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

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Bus Bus Eireann  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Liberty Square Thurles to Gladstone Street Clonmel 394 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Clonmel, Outside Rail Station to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station 55 / ...

$21 - $26

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Bus via Kilkenny  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Ballynonty to Kilkenny 489
  2. Take the bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford 600

$17 - $28

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Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Waterford Waterford - Limerick Junction Service

$27 - $38

Taxi  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thurles to Waterford 59.8 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Thurles to Waterford 59.8 miles

$13 - $19

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Thurles to Waterford station. However, there are services departing from Liberty Square Thurles and arriving at Waterford, Waterford Bus Station via Clonmel, Outside Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Thurles to Waterford. However, there are services departing from Thurles and arriving at Waterford via Limerick Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Thurles and Waterford is 67 km. The road distance is 95.6 km.

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The best way to get from Thurles to Waterford without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Thurles to Waterford, including transfers.

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Thurles to Waterford bus services, operated by Bernard Kavanagh & Sons, depart from Liberty Square Thurles station.

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Thurles to Waterford train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Limerick Junction station.

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The best way to get from Thurles to Waterford is to bus which takes 2 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 9 min.

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Thurles to Waterford bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Waterford, Waterford Bus Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Thurles to Waterford.
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  • Distance: 41.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

What companies run services between Thurles, Ireland and Waterford, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Thurles to Waterford via Gladstone Street Clonmel and Clonmel, Outside Rail Station in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Thurles to Waterford twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 56 8831189
Email
info@bkavcoaches.com
Website
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from Liberty Square Thurles to Gladstone Street Clonmel
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Clonmel, Outside Rail Station to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
local link
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
locallink.ie
Bus from Ballynonty to Kilkenny
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
locallink.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Thurles to Waterford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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Yes, the driving distance between Thurles to Waterford is 96 km. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Thurles to Waterford.

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There are 150+ hotels available in Waterford. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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