Trains Kilkenny to Sligo: Times, Prices and Tickets

25/05/2024
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Kilkenny to Sligo by train

The journey from Kilkenny to Sligo by train is 197.1 km and takes 6 hrs 7 mins. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:35 and the last at 15:51. It is possible to travel from Kilkenny to Sligo by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration6 hrs 7 mins
Connection per Day5
First Departure06:35
Last Departure15:51
Distance197.1 km
DepartureKilkenny
ArrivalSligo
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much does it cost to get from Kilkenny to Sligo by train?

The prices for train tickets from Kilkenny to Sligo vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Kilkenny to Sligo will cost . The average train ticket price is approximately . For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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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 Kilkenny to Sligo.

How long does the journey from Kilkenny to Sligo take by train?

Traveling from Kilkenny to Sligo by train will usually take 6 hrs 7 mins. This journey covers a distance of 197.1 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 6 hrs 7 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 Kilkenny and Sligo is around 197.1 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 6 hrs 7 mins. However, the fastest routes between Kilkenny and Sligo take 5 hrs 25 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.

What time are the first and last departures from Kilkenny to Sligo?

The first journey of the day departs from Kilkenny at 06:35. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 15:51. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Kilkenny 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. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Kilkenny at 06:35, and the last departure will leave at 15:51. 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 Sligo 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.

Which stations can I use on the Kilkenny to Sligo route?

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

How many journeys from Kilkenny to Sligo take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Kilkenny to Sligo using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 5 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 Sligo 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 Sligo each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 5 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 Sligo. 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 Sligo
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Kilkenny to Sligo.

Book in advance and save

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

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Kilkenny to Sligo

The cheapest Kilkenny - Sligo train tickets can be found for as low as €1.40 if you’re lucky, or €8.21 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €20.11.

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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Kilkenny to Sligo CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.8kg
Bus
14.78kg
Flight
39.42kg
Car
31.54kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Kilkenny to Sligo by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Kilkenny and Sligo are 13.8kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Kilkenny and Sligo? By taking the train between Kilkenny and Sligo you will save 25.62kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.98kg compared to a bus and 17.74kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Kilkenny and Sligo by train?
Kilkenny to Sligo is 197.1 km.
How long does the train between Kilkenny and Sligo take?
Kilkenny to Sligo is on average 6 hrs 7 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hrs 25 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Kilkenny to Sligo?
Kilkenny to Sligo has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Kilkenny to Sligo leave?
The earliest train from Kilkenny to Sligo 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 Sligo depart?
The latest train from Kilkenny to Sligo departs at 15:51. 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 Sligo by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Kilkenny and Sligo is 5 hrs 25 mins.
Is there a direct train from Kilkenny to Sligo?
Yes, there is a direct train between Kilkenny and Sligo.
What are the CO2 emissions for Kilkenny to Sligo by train?
The train journey from Kilkenny to Sligo creates 13.8kg of CO2 emissions.

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