How long does it take to get from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk by train?
The distance between Dún Laoghaire and Dundalk is around 81 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 5 h 25 min. However, the fastest routes between Dún Laoghaire and Dundalk take 1 h 31 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.
At what time of the day can I travel from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk?
The first daily departure from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk leaves at 06:55, while the last journey of the day sets out at 22:59. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Dún Laoghaire and Dundalk. 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 Dundalk route?
You can depart from Dún Laoghaire at stations such as Dun Laoghaire (Mallin). At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Dundalk at the following stations: Dundalk (Clarke). Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Dún Laoghaire and Dundalk. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.
How many journeys from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk take place each day?
The route from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk 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 12 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 1 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 11 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.