Trains Dublin to Drogheda: Times, Prices and Tickets

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

The cheapest train tickets from Dublin to Drogheda cost € 0.01. On average, you can expect to spend around € 9.04 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Dublin to Drogheda.

Dublin to Drogheda by train

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Journey duration 1 h 10 min
Connections per day 136
First departure 05:40
Last departure 22:47
Distance 43 km
Departure Dublin
Arrival Drogheda
Carriers Irishrail, Irish Rail

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How long will it take me to travel from Dublin to Drogheda by train?

The journey from Dublin to Drogheda covers a distance of 44 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 h 10 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 32 min. 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 Dublin to Drogheda faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Dublin to Drogheda?

The first daily departure from Dublin to Drogheda leaves at 06:40, while the last journey of the day sets out at 22:47. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Dublin and Drogheda. 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.

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

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

How many journeys from Dublin to Drogheda are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Dublin to Drogheda can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 136 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Irishrail and Irish Rail. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 143 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Dublin to Drogheda. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Dublin to Drogheda varies, but in general, you can expect to find 65 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 71 journeys with one change or more.


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