Trains Drogheda to Galway: Times, Prices and Tickets

Drogheda to Galway by train

The journey from Drogheda to Galway by train is 112.26 mi and takes 4 hr 25 min. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:21 AM and the last at 6:36 PM. It is possible to travel from Drogheda to Galway by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hr 25 min
Connection per Day7
First Departure7:21 AM
Last Departure6:36 PM
Distance112.26 mi
DepartureDrogheda
ArrivalGalway
CarriersIrish Rail

Your journey from Drogheda to Galway with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Drogheda to Galway. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Drogheda to Galway?

Prices will vary when you travel from Drogheda to Galway. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as , 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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Prices will vary when you travel from Drogheda to Galway. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. 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.

How long does the journey from Drogheda to Galway take by train?

Traveling from Drogheda to Galway by train will usually take 4 hr 25 min. This journey covers a distance of 112.26 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 4 hr 25 min 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. The journey between Drogheda and Galway runs for about 112.26 mi and usually takes approximately 4 hr 25 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 3 hr 48 min. If you are trying to get from Drogheda to Galway as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do the first and last departures from Drogheda to Galway leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Drogheda at 7:21 AM, and the last departure will leave at 6:36 PM. 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 Drogheda to Galway 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. The first journey of the night departs from Drogheda at 7:21 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 6:36 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Drogheda and Galway. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use on the Drogheda to Galway route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Drogheda and Galway. You can start your journey in Drogheda at stations such as . These connect to stations including in Galway. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Drogheda to Galway.

How many times a day do departures from Drogheda leave for Galway?

The route from Drogheda to Galway is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Drogheda 7 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Drogheda to Galway, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 7 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Drogheda to Galway. 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 Drogheda to Galway
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Drogheda to Galway.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Drogheda to Galway, 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 Drogheda to Galway.

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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $1.03 to $34.27 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 97% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Drogheda to Galway

The cheapest Drogheda - Galway train tickets can be found for as low as $2.04 if you’re lucky, or $6.96 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $12.83.

Find the best day to travel to Galway by train

When travelling to Galway 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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Drogheda to Galway CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
12.65kg
Bus
13.55kg
Flight
36.13kg
Car
28.91kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Drogheda to Galway by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Drogheda and Galway are 12.65kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Drogheda and Galway? By taking the train between Drogheda and Galway you will save 23.48kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.9kg compared to a bus and 16.26kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Drogheda and Galway by train?
Drogheda to Galway is 112.26 mi.
How long does the train between Drogheda and Galway take?
Drogheda to Galway is on average 4 hr 25 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 48 min.
How many train connections per day go from Drogheda to Galway?
Drogheda to Galway has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Drogheda to Galway leave?
The earliest train from Drogheda to Galway departs at 7:21 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 Drogheda to Galway depart?
The latest train from Drogheda to Galway departs at 6:36 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 Drogheda to Galway by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Drogheda and Galway is 3 hr 48 min.
Is there a direct train from Drogheda to Galway?
Yes, there is a direct train between Drogheda and Galway.
What are the CO2 emissions for Drogheda to Galway by train?
The train journey from Drogheda to Galway creates 12.65kg of CO2 emissions.

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