Trains Galway to Limerick: Times, Prices and Tickets

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

The prices for train tickets from Galway to Limerick vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Galway to Limerick will cost € 0.09. The average train ticket price is approximately € 5.41. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Galway to Limerick by train

Best price € 0.88
Journey duration 2 h 45 min
Connections per day 8
First departure 05:15
Last departure 17:45
Distance 79 km
Departure Galway
Arrival Limerick
Carriers Irishrail, Irish Rail

Ticket price Galway - Limerick every day

€ 2.09
€ 1.11
In 2 days
€ 0.93
In 3 days
In 4 days
€ 2.52
In 5 days
€ 1.55
In 6 days

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Galway - Limerick


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

The journey between Galway and Limerick by train usually takes 2 h 45 min to cover a distance of 79 km. The shortest journey from Galway to Limerick will take you 1 h 20 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Limerick quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

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

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Galway to Limerick, which usually leaves at 06:15. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 17:45. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Galway to Limerick route?

You can depart from Galway at stations such as Galway (Ceannt). At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Limerick at the following stations: Limerick Colbert and Limerick (Colbert). 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 Limerick. 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 Limerick?

The route from Galway to Limerick is served by providers including Irishrail and Irish Rail. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 9 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Galway 8 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Galway to Limerick, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 4 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 4 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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