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Trains Galway to Kilkenny: Times, Prices and Tickets

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

When you're traveling from Galway to Kilkenny, you can expect to pay an average of approximately € 15.26. You might be able to find prices as low as € 5.68, 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.

Galway to Kilkenny by train

Best price € 5.68
Journey duration 4 h 24 min
Connections per day 5
First departure 06:25
Last departure 16:05
Distance 139 km
Departure Galway
Arrival Kilkenny
Carriers Irishrail, Irish Rail

Ticket price Galway - Kilkenny every day

€ 11.59
In 2 days
€ 11.19
In 3 days
In 4 days
€ 9.55
In 5 days
In 6 days
€ 11.26

Route Summary by Train

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€ 5.68
Maximum price
€ 36.99

Galway - Kilkenny


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€ 5.73

Monday, July 4th 2022
Irish Rail-logo
Galway (Ceannt) - Kilkenny (MacDonagh)
05:25 - 09:03
Irish Rail
3h 38min
1 changes
CO2: 0.4kg

How much time will it take to go from Galway to Kilkenny by train?

The distance between Galway and Kilkenny is around 140 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 4 h 18 min. However, the fastest routes between Galway and Kilkenny take 3 h 15 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from Galway to Kilkenny leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Galway at 06:25, and the last departure will leave at 16:05. 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 Kilkenny 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.

What are the stations on the Galway to Kilkenny route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Galway and Kilkenny. You can start your journey in Galway at stations such as Galway (Ceannt). These connect to stations including Kilkenny (MacDonagh) in Kilkenny. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Galway to Kilkenny.

How many journeys from Galway to Kilkenny take place each day?

The route from Galway to Kilkenny is served by providers including Irish Rail. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 5 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Galway 5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Galway to Kilkenny, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 5 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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