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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Tullamore College, stop 135981 to Carlow Coach Park, stop 335571

Train

  1. Take the train from Tullamore to Kildare
  2. Take the train from Kildare to Carlow

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Tullamore to Carlow

Drive

  1. Drive from Tullamore to Carlow

Tullamore to Carlow by bus

The bus journey time between Tullamore and Carlow is around 1h 32m and covers a distance of around 72 km. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 29m. Operated by Bus Eireann, the Tullamore to Carlow bus service departs from Tullamore College, stop 135981 and arrives in Carlow Coach Park, stop 335571. Typically 12 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
1h 32m
Fastest bus time:
1h 29m
Bus distance:
72 km
Buses per week:
12
Cheapest price:
€9
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:55
Last bus departs at:
20:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tullamore to Carlow bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Tullamore to Carlow is to drive which costs €8 - €12 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tullamore to Carlow is to taxi which costs €100 - €130 and takes 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tullamore College, stop 135981 and arriving at Carlow Coach Park, stop 335571. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tullamore to Carlow. However, there are services departing from Tullamore and arriving at Carlow via Kildare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h.

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It is 61 km from Tullamore to Carlow. It is approximately 71.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Tullamore to Carlow without a car is to bus which takes 1h 31m and costs €9 - €14.

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The bus from Tullamore College, stop 135981 to Carlow Coach Park, stop 335571 takes 1h 31m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Tullamore to Carlow bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Tullamore College, stop 135981 station.

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

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The best way to get from Tullamore to Carlow is to bus which takes 1h 31m and costs €9 - €14. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2h.

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Map of how to get from Tullamore to Carlow.
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  • Distance: 61.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 31m

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Tullamore College, stop 135981 to Carlow Coach Park, stop 335571 3 times a day. Tickets cost €9 - €14 and the journey takes 1h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tullamore to Carlow via Kildare in around 2h.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
transportforireland.ie
Train from Tullamore to Kildare
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Train from Kildare to Carlow
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
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 Tullamore College, stop 135981 to Carlow Coach Park, stop 335571
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Bus Eireann
Other operators
Taxi from Tullamore to Carlow
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
€100 - €130
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 Carlow bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Carlow Coach Park, stop 335571 station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tullamore to Carlow is 71 km. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Tullamore to Carlow.

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