Trains Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda by train

The journey from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda by train is 49.34 km and takes 1 hr 31 mins. There are 31 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:30 and the last at 23:05. It is possible to travel from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration1 hr 31 mins
Connection per Day31
First Departure06:30
Last Departure23:05
Distance49.34 km
DepartureDún Laoghaire
ArrivalDrogheda
CarriersIrish Rail

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda?

The prices for train tickets from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda 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. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda will cost . 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.
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On average, a train ticket from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda will cost you . 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.

How long does the journey from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda take by train?

With a distance of 49.34 km between Dún Laoghaire and Drogheda, it will usually take 1 hr 31 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 1 hr 31 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Dún Laoghaire and Drogheda runs for about 49.34 km and usually takes approximately 1 hr 31 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 1 hr 10 mins. If you are trying to get from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do departures from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Dún Laoghaire at 06:30, and the last departure will leave at 23:05. 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 Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda 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. The first departure of the night from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda leaves at 06:30, while the last journey sets out at 23:05. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Dún Laoghaire and Drogheda. 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.

What are the stations on the Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Dún Laoghaire from the following stations: . Arriving at Drogheda, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Drogheda MacBride. 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 Drogheda.

How many journeys from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 31 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 2 direct connections from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 29 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda. 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 Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda
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 Drogheda.

Book in advance and save

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

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

The cheapest Dún Laoghaire - Drogheda train tickets can be found for as low as €2.98 if you’re lucky, or €6.85 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €13.00.

Find the best day to travel to Drogheda by train

When travelling to Drogheda 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 Drogheda CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
3.45kg
Bus
3.7kg
Flight
9.87kg
Car
7.89kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dún Laoghaire and Drogheda are 3.45kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dún Laoghaire and Drogheda? By taking the train between Dún Laoghaire and Drogheda you will save 6.42kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.25kg compared to a bus and 4.44kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dún Laoghaire and Drogheda by train?
Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda is 49.34 km.
How long does the train between Dún Laoghaire and Drogheda take?
Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda is on average 1 hr 31 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 10 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda?
Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda has 31 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda leave?
The earliest train from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda departs at 06:30. 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 Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda depart?
The latest train from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda departs at 23:05. 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 Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Dún Laoghaire to go to Drogheda.
What's the fastest journey time between Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dún Laoghaire and Drogheda is 1 hr 10 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dún Laoghaire and Drogheda.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda by train?
The train journey from Dún Laoghaire to Drogheda creates 3.45kg of CO2 emissions.

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