Trains Galway to Sligo: Times, Prices and Tickets
Galway to Sligo by train
The journey from Galway to Sligo by train is 109.92 km and takes 7 hrs 2 mins. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:25 and the last at 15:05. It is possible to travel from Galway to Sligo by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .
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Galway to Sligo Train Times
Traveling from Galway to Sligo with Virail
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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Galway to Sligo?
Prices will vary when you travel from Galway to Sligo. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as , but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Galway to Sligo. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
How much time will it take to go from Galway to Sligo by train?
The average journey time is 7 hrs 2 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 109.92 km from Galway to Sligo. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Galway to Sligo to take longer than 7 hrs 2 mins. The journey between Galway and Sligo by train usually takes 7 hrs 2 mins to cover a distance of 109.92 km. The shortest journey from Galway to Sligo will take you 6 hrs 47 mins. 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 Sligo 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.
When do the first and last departures from Galway to Sligo leave?
The first journey of the day departs from Galway at 05:25. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 15:05. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Galway and Sligo. 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. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Galway to Sligo, which usually leaves at 05:25. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 15:05. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.
Which stations can I use to travel from Galway to Sligo?
There are different options to choose from when traveling between Galway and Sligo. You can start your journey in Galway at stations such as . These connect to stations including in Sligo. 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 Sligo.
How many daily journeys are there from Galway to Sligo?
The exact number of journeys from Galway to Sligo can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 6 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Galway to Sligo. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Galway to Sligo varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 6 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Galway to Sligo. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.
Compare prices and tickets from Galway to Sligo
Book in advance and save
If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Galway to Sligo, 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 Sligo.
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.
Best time to book Galway to Sligo travel
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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 €0.56 to €20.46 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 97% on your trip!
Best time to book cheap train tickets from Galway to Sligo
The cheapest Galway - Sligo train tickets can be found for as low as €6.12 if you’re lucky, or €10.11 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €16.75.
Find the best day to travel to Sligo by train
When travelling to Sligo 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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