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Best price € 5.26
Journey duration 2 h 56 min
Connections per day 4
First departure 07:37
Last departure 14:45
Distance 98 km

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Kilkenny to Athlone?

On average, a train ticket from Kilkenny to Athlone will cost you € 7.35. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as € 5.26. 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.

Trains from Kilkenny to Athlone

How long will it take me to travel from Kilkenny to Athlone by train?

The journey from Kilkenny to Athlone covers a distance of 99 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 2 h 56 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 h 19 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Kilkenny to Athlone faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from Kilkenny to Athlone?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Kilkenny at 07:37, and the last departure will leave at 14:45. 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 Kilkenny to Athlone 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 Kilkenny to Athlone route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Kilkenny and Athlone. You can start your journey in Kilkenny at stations such as Kilkenny (MacDonagh). These connect to stations including Athlone in Athlone. 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 Kilkenny to Athlone.

How many daily journeys are there from Kilkenny to Athlone?

You will be able to travel from Kilkenny to Athlone using companies such as Irishrail and Irish Rail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 4 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 7 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Kilkenny to Athlone using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, direct connections from Kilkenny to Athlone each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 4 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.