Trains Dublin to Waterford: Times, Prices and Tickets

15/06/2024
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Dublin to Waterford by train

The journey from Dublin to Waterford by train is 132.99 km and takes 2 hrs 53 mins. There are 14 connections per day, with the first departure at 08:30 and the last at 18:40. It is possible to travel from Dublin to Waterford by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration2 hrs 53 mins
Connection per Day14
First Departure08:30
Last Departure18:40
Distance132.99 km
DepartureDublin
ArrivalWaterford
CarriersIrish Rail

Dublin to Waterford Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 15 Jun 2024

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

Prices will vary when you travel from Dublin to Waterford. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as , 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.
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The prices for train tickets from Dublin to Waterford vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately . For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How much time will it take to go from Dublin to Waterford by train?

With a distance of 132.99 km between Dublin and Waterford, it will usually take 2 hrs 53 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 53 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from Dublin to Waterford covers a distance of 132.99 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 2 hrs 53 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 hrs 10 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Dublin to Waterford faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

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

The first journey of the day departs from Dublin at 08:30. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 18:40. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Dublin and Waterford. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Dublin at 08:30, and the last departure will leave at 18:40. 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 Waterford 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.

What are the stations on the Dublin to Waterford route?

You will be able to leave Dublin by using stations such as Dublin ,Dublin Connolly. These connect you to stations including Waterford Bus Station in Waterford. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Dublin or in Waterford, for your convenience while traveling.

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

The route from Dublin to Waterford is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Dublin 14 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Dublin to Waterford, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 4 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 10 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dublin to Waterford. 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 Waterford
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dublin to Waterford.

Book in advance and save

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

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 €0.76 to €9.10 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 92% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dublin to Waterford

The cheapest Dublin - Waterford train tickets can be found for as low as €2.10 if you’re lucky, or €3.95 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.90.

Find the best day to travel to Waterford by train

When travelling to Waterford 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 Waterford CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
9.31kg
Bus
9.97kg
Flight
26.6kg
Car
21.28kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dublin to Waterford by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dublin and Waterford are 9.31kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dublin and Waterford? By taking the train between Dublin and Waterford you will save 17.29kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.66kg compared to a bus and 11.97kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dublin and Waterford by train?
Dublin to Waterford is 132.99 km.
How long does the train between Dublin and Waterford take?
Dublin to Waterford is on average 2 hrs 53 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 10 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dublin to Waterford?
Dublin to Waterford has 14 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dublin to Waterford leave?
The earliest train from Dublin to Waterford departs at 08:30. 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 Waterford depart?
The latest train from Dublin to Waterford 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 Waterford?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Dublin to go to Waterford.
What's the fastest journey time between Dublin to Waterford by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dublin and Waterford is 2 hrs 10 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dublin to Waterford?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dublin and Waterford.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dublin to Waterford by train?
The train journey from Dublin to Waterford creates 9.31kg of CO2 emissions.

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