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Journey details

Journey duration 3 h 25 min
Connections per day 25
First departure 10:05
Last departure 20:00
Distance 179 km

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How much do train tickets from Sligo to Dublin cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Sligo to Dublin. On average, though, you'll pay about € 2.97 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as € 0.01, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

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Trains from Sligo to Dublin

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

In order to get from Sligo to Dublin faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Sligo and Dublin will complete the journey in 2 h 53 min. On average, it will take you about 3 h 24 min to travel the 180 km between Sligo and Dublin.

What time are the departures from Sligo to Dublin?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Sligo at 10:05, and the last departure will leave at 20:00. 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 Dublin 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.

What are the stations on the Sligo to Dublin route?

In Sligo, departure stations include Sligo (MacDiarmada). When you arrive in Dublin, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Dublin Connolly, Dublin Heuston, Dublin Pearse and Tara Street. 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 journeys from Sligo to Dublin take place each day?

The route from Sligo to Dublin is served by providers including Irishrail and Irish Rail. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 36 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Sligo 23.5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Sligo to Dublin, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 6.5 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 17 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.