Train Waterford - Ballina prices from €3.88

25/06/2024
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Waterford to Ballina by train

The journey from Waterford to Ballina by train is 248.13 km and takes 5 hrs 30 mins. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:55 and the last at 16:05. It is possible to travel from Waterford to Ballina by train for as little as €3.88 or as much as €16.48. The best price for this journey is €3.88.

Lowest Price€3.88
Journey Duration5 hrs 30 mins
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price€3.88
Highest Price€16.48
First Departure05:55
Last Departure16:05
Distance248.13 km
DepartureWaterford
ArrivalBallina
CarriersIrish Rail
Cheap train tickets from Waterford to Ballina
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Waterford to Ballina.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Waterford to Ballina, 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 Waterford to Ballina.

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.

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Waterford to Ballina

The cheapest Waterford - Ballina 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 Ballina by train

When travelling to Ballina 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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Waterford to Ballina CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
17.37kg
Bus
18.61kg
Flight
49.63kg
Car
39.7kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Waterford to Ballina by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Waterford and Ballina are 17.37kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Waterford and Ballina? By taking the train between Waterford and Ballina you will save 32.26kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.24kg compared to a bus and 22.33kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Waterford to Ballina?
A train ticket from Waterford to Ballina is €8.80. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as €3.88.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Waterford to Ballina?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Waterford to Ballina is €3.88. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Waterford and Ballina by train?
Waterford to Ballina is 248.13 km.
How long does the train between Waterford and Ballina take?
Waterford to Ballina is on average 5 hrs 30 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 57 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Waterford to Ballina?
Waterford to Ballina has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Waterford to Ballina leave?
The earliest train from Waterford to Ballina departs at 05:55. 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 Waterford to Ballina depart?
The latest train from Waterford to Ballina departs at 16:05. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Waterford to Ballina in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is €3.88 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Waterford to Ballina by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Waterford and Ballina is 4 hrs 57 mins.
Is there a direct train from Waterford to Ballina?
Yes, there is a direct train between Waterford and Ballina.
What are the CO2 emissions for Waterford to Ballina by train?
The train journey from Waterford to Ballina creates 17.37kg of CO2 emissions.

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