Over the last few weeks Bus Éireann have expanded their routes and timetables in Westmeath – providing commuters between Athlone, Longford and Mullingar with improved and more frequent services on the following routes –
Route 190 – travelling between Drogheda and Athlone – passing through Raharney, Killucan, Mullingar and Moate – is providing 10 buses a day in each direction. The timetable for route 190 is available to download here – https://buseireann.ie/timetable/2695.pdf.
Route 167 – travelling between Mullingar and Dundalk – passing through Delvin, Clonmellon, Kells, Ardee and Louth village is providing a frequent service every 3 hours between the midlands and northeast– with the first bus leaving Mullingar on weekdays at 6:40am. The timetable for route 167 is available for download here – https://buseireann.ie/timetable/2689.pdf.
Route 466 – travelling between Athlone and Cavan via Longford – passing through Glasson, Ballymahon, Edgeworthstown and Granard. The timetable for route 466 is available for download here – https://buseireann.ie/timetable/2701.pdf.
Local Bus Services in Westmeath –
A booklet containing timetables for all Local Link bus services in Westmeath and Longford is available to download at this link – https://locallinklwr.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Westmeath-Timetable-Booklet.pdf.
Leap card information –
The cost of travelling by public transport has been reduced substantially for many users in 2022, with Transport for Ireland offering 30% reduction on single fares with a Leap Card – and Students and Young Adults getting a 50% reduction with a Young Adult or Student TFI Leap Card. For more information on Leap Cards – https://www.leapcard.ie/Home/index.html.
Transport for Ireland – Go App –
The TFI Go app allows you to buy tickets for public transport services in Ireland directly from your phone. Your ticket is downloaded to the app and can be used to travel straight away. No need for printing, just activate before each journey and show your driver while boarding. More information here – https://www.transportforireland.ie/tfi-go-app.