Trains Kilkenny to Galway: Times, Prices and Tickets

15/06/2024
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Kilkenny to Galway by train

The journey from Kilkenny to Galway by train is 139.39 km and takes 4 hrs 11 mins. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:35 and the last at 18:45. It is possible to travel from Kilkenny to Galway by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 11 mins
Connection per Day6
First Departure06:35
Last Departure18:45
Distance139.39 km
DepartureKilkenny
ArrivalGalway
CarriersIrish Rail

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

The cheapest train tickets from Kilkenny to Galway cost . 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 Kilkenny to Galway.
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On average, a train ticket from Kilkenny to Galway 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 does the journey from Kilkenny to Galway take by train?

The distance between Kilkenny and Galway is approximately 139.39 km. In general, it will take you about 4 hrs 11 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. In order to get from Kilkenny to Galway faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Kilkenny and Galway will complete the journey in 3 hrs 19 mins. On average, it will take you about 4 hrs 11 mins to travel the 139.39 km between Kilkenny and Galway.

What time are the departures from Kilkenny to Galway?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Kilkenny at 06:35, and the last departure will leave at 18:45. 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 Galway 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. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Kilkenny to Galway leaving at 06:35. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 18:45.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

When traveling from Kilkenny to Galway by train, which stations can I use?

You can depart from Kilkenny at stations such as Kilkenny Railway Station. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Galway at the following stations: . 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 Kilkenny and Galway. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Kilkenny to Galway?

You will be able to travel from Kilkenny to Galway using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 6 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 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Kilkenny to Galway 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, 0 direct connections from Kilkenny to Galway each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 6 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Kilkenny to Galway. 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 Kilkenny to Galway
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Kilkenny to Galway.

Book in advance and save

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

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 €4.41 to €11.26 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 61% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Kilkenny to Galway

The cheapest Kilkenny - Galway train tickets can be found for as low as €7.20 if you’re lucky, or €8.37 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €9.85.

Find the best day to travel to Galway by train

When travelling to Galway 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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Kilkenny to Galway CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
9.76kg
Bus
10.45kg
Flight
27.88kg
Car
22.3kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Kilkenny to Galway by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Kilkenny and Galway are 9.76kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Kilkenny and Galway? By taking the train between Kilkenny and Galway you will save 18.12kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.69kg compared to a bus and 12.54kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Kilkenny and Galway by train?
Kilkenny to Galway is 139.39 km.
How long does the train between Kilkenny and Galway take?
Kilkenny to Galway is on average 4 hrs 11 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 19 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Kilkenny to Galway?
Kilkenny to Galway has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Kilkenny to Galway leave?
The earliest train from Kilkenny to Galway departs at 06:35. 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 Kilkenny to Galway depart?
The latest train from Kilkenny to Galway departs at 18:45. 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 Kilkenny to Galway by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Kilkenny and Galway is 3 hrs 19 mins.
Is there a direct train from Kilkenny to Galway?
Yes, there is a direct train between Kilkenny and Galway.
What are the CO2 emissions for Kilkenny to Galway by train?
The train journey from Kilkenny to Galway creates 9.76kg of CO2 emissions.

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