Trains Carlow to Drogheda: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Carlow to Drogheda by train

The journey from Carlow to Drogheda by train is 105.05 km and takes 3 hrs 7 mins. There are 10 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:30 and the last at 21:37. It is possible to travel from Carlow to Drogheda by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 7 mins
Connection per Day10
First Departure06:30
Last Departure21:37
Distance105.05 km
DepartureCarlow
ArrivalDrogheda
CarriersIrish Rail

Carlow to Drogheda Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 15 Jun 2024

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What's the best way to get from Carlow to Drogheda? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Carlow to Drogheda, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do train tickets from Carlow to Drogheda cost?

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

How long will it take me to travel from Carlow to Drogheda by train?

The average journey time is 3 hrs 7 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 105.05 km from Carlow to Drogheda. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Carlow to Drogheda to take longer than 3 hrs 7 mins. The journey between Carlow and Drogheda by train usually takes 3 hrs 7 mins to cover a distance of 105.05 km. The shortest journey from Carlow to Drogheda will take you 2 hrs 33 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Drogheda quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Carlow to Drogheda leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Carlow to Drogheda leaving at 06:30. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 21:37.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Carlow at 06:30, and the last departure will leave at 21:37. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Carlow to Drogheda can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations are used when traveling from Carlow to Drogheda?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Carlow from the following stations: Carlow(IE). Arriving at Drogheda, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Drogheda MacBride. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Drogheda.

How many journeys from Carlow to Drogheda take place each day?

On average, there are 10 daily departures from Carlow 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 Carlow which travel directly to Drogheda. There are 10 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Carlow 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 Carlow to Drogheda
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Carlow to Drogheda.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Carlow 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 Carlow 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 Carlow to Drogheda

The cheapest Carlow - Drogheda train tickets can be found for as low as €0.00 if you’re lucky, or €3.81 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €9.30.

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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Carlow to Drogheda CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
7.35kg
Bus
7.88kg
Flight
21.01kg
Car
16.81kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Carlow to Drogheda by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Carlow and Drogheda are 7.35kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Carlow and Drogheda? By taking the train between Carlow and Drogheda you will save 13.66kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.53kg compared to a bus and 9.46kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Carlow and Drogheda by train?
Carlow to Drogheda is 105.05 km.
How long does the train between Carlow and Drogheda take?
Carlow to Drogheda is on average 3 hrs 7 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 33 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Carlow to Drogheda?
Carlow to Drogheda has 10 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Carlow to Drogheda leave?
The earliest train from Carlow to Drogheda departs at 06:30. 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 Carlow to Drogheda depart?
The latest train from Carlow to Drogheda departs at 21:37. 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 Carlow to Drogheda by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Carlow and Drogheda is 2 hrs 33 mins.
Is there a direct train from Carlow to Drogheda?
Yes, there is a direct train between Carlow and Drogheda.
What are the CO2 emissions for Carlow to Drogheda by train?
The train journey from Carlow to Drogheda creates 7.35kg of CO2 emissions.

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