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There are 5 ways to get from Tralee to Tullamore by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Tralee to Portarlington

Cheapest option

Bus via Birr

  1. Take the bus from Casement Station, stop 635061 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
  2. Take the bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Birr, stop 152101

3 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Prince's Street to Limerick
  2. Take the bus from Stables University of Limerick to Laois Shopping Centre

Drive

  1. Drive from Tralee to Tullamore

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Kerry (KIR) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Tullamore

Tralee to Tullamore by train

The train journey time between Tralee and Tullamore is around 3h 38m and covers a distance of around 291 km. This includes an average layover time of around 17 min. The fastest train normally takes 3h 38m. Services are operated by Irish Rail. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 21m
Layover time:
17 min
Total time:
3h 38m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 38m
Train distance:
291 km
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€28
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
13:50
Last train departs at:
13:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tralee to Tullamore train schedules

Tralee → Tullamore
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Rules to follow in Ireland

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Travel within Ireland

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COVID-19 help in Ireland

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1850 24 1850

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Ireland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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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.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tralee to Tullamore is to bus via Birr which costs €15 - €23 and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Tralee to Tullamore is to drive which costs €24 - €40 and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tralee station to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Casement Station, stop 635061 and arriving at Tullamore, Classy Cloggs via Colbert Station, stop 635031 and Birr, Birr Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tralee to Tullamore. However, there are services departing from Tralee and arriving at Tullamore via Portarlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 8m.

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It is 186 km from Tralee to Tullamore. It is approximately 212.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Tralee to Tullamore without a car is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs €27 - €40.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Tralee to Tullamore, including transfers.

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Tralee to Tullamore bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Casement Station, stop 635061.

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

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The best way to get from Tralee to Tullamore is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs €27 - €40. Alternatively, you can bus via Birr, which costs €15 - €23 and takes 5h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Tralee to Tullamore.
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  • Distance: 185.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 8m

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Tralee to Portarlington once a week. Tickets cost €20 - €30 and the journey takes 2h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tralee to Tullamore via Colbert Station, stop 635031 and Birr, Birr Square in around 5h 55m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Kerry to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€19 - €130
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Tralee to Portarlington
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€20 - €24
Flexible
€26 - €30
Train from Heuston to Tullamore
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€10 - €13
Flexible
€13 - €15
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Casement Station, stop 635061 to Colbert Station, stop 635031
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Birr, stop 152101
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Bus Eireann
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Prince's Street to Limerick
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Transport for Ireland
Kenneally's Bus Service
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Stables University of Limerick to Laois Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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The quickest flight from Kerry Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Tralee to Tullamore bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Birr, stop 152101 station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tralee to Tullamore is 213 km. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Tralee to Tullamore.

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Ryanair offers flights from Kerry Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Tullamore. Prices start at €87 per night.

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