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There are 4 ways to get from Portarlington to Tullamore by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Portarlington to Tullamore Galway Service / ...

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Line 829 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 829 bus from French Church Street to Market Square Tullamore 829

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Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Portarlington to Tullamore 26.1 km

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Portarlington to Tullamore 26.1 km

Portarlington to Tullamore by train

The train journey time between Portarlington and Tullamore is around 16 min and covers a distance of around 26 km. The fastest train normally takes 15 min. Services are operated by Irish Rail. Typically 70 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
16 min
Fastest train time:
15 min
Train distance:
26 km
Trains per week:
70
Cheapest price:
€7
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:16
Last train departs at:
21:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Portarlington to Tullamore train schedules

Portarlington → Tullamore
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Rules to follow in Ireland

2m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Travel within Ireland

Nationwide control measures in place

COVID-19 help in Ireland

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1850 24 1850

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Ireland.

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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.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Portarlington to Tullamore is to drive, which costs €3 - €5 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portarlington to Tullamore is to train which costs €7 - €9 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from French Church Street and arriving at Market Square Tullamore. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Portarlington and arriving at Tullamore. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Portarlington and Tullamore is 24 km. The road distance is 26.1 km.

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The best way to get from Portarlington to Tullamore without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs €7 - €9.

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The train from Portarlington to Tullamore takes 15 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Portarlington to Tullamore bus services, operated by Slieve Bloom Coach Tours, depart from French Church Street station.

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Portarlington to Tullamore train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Portarlington station.

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The best way to get from Portarlington to Tullamore is to train which takes 15 min and costs €7 - €9. Alternatively, you can line 829 bus, which costs €5 - €8 and takes 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Portarlington to Tullamore.
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  • Distance: 23.6 km
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Portarlington, Ireland and Tullamore, IE-OY, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Portarlington to Tullamore every 3 hours. Tickets cost €7 - €9 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Slieve Bloom Coach Tours operates a bus from French Church Street to Market Square Tullamore twice daily. Tickets cost €5 - €8 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Phone
05786-24416
Email
slievebloomcoaches@live.com
Website
slievebloomcoaches.ie
Bus from French Church Street to Market Square Tullamore
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Other operators
Taxi from Portarlington to Tullamore
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Whelan Cabs
Phone
+353 85 762 2061
DB Cabs
Phone
+353 86 405 9077

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Portarlington to Tullamore bus services, operated by Slieve Bloom Coach Tours, arrive at Market Square Tullamore station.

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Portarlington to Tullamore train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Tullamore station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portarlington to Tullamore is 26 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Portarlington to Tullamore.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Tullamore. Prices start at €87 per night.

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