Trains Drogheda to Ballina: Times, Prices and Tickets

25/05/2024
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Drogheda to Ballina by train

The journey from Drogheda to Ballina by train is 190.03 km and takes 5 hrs 21 mins. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 10:40 and the last at 17:41. It is possible to travel from Drogheda to Ballina by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration5 hrs 21 mins
Connection per Day4
First Departure10:40
Last Departure17:41
Distance190.03 km
DepartureDrogheda
ArrivalBallina
CarriersIrish Rail
Cheap train tickets from Drogheda to Ballina
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Drogheda to Ballina.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Ballina

The cheapest Drogheda - Ballina 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 Ballina by train

When travelling to Ballina 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 Ballina CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
13.3kg
Bus
14.25kg
Flight
38.01kg
Car
30.4kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Drogheda to Ballina by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Drogheda and Ballina are 13.3kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Drogheda and Ballina? By taking the train between Drogheda and Ballina you will save 24.71kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.95kg compared to a bus and 17.1kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Drogheda and Ballina by train?
Drogheda to Ballina is 190.03 km.
How long does the train between Drogheda and Ballina take?
Drogheda to Ballina is on average 5 hrs 21 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hrs 15 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Drogheda to Ballina?
Drogheda to Ballina has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Drogheda to Ballina leave?
The earliest train from Drogheda to Ballina departs at 10:40. 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 Drogheda to Ballina depart?
The latest train from Drogheda to Ballina departs at 17:41. 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 Ballina by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Drogheda and Ballina is 5 hrs 15 mins.
Is there a direct train from Drogheda to Ballina?
Yes, there is a direct train between Drogheda and Ballina.
What are the CO2 emissions for Drogheda to Ballina by train?
The train journey from Drogheda to Ballina creates 13.3kg of CO2 emissions.

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