Trains Carlow to Limerick: Times, Prices and Tickets

Carlow to Limerick by train

The journey from Carlow to Limerick by train is 116 km and takes 3 hrs 28 mins. There are 11 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:30 and the last at 19:43. It is possible to travel from Carlow to Limerick by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 28 mins
Connection per Day11
First Departure06:30
Last Departure19:43
Distance116 km
DepartureCarlow
ArrivalLimerick
CarriersIrish Rail

Carlow to Limerick Train Times

Departure date
Thursday 29 Feb 2024

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

On average, a train ticket from Carlow to Limerick 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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The prices for train tickets from Carlow to Limerick vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately . For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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

The journey between Carlow and Limerick by train is approximately 116 km. It will take you more or less 3 hrs 28 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Carlow and Limerick by train usually takes 3 hrs 28 mins to cover a distance of 116 km. The shortest journey from Carlow to Limerick will take you 2 hrs 28 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 Limerick 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 departures from Carlow to Limerick leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Carlow at 06:30. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 19:43. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Carlow and Limerick. 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. The first journey of the night departs from Carlow at 06:30. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 19:43. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Carlow and Limerick. 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.

Which stations are used when traveling from Carlow to Limerick?

In Carlow, departure stations include . When you arrive in Limerick, you may be able to disembark at stations such as . 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 journeys run from Carlow to Limerick?

On average, there are 11 daily departures from Carlow to Limerick. 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 Limerick. There are 11 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Carlow to Limerick. 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 Limerick
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Carlow to Limerick.

Book in advance and save

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

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 €1.54 to €26.92 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 94% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Carlow to Limerick

The cheapest Carlow - Limerick train tickets can be found for as low as €2.31 if you’re lucky, or €4.40 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €5.90.

Find the best day to travel to Limerick by train

When travelling to Limerick 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 Limerick CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
8.12kg
Bus
8.7kg
Flight
23.2kg
Car
18.56kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Carlow to Limerick by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Carlow and Limerick are 8.12kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Carlow and Limerick? By taking the train between Carlow and Limerick you will save 15.08kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.58kg compared to a bus and 10.44kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Carlow and Limerick by train?
Carlow to Limerick is 116 km.
How long does the train between Carlow and Limerick take?
Carlow to Limerick is on average 3 hrs 28 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 28 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Carlow to Limerick?
Carlow to Limerick has 11 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Carlow to Limerick leave?
The earliest train from Carlow to Limerick 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 Limerick depart?
The latest train from Carlow to Limerick departs at 19:43. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
From which stations can I leave from Carlow to Limerick?
There are 1 station(s) that you can depart from Carlow to go to Limerick. You can go from Carlow Railway Station and you can arrive at Limerick Bus Station and Limerick Hurler's Pub.
What's the fastest journey time between Carlow to Limerick by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Carlow and Limerick is 2 hrs 28 mins.
Is there a direct train from Carlow to Limerick?
Yes, there is a direct train between Carlow and Limerick.
What are the CO2 emissions for Carlow to Limerick by train?
The train journey from Carlow to Limerick creates 8.12kg of CO2 emissions.

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