Taxi, Bus & Shuttle

GETTING TO PORTUMNA & LOUGH DERG (updated July 2016)

If travelling by car, you can plan your journey on the AA (Automobile Association) routeplanner.

Approximate Driving Distances by Car from Portumna to:
Birr – 30 mins
Loughrea – 30 mins
Limerick – 1 hour
Galway – 1 hour
Ballinasloe – 30 mins
Athlone – 45 mins
Dublin – 2 hrs
Mountshannon – 30 mins
Shannon Airport – 1 hr 15 mins

Taxis

PORTUMNA
Taxi Brian, Telephone 087 6533213
Tony’s Cabs, Telephone 087 2244773

LOUGHREA
Ken’s Kabs, Telephone 087 0675050
Russ Cabs, Telephone 086 3525256
Dara Curley Cabs 087 0947322
Loughrea Taxis 087 7115050

BALLINASLOE
Paul’s Taxi 087 9584344
Kenny Cabs 090 9644444

Bus Connections
Note that public transport to and from the Portumna area is limited. There are services provided by The Local Bus and Kearns Transport. The surrounding larger towns (e.g. Loughrea, Ballinasloe, Birr, Roscrea, Nenagh) are serviced by both national bus & train connections. Bus Eireann or Citylink services from Dublin Airport/Dublin to Ballinasloe/Loughrea/Galway. Trains from Dublin to Galway with Ballinasloe the nearest station to Portumna – details can be found on Irish Rail. Visit www.getthere.ie to plan your journey.

The Local Bus
(run by South-East Galway Rural Transport Programme)
Contact: 091-842384 for bookings.

Kearns Transport
Contact: 057 9120124 / 9122244

Portumna-Dublin Timetable
Monday-Friday: 08:25
Saturday: 08:25, 13.25
Sunday: 08:25, 13.25, 18:20

Dublin- Portumna Timetable
Monday-Thursday: 6 pm
Friday, Saturday: 13:00 & 18:00
Sunday: 15:00, 18:00

Portumna-Galway Timetable
Friday
9.30 am (Arrives 10.50 am)

Saturday
3.30 pm (Arrives 4.50 pm)

Sunday
8.15 pm (Arrives 9.35 pm)

Galway-Portumna & Birr Timetable
Friday
1 pm & 5.30 pm

Saturday
1 pm & 6 pm

Sunday
10 pm

Western Shuttle
Free Waiting Time
24 hours a day minibus service from Galway, Shannon and Knock
Mobile: 087 9597770 – 087 2440608
Phone: 091 633900 / 09096 76304
Website: www.westernshuttle.com/
Email: taxi@westernshuttle.com

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