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Best price 1.45 €
Journey duration 3 h 20 min
Connections per day 41
First departure 05:30
Last departure 19:20
Distance 183 km

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What's the best way to get from Galway to Dublin? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Galway to Dublin, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do train tickets from Galway to Dublin cost?

The cheapest train tickets from Galway to Dublin cost 0.02 €. On average, you can expect to spend around 2.24 € 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 Dublin.

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Trains from Galway to Dublin

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

The journey between Galway and Dublin runs for about 183 and usually takes approximately 3 h 22 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 2 h 16 min. If you are trying to get from Galway to Dublin 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 first and last departures from Galway to Dublin?

The first journey of the day departs from Galway at 05:30. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 19:20. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Galway and Dublin. 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.

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

You will be able to leave Galway by using stations such as Galway (Ceannt). These connect you to stations including Dublin Heuston, Dublin Connolly, Tara Street, Dublin Pearse and Docklands in Dublin. 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 Dublin, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from Galway leave for Dublin?

You will be able to travel from Galway to Dublin using companies such as Irishrail and Irish Rail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 41.5 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 53 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Galway to Dublin 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, 8.5 direct connections from Galway to Dublin each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 33 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.