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Journey details

Journey duration 1 h
Connections per day 10
First departure 07:30
Last departure 21:02
Distance 71 km

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Athlone to Galway?

The prices for train tickets from Athlone to Galway vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Athlone to Galway will cost 0.13 €. The average train ticket price is approximately 8.80 €. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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Trains from Athlone to Galway

How long does it take to get from Athlone to Galway by train?

The distance between Athlone and Galway is around 71. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 1 h. However, the fastest routes between Athlone and Galway take 54 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from Athlone to Galway leave?

The first daily departure from Athlone to Galway leaves at 09:22, while the last journey of the day sets out at 21:02. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Athlone and Galway. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use to travel from Athlone to Galway?

You will be able to leave Athlone by using stations such as Athlone. These connect you to stations including Galway (Ceannt) in Galway. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Athlone or in Galway, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Athlone to Galway are there every day?

On average, there are 9.5 daily departures from Athlone to Galway. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 10 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Irishrail and Irish Rail, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 9.5 departures from Athlone which travel directly to Galway. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.