Trains Dún Laoghaire to Ballina: Times, Prices and Tickets

24/06/2024
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Dún Laoghaire to Ballina by train

The journey from Dún Laoghaire to Ballina by train is 219.69 km and takes 4 hrs 42 mins. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 04:59 and the last at 17:14. It is possible to travel from Dún Laoghaire to Ballina by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 42 mins
Connection per Day3
First Departure04:59
Last Departure17:14
Distance219.69 km
DepartureDún Laoghaire
ArrivalBallina
CarriersIrish Rail
Cheap train tickets from Dún Laoghaire to Ballina
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dún Laoghaire to Ballina.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Dún Laoghaire to Ballina, 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 Dún Laoghaire to Ballina.

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.

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dún Laoghaire to Ballina

The cheapest Dún Laoghaire - Ballina train tickets can be found for as low as €3.61 if you’re lucky, or €5.26 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.01.

Find the best day to travel to Ballina by train

When travelling to Ballina 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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Dún Laoghaire to Ballina CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
15.38kg
Bus
16.48kg
Flight
43.94kg
Car
35.15kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dún Laoghaire to Ballina by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dún Laoghaire and Ballina are 15.38kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dún Laoghaire and Ballina? By taking the train between Dún Laoghaire and Ballina you will save 28.56kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.1kg compared to a bus and 19.77kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dún Laoghaire and Ballina by train?
Dún Laoghaire to Ballina is 219.69 km.
How long does the train between Dún Laoghaire and Ballina take?
Dún Laoghaire to Ballina is on average 4 hrs 42 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 25 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dún Laoghaire to Ballina?
Dún Laoghaire to Ballina has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dún Laoghaire to Ballina leave?
The earliest train from Dún Laoghaire to Ballina departs at 04:59. 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 Dún Laoghaire to Ballina depart?
The latest train from Dún Laoghaire to Ballina departs at 17:14. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What's the fastest journey time between Dún Laoghaire to Ballina by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dún Laoghaire and Ballina is 4 hrs 25 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dún Laoghaire to Ballina?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dún Laoghaire and Ballina.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dún Laoghaire to Ballina by train?
The train journey from Dún Laoghaire to Ballina creates 15.38kg of CO2 emissions.

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