Trains Galway to Carrick on Shannon: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Galway to Carrick on Shannon by train

The journey from Galway to Carrick on Shannon by train is 90.95 km and takes 6 hrs 18 mins. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:25 and the last at 15:05. It is possible to travel from Galway to Carrick on Shannon by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration6 hrs 18 mins
Connection per Day5
First Departure05:25
Last Departure15:05
Distance90.95 km
DepartureGalway
ArrivalCarrick on Shannon
CarriersIrish Rail

Galway to Carrick on Shannon Train Times

Departure date
Monday 24 Jun 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Galway to Carrick on Shannon by train?

When you're traveling from Galway to Carrick on Shannon, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . You might be able to find prices as low as , but it all depends on how you travel. 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.
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On average, a train ticket from Galway to Carrick on Shannon will cost you . If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does the journey from Galway to Carrick on Shannon take by train?

The average journey time is 6 hrs 18 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 90.95 km from Galway to Carrick on Shannon. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Galway to Carrick on Shannon to take longer than 6 hrs 18 mins. The journey between Galway and Carrick on Shannon by train usually takes 6 hrs 18 mins to cover a distance of 90.95 km. The shortest journey from Galway to Carrick on Shannon will take you 5 hrs 46 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 Carrick on Shannon 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.

When do the first and last departures from Galway to Carrick on Shannon leave?

The first daily departure from Galway to Carrick on Shannon leaves at 05:25, while the last journey of the day sets out at 15:05. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Galway and Carrick on Shannon. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Galway to Carrick on Shannon, which usually leaves at 05:25. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 15:05. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Galway to Carrick on Shannon by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Galway by using stations such as . These connect you to stations including Carrick on Shannon in Carrick on Shannon. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Galway or in Carrick on Shannon, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Galway to Carrick on Shannon?

If you want to get from Galway to Carrick on Shannon, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 5 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 0 direct journeys between Galway and Carrick on Shannon. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 5 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Galway to Carrick on Shannon. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Galway to Carrick on Shannon.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Find the best day to travel to Carrick on Shannon by train

When travelling to Carrick on Shannon 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 Carrick on Shannon CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
6.37kg
Bus
6.82kg
Flight
18.19kg
Car
14.55kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Galway to Carrick on Shannon by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Galway and Carrick on Shannon are 6.37kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Galway and Carrick on Shannon? By taking the train between Galway and Carrick on Shannon you will save 11.82kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.45kg compared to a bus and 8.18kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Galway and Carrick on Shannon by train?
Galway to Carrick on Shannon is 90.95 km.
How long does the train between Galway and Carrick on Shannon take?
Galway to Carrick on Shannon is on average 6 hrs 18 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hrs 46 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Galway to Carrick on Shannon?
Galway to Carrick on Shannon has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Galway to Carrick on Shannon leave?
The earliest train from Galway to Carrick on Shannon 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 Carrick on Shannon depart?
The latest train from Galway to Carrick on Shannon departs at 15:05. 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 Carrick on Shannon by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Galway and Carrick on Shannon is 5 hrs 46 mins.
Is there a direct train from Galway to Carrick on Shannon?
Yes, there is a direct train between Galway and Carrick on Shannon.
What are the CO2 emissions for Galway to Carrick on Shannon by train?
The train journey from Galway to Carrick on Shannon creates 6.37kg of CO2 emissions.

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