Trains Galway to Mullingar: Times, Prices and Tickets

15/06/2024
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Galway to Mullingar by train

The journey from Galway to Mullingar by train is 111.67 km and takes 5 hrs 10 mins. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:25 and the last at 17:20. It is possible to travel from Galway to Mullingar by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration5 hrs 10 mins
Connection per Day6
First Departure05:25
Last Departure17:20
Distance111.67 km
DepartureGalway
ArrivalMullingar
CarriersIrish Rail

Galway to Mullingar Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 15 Jun 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Galway to Mullingar?

When you're traveling from Galway to Mullingar, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . You might be able to find prices as low as , 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.
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On average, a train ticket from Galway to Mullingar will cost you . 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.

How long will it take me to travel from Galway to Mullingar by train?

The journey between Galway and Mullingar by train is approximately 111.67 km. It will take you more or less 5 hrs 10 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Galway and Mullingar runs for about 111.67 km and usually takes approximately 5 hrs 10 mins. 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 4 hrs 48 mins. If you are trying to get from Galway to Mullingar 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 Mullingar?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Galway to Mullingar, which usually leaves at 05:25. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 17:20. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first departure of the night from Galway to Mullingar leaves at 05:25, while the last journey sets out at 17:20. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Galway and Mullingar. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use on the Galway to Mullingar route?

In Galway, departure stations include . When you arrive in Mullingar, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Mullingar Castle. 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 times a day do departures from Galway leave for Mullingar?

On average, there are 6 daily departures from Galway to Mullingar. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Galway which travel directly to Mullingar. There are 6 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Galway to Mullingar. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Galway to Mullingar
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Galway to Mullingar.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Galway to Mullingar, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Galway to Mullingar.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around €1.00 to €18.39 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 95% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Galway to Mullingar

The cheapest Galway - Mullingar train tickets can be found for as low as €1.40 if you’re lucky, or €6.68 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €9.34.

Find the best day to travel to Mullingar by train

When travelling to Mullingar by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Galway to Mullingar CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
7.82kg
Bus
8.37kg
Flight
22.33kg
Car
17.87kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Galway to Mullingar by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Galway and Mullingar are 7.82kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Galway and Mullingar? By taking the train between Galway and Mullingar you will save 14.51kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.55kg compared to a bus and 10.05kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Galway and Mullingar by train?
Galway to Mullingar is 111.67 km.
How long does the train between Galway and Mullingar take?
Galway to Mullingar is on average 5 hrs 10 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 48 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Galway to Mullingar?
Galway to Mullingar has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Galway to Mullingar leave?
The earliest train from Galway to Mullingar departs at 05:25. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Galway to Mullingar depart?
The latest train from Galway to Mullingar departs at 17:20. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What's the fastest journey time between Galway to Mullingar by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Galway and Mullingar is 4 hrs 48 mins.
Is there a direct train from Galway to Mullingar?
Yes, there is a direct train between Galway and Mullingar.
What are the CO2 emissions for Galway to Mullingar by train?
The train journey from Galway to Mullingar creates 7.82kg of CO2 emissions.

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