Trains Sligo to Dublin: Times, Prices and Tickets

06/21/2024
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Sligo to Dublin by train

The journey from Sligo to Dublin by train is 111.46 mi and takes 3 hr 30 min. There are 38 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:40 AM and the last at 7:05 PM. It is possible to travel from Sligo to Dublin by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hr 30 min
Connection per Day38
First Departure5:40 AM
Last Departure7:05 PM
Distance111.46 mi
DepartureSligo
ArrivalDublin
CarriersIrish Rail

Sligo to Dublin Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Jun 21, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Sligo to Dublin?

The prices for train tickets from Sligo to Dublin 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. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Sligo to Dublin will cost . 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.
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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 Sligo to Dublin.

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

The average journey time is 3 hr 30 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 111.46 mi from Sligo to Dublin. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Sligo to Dublin to take longer than 3 hr 30 min. The journey from Sligo to Dublin covers a distance of 111.46 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 hr 30 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 hr 0 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 Sligo to Dublin faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Sligo to Dublin leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Sligo at 5:40 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 7:05 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Sligo and Dublin. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Sligo to Dublin leaving at 5:40 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 7:05 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.

Which stations are used when traveling from Sligo to Dublin?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Sligo from the following stations: Sligo, Bus Station. Arriving at Dublin, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Dublin ,Dublin Connolly. 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 Dublin.

How many journeys from Sligo to Dublin are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Sligo to Dublin can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 38 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Sligo to Dublin. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Sligo to Dublin varies, but in general, you can expect to find 8 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 30 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Sligo 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 Sligo to Dublin
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Sligo to Dublin.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Sligo 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 Sligo 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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The cheapest Sligo - Dublin train tickets can be found for as low as $1.98 if you’re lucky, or $5.65 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $14.68.

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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Sligo to Dublin CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
12.56kg
Bus
13.45kg
Flight
35.88kg
Car
28.7kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Sligo to Dublin by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Sligo and Dublin are 12.56kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Sligo and Dublin? By taking the train between Sligo and Dublin you will save 23.32kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.89kg compared to a bus and 16.14kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Sligo and Dublin by train?
Sligo to Dublin is 111.46 mi.
How long does the train between Sligo and Dublin take?
Sligo to Dublin is on average 3 hr 30 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 0 min.
How many train connections per day go from Sligo to Dublin?
Sligo to Dublin has 38 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Sligo to Dublin leave?
The earliest train from Sligo to Dublin departs at 5:40 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 Sligo to Dublin depart?
The latest train from Sligo to Dublin departs at 7:05 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 Sligo to Dublin?
There are on average 8 direct connection(s) from Sligo to go to Dublin.
What's the fastest journey time between Sligo to Dublin by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Sligo and Dublin is 3 hr 0 min.
Is there a direct train from Sligo to Dublin?
Yes, there is a direct train between Sligo and Dublin.
What are the CO2 emissions for Sligo to Dublin by train?
The train journey from Sligo to Dublin creates 12.56kg of CO2 emissions.

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