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There are 4 ways to get from Waterford to Knock Shrine by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 52m

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

60€ - 98€

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Bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station 73
  2. Take the bus from Athlone, Athlone Bus Station to Knock 440

Bus via Limerick  •  6h 59m

  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 Knock 64

Drive  •  3h 17m

  1. Drive from Waterford to Knock Shrine 167.5 miles

30€ - 50€

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The cheapest way to get from Waterford to Knock Shrine is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterford to Knock Shrine is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterford station to Knock Shrine. However, there are services departing from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station and arriving at Knock via Athlone, Athlone Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 45m.

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The distance between Waterford and Knock Shrine is 209 km. The road distance is 268 km.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Knock Shrine without a car is to train which takes 5h 52m and costs 55€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from Waterford to Knock Shrine, including transfers.

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Waterford to Knock Shrine bus services, operated by Bus �ireann, arrive at Waterford, Waterford Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Knock Shrine is to train which takes 5h 52m and costs 55€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 45m.

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Waterford to Knock Shrine bus services, operated by Bus �ireann, arrive at Knock station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterford to Knock Shrine is 268 km. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from Waterford to Knock Shrine.

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  • Distance: 130.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 52m

What companies run services between Waterford, Ireland and Knock Shrine, Ireland?

You can take a train from Waterford to Knock Shrine via Kildare, Claremorris, Claremorris, and Knock in around 5h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterford to Knock Shrine via Athlone, Athlone Bus Station and Knock in around 6h 45m.

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 Claremorris
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Bus �ireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Athlone, Athlone Bus Station to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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There are 79+ hotels available in Knock Shrine. Prices start at 57€ per night.

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