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There are 4 ways to get from Shannon to Oughterard by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride

Cheapest option

Line 343 bus, train

  1. Take the line 343 bus from Ballycasey Park, stop 337731 to William Street, stop 607111
  2. Take the train from Limerick to Newbridge
  3. Take the train from Newbridge to Hazelhatch and Celbridge

2 alternative options

Line 343 bus, bus, line 126 bus

  1. Take the line 343 bus from Tola Park, stop 337631 to William Street, stop 607111
  2. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Laois Shopping Centre
  3. Take the bus from Laois Shopping Centre to Main Street Newbridge
  4. Take the line 126 bus from Newbridge, stop 104111 to Castlewarden, stop 104291

Drive

  1. Drive from Shannon to Oughterard
Shannon → Oughterard
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oughterard is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oughterard is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Oughterard 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: 20 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Shannon to Oughterard is to drive which costs €24 - €35 and takes 1h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Shannon to Oughterard is to drive which costs €24 - €35 and takes 1h 58m.

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The distance between Shannon and Oughterard is 167 km. The road distance is 199.6 km.

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The best way to get from Shannon to Oughterard without a car is to bus which takes 3h 38m and costs €50 - €70.

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It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Shannon to Oughterard, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shannon to Oughterard is 200 km. It takes approximately 1h 58m to drive from Shannon to Oughterard.

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There are 434+ hotels available in Oughterard. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Shannon to Oughterard.
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  • Distance: 167.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 38m

What companies run services between Shannon, Ireland and Oughterard, IE-KE, Ireland?

Dublin Coach operates a bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride hourly. Tickets cost €14 - €17 and the journey takes 2h 25m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Limerick to Newbridge
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€15 - €17
Flexible
€18 - €22
Train from Newbridge to Hazelhatch and Celbridge
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€7 - €9
Flexible
€7 - €9
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
Dublin Coach
Bus from Laois Shopping Centre to Main Street Newbridge
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Dublin Coach
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 Ballycasey Park, stop 337731 to William Street, stop 607111
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Tola Park, stop 337631 to William Street, stop 607111
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Bus Eireann
Kenneally's Bus Service
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Laois Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
Kenneally's Bus Service
Go-Ahead
Phone
1850 80 40 71
Email
customercomment@goaheadireland.ie
Website
goaheadireland.ie
Bus from Newbridge, stop 104111 to Castlewarden, stop 104291
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
Go-Ahead

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