Athlone is the most centrally located town in Ireland and is easily accessed by both rail & road.
Athlone is on the M6 motorway which runs (together with the M4) from Dublin to Galway.
Rhino Car Hire
The bus and train stations are on the east side of the Shannon on Southern Station Road,
a ten minute walk from the town centre.
The national bus line, Bus Éireann provides daily services to and from Athlone.
For more information visit www.buseireann.ie
Private and public services operate to and from Athlone and a public shuttle service exists
within the town environs.
Bus Éirean - Athlone Town Bus Services
County Westmeath Bus Services
County Roscommon Bus Services
Flagline Coaches operate a town service and also a daily service from Athlone to Tullamore.
Phone: 090 64 78090 or M: 086 2633310
View Flagline Athlone-Moate-Tullamore timetable
The town is serviced by an excellent rail line that connects Dublin to Galway and Westport.
The main connecting train services in the region include Dublin/Galway, services daily on weekdays and Dublin/Westport trains, with services daily on weekdays.
Southern Station Road
+353 (0) 9064 73300 or 1850 366 222 (+353 1 8366222)
The main point of entry for visitors is Dublin airport
In addition there are seven small regional airports all which serve Dublin
and some of which have European Traffic:
There are ferry routes from the UK and northern France.
The six main ferry ports are, Dublin, Cork, Rosslare, Dun Laoghaire,
and in Northern Ireland, Belfast and Larne.
Check the websites listed below for details on price, timetables etc.