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Journey Details

Journey duration 4 h 33 min
Connections per day 9
First departure 06:25
Last departure 20:20
Distance 180 km

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Galway to Drogheda?

On average, a train ticket from Galway to Drogheda will cost you € 10.95. 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 € 1.70. 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.

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Irish Rail
Duration: 4 h 26 min
Galway (Ceannt) - Drogheda (MacBride)
06:25 - 10:51
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Irish Rail
Duration: 4 h 36 min
Galway (Ceannt) - Drogheda (MacBride)
07:25 - 12:01
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Irish Rail
Duration: 4 h 24 min
Galway (Ceannt) - Drogheda (MacBride)
08:30 - 12:54
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Irish Rail
Duration: 4 h 15 min
Galway (Ceannt) - Drogheda (MacBride)
10:30 - 14:45
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Irish Rail
Duration: 4 h 40 min
Galway (Ceannt) - Drogheda (MacBride)
12:05 - 16:45
Irish Rail-logo
Irish Rail
Duration: 4 h 52 min
Galway (Ceannt) - Drogheda (MacBride)
14:05 - 18:57
Irish Rail-logo
Irish Rail
Duration: 4 h 28 min
Galway (Ceannt) - Drogheda (MacBride)
16:05 - 20:33

How long is the journey from Galway to Drogheda by train?

The journey between Galway and Drogheda runs for about 181 km and usually takes approximately 4 h 33 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 3 h 56 min. If you are trying to get from Galway to Drogheda 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.

What time are the departures from Galway to Drogheda?

The first journey of the day departs from Galway at 08:30. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 20:20. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Galway and Drogheda. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations are used when traveling from Galway to Drogheda?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Galway from the following stations: Galway (Ceannt). Arriving at Drogheda, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Drogheda (MacBride). Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Drogheda.

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

If you want to get from Galway to Drogheda, you can travel with providers such as Irishrail and Irish Rail. You will find a maximum number of 10 departures per day. On average, there are 9 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 direct journeys between Galway and Drogheda. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 9 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.

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