Trains Sligo to Westport: Times, Prices and Tickets

05/28/2024
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Sligo to Westport by train

The journey from Sligo to Westport by train is 53.53 mi and takes 8 hr 32 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:40 AM and the last at 3:05 PM. It is possible to travel from Sligo to Westport by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration8 hr 32 min
Connection per Day4
First Departure6:40 AM
Last Departure3:05 PM
Distance53.53 mi
DepartureSligo
ArrivalWestport
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Sligo to Westport?

On average, a train ticket from Sligo to Westport will cost you . However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as . If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest 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 Sligo to Westport.

How long does the journey from Sligo to Westport take by train?

The journey between Sligo and Westport by train is approximately 53.53 mi. It will take you more or less 8 hr 32 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 Sligo to Westport covers a distance of 53.53 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 8 hr 32 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 7 hr 48 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 Westport faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Sligo to Westport leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Sligo to Westport, which usually leaves at 6:40 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 3:05 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first journey of the night departs from Sligo at 6:40 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 3:05 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Sligo and Westport. 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.

What are the stations on the Sligo to Westport route?

You can depart from Sligo at stations such as Sligo, Bus Station. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Westport at the following stations: Westport Railway Station. 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 Sligo and Westport. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Sligo leave for Westport?

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Sligo to Westport, 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 Westport.

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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Sligo to Westport

The cheapest Sligo - Westport train tickets can be found for as low as $1.44 if you’re lucky, or $11.08 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $21.55.

Find the best day to travel to Westport by train

When travelling to Westport 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 Westport CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
6.03kg
Bus
6.46kg
Flight
17.23kg
Car
13.78kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Sligo to Westport by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Sligo and Westport are 6.03kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Sligo and Westport? By taking the train between Sligo and Westport you will save 11.2kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.43kg compared to a bus and 7.75kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Sligo and Westport by train?
Sligo to Westport is 53.53 mi.
How long does the train between Sligo and Westport take?
Sligo to Westport is on average 8 hr 32 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 48 min.
How many train connections per day go from Sligo to Westport?
Sligo to Westport has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Sligo to Westport leave?
The earliest train from Sligo to Westport departs at 6:40 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 Westport depart?
The latest train from Sligo to Westport departs at 3:05 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 Sligo to Westport by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Sligo and Westport is 7 hr 48 min.
Is there a direct train from Sligo to Westport?
Yes, there is a direct train between Sligo and Westport.
What are the CO2 emissions for Sligo to Westport by train?
The train journey from Sligo to Westport creates 6.03kg of CO2 emissions.

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