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There are 5 ways to get from Swinford to Borris by train, bus or car

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Train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Manulla Junction to Kildare Westport Service
  2. Take the train from Kildare to Bagenalstown Kildare/Waterford Service

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Main Street Swinford, stop 141761 to Heuston Station, stop 135421 22
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Kilkenny MacDonagh Kildare/Waterford Service

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Bus  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Main Street Swinford, stop 141761 to Heuston Station, stop 135421 22
  2. Take the bus from Heuston Station, Heuston Station to Carlow, Carlow Coach Park 736 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bagenalstown to Borris 481 / ...

Bus via Athlone  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Main Street Swinford, stop 141761 to Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101 440
  2. Take the bus from Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101 to Carlow Coach Park, stop 335571 73
  3. Take the bus from Carlow to Borris 481

Drive  •  3h 1m

  1. Drive from Swinford to Borris 246.6 km

Swinford to Borris by bus and train

12 Weekly Services
7h 28m Average Duration
€30 Cheapest Price
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Swinford → Borris
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The cheapest way to get from Swinford to Borris is to drive which costs €29 - €45 and takes 3h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Swinford to Borris is to drive which costs €29 - €45 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swinford to Borris. However, there are services departing from Main Street Swinford, stop 141761 and arriving at Borris via Heuston Station, Heuston Station, Carlow and Bagenalstown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 42m.

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The distance between Swinford and Borris is 201 km. The road distance is 246.6 km.

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The best way to get from Swinford to Borris without a car is to train which takes 7h 26m and costs €60 - €85.

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It takes approximately 7h 26m to get from Swinford to Borris, including transfers.

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Swinford to Borris bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Main Street Swinford, stop 141761 station.

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The best way to get from Swinford to Borris is to train which takes 7h 26m and costs €60 - €85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 42m.

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Swinford to Borris bus services, operated by Local Link Carlow Kilkenny Wicklow, arrive at Borris station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swinford to Borris is 247 km. It takes approximately 3h 1m to drive from Swinford to Borris.

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Map of how to get from Swinford to Borris.
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  • Distance: 201.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 26m

What companies run services between Swinford, Ireland and Borris, IE-CW, Ireland?

You can take a train from Swinford to Borris via Ballina Station, stop 555051, Ballina, Manulla Junction, Kildare, and Bagenalstown in around 7h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swinford to Borris via Heuston Station, stop 135421, Heuston Station, Heuston Station, Carlow, Carlow Coach Park, Carlow, and Bagenalstown in around 7h 42m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Manulla Junction to Kildare
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€16 - €19
Flexible
€20 - €24
Train from Kildare to Bagenalstown
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€9 - €11
Flexible
€10 - €12
Train from Heuston to Kilkenny MacDonagh
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€13 - €15
Flexible
€16 - €18
Bus operators
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 Main Street Swinford, stop 141761 to Heuston Station, stop 135421
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Heuston Station, stop 135401 to Carlow Coach Park, stop 335571
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Main Street Swinford, stop 141761 to Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101 to Carlow Coach Park, stop 335571
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Bus Eireann
Kenneally's Bus Service
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Heuston Station, Heuston Station to Carlow, Carlow Coach Park
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
Kenneally's Bus Service
Local Link Carlow Kilkenny Wicklow
Phone
1890 424141
Email
ckw@locallink.ie
Website
ringalink.ie
Bus from Bagenalstown to Borris
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
On demand
Website
Local Link Carlow Kilkenny Wicklow
Bus from Carlow to Borris
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Website
Local Link Carlow Kilkenny Wicklow

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