Trains Dublin to Kildare: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Dublin to Kildare by train

The journey from Dublin to Kildare by train is 48.51 km and takes 1 hr 12 mins. There are 126 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:45 and the last at 23:10. It is possible to travel from Dublin to Kildare by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration1 hr 12 mins
Connection per Day126
First Departure05:45
Last Departure23:10
Distance48.51 km
DepartureDublin
ArrivalKildare
CarriersIrish Rail

Dublin to Kildare Train Times

Departure date
Monday 24 Jun 2024

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Do you know the best way to get from Dublin to Kildare? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

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

When you're traveling from Dublin to Kildare, 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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On average, a train ticket from Dublin to Kildare will cost you . If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does it take to get from Dublin to Kildare by train?

With a distance of 48.51 km between Dublin and Kildare, it will usually take 1 hr 12 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 1 hr 12 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Dublin and Kildare by train usually takes 1 hr 12 mins to cover a distance of 48.51 km. The shortest journey from Dublin to Kildare will take you 0 hrs 24 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 Kildare 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.

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

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Dublin to Kildare, which usually leaves at 05:45. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 23:10. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Dublin to Kildare leaving at 05:45. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 23:10.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use on the Dublin to Kildare route?

In Dublin, departure stations include Dublin ,Dublin Connolly. When you arrive in Kildare, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Kildare (irish rail). Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do departures from Dublin leave for Kildare?

You will be able to travel from Dublin to Kildare using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 126 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 Kildare 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, 26 direct connections from Dublin to Kildare each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 100 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 Kildare. 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 Kildare
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dublin to Kildare.

Book in advance and save

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

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 €0.10 to €4.98 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 Kildare

The cheapest Dublin - Kildare train tickets can be found for as low as €1.47 if you’re lucky, or €3.15 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.23.

Find the best day to travel to Kildare by train

When travelling to Kildare 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 Kildare CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
3.4kg
Bus
3.64kg
Flight
9.7kg
Car
7.76kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dublin to Kildare by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dublin and Kildare are 3.4kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dublin and Kildare? By taking the train between Dublin and Kildare you will save 6.3kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.24kg compared to a bus and 4.36kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dublin and Kildare by train?
Dublin to Kildare is 48.51 km.
How long does the train between Dublin and Kildare take?
Dublin to Kildare is on average 1 hr 12 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 24 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dublin to Kildare?
Dublin to Kildare has 126 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dublin to Kildare leave?
The earliest train from Dublin to Kildare departs at 05:45. 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 Kildare depart?
The latest train from Dublin to Kildare departs at 23:10. 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 Kildare?
There are on average 26 direct connection(s) from Dublin to go to Kildare.
What's the fastest journey time between Dublin to Kildare by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dublin and Kildare is 0 hrs 24 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dublin to Kildare?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dublin and Kildare.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dublin to Kildare by train?
The train journey from Dublin to Kildare creates 3.4kg of CO2 emissions.

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