Trains Dublin to Drogheda: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Dublin to Drogheda by train

The journey from Dublin to Drogheda by train is 43.45 km and takes 1 hr 10 mins. There are 150 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:37 and the last at 23:47. It is possible to travel from Dublin to Drogheda by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration1 hr 10 mins
Connection per Day150
First Departure06:37
Last Departure23:47
Distance43.45 km
DepartureDublin
ArrivalDrogheda
CarriersIrish Rail

Dublin to Drogheda Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 15 Jun 2024

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How much do train tickets from Dublin to Drogheda cost?

When you're traveling from Dublin to Drogheda, 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 Drogheda, 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 Dublin to Drogheda take by train?

Traveling from Dublin to Drogheda by train will usually take 1 hr 10 mins. This journey covers a distance of 43.45 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 1 hr 10 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. The journey between Dublin and Drogheda by train usually takes 1 hr 10 mins to cover a distance of 43.45 km. The shortest journey from Dublin to Drogheda will take you 0 hrs 33 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Drogheda quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

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

The first daily departure from Dublin to Drogheda leaves at 06:37, while the last journey of the day sets out at 23:47. 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. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Dublin at 06:37, and the last departure will leave at 23:47. 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 Drogheda 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 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 ,Dublin Connolly. 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 times a day do journeys run from Dublin to Drogheda?

You will be able to travel from Dublin to Drogheda using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 150 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 Dublin to Drogheda 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, 69 direct connections from Dublin to Drogheda each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 81 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 Dublin to Drogheda. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Book in advance and save

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

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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Find the best day to travel to Drogheda by train

When travelling to Drogheda 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 Drogheda CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
3.04kg
Bus
3.26kg
Flight
8.69kg
Car
6.95kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dublin to Drogheda by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dublin and Drogheda are 3.04kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dublin and Drogheda? By taking the train between Dublin and Drogheda you will save 5.65kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.22kg compared to a bus and 3.91kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dublin and Drogheda by train?
Dublin to Drogheda is 43.45 km.
How long does the train between Dublin and Drogheda take?
Dublin to Drogheda is on average 1 hr 10 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 33 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dublin to Drogheda?
Dublin to Drogheda has 150 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dublin to Drogheda leave?
The earliest train from Dublin to Drogheda departs at 06:37. 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 Drogheda depart?
The latest train from Dublin to Drogheda departs at 23:47. 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 Dublin to Drogheda?
There are on average 69 direct connection(s) from Dublin to go to Drogheda.
What's the fastest journey time between Dublin to Drogheda by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dublin and Drogheda is 0 hrs 33 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dublin to Drogheda?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dublin and Drogheda.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dublin to Drogheda by train?
The train journey from Dublin to Drogheda creates 3.04kg of CO2 emissions.

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