Trains Athy to Dundalk: Times, Prices and Tickets

25/05/2024
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Athy to Dundalk by train

The journey from Athy to Dundalk by train is 118.32 km and takes 3 hrs 30 mins. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:41 and the last at 20:47. It is possible to travel from Athy to Dundalk by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 30 mins
Connection per Day8
First Departure05:41
Last Departure20:47
Distance118.32 km
DepartureAthy
ArrivalDundalk
CarriersIrish Rail

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

Prices will vary when you travel from Athy to Dundalk. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as , but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. 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.
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On average, a train ticket from Athy to Dundalk will cost you . 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.

How long does it take to get from Athy to Dundalk by train?

The distance between Athy and Dundalk is approximately 118.32 km. In general, it will take you about 3 hrs 30 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. In order to get from Athy to Dundalk 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 Dundalk will complete the journey in 2 hrs 56 mins. On average, it will take you about 3 hrs 30 mins to travel the 118.32 km between Athy and Dundalk.

At what time of the day can I travel from Athy to Dundalk?

The first journey of the day departs from Athy at 05:41. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 20:47. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Athy and Dundalk. 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 Athy to Dundalk, which usually leaves at 05:41. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 20:47. 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 Athy to Dundalk?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Athy and Dundalk. You can start your journey in Athy at stations such as . These connect to stations including Dundalk, Bus Station in Dundalk. 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 Athy to Dundalk.

How many times a day do departures from Athy leave for Dundalk?

The route from Athy to Dundalk 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 Athy 8 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Athy to Dundalk, 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 8 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 Athy to Dundalk. 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 Dundalk
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Athy to Dundalk.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Dundalk

The cheapest Athy - Dundalk train tickets can be found for as low as €0.84 if you’re lucky, or €4.77 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €9.01.

Find the best day to travel to Dundalk by train

When travelling to Dundalk 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 Dundalk CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
8.28kg
Bus
8.87kg
Flight
23.66kg
Car
18.93kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Athy to Dundalk by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Athy and Dundalk are 8.28kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Athy and Dundalk? By taking the train between Athy and Dundalk you will save 15.38kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.59kg compared to a bus and 10.65kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Athy and Dundalk by train?
Athy to Dundalk is 118.32 km.
How long does the train between Athy and Dundalk take?
Athy to Dundalk is on average 3 hrs 30 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 56 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Athy to Dundalk?
Athy to Dundalk has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Athy to Dundalk leave?
The earliest train from Athy to Dundalk departs at 05:41. 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 Dundalk depart?
The latest train from Athy to Dundalk departs at 20:47. 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 Dundalk by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Athy and Dundalk is 2 hrs 56 mins.
Is there a direct train from Athy to Dundalk?
Yes, there is a direct train between Athy and Dundalk.
What are the CO2 emissions for Athy to Dundalk by train?
The train journey from Athy to Dundalk creates 8.28kg of CO2 emissions.

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