Trains Sligo to Limerick Junction: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Sligo to Limerick Junction by train

The journey from Sligo to Limerick Junction by train is 197.87 km and takes 6 hrs 26 mins. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:40 and the last at 16:30. It is possible to travel from Sligo to Limerick Junction by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration6 hrs 26 mins
Connection per Day6
First Departure05:40
Last Departure16:30
Distance197.87 km
DepartureSligo
ArrivalLimerick Junction
CarriersIrish Rail

Sligo to Limerick Junction Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 25 May 2024

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

On average, a train ticket from Sligo to Limerick Junction will cost you . 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 . 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.
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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 Limerick Junction.

How long is the journey from Sligo to Limerick Junction by train?

Traveling from Sligo to Limerick Junction by train will usually take 6 hrs 26 mins. This journey covers a distance of 197.87 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 6 hrs 26 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. In order to get from Sligo to Limerick Junction 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 Limerick Junction will complete the journey in 5 hrs 21 mins. On average, it will take you about 6 hrs 26 mins to travel the 197.87 km between Sligo and Limerick Junction.

What time are the departures from Sligo to Limerick Junction?

The first daily departure from Sligo to Limerick Junction leaves at 05:40, while the last journey of the day sets out at 16:30. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Sligo and Limerick Junction. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. The first departure of the night from Sligo to Limerick Junction leaves at 05:40, while the last journey sets out at 16:30. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Sligo and Limerick Junction. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

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

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 Limerick Junction, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: . 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 Limerick Junction.

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

You will be able to travel from Sligo to Limerick Junction using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 6 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Sligo to Limerick Junction using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from Sligo to Limerick Junction each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 6 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Sligo to Limerick Junction. 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 Limerick Junction
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Sligo to Limerick Junction.

Book in advance and save

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

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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The cheapest Sligo - Limerick Junction train tickets can be found for as low as €1.40 if you’re lucky, or €5.49 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.70.

Find the best day to travel to Limerick Junction by train

When travelling to Limerick Junction 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 Limerick Junction CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.85kg
Bus
14.84kg
Flight
39.57kg
Car
31.66kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Sligo to Limerick Junction by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Sligo and Limerick Junction are 13.85kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Sligo and Limerick Junction? By taking the train between Sligo and Limerick Junction you will save 25.72kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.99kg compared to a bus and 17.81kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Sligo and Limerick Junction by train?
Sligo to Limerick Junction is 197.87 km.
How long does the train between Sligo and Limerick Junction take?
Sligo to Limerick Junction is on average 6 hrs 26 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hrs 21 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Sligo to Limerick Junction?
Sligo to Limerick Junction has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Sligo to Limerick Junction leave?
The earliest train from Sligo to Limerick Junction 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 Limerick Junction depart?
The latest train from Sligo to Limerick Junction departs at 16:30. 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 Limerick Junction by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Sligo and Limerick Junction is 5 hrs 21 mins.
Is there a direct train from Sligo to Limerick Junction?
Yes, there is a direct train between Sligo and Limerick Junction.
What are the CO2 emissions for Sligo to Limerick Junction by train?
The train journey from Sligo to Limerick Junction creates 13.85kg of CO2 emissions.

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