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Best price € 1.53
Journey duration 5 h 11 min
Connections per day 6
First departure 11:22
Last departure 16:53
Distance 149 km

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

On average, a train ticket from Portarlington to Sligo will cost you € 5.63. 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 Portarlington to Sligo

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

The journey from Portarlington to Sligo covers a distance of 150 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 h 11 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 4 h 35 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Portarlington to Sligo faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Portarlington to Sligo leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Portarlington to Sligo, which usually leaves at 11:22. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 16:53. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

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

You will be able to leave Portarlington by using stations such as Portarlington. These connect you to stations including Sligo (MacDiarmada) 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 Portarlington or in Sligo, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from Portarlington leave for Sligo?

On average, there are 6 daily departures from Portarlington 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 7 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 Portarlington which travel directly to Sligo. There are 6 journeys with one change or more.