Trains Maynooth to Sligo: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Maynooth to Sligo by train

The journey from Maynooth to Sligo by train is 157.75 km and takes 2 hrs 35 mins. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 07:31 and the last at 19:58. It is possible to travel from Maynooth to Sligo by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration2 hrs 35 mins
Connection per Day8
First Departure07:31
Last Departure19:58
Distance157.75 km
DepartureMaynooth
ArrivalSligo
CarriersIrish Rail

Maynooth to Sligo Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 25 May 2024

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

When you're traveling from Maynooth to Sligo, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . You might be able to find prices as low as , but it all depends on how you travel. 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.
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The prices for train tickets from Maynooth 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. 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.

How long is the journey from Maynooth to Sligo by train?

The journey between Maynooth and Sligo by train is approximately 157.75 km. It will take you more or less 2 hrs 35 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 Maynooth and Sligo runs for about 157.75 km and usually takes approximately 2 hrs 35 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 24 mins. If you are trying to get from Maynooth to Sligo 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 Sligo?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Maynooth to Sligo leaving at 07:31. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 19:58.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. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Maynooth to Sligo, which usually leaves at 07:31. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 19:58. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use to travel from Maynooth to Sligo?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Maynooth and Sligo. You can start your journey in Maynooth at stations such as Maynooth Straffan Rd. 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 Maynooth to Sligo.

How many journeys from Maynooth to Sligo are there every day?

On average, there are 8 daily departures from Maynooth 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 8 departures from Maynooth which travel directly to Sligo. There are 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Maynooth 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 Maynooth to Sligo
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Maynooth to Sligo.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Maynooth 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 Maynooth 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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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 €12.39 to €14.39 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 14% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Maynooth to Sligo

The cheapest Maynooth - Sligo train tickets can be found for as low as €12.49 if you’re lucky, or €13.73 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €16.29.

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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Maynooth to Sligo CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
11.04kg
Bus
11.83kg
Flight
31.55kg
Car
25.24kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Maynooth to Sligo by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Maynooth and Sligo are 11.04kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Maynooth and Sligo? By taking the train between Maynooth and Sligo you will save 20.51kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.79kg compared to a bus and 14.2kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Maynooth and Sligo by train?
Maynooth to Sligo is 157.75 km.
How long does the train between Maynooth and Sligo take?
Maynooth to Sligo is on average 2 hrs 35 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 24 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Maynooth to Sligo?
Maynooth to Sligo has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Maynooth to Sligo leave?
The earliest train from Maynooth to Sligo departs at 07:31. 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 Sligo depart?
The latest train from Maynooth to Sligo departs at 19:58. 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 Maynooth to Sligo?
There are on average 8 direct connection(s) from Maynooth to go to Sligo.
What's the fastest journey time between Maynooth to Sligo by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Maynooth and Sligo is 2 hrs 24 mins.
Is there a direct train from Maynooth to Sligo?
Yes, there is a direct train between Maynooth and Sligo.
What are the CO2 emissions for Maynooth to Sligo by train?
The train journey from Maynooth to Sligo creates 11.04kg of CO2 emissions.

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