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Best price € 1.53
Journey duration 4 h 5 min
Connections per day 5
First departure 11:55
Last departure 15:55
Distance 41 km

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

On average, a train ticket from Mullingar to Athlone will cost you € 3.57. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as € 1.53. 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.

Trains from Mullingar to Athlone

How much time will it take to go from Mullingar to Athlone by train?

The journey between Mullingar and Athlone runs for about 42 km and usually takes approximately 4 h 5 min. 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 3 h 45 min. If you are trying to get from Mullingar 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.

When do departures from Mullingar to Athlone leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Mullingar to Athlone leaving at 11:55. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 15:55.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.

Which stations can I use to travel from Mullingar to Athlone?

In Mullingar, departure stations include Mullingar. When you arrive in Athlone, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Athlone. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do journeys run from Mullingar to Athlone?

On average, there are 5 daily departures from Mullingar 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 6 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Irishrail and Irish Rail, 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 departures from Mullingar which travel directly to Athlone. There are 5 journeys with one change or more.