Trains Athy to Galway: Times, Prices and Tickets

19/07/2024
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Athy to Galway by train

The journey from Athy to Galway by train is 140.07 km and takes 3 hrs 25 mins. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 07:15 and the last at 19:30. It is possible to travel from Athy to Galway by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 25 mins
Connection per Day7
First Departure07:15
Last Departure19:30
Distance140.07 km
DepartureAthy
ArrivalGalway
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much do train tickets from Athy to Galway cost?

On average, a train ticket from Athy to Galway will cost you . 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 . 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.
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The prices for train tickets from Athy 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. The average train ticket price is approximately . 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.

How much time will it take to go from Athy to Galway by train?

Traveling from Athy to Galway by train will usually take 3 hrs 25 mins. This journey covers a distance of 140.07 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 3 hrs 25 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Athy and Galway runs for about 140.07 km and usually takes approximately 3 hrs 25 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 hrs 29 mins. If you are trying to get from Athy to Galway as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do departures from Athy to Galway leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Athy at 07:15, and the last departure will leave at 19:30. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Athy to Galway can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. The first departure of the night from Athy to Galway leaves at 07:15, while the last journey sets out at 19:30. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Athy 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 are used when traveling from Athy to Galway?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Athy and Galway. You can start your journey in Athy at stations such as . These connect to stations including in Galway. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Athy to Galway.

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

The route from Athy to Galway is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Athy 7 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Athy to Galway, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 7 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Athy to Galway. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Athy to Galway
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Athy to Galway.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Athy to Galway, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Athy to Galway.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Athy to Galway

The cheapest Athy - Galway train tickets can be found for as low as €3.23 if you’re lucky, or €5.60 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €9.43.

Find the best day to travel to Galway by train

When travelling to Galway by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Athy to Galway CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
9.8kg
Bus
10.5kg
Flight
28.01kg
Car
22.41kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Athy to Galway by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Athy and Galway are 9.8kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Athy and Galway? By taking the train between Athy and Galway you will save 18.21kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.7kg compared to a bus and 12.61kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Athy and Galway by train?
Athy to Galway is 140.07 km.
How long does the train between Athy and Galway take?
Athy to Galway is on average 3 hrs 25 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 29 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Athy to Galway?
Athy to Galway has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Athy to Galway leave?
The earliest train from Athy to Galway departs at 07:15. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Athy to Galway depart?
The latest train from Athy to Galway departs at 19:30. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What's the fastest journey time between Athy to Galway by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Athy and Galway is 2 hrs 29 mins.
Is there a direct train from Athy to Galway?
Yes, there is a direct train between Athy and Galway.
What are the CO2 emissions for Athy to Galway by train?
The train journey from Athy to Galway creates 9.8kg of CO2 emissions.

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