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Trains Dublin to Kilkenny: Times, Prices and Tickets

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

Prices will vary when you travel from Dublin to Kilkenny. On average, though, you'll pay about € 9.94 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as € 0.01, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Dublin to Kilkenny by train

Best price € 0.89
Journey duration 2 h 18 min
Connections per day 32
First departure 09:30
Last departure 18:35
Distance 101 km
Departure Dublin
Arrival Kilkenny
Carriers Irishrail, Irish Rail

Ticket price Dublin - Kilkenny every day

€ 10.15
€ 8.57
In 2 days
In 3 days
€ 1.22
In 4 days
€ 1.40
In 5 days
€ 1.40
In 6 days

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Dublin - Kilkenny


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Wednesday, October 5th 2022
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Dublin Connolly - Kilkenny (MacDonagh)
17:55 - 20:13
Irish Rail
2h 18min
1 changes
CO2: 0.29kg

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

The journey between Dublin and Kilkenny runs for about 102 km and usually takes approximately 2 h 18 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 1 h 20 min. If you are trying to get from Dublin to Kilkenny as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do the first and last departures from Dublin to Kilkenny leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Dublin to Kilkenny, which usually leaves at 07:19. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 18:35. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

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

In Dublin, departure stations include Dublin Heuston, Dublin Connolly, Dublin Pearse and Tara Street. When you arrive in Kilkenny, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Kilkenny (MacDonagh). 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 daily journeys are there from Dublin to Kilkenny?

You will be able to travel from Dublin to Kilkenny using companies such as Irishrail and Irish Rail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 33 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 37 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Dublin to Kilkenny 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, 7 direct connections from Dublin to Kilkenny each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 26 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.


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