Trains Maynooth to Athlone: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Maynooth to Athlone by train

The journey from Maynooth to Athlone by train is 90.17 km and takes 3 hrs 6 mins. There are 12 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:57 and the last at 18:40. It is possible to travel from Maynooth to Athlone by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 6 mins
Connection per Day12
First Departure05:57
Last Departure18:40
Distance90.17 km
DepartureMaynooth
ArrivalAthlone
CarriersIrish Rail

Maynooth to Athlone Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 25 May 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Maynooth to Athlone?

The cheapest train tickets from Maynooth to Athlone 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 Maynooth to Athlone.
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When you're traveling from Maynooth to Athlone, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does the journey from Maynooth to Athlone take by train?

Traveling from Maynooth to Athlone by train will usually take 3 hrs 6 mins. This journey covers a distance of 90.17 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 3 hrs 6 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 journey between Maynooth and Athlone runs for about 90.17 km and usually takes approximately 3 hrs 6 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 hrs 53 mins. If you are trying to get from Maynooth to Athlone as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the first and last departures from Maynooth to Athlone?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Maynooth to Athlone leaving at 05:57. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 18:40.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. The first departure of the night from Maynooth to Athlone leaves at 05:57, while the last journey sets out at 18:40. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Maynooth and Athlone. 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.

What are the stations on the Maynooth to Athlone route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Maynooth and Athlone. You can start your journey in Maynooth at stations such as Maynooth Straffan Rd. These connect to stations including Athlone, Bus Station 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 Maynooth to Athlone.

How many journeys from Maynooth to Athlone take place each day?

On average, there are 12 daily departures from Maynooth to Athlone. 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 0 departures from Maynooth which travel directly to Athlone. There are 12 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Maynooth to Athlone. 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 Maynooth to Athlone
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Maynooth to Athlone.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Maynooth to Athlone, 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 Maynooth to Athlone.

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 Maynooth - Athlone train tickets can be found for as low as €4.00 if you’re lucky, or €6.79 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €12.00.

Find the best day to travel to Athlone by train

When travelling to Athlone 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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Maynooth to Athlone CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
6.31kg
Bus
6.76kg
Flight
18.03kg
Car
14.43kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Maynooth to Athlone by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Maynooth and Athlone are 6.31kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Maynooth and Athlone? By taking the train between Maynooth and Athlone you will save 11.72kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.45kg compared to a bus and 8.12kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Maynooth and Athlone by train?
Maynooth to Athlone is 90.17 km.
How long does the train between Maynooth and Athlone take?
Maynooth to Athlone is on average 3 hrs 6 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 53 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Maynooth to Athlone?
Maynooth to Athlone has 12 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Maynooth to Athlone leave?
The earliest train from Maynooth to Athlone departs at 05:57. 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 Maynooth to Athlone depart?
The latest train from Maynooth to Athlone departs at 18:40. 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 Maynooth to Athlone by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Maynooth and Athlone is 2 hrs 53 mins.
Is there a direct train from Maynooth to Athlone?
Yes, there is a direct train between Maynooth and Athlone.
What are the CO2 emissions for Maynooth to Athlone by train?
The train journey from Maynooth to Athlone creates 6.31kg of CO2 emissions.

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