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Trains Drogheda to Galway: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Drogheda to Galway?

On average, a train ticket from Drogheda to Galway will cost you € 19.27. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as € 1.40. 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.

Drogheda to Galway by train

Best price € 12.50
Journey duration 4 h 24 min
Connections per day 8
First departure 08:21
Last departure 18:41
Distance 180 km
Departure Drogheda
Arrival Galway
Carriers Irishrail, Irish Rail

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Drogheda - Galway


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Friday, September 30th 2022
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Drogheda (MacBride) - Galway (Ceannt)
14:07 - 17:59
Irish Rail
3h 52min
2 changes
CO2: 0.52kg

How long does the journey from Drogheda to Galway take by train?

In order to get from Drogheda to Galway faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Drogheda and Galway will complete the journey in 3 h 51 min. On average, it will take you about 4 h 30 min to travel the 181 km between Drogheda and Galway.

What time are the first and last departures from Drogheda to Galway?

The first daily departure from Drogheda to Galway leaves at 09:55, while the last journey of the day sets out at 18:41. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Drogheda 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.

What are the stations on the Drogheda to Galway route?

You will be able to leave Drogheda by using stations such as Drogheda (MacBride). These connect you to stations including Galway (Ceannt) 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 Drogheda or in Galway, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Drogheda to Galway take place each day?

On average, there are 8 daily departures from Drogheda 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 9 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Irishrail and Irish Rail, 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 departures from Drogheda which travel directly to Galway. There are 8 journeys with one change or more.


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