Trains Drogheda to Dublin: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Drogheda to Dublin by train

The journey from Drogheda to Dublin by train is 43.45 km and takes 1 hr 9 mins. There are 120 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:54 and the last at 22:05. It is possible to travel from Drogheda to Dublin by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration1 hr 9 mins
Connection per Day120
First Departure05:54
Last Departure22:05
Distance43.45 km
DepartureDrogheda
ArrivalDublin
CarriersIrish Rail

Drogheda to Dublin Train Times

Departure date
Sunday 19 May 2024

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How much do train tickets from Drogheda to Dublin cost?

When you're traveling from Drogheda to Dublin, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . You might be able to find prices as low as , but it all depends on how you travel. 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.
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On average, a train ticket from Drogheda to Dublin 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 long will it take me to travel from Drogheda to Dublin by train?

The distance between Drogheda and Dublin is approximately 43.45 km. In general, it will take you about 1 hr 9 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Drogheda and Dublin by train usually takes 1 hr 9 mins to cover a distance of 43.45 km. The shortest journey from Drogheda to Dublin will take you 0 hrs 33 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Dublin quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Drogheda to Dublin leave?

The first daily departure from Drogheda to Dublin leaves at 05:54, while the last journey of the day sets out at 22:05. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Drogheda and Dublin. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Drogheda at 05:54, and the last departure will leave at 22:05. 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 Dublin 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.

Which stations can I use to travel from Drogheda to Dublin?

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

How many journeys from Drogheda to Dublin take place each day?

On average, there are 120 daily departures from Drogheda to Dublin. 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 49 departures from Drogheda which travel directly to Dublin. There are 71 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Drogheda to Dublin. 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 Dublin
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Drogheda to Dublin.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Find the best day to travel to Dublin by train

When travelling to Dublin 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 Dublin CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
3.04kg
Bus
3.26kg
Flight
8.69kg
Car
6.95kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Drogheda to Dublin by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Drogheda and Dublin are 3.04kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Drogheda and Dublin? By taking the train between Drogheda and Dublin you will save 5.65kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.22kg compared to a bus and 3.91kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Drogheda and Dublin by train?
Drogheda to Dublin is 43.45 km.
How long does the train between Drogheda and Dublin take?
Drogheda to Dublin is on average 1 hr 9 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 33 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Drogheda to Dublin?
Drogheda to Dublin has 120 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Drogheda to Dublin leave?
The earliest train from Drogheda to Dublin 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 Dublin depart?
The latest train from Drogheda to Dublin departs at 22:05. 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 Dublin?
There are on average 49 direct connection(s) from Drogheda to go to Dublin.
What's the fastest journey time between Drogheda to Dublin by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Drogheda and Dublin is 0 hrs 33 mins.
Is there a direct train from Drogheda to Dublin?
Yes, there is a direct train between Drogheda and Dublin.
What are the CO2 emissions for Drogheda to Dublin by train?
The train journey from Drogheda to Dublin creates 3.04kg of CO2 emissions.

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