Trains Castlebar to Galway: Times, Prices and Tickets

21/07/2024
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Castlebar to Galway by train

The journey from Castlebar to Galway by train is 60.84 km and takes 3 hrs 29 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 Galway by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 29 mins
Connection per Day5
First Departure05:28
Last Departure18:39
Distance60.84 km
DepartureCastlebar
ArrivalGalway
CarriersIrish Rail

Castlebar to Galway Train Times

Departure date
Sunday 21 Jul 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Castlebar to Galway?

The prices for train tickets from Castlebar 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 Castlebar 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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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 Galway.

How long does it take to get from Castlebar to Galway by train?

The average journey time is 3 hrs 29 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 60.84 km from Castlebar to Galway. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Castlebar to Galway to take longer than 3 hrs 29 mins. The journey from Castlebar to Galway covers a distance of 60.84 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 hrs 29 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 hrs 37 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 Castlebar to Galway faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

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

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Castlebar to Galway, which usually leaves at 05:28. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 18:39. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Castlebar to Galway, which usually leaves at 05:28. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 18:39. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

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

You will be able to leave Castlebar by using stations such as Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar,Castlebar,Mayo,Ireland. These connect you to stations including in Galway. 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 Galway, for your convenience while traveling.

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

On average, there are 5 daily departures from Castlebar to Galway. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Castlebar which travel directly to Galway. There are 5 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Castlebar 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 Castlebar to Galway
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Castlebar to Galway.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Castlebar 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 Castlebar 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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The cheapest Castlebar - Galway train tickets can be found for as low as €5.82 if you’re lucky, or €6.71 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.92.

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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Castlebar to Galway CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
4.26kg
Bus
4.56kg
Flight
12.17kg
Car
9.73kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Castlebar to Galway by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Castlebar and Galway are 4.26kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Castlebar and Galway? By taking the train between Castlebar and Galway you will save 7.91kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.3kg compared to a bus and 5.47kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Castlebar and Galway by train?
Castlebar to Galway is 60.84 km.
How long does the train between Castlebar and Galway take?
Castlebar to Galway is on average 3 hrs 29 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 37 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Castlebar to Galway?
Castlebar to Galway has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Castlebar to Galway leave?
The earliest train from Castlebar to Galway 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 Galway depart?
The latest train from Castlebar to Galway 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Castlebar to Galway by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Castlebar and Galway is 2 hrs 37 mins.
Is there a direct train from Castlebar to Galway?
Yes, there is a direct train between Castlebar and Galway.
What are the CO2 emissions for Castlebar to Galway by train?
The train journey from Castlebar to Galway creates 4.26kg of CO2 emissions.

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