Trains Drogheda to Balbriggan: Times, Prices and Tickets

15/06/2024
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Drogheda to Balbriggan by train

The journey from Drogheda to Balbriggan by train is 16.1 km and takes 0 hrs 14 mins. There are 26 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:54 and the last at 22:10. It is possible to travel from Drogheda to Balbriggan by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration0 hrs 14 mins
Connection per Day26
First Departure05:54
Last Departure22:10
Distance16.1 km
DepartureDrogheda
ArrivalBalbriggan
CarriersIrish Rail

Quick and easy travel from Drogheda to Balbriggan with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Drogheda to Balbriggan. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Drogheda to Balbriggan?

The cheapest train tickets from Drogheda to Balbriggan 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 Drogheda to Balbriggan.
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On average, a train ticket from Drogheda to Balbriggan will cost you . 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.

How much time will it take to go from Drogheda to Balbriggan by train?

The journey between Drogheda and Balbriggan by train is approximately 16.1 km. It will take you more or less 0 hrs 14 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 distance between Drogheda and Balbriggan is around 16.1 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 0 hrs 14 mins. However, the fastest routes between Drogheda and Balbriggan take 0 hrs 12 mins. 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 Drogheda to Balbriggan?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Drogheda to Balbriggan, which usually leaves at 05:54. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 22:10. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Drogheda to Balbriggan, which usually leaves at 05:54. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 22:10. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Drogheda to Balbriggan by train, which stations can I use?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Drogheda and Balbriggan. You can start your journey in Drogheda at stations such as Drogheda MacBride. These connect to stations including Balbriggan in Balbriggan. 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 Drogheda to Balbriggan.

How many journeys from Drogheda to Balbriggan are there every day?

The route from Drogheda to Balbriggan 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 Drogheda 26 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Drogheda to Balbriggan, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 26 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 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 Drogheda to Balbriggan. 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 Balbriggan
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Drogheda to Balbriggan.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Balbriggan

The cheapest Drogheda - Balbriggan train tickets can be found for as low as €3.29 if you’re lucky, or €4.26 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €5.41.

Find the best day to travel to Balbriggan by train

When travelling to Balbriggan 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 Balbriggan CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
1.13kg
Bus
1.21kg
Flight
3.22kg
Car
2.58kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Drogheda to Balbriggan by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Drogheda and Balbriggan are 1.13kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Drogheda and Balbriggan? By taking the train between Drogheda and Balbriggan you will save 2.09kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.08kg compared to a bus and 1.45kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Drogheda and Balbriggan by train?
Drogheda to Balbriggan is 16.1 km.
How long does the train between Drogheda and Balbriggan take?
Drogheda to Balbriggan is on average 0 hrs 14 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 12 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Drogheda to Balbriggan?
Drogheda to Balbriggan has 26 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Drogheda to Balbriggan leave?
The earliest train from Drogheda to Balbriggan departs at 05:54. 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 Balbriggan depart?
The latest train from Drogheda to Balbriggan departs at 22:10. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
How many direct connections depart from Drogheda to Balbriggan?
There are on average 26 direct connection(s) from Drogheda to go to Balbriggan.
What's the fastest journey time between Drogheda to Balbriggan by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Drogheda and Balbriggan is 0 hrs 12 mins.
Is there a direct train from Drogheda to Balbriggan?
Yes, there is a direct train between Drogheda and Balbriggan.
What are the CO2 emissions for Drogheda to Balbriggan by train?
The train journey from Drogheda to Balbriggan creates 1.13kg of CO2 emissions.

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