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There are 3 ways to get from Thurles to Tullamore by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the train from Thurles to Portlaoise, Portlaoise Cork/Mallow Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Portarlington to Tullamore Galway Service / ...

€22 - €28

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the train from Thurles to Portlaoise, Portlaoise Cork/Mallow Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Portlaoise, Outside Train Station to Market Square Tullamore 829

€18 - €24

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Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Thurles to Tullamore 93.9 km

€10 - €16

Thurles → Tullamore
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tullamore is 1850 24 1850.

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

The social distance requirement in Tullamore is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Thurles to Tullamore is to drive which costs €10 - €16 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Thurles to Tullamore is to drive which costs €10 - €16 and takes 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thurles to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Thurles and arriving at Tullamore via Portlaoise, Portlaoise and Portarlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 33m.

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The distance between Thurles and Tullamore is 70 km. The road distance is 93.9 km.

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The best way to get from Thurles to Tullamore without a car is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs €21 - €29.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Thurles to Tullamore, including transfers.

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Thurles to Tullamore train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Thurles station.

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Thurles to Tullamore train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Tullamore station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thurles to Tullamore is 94 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Thurles to Tullamore.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Tullamore. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Thurles to Tullamore.
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  • Distance: 69.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 33m

What companies run services between Thurles, Ireland and Tullamore, IE-OY, Ireland?

You can take a train from Thurles to Tullamore via Portlaoise, Portlaoise and Portarlington in around 2h 33m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Thurles to Portlaoise, Portlaoise
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€8 - €11
Flexible
€10 - €12
Train from Portarlington to Tullamore
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€7 - €9
Flexible
€7 - €9
Bus operators
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
Phone
05786-24416
Email
slievebloomcoaches@live.com
Website
slievebloomcoaches.ie
Bus from Portlaoise, Outside Train Station to Market Square Tullamore
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours

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