Trains Longford, Leinster to Sligo: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Longford, Leinster to Sligo by train

The journey from Longford, Leinster to Sligo by train is 74.84 km and takes 1 hr 19 mins. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 08:55 and the last at 21:21. It is possible to travel from Longford, Leinster to Sligo by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration1 hr 19 mins
Connection per Day7
First Departure08:55
Last Departure21:21
Distance74.84 km
DepartureLongford, Leinster
ArrivalSligo
CarriersIrish Rail

Longford, Leinster to Sligo Train Times

Departure date
Sunday 21 Jul 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Longford, Leinster to Sligo?

Prices will vary when you travel from Longford, Leinster 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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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 Longford, Leinster to Sligo.

How long does it take to get from Longford, Leinster to Sligo by train?

The journey between Longford, Leinster and Sligo by train is approximately 74.84 km. It will take you more or less 1 hr 19 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Longford, Leinster and Sligo by train usually takes 1 hr 19 mins to cover a distance of 74.84 km. The shortest journey from Longford, Leinster to Sligo will take you 1 hr 12 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.

At what time of the day can I travel from Longford, Leinster to Sligo?

The first daily departure from Longford, Leinster to Sligo leaves at 08:55, while the last journey of the day sets out at 21:21. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Longford, Leinster and Sligo. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Longford, Leinster to Sligo, which usually leaves at 08:55. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 21:21. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Longford, Leinster to Sligo by train, which stations can I use?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Longford, Leinster and Sligo. You can start your journey in Longford, Leinster at stations such as Longford Main. These connect to stations including Sligo, Bus Station 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 Longford, Leinster to Sligo.

How many times a day do journeys run from Longford, Leinster to Sligo?

On average, there are 7 daily departures from Longford, Leinster to Sligo. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 7 departures from Longford, Leinster which travel directly to Sligo. There are 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Longford, Leinster 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 Longford, Leinster to Sligo
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Longford, Leinster to Sligo.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Longford, Leinster 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 Longford, Leinster 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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The cheapest Longford, Leinster - Sligo train tickets can be found for as low as €7.48 if you’re lucky, or €9.38 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €11.00.

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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Longford, Leinster to Sligo CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
5.24kg
Bus
5.61kg
Flight
14.97kg
Car
11.97kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Longford, Leinster to Sligo by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Longford, Leinster and Sligo are 5.24kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Longford, Leinster and Sligo? By taking the train between Longford, Leinster and Sligo you will save 9.73kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.37kg compared to a bus and 6.73kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Longford, Leinster and Sligo by train?
Longford, Leinster to Sligo is 74.84 km.
How long does the train between Longford, Leinster and Sligo take?
Longford, Leinster to Sligo is on average 1 hr 19 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 12 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Longford, Leinster to Sligo?
Longford, Leinster to Sligo has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Longford, Leinster to Sligo leave?
The earliest train from Longford, Leinster to Sligo departs at 08:55. 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 Longford, Leinster to Sligo depart?
The latest train from Longford, Leinster to Sligo departs at 21:21. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
How many direct connections depart from Longford, Leinster to Sligo?
There are on average 7 direct connection(s) from Longford, Leinster to go to Sligo.
What's the fastest journey time between Longford, Leinster to Sligo by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Longford, Leinster and Sligo is 1 hr 12 mins.
Is there a direct train from Longford, Leinster to Sligo?
Yes, there is a direct train between Longford, Leinster and Sligo.
What are the CO2 emissions for Longford, Leinster to Sligo by train?
The train journey from Longford, Leinster to Sligo creates 5.24kg of CO2 emissions.

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