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Best price 1.70 €
Journey duration 4 h 22 min
Connections per day 44
First departure 07:00
Last departure 23:47
Distance 75 km

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Dublin to Dundalk?

When you're traveling from Dublin to Dundalk, you can expect to pay an average of approximately 12.72 €. You might be able to find prices as low as 0.01 €, 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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Trains from Dublin to Dundalk

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

In order to get from Dublin to Dundalk 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 Dundalk will complete the journey in 54 min. On average, it will take you about 4 h 19 min to travel the 75 between Dublin and Dundalk.

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

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Dublin at 07:06, 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 Dundalk 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 can I use to travel from Dublin to Dundalk?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Dublin from the following stations: Dublin Pearse, Tara Street, Dublin Connolly, Dublin Heuston and Docklands. Arriving at Dundalk, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Dundalk (Clarke). Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Dundalk.

How many daily journeys are there from Dublin to Dundalk?

On average, there are 52 daily departures from Dublin to Dundalk. 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 68 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Irishrail and Irish Rail, 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 21.5 departures from Dublin which travel directly to Dundalk. There are 30.5 journeys with one change or more.