Trains Galway to Athlone: Times, Prices and Tickets

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

Prices will vary when you travel from Galway to Athlone. On average, though, you'll pay about € 8.49 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as € 0.09, 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.

Journey Summary with Train

The journey from Galway to Athlone by Train is 71 km and takes 1 h 2 min. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:25 and the last at 19:25. It is possible to travel from Galway to Athlone by Train for as little as € 0.09 or as much as € 10.59. The best price for this journey is € 8.49.

Best Price € 8.49
Journey Duration 1 h 2 min
Connection per Day 9
Lowest Price € 8.49
Highest Price € 8.49
First Departure 04:25
Last Departure 19:25
Distance 71 km
Departure Galway
Arrival Athlone
Carriers Irishrail, Irish Rail

Train Tickets from Galway to Athlone

    Feb 03
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    Feb 11
    8.49
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    Feb 13
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    8.49
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    8.49
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Friday,Feb 03 2023
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Galway to Athlone Co2 Emissions by Train

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Flight
20.235kg
Train
0.994kg
Bus
4.828kg
Car
3.479kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The journey between Galway and Athlone by train usually takes 1 h 2 min to cover a distance of 71 km. The shortest journey from Galway to Athlone will take you 51 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 Athlone 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.

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

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Galway at 05:25, and the last departure will leave at 19:25. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Galway to Athlone can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

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

You can depart from Galway at stations such as Galway (ceannt). 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 Galway and Athlone. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

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

If you want to get from Galway to Athlone, you can travel with providers such as Irishrail. You will find a maximum number of 12 departures per day. On average, there are 10 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 10 direct journeys between Galway and Athlone. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.

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