Trains Sligo to Kilkenny: Times, Prices and Tickets

25/05/2024
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Sligo to Kilkenny by train

The journey from Sligo to Kilkenny by train is 197.1 km and takes 5 hrs 38 mins. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:40 and the last at 13:05. It is possible to travel from Sligo to Kilkenny by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration5 hrs 38 mins
Connection per Day4
First Departure05:40
Last Departure13:05
Distance197.1 km
DepartureSligo
ArrivalKilkenny
CarriersIrish Rail
Cheap train tickets from Sligo to Kilkenny
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Sligo to Kilkenny.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Kilkenny

The cheapest Sligo - Kilkenny train tickets can be found for as low as €1.00 if you’re lucky, or €5.01 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €11.37.

Find the best day to travel to Kilkenny by train

When travelling to Kilkenny 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 Kilkenny CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
13.8kg
Bus
14.78kg
Flight
39.42kg
Car
31.54kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Sligo to Kilkenny by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Sligo and Kilkenny are 13.8kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Sligo and Kilkenny? By taking the train between Sligo and Kilkenny you will save 25.62kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.98kg compared to a bus and 17.74kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Sligo and Kilkenny by train?
Sligo to Kilkenny is 197.1 km.
How long does the train between Sligo and Kilkenny take?
Sligo to Kilkenny is on average 5 hrs 38 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hrs 17 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Sligo to Kilkenny?
Sligo to Kilkenny has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Sligo to Kilkenny leave?
The earliest train from Sligo to Kilkenny departs at 05:40. 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 Kilkenny depart?
The latest train from Sligo to Kilkenny departs at 13:05. 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 Kilkenny by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Sligo and Kilkenny is 5 hrs 17 mins.
Is there a direct train from Sligo to Kilkenny?
Yes, there is a direct train between Sligo and Kilkenny.
What are the CO2 emissions for Sligo to Kilkenny by train?
The train journey from Sligo to Kilkenny creates 13.8kg of CO2 emissions.

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