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Journey details

Journey duration 2 h 8 min
Connections per day 56
First departure 07:37
Last departure 20:35
Distance 113 km

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What's the best way to get from Dublin to Athlone? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Dublin to Athlone, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Dublin to Athlone?

The cheapest train tickets from Dublin to Athlone cost € 0.02. On average, you can expect to spend around € 3.45 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 Dublin to Athlone.

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Trains from Dublin to Athlone

How much time will it take to go from Dublin to Athlone by train?

In order to get from Dublin to Athlone 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 Dublin and Athlone will complete the journey in 1 h 14 min. On average, it will take you about 2 h 8 min to travel the 114 km between Dublin and Athlone.

At what time of the day can I travel from Dublin to Athlone?

The first journey of the day departs from Dublin at 07:55. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 20:35. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Dublin and Athlone. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use on the Dublin to Athlone route?

You can depart from Dublin at stations such as Dublin Heuston, Dublin Pearse, Tara Street and Dublin Connolly. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Athlone at the following stations: Athlone. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Dublin and Athlone. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Dublin to Athlone?

On average, there are 57 daily departures from Dublin to Athlone. 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 59 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 13 departures from Dublin which travel directly to Athlone. There are 44 journeys with one change or more.