Trains Carlow to Kilkenny: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Carlow to Kilkenny?

On average, a train ticket from Carlow to Kilkenny will cost you € 5.15. 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 € 4.40. 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.

Carlow to Kilkenny by train

Best price € 5.15
Journey duration 32 min
Connections per day 7
First departure 07:22
Last departure 18:42
Distance 30 km
Departure Carlow
Arrival Kilkenny
Carriers Irishrail, Irish Rail

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Carlow - Kilkenny


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How long is the journey from Carlow to Kilkenny by train?

The journey from Carlow to Kilkenny covers a distance of 31 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 32 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 29 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Carlow to Kilkenny faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Carlow to Kilkenny?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Carlow to Kilkenny leaving at 08:22. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 18:42.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.

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

In Carlow, departure stations include Carlow. When you arrive in Kilkenny, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Kilkenny (MacDonagh). 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 journeys from Carlow to Kilkenny take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Carlow to Kilkenny 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 7 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Irishrail and Irish Rail. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 7 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 Kilkenny. 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 Kilkenny 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, 0 journeys with one change or more.


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