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There are 6 ways to get from Rathangan to Tullamore by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Rathangan, stop 105741 to Newbridge, stop 104111
  2. Take the train from Newbridge to Tullamore

5 alternative options

Bus, line 726 bus, line 830 bus

  1. Take the bus from Rathangan, stop 105741 to Kildare, stop 104001
  2. Take the line 726 bus from Kildare, Kildare to Laois Shopping Centre
  3. Take the line 830 bus from Laois Shopping Centre to Tullamore, Tullamore

Bus, line 726 bus, line 4994 bus

  1. Take the bus from Rathangan, stop 105741 to Kildare, stop 104001
  2. Take the line 726 bus from Kildare, Kildare to Laois Shopping Centre
  3. Take the line 4994 bus from Port Laoise to Tullamore

Taxi, train

  1. Take a taxi from Rathangan to Portarlington
  2. Take the train from Portarlington to Tullamore

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Rathangan to Tullamore

Drive

  1. Drive from Rathangan to Tullamore

Rathangan to Tullamore by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Rathangan and Tullamore is around 3h 23m and covers a distance of around 76 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 53m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 59m. Operated by Go-Ahead and Irish Rail, the Rathangan to Tullamore service departs from Rathangan, stop 105741 and arrives in Tullamore. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 30m
Layover time:
1h 53m
Total time:
3h 23m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 59m
Journey distance:
76 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€11
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:45
Last service departs at:
14:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rathangan to Tullamore bus, walk and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rathangan to Tullamore is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rathangan to Tullamore is to taxi and train which costs €35 - €45 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rathangan to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Rathangan, stop 105741 and arriving at Tullamore, Tullamore via Kildare, Kildare and Laois Shopping Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Rathangan and Tullamore is 34 km. The road distance is 39.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rathangan to Tullamore without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 40m and costs €11 - €15.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Rathangan to Tullamore, including transfers.

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Rathangan to Tullamore bus services, operated by Go-Ahead, depart from Rathangan, stop 105741 station.

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Rathangan to Tullamore bus services, operated by Slieve Bloom Coach Tours, arrive at Tullamore, Tullamore station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rathangan to Tullamore is 40 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Rathangan to Tullamore.

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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 Rathangan to Tullamore.
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  • Distance: 33.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

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

You can take a bus from Rathangan to Tullamore via Kildare, Kildare and Laois Shopping Centre in around 3h.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Newbridge to Tullamore
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€8 - €10
Flexible
€9 - €11
Train from Portarlington to Tullamore
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€7 - €9
Flexible
€7 - €9
Bus operators
Go-Ahead
Phone
1850 80 40 71
Email
customercomment@goaheadireland.ie
Website
goaheadireland.ie
Bus from Rathangan, stop 105741 to Newbridge, stop 104111
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
Go-Ahead
Bus from Rathangan, stop 105741 to Kildare, stop 104001
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Go-Ahead
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Kildare, Kildare to Laois Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Transport for Ireland
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Phone
05786-24416
Email
slievebloomcoaches@live.com
Website
slievebloomcoaches.ie
Bus from Laois Shopping Centre to Tullamore, Tullamore
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Kildare, Kildare to Laois Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Dublin Coach
TFI Local Link Laois Offaly
Phone
057 8692168
Email
lo@locallink.ie
Website
locallinklaoisoffaly.ie
Bus from Port Laoise to Tullamore
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
locallinklaoisoffaly.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Rathangan to Portarlington
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Rathangan Cabs
Phone
+353 86 407 5999
Cappa Cabs
Phone
+353 87 259 5777

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