Trains Carlow to Castlebar: Times, Prices and Tickets

Carlow to Castlebar by train

The journey from Carlow to Castlebar by train is 193.66 km and takes 3 hrs 56 mins. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 07:03 and the last at 17:00. It is possible to travel from Carlow to Castlebar by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 56 mins
Connection per Day5
First Departure07:03
Last Departure17:00
Distance193.66 km
DepartureCarlow
ArrivalCastlebar
CarriersIrish Rail

Carlow to Castlebar Train Times

Departure date
Thursday 29 Feb 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Carlow to Castlebar?

The prices for train tickets from Carlow to Castlebar 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 Carlow to Castlebar 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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When you're traveling from Carlow to Castlebar, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How much time will it take to go from Carlow to Castlebar by train?

With a distance of 193.66 km between Carlow and Castlebar, it will usually take 3 hrs 56 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 3 hrs 56 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between Carlow and Castlebar is around 193.66 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 hrs 56 mins. However, the fastest routes between Carlow and Castlebar take 3 hrs 27 mins. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the departures from Carlow to Castlebar?

The first daily departure from Carlow to Castlebar leaves at 07:03, while the last journey of the day sets out at 17:00. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Carlow and Castlebar. 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. The first departure of the night from Carlow to Castlebar leaves at 07:03, while the last journey sets out at 17:00. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Carlow and Castlebar. 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 Carlow to Castlebar?

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

How many times a day do departures from Carlow leave for Castlebar?

The route from Carlow to Castlebar 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 Carlow 5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Carlow to Castlebar, 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 5 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 Carlow to Castlebar. 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 Carlow to Castlebar
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Carlow to Castlebar.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Carlow to Castlebar, 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 Carlow to Castlebar.

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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The cheapest Carlow - Castlebar train tickets can be found for as low as €3.61 if you’re lucky, or €5.26 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.01.

Find the best day to travel to Castlebar by train

When travelling to Castlebar 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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Carlow to Castlebar CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.56kg
Bus
14.52kg
Flight
38.73kg
Car
30.98kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Carlow to Castlebar by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Carlow and Castlebar are 13.56kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Carlow and Castlebar? By taking the train between Carlow and Castlebar you will save 25.17kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.96kg compared to a bus and 17.42kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Carlow and Castlebar by train?
Carlow to Castlebar is 193.66 km.
How long does the train between Carlow and Castlebar take?
Carlow to Castlebar is on average 3 hrs 56 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 27 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Carlow to Castlebar?
Carlow to Castlebar has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Carlow to Castlebar leave?
The earliest train from Carlow to Castlebar departs at 07:03. 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 Carlow to Castlebar depart?
The latest train from Carlow to Castlebar departs at 17:00. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
From which stations can I leave from Carlow to Castlebar?
There are 1 station(s) that you can depart from Carlow to go to Castlebar. You can go from Carlow Railway Station and you can arrive at Castlebar Railway Station.
What's the fastest journey time between Carlow to Castlebar by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Carlow and Castlebar is 3 hrs 27 mins.
Is there a direct train from Carlow to Castlebar?
Yes, there is a direct train between Carlow and Castlebar.
What are the CO2 emissions for Carlow to Castlebar by train?
The train journey from Carlow to Castlebar creates 13.56kg of CO2 emissions.

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