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Best price 2.17 €
Journey duration 2 h 46 min
Connections per day 13
First departure 06:30
Last departure 20:30
Distance 92 km

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What's the best way to get from Cobh to Limerick? 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 Cobh to Limerick, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much does it cost to get from Cobh to Limerick by train?

The cheapest train tickets from Cobh to Limerick cost 2.17 €. On average, you can expect to spend around 4.04 € 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 Cobh to Limerick.

Trains from Cobh to Limerick

How long does the journey from Cobh to Limerick take by train?

The distance between Cobh and Limerick is around 93. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 2 h 46 min. However, the fastest routes between Cobh and Limerick take 2 h 25 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the first and last departures from Cobh to Limerick?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Cobh to Limerick leaving at 06:30. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 20:30.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 Cobh to Limerick route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Cobh and Limerick. You can start your journey in Cobh at stations such as Cobh. These connect to stations including Limerick Colbert in Limerick. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Cobh to Limerick.

How many daily journeys are there from Cobh to Limerick?

The exact number of journeys from Cobh to Limerick 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 Irishrail and Irish Rail. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 14 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 Cobh to Limerick. 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 Cobh to Limerick varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 13 journeys with one change or more.