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Best price 0.50 €
Journey duration 3 h 30 min
Connections per day 30
First departure 06:20
Last departure 19:15
Distance 179 km

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Dublin to Sligo?

The cheapest train tickets from Dublin to Sligo cost 0.02 €. On average, you can expect to spend around 3.61 € 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 Sligo.

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Trains from Dublin to Sligo

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

The journey between Dublin and Sligo by train usually takes 3 h 30 min to cover a distance of 180. The shortest journey from Dublin to Sligo will take you 3 h 2 min. 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 Sligo 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.

When do the first and last departures from Dublin to Sligo leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Dublin to Sligo, which usually leaves at 08:36. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 19:15. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use to travel from Dublin to Sligo?

You will be able to leave Dublin by using stations such as Dublin Connolly, Dublin Pearse, Tara Street, Dublin Heuston and Docklands. These connect you to stations including Sligo (MacDiarmada) in Sligo. 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 Dublin or in Sligo, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Dublin to Sligo?

The exact number of journeys from Dublin to Sligo can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 28 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Irishrail and Irish Rail. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 37 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Dublin to Sligo. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Dublin to Sligo varies, but in general, you can expect to find 6.5 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 21.5 journeys with one change or more.