Trains Galway to Castlebar: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Galway to Castlebar by train

The journey from Galway to Castlebar by train is 37.8 mi and takes 2 h 34 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:30am and the last at 6:20pm. It is possible to travel from Galway to Castlebar by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration 2 h 34 min
Connection per Day 4
First Departure 8:30am
Last Departure 6:20pm
Distance 37.8 mi
Departure Galway
Arrival Castlebar
Carriers Irish Rail

Galway to Castlebar Train Times

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Departure date
Wednesday,Nov 29 2023

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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 Galway to Castlebar. 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 much does it cost to get from Galway to Castlebar by train?

On average, a train ticket from Galway to Castlebar will cost you $7.41. 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 $5.84. 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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Cheap tickets from Galway to Castlebar
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Galway to Castlebar.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Galway 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 Galway 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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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!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Irish Rail is the national railway operator in Ireland, providing passenger services throughout the country. With an extensive network spanning over 2,400km of railway lines, Irish Rail connects major cities and villages like Dublin, Cork, Galway, and Limerick. The company operates a modern fleet of trains, including intercity and commuter services such as InterCity, Commuter and DART, and provides various ticket options to accommodate different needs and budgets.

Services on board Irish Rail from Galway to Castlebar
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Galway to Castlebar CO2 Emissions by Train

What are the CO2 emissions from Galway to Castlebar by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Galway and Castlebar are 1.2kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Galway and Castlebar? By taking the train between Galway and Castlebar you will save 316.8kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 6.8kg compared to a bus and 29.5kg compared to a car.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Galway and Castlebar by train?
Galway to Castlebar is 37.8 mi.
How long does the train between Galway and Castlebar take?
Galway to Castlebar is on average 3 h 32 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 h 34 min.
Which companies operate from Galway to Castlebar?
The train journey from Galway to Castlebar is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Irish Rail.
How many train connections per day go from Galway to Castlebar?
Galway to Castlebar has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Galway to Castlebar leave?
The earliest train from Galway to Castlebar departs at 8:30am. 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 Galway to Castlebar depart?
The latest train from Galway to Castlebar departs at 6:20pm. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
From which stations can I leave from Galway to Castlebar?
There are 1 station(s) that you can depart from Galway to go to Castlebar. You can go from Galway (ceannt) and you can arrive at Castlebar.
What's the fastest journey time between Galway to Castlebar by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Galway and Castlebar is 2 h 34 min.
Is there a direct train from Galway to Castlebar?
Yes, there is a direct train between Galway and Castlebar.
What are the CO2 emissions for Galway to Castlebar by train?
The train journey from Galway to Castlebar creates 1.2kg of CO2 emissions.

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