Trains Castlebar to Ballina: Times, Prices and Tickets

Castlebar to Ballina by train

The journey from Castlebar to Ballina by train is 30.94 km and takes 0 hrs 56 mins. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:28 and the last at 18:39. It is possible to travel from Castlebar to Ballina by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration0 hrs 56 mins
Connection per Day5
First Departure05:28
Last Departure18:39
Distance30.94 km
DepartureCastlebar
ArrivalBallina
CarriersIrish Rail

Castlebar to Ballina Train Times

Departure date
Thursday 29 Feb 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Castlebar to Ballina?

When you're traveling from Castlebar to Ballina, 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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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 Castlebar to Ballina.

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

With a distance of 30.94 km between Castlebar and Ballina, it will usually take 0 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 0 hrs 56 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Castlebar and Ballina runs for about 30.94 km and usually takes approximately 0 hrs 56 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 0 hrs 35 mins. If you are trying to get from Castlebar to Ballina 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.

At what time of the day can I travel from Castlebar to Ballina?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Castlebar to Ballina leaving at 05:28. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 18:39.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 Castlebar at 05:28. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 18:39. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Castlebar and Ballina. 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.

When traveling from Castlebar to Ballina by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Castlebar by using stations such as . These connect you to stations including in Ballina. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Castlebar or in Ballina, for your convenience while traveling.

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

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

Book in advance and save

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

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 Castlebar - Ballina train tickets can be found for as low as €2.01 if you’re lucky, or €2.29 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €2.64.

Find the best day to travel to Ballina by train

When travelling to Ballina 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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Castlebar to Ballina CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
2.17kg
Bus
2.32kg
Flight
6.19kg
Car
4.95kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Castlebar to Ballina by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Castlebar and Ballina are 2.17kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Castlebar and Ballina? By taking the train between Castlebar and Ballina you will save 4.02kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.15kg compared to a bus and 2.78kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Castlebar and Ballina by train?
Castlebar to Ballina is 30.94 km.
How long does the train between Castlebar and Ballina take?
Castlebar to Ballina is on average 0 hrs 56 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 35 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Castlebar to Ballina?
Castlebar to Ballina has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Castlebar to Ballina leave?
The earliest train from Castlebar to Ballina departs at 05:28. 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 Castlebar to Ballina depart?
The latest train from Castlebar to Ballina departs at 18:39. 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 Castlebar to Ballina?
There are 1 station(s) that you can depart from Castlebar to go to Ballina. You can go from Castlebar Railway Station and you can arrive at Ballina Bus Station.
What's the fastest journey time between Castlebar to Ballina by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Castlebar and Ballina is 0 hrs 35 mins.
Is there a direct train from Castlebar to Ballina?
Yes, there is a direct train between Castlebar and Ballina.
What are the CO2 emissions for Castlebar to Ballina by train?
The train journey from Castlebar to Ballina creates 2.17kg of CO2 emissions.

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