There are 4 ways to get from Tullamore to Athlone by train, bus, taxi or car
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Take the train from Tullamore to Athlone
Take the bus from Tullamore, Tullamore Hospital to Athlone
Take a taxi from Tullamore to Athlone
Drive from Tullamore to Athlone
Tullamore to Athlone by train
The train journey time between Tullamore and Athlone is around 26 min and covers a distance of around 36 km. The fastest train normally takes 23 min. Services are operated by Irish Rail. Typically 83 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
Train route information
First and last trains
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Tullamore to Athlone train schedules
Trains departing Sunday, October 24, 2021
Trains departing Monday, October 25, 2021
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Tullamore to Athlone is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 27 min.
The quickest way to get from Tullamore to Athlone is to train which costs €7 - €10 and takes 25 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tullamore, Tullamore Hospital and arriving at Athlone. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tullamore and arriving at Athlone. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.
The distance between Tullamore and Athlone is 34 km. The road distance is 38.1 km.
The best way to get from Tullamore to Athlone without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs €7 - €10.
The train from Tullamore to Athlone takes 25 min including transfers and departs every two hours.
Tullamore to Athlone bus services, operated by Flagline Coaches, depart from Tullamore, Tullamore Hospital station.
Tullamore to Athlone train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Tullamore station.
The best way to get from Tullamore to Athlone is to train which takes 25 min and costs €7 - €10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €8 - €12 and takes 57 min.
What companies run services between Tullamore, IE-OY, Ireland and Athlone, Ireland?
Irish Rail operates a train from Tullamore to Athlone every 2 hours. Tickets cost €7 - €10 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, Flagline Coaches operates a bus from Tullamore, Tullamore Hospital to Athlone every 4 hours, and the journey takes 57 min. Bus Eireann also services this route 4 times a day.
Train from Tullamore to Athlone
- Ave. Duration
- 25 min
- Every 2 hours
- Estimated price
- €7 - €10
- Irish Rail
- Semi Flexible
- €7 - €9
- €8 - €10
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.
Bus from Tullamore, stop 135651 to Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101
- Ave. Duration
- 46 min
- 4 times a day
- Estimated price
- €8 - €12
- Bus Eireann
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More Questions & Answers
Tullamore to Athlone bus services, operated by Flagline Coaches, arrive at Athlone station.
Tullamore to Athlone train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Athlone station.
Yes, the driving distance between Tullamore to Athlone is 38 km. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Tullamore to Athlone.
There are 16+ hotels available in Athlone. Prices start at €87 per night.