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What's the best way to get from Dublin to Athlone? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Dublin to Athlone, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from Dublin to Athlone?

The cheapest bus tickets from Dublin to Athlone cost € 13. On average, you can expect to spend around € 13.13 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Dublin to Athlone.

Dublin to Athlone by bus

Best price € 13
Journey duration 1 h 26 min
Connections per day 20
First departure 07:00
Last departure 23:45
Distance 113 km

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Route Summary by bus

Connections
19
Carriers
1
Minimum price
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Aircoach-logo
Aircoach
Duration: 1 h 20 min
Aston/Crampton Quay - AIT
07:00 - 08:20
€ 13
Aircoach-logo
Aircoach
Duration: 1 h 26 min
Aston/Crampton Quay - Athlone Arcadia, B & Q
07:00 - 08:26
€ 13
Aircoach-logo
Aircoach
Duration: 1 h 26 min
Aston/Crampton Quay - Athlone Arcadia, B & Q
08:30 - 09:56
€ 13
Aircoach-logo
Aircoach
Duration: 1 h 20 min
Aston/Crampton Quay - AIT
08:30 - 09:50
€ 13
Aircoach-logo
Aircoach
Duration: 1 h 30 min
Aston/Crampton Quay - AIT
10:30 - 12:00
€ 13
Aircoach-logo
Aircoach
Duration: 1 h 35 min
Aston/Crampton Quay - Athlone Arcadia, B & Q
10:30 - 12:05
€ 13
Aircoach-logo
Aircoach
Duration: 1 h 20 min
Aston/Crampton Quay - AIT
11:00 - 12:20
€ 13

How long does the journey from Dublin to Athlone take by bus?

The journey between Dublin and Athlone runs for about 114 km and usually takes approximately 1 h 26 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 1 h 20 min. If you are trying to get from Dublin to Athlone as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

At what time of the day can I travel from Dublin to Athlone?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Dublin to Athlone, which usually leaves at 19:00. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 23:45. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many journeys from Dublin to Athlone take place each day?

On average, there are 20 daily departures from Dublin to Athlone. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 20 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Aircoach, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 20 departures from Dublin which travel directly to Athlone. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.