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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Roscommon to Athlone Westport Service

$8 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 440 bus  •  33 min

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

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Roscommon to Athlone 20.6 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Roscommon to Athlone 20.6 miles

$4 - $7

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 $8 - $11 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Roscommon to Athlone 5 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $15 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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Roscommon to Athlone
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Roscommon to Athlone?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Roscommon to Athlone?

The cheapest way to get from Roscommon to Athlone is to drive which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Roscommon to Athlone?

The quickest way to get from Roscommon to Athlone is to train which takes 26 min and costs 6€ - 9€.

Is there a direct train between Roscommon and Athlone?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Roscommon and Athlone?

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

How long does it take to get from Roscommon to Athlone?

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