Trains Galway to Castlebar: Times, Prices and Tickets

07/16/2024
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Galway to Castlebar by train

The journey from Galway to Castlebar by train is 37.8 mi and takes 3 hr 29 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:25 AM and the last at 7:20 PM. 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 Duration3 hr 29 min
Connection per Day5
First Departure5:25 AM
Last Departure7:20 PM
Distance37.8 mi
DepartureGalway
ArrivalCastlebar
CarriersIrish Rail

Galway to Castlebar Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2024

Quick and easy travel from Galway to Castlebar with Virail

What's the best way to get from Galway to Castlebar? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Galway to Castlebar, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Galway to Castlebar?

The cheapest train tickets from Galway to Castlebar cost . 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 Galway to Castlebar.
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On average, a train ticket from Galway to Castlebar will cost you . 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.

How long will it take me to travel from Galway to Castlebar by train?

Traveling from Galway to Castlebar by train will usually take 3 hr 29 min. This journey covers a distance of 37.8 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 3 hr 29 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 Galway and Castlebar by train usually takes 3 hr 29 min to cover a distance of 37.8 mi. The shortest journey from Galway to Castlebar will take you 2 hr 34 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Castlebar quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

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

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Galway at 5:25 AM, and the last departure will leave at 7:20 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 Galway to Castlebar 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 departure of the night from Galway to Castlebar leaves at 5:25 AM, while the last journey sets out at 7:20 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Galway and Castlebar. 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.

Which stations can I use to travel from Galway to Castlebar?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Galway and Castlebar. You can start your journey in Galway at stations such as . These connect to stations including Castlebar,Mayo,Ireland,Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar in Castlebar. 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 Galway to Castlebar.

How many journeys from Galway to Castlebar are there every day?

On average, there are 5 daily departures from Galway 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 Galway which travel directly to Castlebar. There are 5 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Galway 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 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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Galway to Castlebar

The cheapest Galway - Castlebar train tickets can be found for as low as $6.10 if you’re lucky, or $7.27 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $9.98.

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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Galway to Castlebar CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
4.26kg
Bus
4.56kg
Flight
12.17kg
Car
9.73kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Galway to Castlebar by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Galway and Castlebar are 4.26kg.
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 7.91kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.3kg compared to a bus and 5.47kg compared to a car.

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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 hr 29 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 34 min.
How many train connections per day go from Galway to Castlebar?
Galway to Castlebar has 5 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 5:25 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 Galway to Castlebar depart?
The latest train from Galway to Castlebar departs at 7:20 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 Galway to Castlebar by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Galway and Castlebar is 2 hr 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 4.26kg of CO2 emissions.

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