
kilbridescoaches@eircom.net
Website
kilbridecoaches.com
Bus from Kilkenny Castle to Borris, Borris
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Michael Kilbride
Local Link Carlow Kilkenny Wicklow
Phone
1890 424141
Email
ckw@locallink.ie
Website
ringalink.ie
Bus from Carlow to Borris
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Website
Local Link Carlow Kilkenny Wicklow
Bus from Paulstown to Borris
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Website
Local Link Carlow Kilkenny Wicklow
Local Link Tipperary
Phone
076-106-6140
Email
tipperary@locallink.ie
Website
locallinktipperary.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Liberty Square Thurles
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Local Link Tipperary
local link
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Ballynonty to Kilkenny
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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