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Journey details

Best price 0.35 €
Journey duration 3 h 12 min
Connections per day 14
First departure 09:38
Last departure 18:24
Distance 97 km

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Athlone to Limerick?

On average, a train ticket from Athlone to Limerick will cost you 6.13 €. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as 0.35 €. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Trains from Athlone to Limerick

How long will it take me to travel from Athlone to Limerick by train?

The journey between Athlone and Limerick by train usually takes 3 h 12 min to cover a distance of 97. The shortest journey from Athlone to Limerick will take you 2 h 25 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Limerick quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Athlone to Limerick leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Athlone at 09:38. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 18:24. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Athlone and Limerick. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations are used when traveling from Athlone to Limerick?

You can depart from Athlone at stations such as Athlone. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Limerick at the following stations: Limerick Colbert. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Athlone and Limerick. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

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

On average, there are 14 daily departures from Athlone to Limerick. 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 14 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 departures from Athlone which travel directly to Limerick. There are 14 journeys with one change or more.