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Journey details

Journey duration 2 h 45 min
Connections per day 66
First departure 06:20
Last departure 22:00
Distance 175 km

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

On average, a train ticket from Dublin to Limerick will cost you € 4.35. 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 € 0.01. 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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Trains from Dublin to Limerick

How long is the journey from Dublin to Limerick by train?

In order to get from Dublin to Limerick 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 Limerick will complete the journey in 1 h 55 min. On average, it will take you about 2 h 44 min to travel the 176 km between Dublin and Limerick.

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

The first daily departure from Dublin to Limerick leaves at 06:20, while the last journey of the day sets out at 22:00. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Dublin and Limerick. 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.

Which stations can I use to travel from Dublin to Limerick?

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 Heuston, Dublin Connolly, Dublin Pearse and Tara Street. Arriving at Limerick, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Limerick (Colbert) and Limerick Colbert. 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 Limerick.

How many journeys from Dublin to Limerick are there every day?

The route from Dublin to Limerick is served by providers including Irishrail and Irish Rail. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 73 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Dublin 58 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Dublin to Limerick, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 3.5 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 54.5 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.