Trains Waterford to Galway: Times, Prices and Tickets

06/18/2024
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Waterford to Galway by train

The journey from Waterford to Galway by train is 108.46 mi and takes 4 hr 52 min. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:55 AM and the last at 4:25 PM. It is possible to travel from Waterford to Galway by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hr 52 min
Connection per Day7
First Departure5:55 AM
Last Departure4:25 PM
Distance108.46 mi
DepartureWaterford
ArrivalGalway
CarriersIrish Rail

Waterford to Galway Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024

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How much do train tickets from Waterford to Galway cost?

The cheapest train tickets from Waterford to Galway cost . 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 Waterford to Galway.
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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 Waterford to Galway.

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

Traveling from Waterford to Galway by train will usually take 4 hr 52 min. This journey covers a distance of 108.46 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 4 hr 52 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. In order to get from Waterford to Galway faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Waterford and Galway will complete the journey in 4 hr 1 min. On average, it will take you about 4 hr 52 min to travel the 108.46 mi between Waterford and Galway.

When do the first and last departures from Waterford to Galway leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Waterford at 5:55 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 4:25 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Waterford and Galway. 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 want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Waterford to Galway, which usually leaves at 5:55 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 4:25 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use to travel from Waterford to Galway?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Waterford and Galway. You can start your journey in Waterford at stations such as Waterford Bus Station. These connect to stations including in Galway. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Waterford to Galway.

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

The route from Waterford to Galway is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Waterford 7 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Waterford to Galway, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 7 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Waterford to Galway. 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 Waterford to Galway
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Waterford to Galway.

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

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 Waterford - Galway train tickets can be found for as low as $6.16 if you’re lucky, or $7.37 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $8.98.

Find the best day to travel to Galway by train

When travelling to Galway 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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Waterford to Galway CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
12.22kg
Bus
13.09kg
Flight
34.91kg
Car
27.93kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Waterford to Galway by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Waterford and Galway are 12.22kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Waterford and Galway? By taking the train between Waterford and Galway you will save 22.69kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.87kg compared to a bus and 15.71kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Waterford and Galway by train?
Waterford to Galway is 108.46 mi.
How long does the train between Waterford and Galway take?
Waterford to Galway is on average 4 hr 52 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 1 min.
How many train connections per day go from Waterford to Galway?
Waterford to Galway has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Waterford to Galway leave?
The earliest train from Waterford to Galway departs at 5:55 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 Waterford to Galway depart?
The latest train from Waterford to Galway departs at 4:25 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 Waterford to Galway by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Waterford and Galway is 4 hr 1 min.
Is there a direct train from Waterford to Galway?
Yes, there is a direct train between Waterford and Galway.
What are the CO2 emissions for Waterford to Galway by train?
The train journey from Waterford to Galway creates 12.22kg of CO2 emissions.

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