Trains Sligo to Castlerea: Times, Prices and Tickets

25/05/2024
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Sligo to Castlerea by train

The journey from Sligo to Castlerea by train is 56.03 km and takes 7 hrs 34 mins. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:40 and the last at 15:05. It is possible to travel from Sligo to Castlerea by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration7 hrs 34 mins
Connection per Day4
First Departure06:40
Last Departure15:05
Distance56.03 km
DepartureSligo
ArrivalCastlerea
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Sligo to Castlerea?

The cheapest train tickets from Sligo to Castlerea 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 Sligo to Castlerea.
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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 Sligo to Castlerea.

How long will it take me to travel from Sligo to Castlerea by train?

Traveling from Sligo to Castlerea by train will usually take 7 hrs 34 mins. This journey covers a distance of 56.03 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 7 hrs 34 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 distance between Sligo and Castlerea is around 56.03 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 7 hrs 34 mins. However, the fastest routes between Sligo and Castlerea take 6 hrs 42 mins. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from Sligo to Castlerea leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Sligo to Castlerea, which usually leaves at 06:40. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 15:05. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Sligo at 06:40, and the last departure will leave at 15:05. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Sligo to Castlerea can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations are used when traveling from Sligo to Castlerea?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Sligo from the following stations: Sligo, Bus Station. Arriving at Castlerea, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Castlerea. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Castlerea.

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

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Sligo to Castlerea, 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 Sligo to Castlerea.

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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Sligo to Castlerea

The cheapest Sligo - Castlerea train tickets can be found for as low as €1.40 if you’re lucky, or €21.56 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €68.92.

Find the best day to travel to Castlerea by train

When travelling to Castlerea 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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Sligo to Castlerea CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
3.92kg
Bus
4.2kg
Flight
11.21kg
Car
8.97kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Sligo to Castlerea by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Sligo and Castlerea are 3.92kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Sligo and Castlerea? By taking the train between Sligo and Castlerea you will save 7.29kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.28kg compared to a bus and 5.05kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Sligo and Castlerea by train?
Sligo to Castlerea is 56.03 km.
How long does the train between Sligo and Castlerea take?
Sligo to Castlerea is on average 7 hrs 34 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hrs 42 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Sligo to Castlerea?
Sligo to Castlerea has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Sligo to Castlerea leave?
The earliest train from Sligo to Castlerea departs at 06:40. 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 Sligo to Castlerea depart?
The latest train from Sligo to Castlerea departs at 15:05. 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 Sligo to Castlerea by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Sligo and Castlerea is 6 hrs 42 mins.
Is there a direct train from Sligo to Castlerea?
Yes, there is a direct train between Sligo and Castlerea.
What are the CO2 emissions for Sligo to Castlerea by train?
The train journey from Sligo to Castlerea creates 3.92kg of CO2 emissions.

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