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There are 5 ways to get from Waterford to Connemara National Park by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Waterford to Kildare Kildare/Waterford Service
  2. Take the train from Kildare to Westport Westport Service

119€ - 168€

Cheapest option

Bus via Galway  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station 55
  2. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station X51 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Veldons 923

40€ - 54€

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Waterford to Kildare
  2. Take the train from Kildare to Galway
  3. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Letterfrack, Letterfrack 419

66€ - 91€

Bus  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station 55
  2. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station X51 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Letterfrack, Letterfrack 419

43€ - 52€

Drive  •  3h 58m

  1. Drive from Waterford to Connemara National Park 191.1 miles

35€ - 55€

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The cheapest way to get from Waterford to Connemara National Park is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterford to Connemara National Park is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterford station to Connemara National Park. However, there are services departing from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station and arriving at Letterfrack, Letterfrack via Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station and Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 34m.

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The distance between Waterford and Connemara National Park is 238 km. The road distance is 305.7 km.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Connemara National Park without a car is to train which takes 6h 5m and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Waterford to Connemara National Park, including transfers.

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Waterford to Connemara National Park bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Waterford, Waterford Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Connemara National Park is to train which takes 6h 5m and costs 110€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 7h 34m.

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Waterford to Connemara National Park bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Letterfrack, Letterfrack station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterford to Connemara National Park is 306 km. It takes approximately 3h 58m to drive from Waterford to Connemara National Park.

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  • Distance: 148.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Waterford, Ireland and Connemara National Park, Ireland?

You can take a train from Waterford to Connemara National Park via Kildare and Westport in around 6h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterford to Connemara National Park via Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station, Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station, and Letterfrack, Letterfrack in around 7h 34m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Waterford to Kildare
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Irish Rail
Train from Kildare to Westport
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Irish Rail
Train from Kildare to Galway
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Letterfrack, Letterfrack
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 24€
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
Bus Eireann
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Veldons
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 15€
Website
Citylink
Standard
10€ - 15€
Web Fare
8€ - 12€

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There are 360+ hotels available in Connemara National Park. Prices start at 70€ per night.

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