If you are flexible with your travel dates, always consider that you can buy extremely cheap train tickets if you avoid travelling in the weekends and if you choose to travel during the low season.
When it comes to short distances, bus and carpooling represent a good alternative to the train journey, especially if you are travelling with a limited budget.
What are the departure and arrival stations in Galway and Howth?
You can take the train to Howth at Galway (Ceannt), which arrives at Howth.
Travelling by train to Howth from Galway: how many daily connections are there?
8 train connections exist to reach Howth from Galway per day. Please be aware that among these connections there are 8 routes with at least a change versus zero direct lines. So you will have to take another train.
How long will it take you from Galway to Howth by train and when do the trains leave?
With the fastest connections you will be in Howth in 3 hours and 38 minutes, but on average it takes 3 hours and 55 minutes. The first train headed to Howth is at 05:01, while the last one leaves Galway at 19:01.