Trains Cork to Ballina: Times, Prices and Tickets

21/07/2024
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Cork to Ballina by train

The journey from Cork to Ballina by train is 251.43 km and takes 6 hrs 15 mins. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 09:25 and the last at 17:25. It is possible to travel from Cork to Ballina by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration6 hrs 15 mins
Connection per Day6
First Departure09:25
Last Departure17:25
Distance251.43 km
DepartureCork
ArrivalBallina
CarriersIrish Rail

Cork to Ballina Train Times

Departure date
Sunday 21 Jul 2024

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Cheap train tickets from Cork to Ballina
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cork to Ballina.

Book in advance and save

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

The cheapest Cork - Ballina train tickets can be found for as low as €3.00 if you’re lucky, or €6.59 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €11.00.

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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Cork to Ballina CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
17.6kg
Bus
18.86kg
Flight
50.29kg
Car
40.23kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Cork to Ballina by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Cork and Ballina are 17.6kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Cork and Ballina? By taking the train between Cork and Ballina you will save 32.69kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.26kg compared to a bus and 22.63kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Cork and Ballina by train?
Cork to Ballina is 251.43 km.
How long does the train between Cork and Ballina take?
Cork to Ballina is on average 6 hrs 15 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hrs 35 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Cork to Ballina?
Cork to Ballina has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Cork to Ballina leave?
The earliest train from Cork to Ballina departs at 09:25. 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 Cork to Ballina depart?
The latest train from Cork to Ballina departs at 17:25. 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 Cork to Ballina by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Cork and Ballina is 5 hrs 35 mins.
Is there a direct train from Cork to Ballina?
Yes, there is a direct train between Cork and Ballina.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cork to Ballina by train?
The train journey from Cork to Ballina creates 17.6kg of CO2 emissions.

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