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There are 4 ways to get from Tullamore to Athlone by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Tullamore to Athlone

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Tullamore, Tullamore Hospital to Athlone

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Tullamore to Athlone

Drive

  1. 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.

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Train route information

Average train time:
26 min
Fastest train time:
23 min
Train distance:
36 km
Trains per week:
83
Cheapest price:
€7
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:32
Last train departs at:
20:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tullamore to Athlone train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tullamore to Athlone is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tullamore to Athlone is to train which costs €7 - €10 and takes 25 min.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Tullamore and Athlone is 34 km. The road distance is 38.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tullamore to Athlone without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs €7 - €10.

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The train from Tullamore to Athlone takes 25 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Tullamore to Athlone bus services, operated by Flagline Coaches, depart from Tullamore, Tullamore Hospital station.

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

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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.

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  • Distance: 33.8 km
  • Duration: 25 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 operators
Bus operators
Flagline Coaches
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Tullamore, Tullamore Hospital to Athlone
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
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 Tullamore, stop 135651 to Athlone Bus Station, stop 555101
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Tullamore to Athlone
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Tullamore Taxis
Phone
+353 87 996 2264
Mac's Cabs
Phone
+353 57 935 1111
Foxcabs
Phone
+353 57 932 2222
D C Cabs
Phone
+353 57 935 0500

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Tullamore to Athlone bus services, operated by Flagline Coaches, arrive at Athlone station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tullamore to Athlone is 38 km. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Tullamore to Athlone.

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