Trains Balbriggan to Athy: Times, Prices and Tickets

25/06/2024
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Balbriggan to Athy by train

The journey from Balbriggan to Athy by train is 87.21 km and takes 2 hrs 49 mins. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 08:05 and the last at 16:20. It is possible to travel from Balbriggan to Athy by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration2 hrs 49 mins
Connection per Day5
First Departure08:05
Last Departure16:20
Distance87.21 km
DepartureBalbriggan
ArrivalAthy
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much does it cost to get from Balbriggan to Athy by train?

On average, a train ticket from Balbriggan to Athy 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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On average, you can expect to spend around 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 Athy.

How long is the journey from Balbriggan to Athy by train?

The journey between Balbriggan and Athy by train is approximately 87.21 km. It will take you more or less 2 hrs 49 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. In order to get from Balbriggan to Athy faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Balbriggan and Athy will complete the journey in 2 hrs 32 mins. On average, it will take you about 2 hrs 49 mins to travel the 87.21 km between Balbriggan and Athy.

What time are the departures from Balbriggan to Athy?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Balbriggan to Athy, which usually leaves at 08:05. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 16:20. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first departure of the night from Balbriggan to Athy leaves at 08:05, while the last journey sets out at 16:20. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Balbriggan and Athy. 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 Balbriggan to Athy?

You can depart from Balbriggan at stations such as Balbriggan. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Athy at the following stations: . 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 Balbriggan and Athy. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many daily journeys are there from Balbriggan to Athy?

If you want to get from Balbriggan to Athy, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 5 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Balbriggan and Athy. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 5 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Balbriggan to Athy. 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 Balbriggan to Athy
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Balbriggan to Athy.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Balbriggan to Athy, 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 Balbriggan to Athy.

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 Balbriggan to Athy

The cheapest Balbriggan - Athy train tickets can be found for as low as €1.40 if you’re lucky, or €5.49 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.70.

Find the best day to travel to Athy by train

When travelling to Athy 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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Balbriggan to Athy CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
6.1kg
Bus
6.54kg
Flight
17.44kg
Car
13.95kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Balbriggan to Athy by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Balbriggan and Athy are 6.1kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Balbriggan and Athy? By taking the train between Balbriggan and Athy you will save 11.34kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.44kg compared to a bus and 7.85kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Balbriggan and Athy by train?
Balbriggan to Athy is 87.21 km.
How long does the train between Balbriggan and Athy take?
Balbriggan to Athy is on average 2 hrs 49 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 32 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Balbriggan to Athy?
Balbriggan to Athy has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Balbriggan to Athy leave?
The earliest train from Balbriggan to Athy departs at 08:05. 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 Balbriggan to Athy depart?
The latest train from Balbriggan to Athy departs at 16:20. 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 Balbriggan to Athy by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Balbriggan and Athy is 2 hrs 32 mins.
Is there a direct train from Balbriggan to Athy?
Yes, there is a direct train between Balbriggan and Athy.
What are the CO2 emissions for Balbriggan to Athy by train?
The train journey from Balbriggan to Athy creates 6.1kg of CO2 emissions.

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