Trains Balbriggan to Dundalk: Times, Prices and Tickets

20/04/2024
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Balbriggan to Dundalk by train

The journey from Balbriggan to Dundalk by train is 45.78 km and takes 0 hrs 46 mins. There are 13 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:28 and the last at 23:34. It is possible to travel from Balbriggan to Dundalk by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration0 hrs 46 mins
Connection per Day13
First Departure00:28
Last Departure23:34
Distance45.78 km
DepartureBalbriggan
ArrivalDundalk
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much do train tickets from Balbriggan to Dundalk cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Balbriggan 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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When you're traveling from Balbriggan to Dundalk, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

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

With a distance of 45.78 km between Balbriggan and Dundalk, it will usually take 0 hrs 46 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 0 hrs 46 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Balbriggan and Dundalk runs for about 45.78 km and usually takes approximately 0 hrs 46 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 0 hrs 39 mins. If you are trying to get from Balbriggan to Dundalk as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

Which stations can I use to travel from Balbriggan to Dundalk?

In Balbriggan, departure stations include Balbriggan. When you arrive in Dundalk, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Dundalk, Bus Station. 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 times a day do departures from Balbriggan leave for Dundalk?

The exact number of journeys from Balbriggan to Dundalk 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 13 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 Balbriggan to Dundalk. 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 Balbriggan to Dundalk varies, but in general, you can expect to find 7 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 6 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Balbriggan 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 Balbriggan to Dundalk
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Balbriggan to Dundalk.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Balbriggan 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 Balbriggan 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 Balbriggan to Dundalk

The cheapest Balbriggan - Dundalk train tickets can be found for as low as €3.28 if you’re lucky, or €5.43 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.00.

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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Balbriggan to Dundalk CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
3.2kg
Bus
3.43kg
Flight
9.16kg
Car
7.33kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Balbriggan to Dundalk by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Balbriggan and Dundalk are 3.2kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Balbriggan and Dundalk? By taking the train between Balbriggan and Dundalk you will save 5.96kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.23kg compared to a bus and 4.13kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Balbriggan and Dundalk by train?
Balbriggan to Dundalk is 45.78 km.
How long does the train between Balbriggan and Dundalk take?
Balbriggan to Dundalk is on average 0 hrs 46 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 39 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Balbriggan to Dundalk?
Balbriggan to Dundalk has 13 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Balbriggan to Dundalk leave?
The earliest train from Balbriggan to Dundalk departs at 00:28. 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 Balbriggan to Dundalk depart?
The latest train from Balbriggan to Dundalk departs at 23:34. 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 Balbriggan to Dundalk?
There are on average 7 direct connection(s) from Balbriggan to go to Dundalk.
What's the fastest journey time between Balbriggan to Dundalk by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Balbriggan and Dundalk is 0 hrs 39 mins.
Is there a direct train from Balbriggan to Dundalk?
Yes, there is a direct train between Balbriggan and Dundalk.
What are the CO2 emissions for Balbriggan to Dundalk by train?
The train journey from Balbriggan to Dundalk creates 3.2kg of CO2 emissions.

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