Trains Carlow to Galway: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Carlow to Galway by train

The journey from Carlow to Galway by train is 149.1 km and takes 3 hrs 31 mins. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 07:03 and the last at 19:42. It is possible to travel from Carlow to Galway by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 31 mins
Connection per Day7
First Departure07:03
Last Departure19:42
Distance149.1 km
DepartureCarlow
ArrivalGalway
CarriersIrish Rail

Carlow to Galway Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 15 Jun 2024

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

The cheapest train tickets from Carlow to Galway cost . 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 Carlow to Galway.
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The prices for train tickets from Carlow 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 does it take to get from Carlow to Galway by train?

Traveling from Carlow to Galway by train will usually take 3 hrs 31 mins. This journey covers a distance of 149.1 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 3 hrs 31 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 Carlow and Galway by train usually takes 3 hrs 31 mins to cover a distance of 149.1 km. The shortest journey from Carlow to Galway will take you 2 hrs 44 mins. 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 Galway 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.

What time are the departures from Carlow to Galway?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Carlow to Galway leaving at 07:03. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 19:42.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. The first journey of the night departs from Carlow at 07:03. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 19:42. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Carlow and Galway. 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 Carlow to Galway?

In Carlow, departure stations include Carlow(IE). When you arrive in Galway, you may be able to disembark at stations such as . Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

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

If you want to get from Carlow to Galway, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 7 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 Carlow and Galway. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 7 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 Carlow 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 Carlow to Galway
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Carlow to Galway.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Carlow 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 Carlow 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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around €3.74 to €10.02 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 63% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Carlow to Galway

The cheapest Carlow - Galway train tickets can be found for as low as €5.07 if you’re lucky, or €7.04 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €9.46.

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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Carlow to Galway CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
10.44kg
Bus
11.18kg
Flight
29.82kg
Car
23.86kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Carlow to Galway by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Carlow and Galway are 10.44kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Carlow and Galway? By taking the train between Carlow and Galway you will save 19.38kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.74kg compared to a bus and 13.42kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Carlow and Galway by train?
Carlow to Galway is 149.1 km.
How long does the train between Carlow and Galway take?
Carlow to Galway is on average 3 hrs 31 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 44 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Carlow to Galway?
Carlow to Galway has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Carlow to Galway leave?
The earliest train from Carlow to Galway 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 Galway depart?
The latest train from Carlow to Galway departs at 19:42. 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 Carlow to Galway by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Carlow and Galway is 2 hrs 44 mins.
Is there a direct train from Carlow to Galway?
Yes, there is a direct train between Carlow and Galway.
What are the CO2 emissions for Carlow to Galway by train?
The train journey from Carlow to Galway creates 10.44kg of CO2 emissions.

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