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Journey details

Journey duration 3 h 59 min
Connections per day 5
First departure 06:30
Last departure 16:06
Distance 142 km

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How much do train tickets from Athlone to Waterford cost?

On average, a train ticket from Athlone to Waterford will cost you 17.93 €. 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 1.06 €. 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 Waterford

How long is the journey from Athlone to Waterford by train?

What time are the departures from Athlone to Waterford?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Athlone to Waterford leaving at 06:30. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 16:06.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

What are the stations on the Athlone to Waterford route?

You will be able to leave Athlone by using stations such as Athlone. These connect you to stations including Waterford (Plunkett) in Waterford. 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 Waterford, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Athlone to Waterford take place each day?

On average, there are 5.5 daily departures from Athlone to Waterford. 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 7 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 Waterford. There are 5.5 journeys with one change or more.