Getting there & away
Bus Éireann stops at the train station, located south of town. From Tullamore there are buses to Dublin (€12.60, two hours, three daily), to Portumna (€4.20, 40 minutes, one daily) via Birr and to Waterford (€16.70, 3¼ hours, two daily) via Portlaoise, Carlow and Kilkenny.
There are fast trains east to Dublin (€16.50, 1¼ hours, 10 daily) and west to Galway (€17.50, 1½ hours, six daily) as well as Westport and Sligo. The station is on the southwest edge of the centre on Cormac St.