Trains Galway to Balbriggan: Times, Prices and Tickets

19/05/2024
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Galway to Balbriggan by train

The journey from Galway to Balbriggan by train is 189.28 km and takes 4 hrs 32 mins. There are 10 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:25 and the last at 19:20. It is possible to travel from Galway to Balbriggan by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 32 mins
Connection per Day10
First Departure05:25
Last Departure19:20
Distance189.28 km
DepartureGalway
ArrivalBalbriggan
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Galway to Balbriggan?

Prices will vary when you travel from Galway to Balbriggan. 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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Prices will vary when you travel from Galway to Balbriggan. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. 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.

How much time will it take to go from Galway to Balbriggan by train?

The distance between Galway and Balbriggan is approximately 189.28 km. In general, it will take you about 4 hrs 32 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Galway and Balbriggan by train usually takes 4 hrs 32 mins to cover a distance of 189.28 km. The shortest journey from Galway to Balbriggan will take you 3 hrs 54 mins. 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 Balbriggan 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 departures from Galway to Balbriggan?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Galway to Balbriggan, which usually leaves at 05:25. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 19:20. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Galway to Balbriggan leaving at 05:25. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 19:20.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.

What are the stations on the Galway to Balbriggan route?

You can depart from Galway at stations such as . At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Balbriggan at the following stations: Balbriggan. 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 Balbriggan. 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 Galway leave for Balbriggan?

The exact number of journeys from Galway to Balbriggan 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 10 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to 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 Galway to Balbriggan. 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 Galway to Balbriggan varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 10 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Galway to Balbriggan. 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 Galway to Balbriggan
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Galway to Balbriggan.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Galway to Balbriggan, 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 Galway to Balbriggan.

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 Galway to Balbriggan

The cheapest Galway - Balbriggan train tickets can be found for as low as €1.40 if you’re lucky, or €5.49 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.70.

Find the best day to travel to Balbriggan by train

When travelling to Balbriggan 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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Galway to Balbriggan CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.25kg
Bus
14.2kg
Flight
37.86kg
Car
30.28kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Galway to Balbriggan by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Galway and Balbriggan are 13.25kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Galway and Balbriggan? By taking the train between Galway and Balbriggan you will save 24.61kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.95kg compared to a bus and 17.03kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Galway and Balbriggan by train?
Galway to Balbriggan is 189.28 km.
How long does the train between Galway and Balbriggan take?
Galway to Balbriggan is on average 4 hrs 32 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 54 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Galway to Balbriggan?
Galway to Balbriggan has 10 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Galway to Balbriggan leave?
The earliest train from Galway to Balbriggan departs at 05:25. 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 Galway to Balbriggan depart?
The latest train from Galway to Balbriggan departs at 19:20. 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 Galway to Balbriggan by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Galway and Balbriggan is 3 hrs 54 mins.
Is there a direct train from Galway to Balbriggan?
Yes, there is a direct train between Galway and Balbriggan.
What are the CO2 emissions for Galway to Balbriggan by train?
The train journey from Galway to Balbriggan creates 13.25kg of CO2 emissions.

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