Trains Dublin to Ballina: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Dublin to Ballina by train

The journey from Dublin to Ballina by train is 211.03 km and takes 4 hrs 13 mins. There are 20 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:19 and the last at 19:35. It is possible to travel from Dublin to Ballina by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 13 mins
Connection per Day20
First Departure06:19
Last Departure19:35
Distance211.03 km
DepartureDublin
ArrivalBallina
CarriersIrish Rail

Dublin to Ballina Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 15 Jun 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Dublin to Ballina?

When you're traveling from Dublin to Ballina, 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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When you're traveling from Dublin to Ballina, 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 much time will it take to go from Dublin to Ballina by train?

Traveling from Dublin to Ballina by train will usually take 4 hrs 13 mins. This journey covers a distance of 211.03 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 4 hrs 13 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. In order to get from Dublin to Ballina 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 Dublin and Ballina will complete the journey in 3 hrs 19 mins. On average, it will take you about 4 hrs 13 mins to travel the 211.03 km between Dublin and Ballina.

At what time of the day can I travel from Dublin to Ballina?

The first daily departure from Dublin to Ballina leaves at 06:19, while the last journey of the day sets out at 19:35. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Dublin and Ballina. 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 Dublin at 06:19, and the last departure will leave at 19:35. 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 Dublin to Ballina 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 are used when traveling from Dublin to Ballina?

You will be able to leave Dublin by using stations such as Dublin Connolly,Dublin . These connect you to stations including Ballina, Bus Station in Ballina. 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 Dublin or in Ballina, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Dublin to Ballina?

On average, there are 20 daily departures from Dublin to Ballina. 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 0 departures from Dublin which travel directly to Ballina. There are 20 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dublin to Ballina. 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 Dublin to Ballina
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dublin to Ballina.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Dublin 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 Dublin 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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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 €0.24 to €13.35 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 98% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dublin to Ballina

The cheapest Dublin - Ballina train tickets can be found for as low as €3.80 if you’re lucky, or €5.17 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €10.44.

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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Dublin to Ballina CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
14.77kg
Bus
15.83kg
Flight
42.21kg
Car
33.76kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dublin to Ballina by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dublin and Ballina are 14.77kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dublin and Ballina? By taking the train between Dublin and Ballina you will save 27.44kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.06kg compared to a bus and 18.99kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dublin and Ballina by train?
Dublin to Ballina is 211.03 km.
How long does the train between Dublin and Ballina take?
Dublin to Ballina is on average 4 hrs 13 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 19 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dublin to Ballina?
Dublin to Ballina has 20 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dublin to Ballina leave?
The earliest train from Dublin to Ballina departs at 06:19. 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 Dublin to Ballina depart?
The latest train from Dublin to Ballina departs at 19:35. 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 Dublin to Ballina by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dublin and Ballina is 3 hrs 19 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dublin to Ballina?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dublin and Ballina.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dublin to Ballina by train?
The train journey from Dublin to Ballina creates 14.77kg of CO2 emissions.

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