Trains Carlow to Dublin: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Carlow to Dublin by train

The journey from Carlow to Dublin by train is 71.08 km and takes 1 hr 51 mins. There are 16 connections per day, with the first departure at 10:13 and the last at 19:13. It is possible to travel from Carlow to Dublin by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration1 hr 51 mins
Connection per Day16
First Departure10:13
Last Departure19:13
Distance71.08 km
DepartureCarlow
ArrivalDublin
CarriersIrish Rail

Carlow to Dublin Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 20 Apr 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Carlow to Dublin?

On average, a train ticket from Carlow to Dublin 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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Prices will vary when you travel from Carlow to Dublin. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. 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.

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

The distance between Carlow and Dublin is approximately 71.08 km. In general, it will take you about 1 hr 51 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. The journey between Carlow and Dublin by train usually takes 1 hr 51 mins to cover a distance of 71.08 km. The shortest journey from Carlow to Dublin will take you 1 hr 1 min. 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 Dublin 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.

At what time of the day can I travel from Carlow to Dublin?

The first daily departure from Carlow to Dublin leaves at 10:13, while the last journey of the day sets out at 19:13. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Carlow and Dublin. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Carlow to Dublin, which usually leaves at 10:13. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 19:13. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use on the Carlow to Dublin route?

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 Dublin, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Dublin Connolly,Dublin . 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 Dublin.

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

The exact number of journeys from Carlow to Dublin 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 16 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 Carlow to Dublin. 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 Carlow to Dublin varies, but in general, you can expect to find 4 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 12 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Carlow to Dublin. 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 Dublin
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Carlow to Dublin.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Carlow to Dublin, 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 Dublin.

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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around €0.60 to €8.49 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 93% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Carlow to Dublin

The cheapest Carlow - Dublin train tickets can be found for as low as €1.40 if you’re lucky, or €3.98 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.38.

Find the best day to travel to Dublin by train

When travelling to Dublin 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 Dublin CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
4.98kg
Bus
5.33kg
Flight
14.22kg
Car
11.37kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Carlow to Dublin by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Carlow and Dublin are 4.98kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Carlow and Dublin? By taking the train between Carlow and Dublin you will save 9.24kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.35kg compared to a bus and 6.39kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Carlow and Dublin by train?
Carlow to Dublin is 71.08 km.
How long does the train between Carlow and Dublin take?
Carlow to Dublin is on average 1 hr 51 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 1 min.
How many train connections per day go from Carlow to Dublin?
Carlow to Dublin has 16 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Carlow to Dublin leave?
The earliest train from Carlow to Dublin departs at 10:13. 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 Dublin depart?
The latest train from Carlow to Dublin departs at 19:13. 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 Carlow to Dublin?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Carlow to go to Dublin.
What's the fastest journey time between Carlow to Dublin by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Carlow and Dublin is 1 hr 1 min.
Is there a direct train from Carlow to Dublin?
Yes, there is a direct train between Carlow and Dublin.
What are the CO2 emissions for Carlow to Dublin by train?
The train journey from Carlow to Dublin creates 4.98kg of CO2 emissions.

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