Take the M6 motorway heading to Galway from Dublin. Athlone is approximately 1hr 30mins from Dublin Airport.
Plan your trip on www.theaa.ie/routes
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 and 15 min walk to Athlete village.
The national bus line, Bus Éireann provides daily services to and from Athlone.
Buses From Station
For more information visit www.buseireann.ie
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 aprox 120km
Shannon Airport 135km and Knock Airport 95km and Cork 215km are the other main airports.
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.
Dublin Port is approximately 130km and Rosslare Port is approximately 200km