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There are 5 ways to get from Thurles to Tullamore by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Thurles to Portlaoise, Portlaoise
  2. Take the train from Portarlington to Tullamore

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Thurles to Portlaoise, Portlaoise
  2. Take the bus from Portlaoise, Outside Train Station to Market Square Tullamore

3 alternative options

Bus, line 830 bus

  1. Take the bus from Liberty Square Thurles to Laois Shopping Centre
  2. Take the line 830 bus from Laois Shopping Centre to Tullamore, Tullamore

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Thurles to Tullamore

Drive

  1. Drive from Thurles to Tullamore

Thurles to Tullamore by train

125 Weekly Trains
1h 56m Average Duration
€22 Cheapest Price
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Thurles → Tullamore
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tullamore is 1850 24 1850.

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The cheapest way to get from Thurles to Tullamore is to drive which costs €16 - €25 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Thurles to Tullamore is to taxi which costs €130 - €160 and takes 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thurles to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Liberty Square Thurles and arriving at Tullamore, Tullamore via Laois Shopping Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 5m.

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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 1h 56m.

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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 1h 56m and costs €21 - €28.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Thurles to Tullamore, including transfers.

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Thurles to Tullamore bus services, operated by TFI Local Link Laois Offaly, depart from Liberty Square Thurles station.

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

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The best way to get from Thurles to Tullamore is to train which takes 1h 56m and costs €21 - €28. Alternatively, you can bus and line 830 bus, which costs and takes 3h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Thurles to Tullamore.
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  • Distance: 69.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 56m

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 1h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thurles to Tullamore via Laois Shopping Centre in around 3h 5m.

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 - €11
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€8 - €11
Flexible
€9 - €11
Train from Portarlington to Tullamore
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Bus from Laois Shopping Centre to Tullamore, Tullamore
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Slieve Bloom Coach Tours
TFI Local Link Laois Offaly
Phone
057 8692168
Email
lo@locallink.ie
Website
locallinklaoisoffaly.ie
Bus from Liberty Square Thurles to Laois Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
locallinklaoisoffaly.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Thurles to Tullamore
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
€130 - €160
Noel's Taxi
Phone
+353 87 262 4200
A1 Taxis Thurles
Phone
+353 87 271 6666

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Thurles to Tullamore bus services, operated by Slieve Bloom Coach Tours, arrive at Tullamore, Tullamore 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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