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Journey details

Journey duration 8 h 45 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 06:33
Last departure 08:29
Distance 72 km

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

When you're traveling from Castlebar to Sligo, you can expect to pay an average of approximately € 1.69. You might be able to find prices as low as € 1.53, 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.

Trains from Castlebar to Sligo

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

The journey from Castlebar to Sligo covers a distance of 72 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 8 h 43 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 8 h 9 min. 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 Sligo faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Castlebar to Sligo leave?

The first daily departure from Castlebar to Sligo leaves at 08:28, while the last journey of the day sets out at 08:29. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Castlebar and Sligo. 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.

What are the stations on the Castlebar 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 Castlebar from the following stations: Castlebar. Arriving at Sligo, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Sligo (MacDiarmada). 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 times a day do journeys run from Castlebar to Sligo?

You will be able to travel from Castlebar to Sligo using companies such as Irish Rail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 2 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 3 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Castlebar 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, direct connections from Castlebar to Sligo each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 2 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.