Trains Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire by train

The journey from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire by train is 49.34 km and takes 1 hr 30 mins. There are 33 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:54 and the last at 22:35. It is possible to travel from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration1 hr 30 mins
Connection per Day33
First Departure05:54
Last Departure22:35
Distance49.34 km
DepartureDrogheda
ArrivalDún Laoghaire
CarriersIrish Rail

Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 25 May 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire?

On average, a train ticket from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire 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 Dún Laoghaire, 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 the journey from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire take by train?

The distance between Drogheda and Dún Laoghaire is approximately 49.34 km. In general, it will take you about 1 hr 30 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. In order to get from Drogheda 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 Drogheda and Dún Laoghaire will complete the journey in 1 hr 9 mins. On average, it will take you about 1 hr 30 mins to travel the 49.34 km between Drogheda and Dún Laoghaire.

When do departures from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire, which usually leaves at 05:54. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 22:35. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Drogheda at 05:54, and the last departure will leave at 22:35. 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 Dún Laoghaire 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.

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

You will be able to leave Drogheda by using stations such as Drogheda MacBride. These connect you to stations including in Dún Laoghaire. 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 Dún Laoghaire, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from Drogheda leave for Dún Laoghaire?

You will be able to travel from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 33 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 3 direct connections from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 30 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Drogheda 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 Drogheda 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 Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Drogheda 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 Drogheda 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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The cheapest Drogheda - Dún Laoghaire train tickets can be found for as low as €1.60 if you’re lucky, or €4.43 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.76.

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!

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Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
3.45kg
Bus
3.7kg
Flight
9.87kg
Car
7.89kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Drogheda and Dún Laoghaire are 3.45kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Drogheda and Dún Laoghaire? By taking the train between Drogheda and Dún Laoghaire you will save 6.42kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.25kg compared to a bus and 4.44kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Drogheda and Dún Laoghaire by train?
Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire is 49.34 km.
How long does the train between Drogheda and Dún Laoghaire take?
Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire is on average 1 hr 30 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 9 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire?
Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire has 33 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire leave?
The earliest train from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire 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 Dún Laoghaire depart?
The latest train from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire departs at 22:35. 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 Dún Laoghaire?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Drogheda to go to Dún Laoghaire.
What's the fastest journey time between Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Drogheda and Dún Laoghaire is 1 hr 9 mins.
Is there a direct train from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire?
Yes, there is a direct train between Drogheda and Dún Laoghaire.
What are the CO2 emissions for Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire by train?
The train journey from Drogheda to Dún Laoghaire creates 3.45kg of CO2 emissions.

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