Trains Galway to Dublin: Times, Prices and Tickets

04/20/2024
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Galway to Dublin by train

The journey from Galway to Dublin by train is 113.63 mi and takes 3 hr 23 min. There are 43 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 Dublin by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hr 23 min
Connection per Day43
First Departure5:25 AM
Last Departure7:20 PM
Distance113.63 mi
DepartureGalway
ArrivalDublin
CarriersIrish Rail

Galway to Dublin Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024

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How much do train tickets from Galway to Dublin cost?

When you're traveling from Galway to Dublin, 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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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 Dublin.

How long does it take to get from Galway to Dublin by train?

The distance between Galway and Dublin is approximately 113.63 mi. In general, it will take you about 3 hr 23 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 Galway and Dublin is around 113.63 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 hr 23 min. However, the fastest routes between Galway and Dublin take 2 hr 19 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 Galway to Dublin leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Galway to Dublin leaving at 5:25 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 7:20 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. 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 Dublin 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 Dublin 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 Dublin Connolly,Dublin in Dublin. 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 Dublin, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Galway to Dublin take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Galway to Dublin using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 43 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Galway to Dublin using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 9 direct connections from Galway to Dublin each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 34 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Galway to Dublin. 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 Dublin
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Galway to Dublin.

Book in advance and save

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

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 $1.21 to $10.70 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 89% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Galway to Dublin

The cheapest Galway - Dublin train tickets can be found for as low as $1.46 if you’re lucky, or $2.22 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $3.79.

Find the best day to travel to Dublin by train

When travelling to Dublin 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 Dublin CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
12.8kg
Bus
13.72kg
Flight
36.57kg
Car
29.26kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Galway to Dublin by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Galway and Dublin are 12.8kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Galway and Dublin? By taking the train between Galway and Dublin you will save 23.77kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.92kg compared to a bus and 16.46kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Galway and Dublin by train?
Galway to Dublin is 113.63 mi.
How long does the train between Galway and Dublin take?
Galway to Dublin is on average 3 hr 23 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 19 min.
How many train connections per day go from Galway to Dublin?
Galway to Dublin has 43 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Galway to Dublin leave?
The earliest train from Galway to Dublin 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 Dublin depart?
The latest train from Galway to Dublin 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.
How many direct connections depart from Galway to Dublin?
There are on average 9 direct connection(s) from Galway to go to Dublin.
What's the fastest journey time between Galway to Dublin by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Galway and Dublin is 2 hr 19 min.
Is there a direct train from Galway to Dublin?
Yes, there is a direct train between Galway and Dublin.
What are the CO2 emissions for Galway to Dublin by train?
The train journey from Galway to Dublin creates 12.8kg of CO2 emissions.

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