Trains Galway to Howth: Times, Prices and Tickets

05/26/2024
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Galway to Howth by train

The journey from Galway to Howth by train is 121.19 mi and takes 4 hr 6 min. There are 10 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 Howth by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hr 6 min
Connection per Day10
First Departure5:25 AM
Last Departure7:20 PM
Distance121.19 mi
DepartureGalway
ArrivalHowth
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much do train tickets from Galway to Howth cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Galway to Howth. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as , but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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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 Howth.

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

Traveling from Galway to Howth by train will usually take 4 hr 6 min. This journey covers a distance of 121.19 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 4 hr 6 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 Howth by train usually takes 4 hr 6 min to cover a distance of 121.19 mi. The shortest journey from Galway to Howth will take you 3 hr 39 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 Howth 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.

What time are the departures from Galway to Howth?

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

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

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Galway from the following stations: . Arriving at Howth, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Howth. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Howth.

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

You will be able to travel from Galway to Howth using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 10 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 Howth 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, 0 direct connections from Galway to Howth each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 10 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 Howth. 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 Howth
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Galway to Howth.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Howth by train

When travelling to Howth 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 Howth CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.65kg
Bus
14.63kg
Flight
39.01kg
Car
31.21kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Galway to Howth by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Galway and Howth are 13.65kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Galway and Howth? By taking the train between Galway and Howth you will save 25.36kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.98kg compared to a bus and 17.56kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Galway and Howth by train?
Galway to Howth is 121.19 mi.
How long does the train between Galway and Howth take?
Galway to Howth is on average 4 hr 6 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 39 min.
How many train connections per day go from Galway to Howth?
Galway to Howth has 10 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Galway to Howth leave?
The earliest train from Galway to Howth 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 Howth depart?
The latest train from Galway to Howth 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 Howth by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Galway and Howth is 3 hr 39 min.
Is there a direct train from Galway to Howth?
Yes, there is a direct train between Galway and Howth.
What are the CO2 emissions for Galway to Howth by train?
The train journey from Galway to Howth creates 13.65kg of CO2 emissions.

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