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There are 3 ways to get from Macroom to Rathmore by bus, taxi or car

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Line 257 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 257 bus from Macroom, stop 356141 to Rathmore, stop 132431 257

7€ - 11€

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Macroom to Rathmore 32.8 km

45€ - 60€

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Macroom to Rathmore 32.8 km

3€ - 6€

Macroom to Rathmore by bus

The bus journey time between Macroom and Rathmore is around 40 min and covers a distance of around 35 km. The fastest bus normally takes 40 min. Operated by Bus Eireann, the Macroom to Rathmore bus service departs from Macroom, stop 356141 and arrives in Rathmore, stop 132431. Typically 10 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Macroom to Rathmore bus schedules

Macroom → Rathmore
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rathmore is 1850 24 1850.

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

The social distance requirement in Rathmore is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Macroom to Rathmore is to drive which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Macroom to Rathmore is to taxi which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Macroom, stop 356141 and arriving at Rathmore, stop 132431. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Macroom and Rathmore is 27 km. The road distance is 32.8 km.

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The best way to get from Macroom to Rathmore without a car is to line 257 bus which takes 40 min and costs 7€ - 11€.

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The line 257 bus from Macroom, stop 356141 to Rathmore, stop 132431 takes 40 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Macroom to Rathmore bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Macroom, stop 356141 station.

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Macroom to Rathmore bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Rathmore, stop 132431 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Macroom to Rathmore is 33 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Macroom to Rathmore.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Rathmore. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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  • Distance: 26.5 km
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between Macroom, Ireland and Rathmore, IE-KY, Ireland?

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Macroom, stop 356141 to Rathmore, stop 132431 once daily. Tickets cost 7€ - 11€ and the journey takes 40 min.

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 Macroom, stop 356141 to Rathmore, stop 132431
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Macroom to Rathmore
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Ballincollig Taxis
Phone
+353 21 487 0555
Ballincollig Cabs
Phone
+353 21 487 0800

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