There are 4 ways to get from Roscommon to Athlone by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Roscommon to Athlone Westport Service

$7 - $11

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Line 440 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 440 bus from Roscommon, Roscommon Mart Road to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station 440 / ...

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Roscommon to Athlone 20.6 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Roscommon to Athlone 20.6 miles

$4 - $7

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Roscommon, Roscommon Mart Road and arriving at Athlone, Athlone Bus Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roscommon and arriving at Athlone. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Roscommon and Athlone is 27 km. The road distance is 33 km.

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The best way to get from Roscommon to Athlone without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs .

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The train from Roscommon to Athlone takes 26 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Roscommon to Athlone bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Roscommon, Roscommon Mart Road station.

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Roscommon to Athlone train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Roscommon station.

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The best way to get from Roscommon to Athlone is to train which takes 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 440 bus, which costs and takes 33 min.

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Roscommon to Athlone bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Athlone, Athlone Bus Station.

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Roscommon to Athlone train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Athlone station.

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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Roscommon, Ireland and Athlone, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Roscommon to Athlone 5 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Roscommon to Athlone 4 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $12 and the journey takes 33 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Roscommon, Roscommon Mart Road to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Roscommon to Athlone
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Roscommon to Athlone is 33 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Roscommon to Athlone.

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