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Journey details

Best price € 4.14
Journey duration 3 h 29 min
Connections per day 6
First departure 08:12
Last departure 16:17
Distance 119 km

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Balbriggan to Athlone. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

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

The cheapest train tickets from Balbriggan to Athlone cost € 4.14. On average, you can expect to spend around € 4.48 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Balbriggan to Athlone.

Trains from Balbriggan to Athlone

How much time will it take to go from Balbriggan to Athlone by train?

The journey between Balbriggan and Athlone by train usually takes 3 h 29 min to cover a distance of 119 km. The shortest journey from Balbriggan to Athlone will take you 3 h 1 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 Athlone 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 Balbriggan to Athlone leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Balbriggan at 08:12. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 16:17. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Balbriggan and Athlone. 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 Balbriggan to Athlone?

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

How many times a day do journeys run from Balbriggan to Athlone?

The route from Balbriggan to Athlone is served by providers including Irish Rail. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 7 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Balbriggan 6 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Balbriggan to Athlone, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 6 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.