Trains Dún Laoghaire to Cork: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Dún Laoghaire to Cork by train

Journey duration 4 h 3 min
Connections per day 13
First departure 06:35
Last departure 20:35
Distance 221 km
Departure Dún Laoghaire
Arrival Cork
Carriers Irishrail, Irish Rail

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How long will it take me to travel from Dún Laoghaire to Cork by train?

The journey from Dún Laoghaire to Cork covers a distance of 222 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 4 h 3 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 h 48 min. 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 Dún Laoghaire to Cork faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Dún Laoghaire to Cork?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Dún Laoghaire to Cork, which usually leaves at 06:35. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 20:35. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use on the Dún Laoghaire to Cork route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Dún Laoghaire and Cork. You can start your journey in Dún Laoghaire at stations such as Dun Laoghaire (Mallin). These connect to stations including Cork (Kent) in Cork. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Dún Laoghaire to Cork.

How many times a day do journeys run from Dún Laoghaire to Cork?

The route from Dún Laoghaire to Cork is served by providers including Irishrail and Irish Rail. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 14 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Dún Laoghaire 13 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Dún Laoghaire to Cork, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 13 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.


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