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Dublin - Dublin Airport Arrival Terminal 1
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Bus Dublin to Athlone: Trip Overview

Bus Dublin to Athlone: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$30
Average bus trip duration1h 55m
Number of daily buses31
Earliest bus departure12:15 AM
Distance69 miles (110 km)
Latest bus departure11:45 PM

Dublin to Athlone Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Departures31
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures12:15AM - 11:45PM
Minimum Price$16
Average Ticket Price$30
Minimum Trip Duration1h20m
Average Bus Trip Duration1h55m
Distance69 miles (110 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteAircoach, Citylink
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Dublin - Athlone

The bus is the best choice to get to Athlone without a car. The bus trip is an affordable, safe and convenient way to travel between the two cities. Taking a ride with other travelers through carpool services is an additional option to consider.

The travel time from Dublin to Athlone is about 1h 55m, although the fastest bus will take 1h 20m, on average. This is the time it takes to travel the 69 miles (112 km) that separate the two cities.

About 69 miles (112 km) separate Dublin and Athlone.

You can choose from 31 travel times and travel with Aircoach and Citylink. The number of buses from Dublin to Athlone can differ depending on the day of the week. Want to make your bus journey from Dublin to Athlone as smooth as possible? Busbud has got you covered! Browse schedules, pick the perfect bus for your travel style and budget - all in one place.

The bus service has you covered with departures starting at 12:15 AM and ending at 11:45 PM.

The majority of buses traveling from Dublin to Athlone start their journey at Dublin Airport and wind up at B&Q Arcadia Centre. These are the main departure and arrival locations on this route, there are other pick-up and drop-off locations that could make it easier for you to reach your destination.

You can save a lot of money on your trip from Dublin to Athlone by choosing to travel by bus. The lowest price for the bus on this route is $18.

The average price of a one-way ticket from Dublin to Athlone is $30. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $18 to $31, so it's good to do your research before booking.

Yes, it's possible to take a day trip from Dublin to Athlone! The total travel time for the round-trip is about 2h 40m. So you'll have plenty of time to discover Athlone before making your way back to Dublin.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
04/19
$16
04/20
$29
Today
$16
04/22
$29
04/23
$16
04/24
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04/25
$16
04/26
$16
The cheapest trip from Dublin to Athlone was searched and found on Apr 21, 2024 with a price of $16

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Dublin to Athlone, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $16 to $29 for a bus ticket from Dublin to Athlone based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $16 which is on 2024-04-23.

Usually AAUT will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from Dublin to Athlone but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Dublin to Athlone, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Buses have one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from Dublin to Athlone will emit less CO2 than a car or an airplane.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Dublin to Athlone, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

Did you know some bus companies in Germany offer to their passenger low-costs snacks and regional beer based on their destination? Prosit!

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

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