• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Waterford 10

$27 - $38

Cheapest option

Line 896 bus, bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the line 896 bus from Thurles to Ballingarry 896 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballingarry to Kilkenny 489
  3. Take the bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford 600

$22 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Liberty Square Thurles to Gladstone Street Clonmel 393 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Clonmel, Outside Rail Station to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station 55 / ...

$22 - $28

Taxi  •  1h 10m

  1. Take a taxi from Thurles to Waterford 59.8 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Thurles to Waterford 59.8 miles

$13 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thurles to Waterford is to drive which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 1h 10m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Thurles to Waterford is to taxi which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 1h 10m.

More details

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 3h 23m.

More details

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 3h 10m.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Thurles to Waterford without a car is to train which takes 3h 10m and costs 23€ - 35€.

More details

It takes approximately 3h 10m to get from Thurles to Waterford, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Thurles to Waterford is to train which takes 3h 10m and costs 23€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 3h 23m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Thurles to Waterford.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 41.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 10m

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Thurles to Waterford twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 1h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thurles to Waterford via Gladstone Street Clonmel and Clonmel, Outside Rail Station in around 3h 23m.

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
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Clonmel, Outside Rail Station to Waterford, Waterford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
Bus Eireann
local link
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
locallink.ie
Bus from Thurles to Ballingarry
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
locallink.ie
Bus from Ballingarry to Kilkenny
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
locallink.ie
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Thurles to Waterford
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Estimated price
$130 - $170

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including South Korea: Travelling from Seoul to Busan , What are the different types of Renfe trains in Spain? and Getting to Rome from the airport - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

More details

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

More details

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

Get driving directions

There are 142+ hotels available in Waterford. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

More details