Trains Drogheda to Dundalk: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Drogheda to Dundalk by train

The journey from Drogheda to Dundalk by train is 31.62 km and takes 0 hrs 22 mins. There are 13 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:50 and the last at 23:53. It is possible to travel from Drogheda to Dundalk by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration0 hrs 22 mins
Connection per Day13
First Departure00:50
Last Departure23:53
Distance31.62 km
DepartureDrogheda
ArrivalDundalk
CarriersIrish Rail

Drogheda to Dundalk Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 25 May 2024

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

Prices will vary when you travel from Drogheda to Dundalk. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as , but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Drogheda to Dundalk. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long is the journey from Drogheda to Dundalk by train?

With a distance of 31.62 km between Drogheda and Dundalk, it will usually take 0 hrs 22 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 0 hrs 22 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from Drogheda to Dundalk covers a distance of 31.62 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 0 hrs 22 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 0 hrs 19 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 Dundalk faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

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

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

How many daily journeys are there from Drogheda to Dundalk?

You will be able to travel from Drogheda to Dundalk using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 13 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 Dundalk 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, 13 direct connections from Drogheda to Dundalk each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 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 Dundalk. 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 Dundalk
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Drogheda to Dundalk.

Book in advance and save

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

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 - Dundalk train tickets can be found for as low as €7.05 if you’re lucky, or €7.62 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €9.00.

Find the best day to travel to Dundalk by train

When travelling to Dundalk 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 Dundalk CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
2.21kg
Bus
2.37kg
Flight
6.32kg
Car
5.06kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Drogheda to Dundalk by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Drogheda and Dundalk are 2.21kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Drogheda and Dundalk? By taking the train between Drogheda and Dundalk you will save 4.11kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.16kg compared to a bus and 2.85kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Drogheda and Dundalk by train?
Drogheda to Dundalk is 31.62 km.
How long does the train between Drogheda and Dundalk take?
Drogheda to Dundalk is on average 0 hrs 22 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 19 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Drogheda to Dundalk?
Drogheda to Dundalk has 13 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Drogheda to Dundalk leave?
The earliest train from Drogheda to Dundalk departs at 00:50. 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 Dundalk depart?
The latest train from Drogheda to Dundalk departs at 23:53. 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 Dundalk?
There are on average 13 direct connection(s) from Drogheda to go to Dundalk.
What's the fastest journey time between Drogheda to Dundalk by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Drogheda and Dundalk is 0 hrs 19 mins.
Is there a direct train from Drogheda to Dundalk?
Yes, there is a direct train between Drogheda and Dundalk.
What are the CO2 emissions for Drogheda to Dundalk by train?
The train journey from Drogheda to Dundalk creates 2.21kg of CO2 emissions.

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