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There are 6 ways to get from Thurles to Borris by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Thurles to Portlaoise, Portlaoise Cork/Mallow Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Kildare to Bagenalstown Kildare/Waterford Service / ...

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Bus, line 881 bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Liberty Square Thurles to Ballinunty, Ballynonty 896 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballynonty to Kilkenny 489
  3. Take the line 881 bus from Kilkenny Castle to Borris, Borris 881

Train, bus  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Thurles to Portlaoise, Portlaoise Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Kildare to Bagenalstown Ic
  3. Take the bus from Bagenalstown to Borris 481 / ...

Bus  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Ballynonty to Kilkenny 489
  2. Take the bus from Kilkenny Dunnes Stores to Paulstown 500
  3. Take the bus from Paulstown to Borris 481 / ...

Taxi  •  1h 3m

  1. Take a taxi from Thurles to Borris 77.1 km

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Thurles to Borris 77.1 km
Thurles → Borris
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Borris is 1850 24 1850.

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The cheapest way to get from Thurles to Borris is to drive which costs €9 - €15 and takes 1h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Thurles to Borris is to taxi which costs €110 - €130 and takes 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thurles to Borris. However, there are services departing from Liberty Square Thurles and arriving at Borris, Borris via Ballynonty and Kilkenny Castle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Thurles and Borris is 61 km. The road distance is 77.1 km.

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The best way to get from Thurles to Borris without a car is to train which takes 3h 21m and costs €45 - €65.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from Thurles to Borris, including transfers.

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Thurles to Borris bus services, operated by Local Link Tipperary, depart from Liberty Square Thurles station.

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The best way to get from Thurles to Borris is to train which takes 3h 21m and costs €45 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus and line 881 bus, which costs and takes 4h 1m.

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Thurles to Borris bus services, operated by Michael Kilbride, arrive at Borris, Borris station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thurles to Borris is 77 km. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Thurles to Borris.

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Map of how to get from Thurles to Borris.
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  • Distance: 61.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 21m

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

You can take a train from Thurles to Borris via Portlaoise, Portlaoise, Kildare, and Bagenalstown in around 3h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thurles to Borris via Ballinunty, Ballynonty, Ballynonty, Kilkenny, and Kilkenny Castle in around 4h 1m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Thurles to Portlaoise, Portlaoise
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€8 - €11
Flexible
€10 - €12
Train from Kildare to Bagenalstown
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€9 - €11
Flexible
€10 - €12
Bus operators
Local Link Tipperary
Phone
076-106-6140
Email
tipperary@locallink.ie
Website
locallinktipperary.ie
Bus from Liberty Square Thurles to Ballinunty, Ballynonty
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Local Link Tipperary
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 56 8831189
Email
info@bkavcoaches.com
Website
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from Liberty Square Thurles to Ballynonty
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
local link
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Ballynonty to Kilkenny
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Michael Kilbride
Phone
051 423633
Email
kilbridescoaches@eircom.net
Website
kilbridecoaches.com
Bus from Kilkenny Castle to Borris, Borris
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Michael Kilbride
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 Kilkenny Dunnes Stores to Paulstown
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Website
Local Link Carlow Kilkenny Wicklow
Bus from Paulstown to Borris
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Website
Local Link Carlow Kilkenny Wicklow
Other operators
Taxi from Thurles to Borris
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
€110 - €130
Noel's Taxi
Phone
+353 87 262 4200
A1 Taxis Thurles
Phone
+353 87 271 6666

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