Trains Drogheda to Limerick: Times, Prices and Tickets

19/05/2024
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Drogheda to Limerick by train

The journey from Drogheda to Limerick by train is 191.82 km and takes 4 hrs 7 mins. There are 15 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:54 and the last at 18:55. It is possible to travel from Drogheda to Limerick by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 7 mins
Connection per Day15
First Departure05:54
Last Departure18:55
Distance191.82 km
DepartureDrogheda
ArrivalLimerick
CarriersIrish Rail

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

When you're traveling from Drogheda to Limerick, 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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Prices will vary when you travel from Drogheda to Limerick. 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 does the journey from Drogheda to Limerick take by train?

The distance between Drogheda and Limerick is approximately 191.82 km. In general, it will take you about 4 hrs 7 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 Limerick 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 Limerick will complete the journey in 3 hrs 40 mins. On average, it will take you about 4 hrs 7 mins to travel the 191.82 km between Drogheda and Limerick.

At what time of the day can I travel from Drogheda to Limerick?

The first journey of the day departs from Drogheda at 05:54. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 18:55. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Drogheda and Limerick. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Drogheda to Limerick, which usually leaves at 05:54. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 18:55. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use on the Drogheda to Limerick route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Drogheda and Limerick. You can start your journey in Drogheda at stations such as Drogheda MacBride. These connect to stations including Limerick, Dublin Rd (Hurler's Pub),Limerick Bus Station in Limerick. 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 Limerick.

How many times a day do journeys run from Drogheda to Limerick?

You will be able to travel from Drogheda to Limerick using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 15 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 Limerick 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, 0 direct connections from Drogheda to Limerick each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 15 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 Limerick. 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 Limerick
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Drogheda to Limerick.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around €1.00 to €22.24 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 96% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Drogheda to Limerick

The cheapest Drogheda - Limerick train tickets can be found for as low as €1.00 if you’re lucky, or €4.67 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €9.47.

Find the best day to travel to Limerick by train

When travelling to Limerick 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 Limerick CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.43kg
Bus
14.39kg
Flight
38.36kg
Car
30.69kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Drogheda to Limerick by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Drogheda and Limerick are 13.43kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Drogheda and Limerick? By taking the train between Drogheda and Limerick you will save 24.93kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.96kg compared to a bus and 17.26kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Drogheda and Limerick by train?
Drogheda to Limerick is 191.82 km.
How long does the train between Drogheda and Limerick take?
Drogheda to Limerick is on average 4 hrs 7 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 40 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Drogheda to Limerick?
Drogheda to Limerick has 15 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Drogheda to Limerick leave?
The earliest train from Drogheda to Limerick 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 Limerick depart?
The latest train from Drogheda to Limerick departs at 18:55. 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 Limerick by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Drogheda and Limerick is 3 hrs 40 mins.
Is there a direct train from Drogheda to Limerick?
Yes, there is a direct train between Drogheda and Limerick.
What are the CO2 emissions for Drogheda to Limerick by train?
The train journey from Drogheda to Limerick creates 13.43kg of CO2 emissions.

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