For short distances like between Athlone and Dublin, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.
Which stations serve the rail line Athlone - Dublin?
You can take the train to Dublin at Athlone, which arrives at Dublin Heuston, Dublin Pearse, Tara Street or Dublin Connolly.
How many daily connections exist to travel to Dublin from Athlone by train?
If you need to travel to Dublin from Athlone please know that there are 49 train connections every day. Please know that there exist 38 routes with at least one change versus 11 direct lines. Therefore, choosing a trip including a change is sometimes more efficient although it is longer especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last minute. Yet, considering choosing a ticket for a direct line seems to be the best option if your priority is to stay in the same train for the whole trip.
What time do the trains to Dublin leave and how long is the journey?
The first train to Dublin leaves at 05:12, whereas the last one at 19:09. On average, the journey lasts 1 hour and 40 minutes, but with the fastest connections you will be in Dublin in 1 hour and 22 minutes.