Trains Carlow to Sligo: Times, Prices and Tickets

Carlow to Sligo by train

The journey from Carlow to Sligo by train is 188.98 km and takes 5 hrs 38 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 Sligo by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration5 hrs 38 mins
Connection per Day5
First Departure07:03
Last Departure17:00
Distance188.98 km
DepartureCarlow
ArrivalSligo
CarriersIrish Rail

Carlow to Sligo Train Times

Departure date
Thursday 29 Feb 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Carlow to Sligo?

When you're traveling from Carlow to Sligo, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . You might be able to find prices as low as , but it all depends on how you travel. 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.
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When you're traveling from Carlow to Sligo, 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 long is the journey from Carlow to Sligo by train?

The average journey time is 5 hrs 38 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 188.98 km from Carlow to Sligo. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Carlow to Sligo to take longer than 5 hrs 38 mins. The journey between Carlow and Sligo runs for about 188.98 km and usually takes approximately 5 hrs 38 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 4 hrs 58 mins. If you are trying to get from Carlow to Sligo as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the departures from Carlow to Sligo?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Carlow to Sligo, which usually leaves at 07:03. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 17:00. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Carlow to Sligo leaving at 07:03. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 17:00.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.

What are the stations on the Carlow to Sligo route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Carlow from the following stations: . Arriving at Sligo, 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 Sligo.

How many journeys from Carlow to Sligo take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Carlow to Sligo using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 5 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Carlow to Sligo using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from Carlow to Sligo each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 5 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Carlow to Sligo. 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 Sligo
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Carlow to Sligo.

Book in advance and save

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

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 - Sligo train tickets can be found for as low as €1.40 if you’re lucky, or €7.10 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €35.39.

Find the best day to travel to Sligo by train

When travelling to Sligo 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 Sligo CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.23kg
Bus
14.17kg
Flight
37.8kg
Car
30.24kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Carlow to Sligo by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Carlow and Sligo are 13.23kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Carlow and Sligo? By taking the train between Carlow and Sligo you will save 24.57kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.94kg compared to a bus and 17.01kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Carlow and Sligo by train?
Carlow to Sligo is 188.98 km.
How long does the train between Carlow and Sligo take?
Carlow to Sligo is on average 5 hrs 38 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 58 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Carlow to Sligo?
Carlow to Sligo has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Carlow to Sligo leave?
The earliest train from Carlow to Sligo 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 Sligo depart?
The latest train from Carlow to Sligo 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 Sligo?
There are 1 station(s) that you can depart from Carlow to go to Sligo. You can go from Carlow Railway Station and you can arrive at Sligo Bus Station.
What's the fastest journey time between Carlow to Sligo by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Carlow and Sligo is 4 hrs 58 mins.
Is there a direct train from Carlow to Sligo?
Yes, there is a direct train between Carlow and Sligo.
What are the CO2 emissions for Carlow to Sligo by train?
The train journey from Carlow to Sligo creates 13.23kg of CO2 emissions.

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