Trains Drogheda to Arklow: Times, Prices and Tickets

15/06/2024
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Drogheda to Arklow by train

The journey from Drogheda to Arklow by train is 103.98 km and takes 2 hrs 58 mins. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:28 and the last at 18:50. It is possible to travel from Drogheda to Arklow by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration2 hrs 58 mins
Connection per Day5
First Departure06:28
Last Departure18:50
Distance103.98 km
DepartureDrogheda
ArrivalArklow
CarriersIrish Rail

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Drogheda to Arklow?

On average, a train ticket from Drogheda to Arklow 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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When you're traveling from Drogheda to Arklow, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does it take to get from Drogheda to Arklow by train?

The journey between Drogheda and Arklow by train is approximately 103.98 km. It will take you more or less 2 hrs 58 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 from Drogheda to Arklow covers a distance of 103.98 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 2 hrs 58 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 hrs 31 mins. 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 Drogheda to Arklow faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Drogheda to Arklow?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Drogheda at 06:28, and the last departure will leave at 18:50. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Drogheda to Arklow can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Drogheda to Arklow, which usually leaves at 06:28. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 18:50. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Drogheda to Arklow?

You will be able to leave Drogheda by using stations such as Drogheda MacBride. These connect you to stations including Arklow Railway Station in Arklow. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Drogheda or in Arklow, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Drogheda to Arklow?

On average, there are 5 daily departures from Drogheda to Arklow. 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 Drogheda which travel directly to Arklow. There are 5 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Drogheda to Arklow. 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 Drogheda to Arklow
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Drogheda to Arklow.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Drogheda to Arklow, 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 Drogheda to Arklow.

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 Drogheda to Arklow

The cheapest Drogheda - Arklow train tickets can be found for as low as €1.96 if you’re lucky, or €8.24 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €10.69.

Find the best day to travel to Arklow by train

When travelling to Arklow 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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Drogheda to Arklow CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
7.28kg
Bus
7.8kg
Flight
20.8kg
Car
16.64kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Drogheda to Arklow by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Drogheda and Arklow are 7.28kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Drogheda and Arklow? By taking the train between Drogheda and Arklow you will save 13.52kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.52kg compared to a bus and 9.36kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Drogheda and Arklow by train?
Drogheda to Arklow is 103.98 km.
How long does the train between Drogheda and Arklow take?
Drogheda to Arklow is on average 2 hrs 58 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 31 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Drogheda to Arklow?
Drogheda to Arklow has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Drogheda to Arklow leave?
The earliest train from Drogheda to Arklow departs at 06:28. 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 Drogheda to Arklow depart?
The latest train from Drogheda to Arklow departs at 18:50. 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 Drogheda to Arklow by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Drogheda and Arklow is 2 hrs 31 mins.
Is there a direct train from Drogheda to Arklow?
Yes, there is a direct train between Drogheda and Arklow.
What are the CO2 emissions for Drogheda to Arklow by train?
The train journey from Drogheda to Arklow creates 7.28kg of CO2 emissions.

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