Trains Dundalk to Sligo: Times, Prices and Tickets

21/07/2024
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Dundalk to Sligo by train

The journey from Dundalk to Sligo by train is 137.2 km and takes 5 hrs 3 mins. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 07:05 and the last at 17:20. It is possible to travel from Dundalk to Sligo by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration5 hrs 3 mins
Connection per Day5
First Departure07:05
Last Departure17:20
Distance137.2 km
DepartureDundalk
ArrivalSligo
CarriersIrish Rail
Cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Sligo
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Sligo.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Dundalk to Sligo, 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 Sligo.

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 Dundalk to Sligo

The cheapest Dundalk - Sligo train tickets can be found for as low as €12.61 if you’re lucky, or €16.34 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €21.67.

Find the best day to travel to Sligo by train

When travelling to Sligo 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 Sligo CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
9.6kg
Bus
10.29kg
Flight
27.44kg
Car
21.95kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dundalk to Sligo by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dundalk and Sligo are 9.6kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dundalk and Sligo? By taking the train between Dundalk and Sligo you will save 17.84kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.69kg compared to a bus and 12.35kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dundalk and Sligo by train?
Dundalk to Sligo is 137.2 km.
How long does the train between Dundalk and Sligo take?
Dundalk to Sligo is on average 5 hrs 3 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 23 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dundalk to Sligo?
Dundalk to Sligo has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dundalk to Sligo leave?
The earliest train from Dundalk to Sligo departs at 07:05. 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 Sligo depart?
The latest train from Dundalk to Sligo departs at 17:20. 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 Sligo by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dundalk and Sligo is 4 hrs 23 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dundalk to Sligo?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dundalk and Sligo.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dundalk to Sligo by train?
The train journey from Dundalk to Sligo creates 9.6kg of CO2 emissions.

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