Coming by Car
M7 / N7 from Dublin to Limerick passes through Portlaoise, Mountrath and Roscrea each of which gives easy access to County Laois.
N52 from Tullamore to Birr gives access to Tullamore, Kilcormac or Birr.
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Coming by Train
Trains are available from Dublin, Cork, Limerick – train stations at Portlaoise, Portarlington and Tullamore
Contact: Iarnrod Eireann
Tel: 353 (0)1 8366222
Coming by Bus
Buses are available from Cork, Limerick or Dublin – bus stops at Portlaoise and Tullamore
Contact: Bus Eireann Tel: 353 (0)1 8366111
Getting to Ireland
Access to Ireland can be attained by both air and sea from the UK, mainland Europe and many other cities around the world. With the option of plane, ferry, bus or car visits to Ireland are easier than ever. Your choice of travel will depend on where you are travelling from and some of the following organisations may help you plan your visit to Ireland.
Laois and Offaly both offer a wide variety of local transport services including taxis, buses and scenic/coach tours which can bring you to all of the walking routes in the counties.