Trains Galway to Tralee: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Galway to Tralee by train

The journey from Galway to Tralee by train is 127.42 km and takes 5 hrs 52 mins. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:25 and the last at 17:50. It is possible to travel from Galway to Tralee by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration5 hrs 52 mins
Connection per Day7
First Departure05:25
Last Departure17:50
Distance127.42 km
DepartureGalway
ArrivalTralee
CarriersIrish Rail

Galway to Tralee Train Times

Departure date
Friday 19 Jul 2024

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How much do train tickets from Galway to Tralee cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Galway to Tralee. 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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On average, you can expect to spend around 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 Tralee.

How long does the journey from Galway to Tralee take by train?

Traveling from Galway to Tralee by train will usually take 5 hrs 52 mins. This journey covers a distance of 127.42 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 5 hrs 52 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The distance between Galway and Tralee is around 127.42 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 5 hrs 52 mins. However, the fastest routes between Galway and Tralee take 5 hrs 8 mins. 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 Tralee 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 17:50. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Galway and Tralee. 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. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Galway at 05:25, and the last departure will leave at 17:50. 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 Tralee 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 Tralee route?

You will be able to leave Galway by using stations such as . These connect you to stations including Tralee Bus Station in Tralee. 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 Tralee, for your convenience while traveling.

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

If you want to get from Galway to Tralee, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 7 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Galway and Tralee. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 7 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Galway to Tralee. 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 Tralee
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Galway to Tralee.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Galway to Tralee, 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 Tralee.

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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The cheapest Galway - Tralee train tickets can be found for as low as €2.89 if you’re lucky, or €4.14 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €5.44.

Find the best day to travel to Tralee by train

When travelling to Tralee 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 Tralee CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
8.92kg
Bus
9.56kg
Flight
25.48kg
Car
20.39kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Galway to Tralee by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Galway and Tralee are 8.92kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Galway and Tralee? By taking the train between Galway and Tralee you will save 16.56kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.64kg compared to a bus and 11.47kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Galway and Tralee by train?
Galway to Tralee is 127.42 km.
How long does the train between Galway and Tralee take?
Galway to Tralee is on average 5 hrs 52 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hrs 8 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Galway to Tralee?
Galway to Tralee has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Galway to Tralee leave?
The earliest train from Galway to Tralee 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 Tralee depart?
The latest train from Galway to Tralee departs at 17:50. 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 Tralee by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Galway and Tralee is 5 hrs 8 mins.
Is there a direct train from Galway to Tralee?
Yes, there is a direct train between Galway and Tralee.
What are the CO2 emissions for Galway to Tralee by train?
The train journey from Galway to Tralee creates 8.92kg of CO2 emissions.

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