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Journey details

Journey duration 4 h 55 min
Connections per day 5
First departure 07:25
Last departure 18:20
Distance 189 km

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Trains from Galway to Balbriggan

How long does it take to get from Galway to Balbriggan by train?

The journey between Galway and Balbriggan runs for about 190 and usually takes approximately 4 h 55 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 4 h 14 min. If you are trying to get from Galway to Balbriggan as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do departures from Galway to Balbriggan leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Galway at 07:25, and the last departure will leave at 18:20. 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 Balbriggan 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.

What are the stations on the Galway to Balbriggan route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Galway and Balbriggan. You can start your journey in Galway at stations such as Galway (Ceannt). These connect to stations including Balbriggan in Balbriggan. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Galway to Balbriggan.

How many times a day do journeys run from Galway to Balbriggan?

On average, there are 5 daily departures from Galway to Balbriggan. 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 5 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Irish Rail, 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 departures from Galway which travel directly to Balbriggan. There are 5 journeys with one change or more.