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There are 3 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tullamore by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Tullamore

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swansea Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Swansea Bus Station to Haverfordwest
  3. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  4. Take the bus from Rosslare Europort, stop 355501 to Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051
  5. Take the bus from Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 to Tullamore, stop 135651

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Drive from Dublin to Tullamore
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International entry into Ireland from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Ireland from United Kingdom

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)

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Rules to follow in Ireland

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tullamore is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tullamore is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tullamore is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Ireland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 25 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tullamore is to fly and train which costs £29 - £150 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tullamore is to fly and train which costs £29 - £150 and takes 4h 5m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Tullamore is 518 km.

The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tullamore without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 19h 45m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tullamore, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Tullamore. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tullamore.
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  • Distance: 518 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Tullamore, IE-OY, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tullamore. However, you can fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, take the line 782 bus to Outside Heuston Train Station, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Tullamore. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Tullamore via Swansea Bus Station, Haverfordwest, Fishguard, Rosslare, Rosslare Europort, stop 355501, and Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 in around 19h 45m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €230
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €230
Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
National Express
Bus from Swansea Bus Station to Haverfordwest
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Heathrow Airport to Swansea City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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 Rosslare Europort, stop 355501 to Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 to Tullamore, stop 135651
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Bus Eireann
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Stena Line
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Stena Line
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€33 - €37
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
€120 - €140
On Foot
€33 - €37

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