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How much does it cost to get from Galway to Castlebar by train?

On average, a train ticket from Galway to Castlebar will cost you € 8.32. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as € 7.80. 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.

Journey Details

Journey duration 3 h 39 min
Connections per day 4
First departure 09:05
Last departure 19:00
Distance 61 km

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Irish Rail
Duration: 3 h 31 min
Galway (Ceannt) - Castlebar
09:05 - 12:36
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Irish Rail
Duration: 3 h 50 min
Galway (Ceannt) - Castlebar
14:00 - 17:50
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Irish Rail
Duration: 3 h 44 min
Galway (Ceannt) - Castlebar
16:05 - 19:49
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Irish Rail
Duration: 3 h 31 min
Galway (Ceannt) - Castlebar
19:00 - 22:31

How long does the journey from Galway to Castlebar take by train?

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 h 34 min. On average, it will take you about 3 h 34 min to travel the 61 km between Galway and Castlebar.

When do the first and last departures from Galway to Castlebar leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Galway at 09:00, and the last departure will leave at 19:00. 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.

When traveling from Galway to Castlebar by train, which stations can I use?

In Galway, departure stations include Galway (Ceannt). When you arrive in Castlebar, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Castlebar. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Galway to Castlebar are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Galway to Castlebar 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 4 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Irishrail and Irish Rail. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 4 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 Castlebar. 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 Castlebar varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 4 journeys with one change or more.

Stations of departure

Galway (Ceannt)

Destination stations

Castlebar
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