Header background
  • One-way
  • Round-trip

Search accommodation with Booking.com

Trains Dún Laoghaire to Athlone: Times, Prices and Tickets

Starting from
€ 12.35

Find the cheapest ticket for your trip

By Train


By Train


By Train

2 Days


Find cheap car hire in Athlone


Get from Dún Laoghaire to Athlone with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Dún Laoghaire to Athlone. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Dún Laoghaire to Athlone?

When you're traveling from Dún Laoghaire to Athlone, you can expect to pay an average of approximately € 14.52. You might be able to find prices as low as € 12.35, 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.

Dún Laoghaire to Athlone by train

Best price € 12.35
Journey duration 2 h 48 min
Connections per day 11
First departure 07:15
Last departure 20:01
Distance 121 km
Departure Dún Laoghaire
Arrival Athlone
Carriers Irishrail, Irish Rail

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
€ 12.35
Maximum price
€ 16.69

Dún Laoghaire - Athlone


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

€ 12.35

Sunday, May 15th 2022
Irish Rail-logo
Dun Laoghaire (Mallin) - Athlone
10:21 - 13:09
Irish Rail
2h 48min
2 changes
CO2: 0.35kg

How long is the journey from Dún Laoghaire to Athlone by train?

In order to get from Dún Laoghaire to Athlone 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 Dún Laoghaire and Athlone will complete the journey in 2 h 34 min. On average, it will take you about 2 h 48 min to travel the 122 km between Dún Laoghaire and Athlone.

When do the first and last departures from Dún Laoghaire to Athlone leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Dún Laoghaire at 07:15. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 20:01. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Dún Laoghaire and Athlone. 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.

Which stations can I use to travel from Dún Laoghaire to Athlone?

In Dún Laoghaire, departure stations include Dun Laoghaire (Mallin). When you arrive in Athlone, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Athlone. 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 journeys from Dún Laoghaire to Athlone are there every day?

If you want to get from Dún Laoghaire to Athlone, you can travel with providers such as Irish Rail. You will find a maximum number of 13 departures per day. On average, there are 11 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are direct journeys between Dún Laoghaire and Athlone. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 11 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.


Get free deals and discounts
when you sign-up

  • Omio 10% cashback

  • Booking.com 2% cashback

  • Rentalcars.com 10% off

  • Exclusive access to special promotions and deals

Offer expires in
87 joined today

By signing up, you agree to our terms and conditions, You can find more information in our Imprint

We're subscribing you...

Thank you!
We have added your email to the
signup queue.

Something went wrong!

An error occurred when you're subscribing to our deals. Please try again in a minute.


Sign in or create an account

Sign in to Virail to get exclusive travel deals

By signing up, you agree to our terms and conditions, You can find more information in our Imprint




2% cashback