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There are 6 ways to get from Portlaoise to Lismore Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 364 bus  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Portlaoise, Portlaoise to Cork Kent Cork/Mallow Service / ...
  2. Take the line 364 bus from Fermoy, Fermoy to Lismore 364

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Bus  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Portlaoise Centre, stop 155411 to Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 73
  2. Take the bus from Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 to Waterford City Cnl, stop 216321 40 / ...

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Bus via Kilkenny  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Portlaoise Centre, stop 155411 to Ormonde College, stop 557121 73
  2. Take the bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Dungarvan 600

Bus via Kilkenny #2  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Laois Shopping Centre to Kilkenny, Dunnes Stores 838
  2. Take the bus from MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre to Dungarvan 600

Train, taxi  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the train from Portlaoise, Portlaoise to Limerick Junction Cork/Mallow Service / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Limerick Junction to Lismore Castle

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Portlaoise to Lismore Castle 127.1 km

Portlaoise to Lismore Castle by train, bus and walk

6 Weekly Services
5h 11m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Portlaoise to Lismore Castle is to bus which costs €14 - €22 and takes 5h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Portlaoise to Lismore Castle is to drive which costs €16 - €24 and takes 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portlaoise to Lismore Castle. However, there are services departing from Portlaoise Centre, stop 155411 and arriving at Lismore, West Street via Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 and Dungarvan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 24m.

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The distance between Portlaoise and Lismore Castle is 108 km. The road distance is 127.1 km.

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The best way to get from Portlaoise to Lismore Castle without a car is to train and line 364 bus which takes 5h 11m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Portlaoise to Lismore Castle, including transfers.

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Portlaoise to Lismore Castle bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Portlaoise Centre, stop 155411 station.

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Portlaoise to Lismore Castle bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Waterford City Cnl, stop 216321 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portlaoise to Lismore Castle is 127 km. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Portlaoise to Lismore Castle.

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Map of how to get from Portlaoise to Lismore Castle.
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  • Distance: 108.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Portlaoise, Ireland and Lismore Castle, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Portlaoise to Lismore Castle via Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051, Dungarvan, and Lismore, West Street in around 5h 24m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Portlaoise, Portlaoise to Cork Kent
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€16 - €19
Flexible
€20 - €23
Train from Portlaoise, Portlaoise to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€10 - €13
Flexible
€12 - €15
Bus operators
Local Link Waterford
Phone
058 20845
Email
waterford@locallink.ie
Website
locallinkwaterford.ie
Bus from Fermoy, Fermoy to Lismore
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
TFI Local Link Waterford
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 Portlaoise Centre, stop 155411 to Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 to Waterford City Cnl, stop 216321
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Portlaoise Centre, stop 155411 to Ormonde College, stop 557121
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Bus Eireann
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Dungarvan
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Dublin Coach
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Dungarvan
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Dublin Coach
Bus from MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre to Dungarvan
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Dublin Coach
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Phone
05786-24416
Email
slievebloomcoaches@live.com
Website
slievebloomcoaches.ie
Bus from Laois Shopping Centre to Kilkenny, Dunnes Stores
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Other operators
Taxi from Limerick Junction to Lismore Castle
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Redican's Taxis
Phone
+353 625 1111
Website
redicans.littleireland.ie

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