Trains Galway to Drogheda: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Galway to Drogheda by train

The journey from Galway to Drogheda by train is 112.26 mi and takes 4 hr 46 min. There are 8 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 Drogheda by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hr 46 min
Connection per Day8
First Departure5:25 AM
Last Departure7:20 PM
Distance112.26 mi
DepartureGalway
ArrivalDrogheda
CarriersIrish Rail

Galway to Drogheda Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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

The cheapest train tickets from Galway to Drogheda 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 Drogheda.
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The prices for train tickets from Galway to Drogheda 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 does the journey from Galway to Drogheda take by train?

The distance between Galway and Drogheda is approximately 112.26 mi. In general, it will take you about 4 hr 46 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. In order to get from Galway to Drogheda faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Galway and Drogheda will complete the journey in 4 hr 8 min. On average, it will take you about 4 hr 46 min to travel the 112.26 mi between Galway and Drogheda.

When do departures from Galway to Drogheda 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 Drogheda 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. In general, the first departure of the night 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 Drogheda 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.

When traveling from Galway to Drogheda by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Galway by using stations such as . These connect you to stations including Drogheda MacBride in Drogheda. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Galway or in Drogheda, for your convenience while traveling.

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

The route from Galway to Drogheda 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 Galway 8 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Galway to Drogheda, 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 8 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 Galway to Drogheda. 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 Drogheda
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Galway to Drogheda.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Galway - Drogheda train tickets can be found for as low as $0.82 if you’re lucky, or $5.65 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $22.26.

Find the best day to travel to Drogheda by train

When travelling to Drogheda 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 Drogheda 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 Galway to Drogheda by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Galway and Drogheda are 12.65kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Galway and Drogheda? By taking the train between Galway and Drogheda 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 Galway and Drogheda by train?
Galway to Drogheda is 112.26 mi.
How long does the train between Galway and Drogheda take?
Galway to Drogheda is on average 4 hr 46 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 8 min.
How many train connections per day go from Galway to Drogheda?
Galway to Drogheda has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Galway to Drogheda leave?
The earliest train from Galway to Drogheda 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 Drogheda depart?
The latest train from Galway to Drogheda 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 Drogheda by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Galway and Drogheda is 4 hr 8 min.
Is there a direct train from Galway to Drogheda?
Yes, there is a direct train between Galway and Drogheda.
What are the CO2 emissions for Galway to Drogheda by train?
The train journey from Galway to Drogheda creates 12.65kg of CO2 emissions.

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