Trains Athy to Drogheda: Times, Prices and Tickets

15/06/2024
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Athy to Drogheda by train

The journey from Athy to Drogheda by train is 91.24 km and takes 2 hrs 55 mins. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:41 and the last at 21:47. It is possible to travel from Athy to Drogheda by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration2 hrs 55 mins
Connection per Day9
First Departure06:41
Last Departure21:47
Distance91.24 km
DepartureAthy
ArrivalDrogheda
CarriersIrish Rail

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Athy to Drogheda?

On average, a train ticket from Athy to Drogheda 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 Athy to Drogheda.

How much time will it take to go from Athy to Drogheda by train?

The journey between Athy and Drogheda by train is approximately 91.24 km. It will take you more or less 2 hrs 55 mins 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. In order to get from Athy to Drogheda 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 Athy and Drogheda will complete the journey in 2 hrs 20 mins. On average, it will take you about 2 hrs 55 mins to travel the 91.24 km between Athy and Drogheda.

What time are the first and last departures from Athy to Drogheda?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Athy to Drogheda, which usually leaves at 06:41. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 21:47. 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 Athy at 06:41. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 21:47. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Athy and Drogheda. 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.

Which stations are used when traveling from Athy to Drogheda?

In Athy, departure stations include . When you arrive in Drogheda, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Drogheda MacBride. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many daily journeys are there from Athy to Drogheda?

On average, there are 9 daily departures from Athy to Drogheda. 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 0 departures from Athy which travel directly to Drogheda. There are 9 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Athy to Drogheda. 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 Athy to Drogheda
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Athy to Drogheda.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Athy to Drogheda, 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 Athy to Drogheda.

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 Athy to Drogheda

The cheapest Athy - Drogheda train tickets can be found for as low as €1.40 if you’re lucky, or €5.49 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.70.

Find the best day to travel to Drogheda by train

When travelling to Drogheda 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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Athy to Drogheda CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
6.39kg
Bus
6.84kg
Flight
18.25kg
Car
14.6kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Athy to Drogheda by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Athy and Drogheda are 6.39kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Athy and Drogheda? By taking the train between Athy and Drogheda you will save 11.86kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.45kg compared to a bus and 8.21kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Athy and Drogheda by train?
Athy to Drogheda is 91.24 km.
How long does the train between Athy and Drogheda take?
Athy to Drogheda is on average 2 hrs 55 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 20 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Athy to Drogheda?
Athy to Drogheda has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Athy to Drogheda leave?
The earliest train from Athy to Drogheda departs at 06:41. 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 Athy to Drogheda depart?
The latest train from Athy to Drogheda departs at 21:47. 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 Athy to Drogheda by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Athy and Drogheda is 2 hrs 20 mins.
Is there a direct train from Athy to Drogheda?
Yes, there is a direct train between Athy and Drogheda.
What are the CO2 emissions for Athy to Drogheda by train?
The train journey from Athy to Drogheda creates 6.39kg of CO2 emissions.

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