Trains Cobh to Galway: Times, Prices and Tickets

25/05/2024
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Cobh to Galway by train

The journey from Cobh to Galway by train is 171.02 km and takes 5 hrs 53 mins. There are 12 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:00 and the last at 17:30. It is possible to travel from Cobh to Galway by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration5 hrs 53 mins
Connection per Day12
First Departure06:00
Last Departure17:30
Distance171.02 km
DepartureCobh
ArrivalGalway
CarriersIrish Rail

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

The cheapest train tickets from Cobh 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 Cobh to Galway.
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On average, a train ticket from Cobh to Galway will cost you . If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Cobh to Galway by train?

Traveling from Cobh to Galway by train will usually take 5 hrs 53 mins. This journey covers a distance of 171.02 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 5 hrs 53 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 Cobh and Galway by train usually takes 5 hrs 53 mins to cover a distance of 171.02 km. The shortest journey from Cobh to Galway will take you 4 hrs 45 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.

At what time of the day can I travel from Cobh to Galway?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Cobh to Galway, which usually leaves at 06:00. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 17:30. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first departure of the night from Cobh to Galway leaves at 06:00, while the last journey sets out at 17:30. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Cobh and Galway. 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.

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

In Cobh, departure stations include Cobh Railway Station. 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 times a day do journeys run from Cobh to Galway?

The route from Cobh to Galway 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 Cobh 12 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Cobh to Galway, 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 12 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 Cobh 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 Cobh to Galway
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cobh to Galway.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cobh 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 Cobh 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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Cobh to Galway

The cheapest Cobh - Galway train tickets can be found for as low as €2.17 if you’re lucky, or €6.46 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €14.77.

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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Cobh to Galway CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
11.97kg
Bus
12.83kg
Flight
34.2kg
Car
27.36kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Cobh to Galway by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Cobh and Galway are 11.97kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Cobh and Galway? By taking the train between Cobh and Galway you will save 22.23kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.86kg compared to a bus and 15.39kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Cobh and Galway by train?
Cobh to Galway is 171.02 km.
How long does the train between Cobh and Galway take?
Cobh to Galway is on average 5 hrs 53 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 45 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Cobh to Galway?
Cobh to Galway has 12 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Cobh to Galway leave?
The earliest train from Cobh to Galway departs at 06:00. 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 Cobh to Galway depart?
The latest train from Cobh to Galway departs at 17:30. 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 Cobh to Galway by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Cobh and Galway is 4 hrs 45 mins.
Is there a direct train from Cobh to Galway?
Yes, there is a direct train between Cobh and Galway.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cobh to Galway by train?
The train journey from Cobh to Galway creates 11.97kg of CO2 emissions.

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