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There are 3 ways to get from Tullamore to Waterford by bus, train or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Tullamore College, stop 135981 to Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051

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Train

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Tullamore to Waterford

Tullamore to Waterford by bus

The bus journey time between Tullamore and Waterford is around 3h 12m and covers a distance of around 164 km. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 3m. Operated by Bus Eireann, the Tullamore to Waterford bus service departs from Tullamore College, stop 135981 and arrives in Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051. 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:
3h 12m
Fastest bus time:
3h 3m
Bus distance:
164 km
Buses per week:
12
Cheapest price:
€14
Carbon emissions:
20 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 Waterford bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Tullamore to Waterford is to bus, which costs €14 - €21 and takes 3h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Tullamore to Waterford is to drive which costs €15 - €23 and takes 1h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tullamore College, stop 135981 and arriving at Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tullamore to Waterford. However, there are services departing from Tullamore and arriving at Waterford via Kildare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 19m.

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The distance between Tullamore and Waterford is 116 km. The road distance is 133.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tullamore to Waterford without a car is to bus which takes 3h 12m and costs €14 - €21.

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The bus from Tullamore College, stop 135981 to Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 takes 3h 12m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Tullamore to Waterford is to bus which takes 3h 12m and costs €14 - €21. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €21 - €29 and takes 3h 19m.

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  • Distance: 115.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 12m

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Tullamore College, stop 135981 to Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 4 times a day. Tickets cost €14 - €21 and the journey takes 3h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tullamore to Waterford via Kildare in around 3h 19m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Tullamore to Kildare
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€8 - €10
Flexible
€9 - €11
Train from Kildare to Waterford
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€13 - €15
Flexible
€15 - €18
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 Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Bus Eireann

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Tullamore to Waterford bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tullamore to Waterford is 133 km. It takes approximately 1h 39m to drive from Tullamore to Waterford.

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