Trains Galway to Castlebar: Times, Prices and Tickets

Galway to Castlebar by train

The journey from Galway to Castlebar by train is 60.84 km and takes 3 hrs 31 mins. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 07:30 and the last at 19:20. It is possible to travel from Galway to Castlebar by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 31 mins
Connection per Day5
First Departure07:30
Last Departure19:20
Distance60.84 km
DepartureGalway
ArrivalCastlebar
CarriersIrish Rail

Galway to Castlebar Train Times

Departure date
Thursday 29 Feb 2024

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How much do train tickets from Galway to Castlebar cost?

The cheapest train tickets from Galway to Castlebar cost . On average, you can expect to spend around for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Galway to Castlebar.
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On average, you can expect to spend around for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Galway to Castlebar.

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

The average journey time is 3 hrs 31 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 60.84 km from Galway to Castlebar. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Galway to Castlebar to take longer than 3 hrs 31 mins. In order to get from Galway to Castlebar faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Galway and Castlebar will complete the journey in 2 hrs 40 mins. On average, it will take you about 3 hrs 31 mins to travel the 60.84 km between Galway and Castlebar.

At what time of the day can I travel from Galway to Castlebar?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Galway at 07:30, and the last departure will leave at 19:20. 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 Castlebar 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. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Galway to Castlebar, which usually leaves at 07:30. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 19:20. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Galway to Castlebar?

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

You will be able to travel from Galway to Castlebar using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 5 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Galway to Castlebar using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from Galway to Castlebar each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 5 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Galway to Castlebar. 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 Castlebar.

Book in advance and save

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

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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When travelling to Castlebar 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 Castlebar CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
4.26kg
Bus
4.56kg
Flight
12.17kg
Car
9.73kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Galway to Castlebar by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Galway and Castlebar are 4.26kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Galway and Castlebar? By taking the train between Galway and Castlebar you will save 7.91kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.3kg compared to a bus and 5.47kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Galway and Castlebar by train?
Galway to Castlebar is 60.84 km.
How long does the train between Galway and Castlebar take?
Galway to Castlebar is on average 3 hrs 31 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 40 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Galway to Castlebar?
Galway to Castlebar has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Galway to Castlebar leave?
The earliest train from Galway to Castlebar departs at 07:30. 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 Castlebar depart?
The latest train from Galway to Castlebar 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 Castlebar by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Galway and Castlebar is 2 hrs 40 mins.
Is there a direct train from Galway to Castlebar?
Yes, there is a direct train between Galway and Castlebar.
What are the CO2 emissions for Galway to Castlebar by train?
The train journey from Galway to Castlebar creates 4.26kg of CO2 emissions.

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