Trains Cork to Dún Laoghaire: Times, Prices and Tickets

21/07/2024
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Cork to Dún Laoghaire by train

The journey from Cork to Dún Laoghaire by train is 221.4 km and takes 3 hrs 57 mins. There are 15 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:40 and the last at 19:25. It is possible to travel from Cork to Dún Laoghaire by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 57 mins
Connection per Day15
First Departure05:40
Last Departure19:25
Distance221.4 km
DepartureCork
ArrivalDún Laoghaire
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much do train tickets from Cork to Dún Laoghaire cost?

The cheapest train tickets from Cork to Dún Laoghaire cost . 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 Cork to Dún Laoghaire.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Cork to Dún Laoghaire. 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 does the journey from Cork to Dún Laoghaire take by train?

Traveling from Cork to Dún Laoghaire by train will usually take 3 hrs 57 mins. This journey covers a distance of 221.4 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 3 hrs 57 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. In order to get from Cork to Dún Laoghaire faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Cork and Dún Laoghaire will complete the journey in 3 hrs 39 mins. On average, it will take you about 3 hrs 57 mins to travel the 221.4 km between Cork and Dún Laoghaire.

What time are the departures from Cork to Dún Laoghaire?

The first journey of the day departs from Cork at 05:40. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 19:25. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Cork and Dún Laoghaire. 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 Cork at 05:40. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 19:25. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Cork and Dún Laoghaire. 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.

When traveling from Cork to Dún Laoghaire by train, which stations can I use?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Cork from the following stations: Cork, Bus Station. Arriving at Dún Laoghaire, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: . 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 Dún Laoghaire.

How many journeys from Cork to Dún Laoghaire are there every day?

The route from Cork to Dún Laoghaire is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Cork 15 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Cork to Dún Laoghaire, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 15 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cork to Dún Laoghaire. 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 Cork to Dún Laoghaire
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cork to Dún Laoghaire.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cork to Dún Laoghaire, 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 Cork to Dún Laoghaire.

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 Cork to Dún Laoghaire

The cheapest Cork - Dún Laoghaire train tickets can be found for as low as €1.40 if you’re lucky, or €5.49 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.70.

Find the best day to travel to Dún Laoghaire by train

When travelling to Dún Laoghaire 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!

Services on board Irish Rail from Cork to Dún Laoghaire
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Cork to Dún Laoghaire CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
15.5kg
Bus
16.6kg
Flight
44.28kg
Car
35.42kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Cork to Dún Laoghaire by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Cork and Dún Laoghaire are 15.5kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Cork and Dún Laoghaire? By taking the train between Cork and Dún Laoghaire you will save 28.78kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.1kg compared to a bus and 19.92kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Cork and Dún Laoghaire by train?
Cork to Dún Laoghaire is 221.4 km.
How long does the train between Cork and Dún Laoghaire take?
Cork to Dún Laoghaire is on average 3 hrs 57 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 39 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Cork to Dún Laoghaire?
Cork to Dún Laoghaire has 15 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Cork to Dún Laoghaire leave?
The earliest train from Cork to Dún Laoghaire departs at 05:40. 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 Cork to Dún Laoghaire depart?
The latest train from Cork to Dún Laoghaire departs at 19:25. 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 Cork to Dún Laoghaire by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Cork and Dún Laoghaire is 3 hrs 39 mins.
Is there a direct train from Cork to Dún Laoghaire?
Yes, there is a direct train between Cork and Dún Laoghaire.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cork to Dún Laoghaire by train?
The train journey from Cork to Dún Laoghaire creates 15.5kg of CO2 emissions.

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