Trains Cork to Castlebar: Times, Prices and Tickets

06/18/2024
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Cork to Castlebar by train

The journey from Cork to Castlebar by train is 139.45 mi and takes 5 hr 53 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 9:25 AM and the last at 5:25 PM. It is possible to travel from Cork to Castlebar by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration5 hr 53 min
Connection per Day5
First Departure9:25 AM
Last Departure5:25 PM
Distance139.45 mi
DepartureCork
ArrivalCastlebar
CarriersIrish Rail

Cork to Castlebar Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Cork to Castlebar?

When you're traveling from Cork to Castlebar, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . You might be able to find prices as low as , but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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The prices for train tickets from Cork to Castlebar vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately . For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long is the journey from Cork to Castlebar by train?

The distance between Cork and Castlebar is approximately 139.45 mi. In general, it will take you about 5 hr 53 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The distance between Cork and Castlebar is around 139.45 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 5 hr 53 min. However, the fastest routes between Cork and Castlebar take 5 hr 7 min. 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 Cork to Castlebar leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Cork to Castlebar leaving at 9:25 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 5:25 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Cork to Castlebar leaving at 9:25 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 5:25 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

What are the stations on the Cork to Castlebar route?

In Cork, departure stations include Cork, Bus Station. When you arrive in Castlebar, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Castlebar,Mayo,Ireland,Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar. 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 Cork to Castlebar take place each day?

On average, there are 5 daily departures from Cork to Castlebar. 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 Cork which travel directly to Castlebar. There are 5 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cork to Castlebar. 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 Cork to Castlebar
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cork to Castlebar.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cork to Castlebar, 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 Cork to Castlebar.

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 Cork - Castlebar train tickets can be found for as low as $5.22 if you’re lucky, or $9.31 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $14.37.

Find the best day to travel to Castlebar by train

When travelling to Castlebar 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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Cork to Castlebar CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
15.71kg
Bus
16.83kg
Flight
44.88kg
Car
35.91kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Cork to Castlebar by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Cork and Castlebar are 15.71kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Cork and Castlebar? By taking the train between Cork and Castlebar you will save 29.17kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.12kg compared to a bus and 20.2kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Cork and Castlebar by train?
Cork to Castlebar is 139.45 mi.
How long does the train between Cork and Castlebar take?
Cork to Castlebar is on average 5 hr 53 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 7 min.
How many train connections per day go from Cork to Castlebar?
Cork to Castlebar has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Cork to Castlebar leave?
The earliest train from Cork to Castlebar departs at 9:25 AM. 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 Cork to Castlebar depart?
The latest train from Cork to Castlebar departs at 5:25 PM. 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 Cork to Castlebar by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Cork and Castlebar is 5 hr 7 min.
Is there a direct train from Cork to Castlebar?
Yes, there is a direct train between Cork and Castlebar.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cork to Castlebar by train?
The train journey from Cork to Castlebar creates 15.71kg of CO2 emissions.

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