Trains Galway to Kildare: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Galway to Kildare by train

The journey from Galway to Kildare by train is 87.19 mi and takes 2 hr 18 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 Kildare by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration2 hr 18 min
Connection per Day8
First Departure5:25 AM
Last Departure7:20 PM
Distance87.19 mi
CarriersIrish Rail

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

When you're traveling from Galway to Kildare, 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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Prices will vary when you travel from Galway to Kildare. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. 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.

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

The journey between Galway and Kildare by train is approximately 87.19 mi. It will take you more or less 2 hr 18 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey from Galway to Kildare covers a distance of 87.19 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 2 hr 18 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 1 hr 47 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Galway to Kildare faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Galway to Kildare?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Galway to Kildare 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. The first departure of the night from Galway to Kildare 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 Kildare. 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 are used when traveling from Galway to Kildare?

You can depart from Galway at stations such as . At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Kildare at the following stations: Kildare (irish rail). Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Galway and Kildare. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

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

On average, there are 8 daily departures from Galway to Kildare. 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 4 departures from Galway which travel directly to Kildare. There are 4 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Galway to Kildare. 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 Kildare
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Galway to Kildare.

Book in advance and save

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

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 $2.37 to $11.17 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 79% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Galway to Kildare

The cheapest Galway - Kildare train tickets can be found for as low as $5.42 if you’re lucky, or $7.03 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $8.51.

Find the best day to travel to Kildare by train

When travelling to Kildare 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 Kildare CO2 Emissions by Train

What are the CO2 emissions from Galway to Kildare by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Galway and Kildare are 9.82kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Galway and Kildare? By taking the train between Galway and Kildare you will save 18.24kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.7kg compared to a bus and 12.63kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Galway and Kildare by train?
Galway to Kildare is 87.19 mi.
How long does the train between Galway and Kildare take?
Galway to Kildare is on average 2 hr 18 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 47 min.
How many train connections per day go from Galway to Kildare?
Galway to Kildare has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Galway to Kildare leave?
The earliest train from Galway to Kildare 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 Kildare depart?
The latest train from Galway to Kildare 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 Kildare?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Galway to go to Kildare.
What's the fastest journey time between Galway to Kildare by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Galway and Kildare is 1 hr 47 min.
Is there a direct train from Galway to Kildare?
Yes, there is a direct train between Galway and Kildare.
What are the CO2 emissions for Galway to Kildare by train?
The train journey from Galway to Kildare creates 9.82kg of CO2 emissions.

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