Trains Dundalk to Galway: Times, Prices and Tickets

15/06/2024
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Dundalk to Galway by train

The journey from Dundalk to Galway by train is 185.83 km and takes 4 hrs 40 mins. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 07:00 and the last at 18:14. It is possible to travel from Dundalk to Galway by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 40 mins
Connection per Day6
First Departure07:00
Last Departure18:14
Distance185.83 km
DepartureDundalk
ArrivalGalway
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much does it cost to get from Dundalk to Galway by train?

Prices will vary when you travel from Dundalk to Galway. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as , but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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When you're traveling from Dundalk to Galway, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

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

The average journey time is 4 hrs 40 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 185.83 km from Dundalk to Galway. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Dundalk to Galway to take longer than 4 hrs 40 mins. In order to get from Dundalk 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 Dundalk and Galway will complete the journey in 4 hrs 11 mins. On average, it will take you about 4 hrs 40 mins to travel the 185.83 km between Dundalk and Galway.

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

The first journey of the day departs from Dundalk at 07:00. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 18:14. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Dundalk and Galway. 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. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Dundalk to Galway leaving at 07:00. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 18:14.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

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

You can depart from Dundalk at stations such as Dundalk, Bus Station. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Galway at the following stations: . 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 Dundalk and Galway. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Dundalk leave for Galway?

On average, there are 6 daily departures from Dundalk 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 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , 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 0 departures from Dundalk which travel directly to Galway. There are 6 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dundalk 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 Dundalk to Galway
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Galway.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Dundalk 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 Dundalk 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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around €1.40 to €15.01 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 91% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Galway

The cheapest Dundalk - Galway train tickets can be found for as low as €4.54 if you’re lucky, or €7.48 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €12.43.

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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Dundalk to Galway CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.01kg
Bus
13.94kg
Flight
37.17kg
Car
29.73kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dundalk to Galway by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dundalk and Galway are 13.01kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dundalk and Galway? By taking the train between Dundalk and Galway you will save 24.16kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.93kg compared to a bus and 16.72kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dundalk and Galway by train?
Dundalk to Galway is 185.83 km.
How long does the train between Dundalk and Galway take?
Dundalk to Galway is on average 4 hrs 40 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 11 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dundalk to Galway?
Dundalk to Galway has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dundalk to Galway leave?
The earliest train from Dundalk to Galway departs at 07:00. 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 Dundalk to Galway depart?
The latest train from Dundalk to Galway departs at 18:14. 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 Dundalk to Galway by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dundalk and Galway is 4 hrs 11 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dundalk to Galway?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dundalk and Galway.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dundalk to Galway by train?
The train journey from Dundalk to Galway creates 13.01kg of CO2 emissions.

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