Trains Balbriggan to Galway: Times, Prices and Tickets

21/07/2024
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Balbriggan to Galway by train

The journey from Balbriggan to Galway by train is 189.28 km and takes 4 hrs 34 mins. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 07:46 and the last at 17:43. It is possible to travel from Balbriggan to Galway by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 34 mins
Connection per Day7
First Departure07:46
Last Departure17:43
Distance189.28 km
DepartureBalbriggan
ArrivalGalway
CarriersIrish Rail

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

The prices for train tickets from Balbriggan 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. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Balbriggan to Galway will cost . 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.
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The prices for train tickets from Balbriggan 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 long will it take me to travel from Balbriggan to Galway by train?

The average journey time is 4 hrs 34 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 189.28 km from Balbriggan to Galway. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Balbriggan to Galway to take longer than 4 hrs 34 mins. The journey from Balbriggan to Galway covers a distance of 189.28 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 4 hrs 34 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 hrs 55 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Balbriggan to Galway faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Balbriggan to Galway leave?

The first daily departure from Balbriggan to Galway leaves at 07:46, while the last journey of the day sets out at 17:43. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Balbriggan 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. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Balbriggan at 07:46, and the last departure will leave at 17:43. 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 Balbriggan 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.

Which stations are used when traveling from Balbriggan to Galway?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Balbriggan from the following stations: Balbriggan. Arriving at Galway, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: . Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Galway.

How many daily journeys are there from Balbriggan to Galway?

The exact number of journeys from Balbriggan to Galway can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 7 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Balbriggan to Galway. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Balbriggan to Galway varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 7 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Balbriggan 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 Balbriggan to Galway
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Balbriggan to Galway.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Balbriggan 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 Balbriggan 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 Balbriggan to Galway

The cheapest Balbriggan - Galway 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 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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Balbriggan to Galway CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.25kg
Bus
14.2kg
Flight
37.86kg
Car
30.28kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Balbriggan to Galway by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Balbriggan and Galway are 13.25kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Balbriggan and Galway? By taking the train between Balbriggan and Galway you will save 24.61kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.95kg compared to a bus and 17.03kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Balbriggan and Galway by train?
Balbriggan to Galway is 189.28 km.
How long does the train between Balbriggan and Galway take?
Balbriggan to Galway is on average 4 hrs 34 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 55 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Balbriggan to Galway?
Balbriggan to Galway has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Balbriggan to Galway leave?
The earliest train from Balbriggan to Galway departs at 07:46. 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 Galway depart?
The latest train from Balbriggan to Galway departs at 17:43. 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 Galway by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Balbriggan and Galway is 3 hrs 55 mins.
Is there a direct train from Balbriggan to Galway?
Yes, there is a direct train between Balbriggan and Galway.
What are the CO2 emissions for Balbriggan to Galway by train?
The train journey from Balbriggan to Galway creates 13.25kg of CO2 emissions.

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