Trains Dublin to Kilkenny: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Dublin to Kilkenny by train

The journey from Dublin to Kilkenny by train is 101.15 km and takes 2 hrs 22 mins. There are 32 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:17 and the last at 18:40. It is possible to travel from Dublin to Kilkenny by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration2 hrs 22 mins
Connection per Day32
First Departure06:17
Last Departure18:40
Distance101.15 km
DepartureDublin
ArrivalKilkenny
CarriersIrish Rail

Dublin to Kilkenny Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 15 Jun 2024

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Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Dublin to Kilkenny. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

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

On average, a train ticket from Dublin to Kilkenny will cost you . However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as . 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.
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On average, a train ticket from Dublin to Kilkenny 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 will it take me to travel from Dublin to Kilkenny by train?

With a distance of 101.15 km between Dublin and Kilkenny, it will usually take 2 hrs 22 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 2 hrs 22 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. In order to get from Dublin to Kilkenny 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 Kilkenny will complete the journey in 1 hr 27 mins. On average, it will take you about 2 hrs 22 mins to travel the 101.15 km between Dublin and Kilkenny.

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

The first daily departure from Dublin to Kilkenny leaves at 06:17, while the last journey of the day sets out at 18:40. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Dublin and Kilkenny. 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. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Dublin to Kilkenny, which usually leaves at 06:17. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 18:40. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Dublin to Kilkenny?

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 ,Dublin Connolly. Arriving at Kilkenny, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Kilkenny Railway Station. 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 Kilkenny.

How many times a day do journeys run from Dublin to Kilkenny?

The exact number of journeys from Dublin to Kilkenny 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 32 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to 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 Kilkenny. 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 Kilkenny varies, but in general, you can expect to find 6 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 26 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dublin to Kilkenny. 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 Kilkenny
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dublin to Kilkenny.

Book in advance and save

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

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 €1.40 to €9.99 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 86% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dublin to Kilkenny

The cheapest Dublin - Kilkenny train tickets can be found for as low as €2.14 if you’re lucky, or €4.52 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €11.59.

Find the best day to travel to Kilkenny by train

When travelling to Kilkenny 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 Kilkenny CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
7.08kg
Bus
7.59kg
Flight
20.23kg
Car
16.18kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dublin to Kilkenny by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dublin and Kilkenny are 7.08kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dublin and Kilkenny? By taking the train between Dublin and Kilkenny you will save 13.15kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.51kg compared to a bus and 9.1kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dublin and Kilkenny by train?
Dublin to Kilkenny is 101.15 km.
How long does the train between Dublin and Kilkenny take?
Dublin to Kilkenny is on average 2 hrs 22 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 27 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dublin to Kilkenny?
Dublin to Kilkenny has 32 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dublin to Kilkenny leave?
The earliest train from Dublin to Kilkenny departs at 06:17. 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 Kilkenny depart?
The latest train from Dublin to Kilkenny departs at 18:40. 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 Kilkenny?
There are on average 6 direct connection(s) from Dublin to go to Kilkenny.
What's the fastest journey time between Dublin to Kilkenny by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dublin and Kilkenny is 1 hr 27 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dublin to Kilkenny?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dublin and Kilkenny.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dublin to Kilkenny by train?
The train journey from Dublin to Kilkenny creates 7.08kg of CO2 emissions.

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