Trains Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk: Times, Prices and Tickets

20/04/2024
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Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk by train

The journey from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk by train is 80.75 km and takes 1 hr 50 mins. There are 13 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:55 and the last at 23:43. It is possible to travel from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration1 hr 50 mins
Connection per Day13
First Departure06:55
Last Departure23:43
Distance80.75 km
DepartureDún Laoghaire
ArrivalDundalk
CarriersIrish Rail

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

Prices will vary when you travel from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as , but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

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

The journey between Dún Laoghaire and Dundalk by train is approximately 80.75 km. It will take you more or less 1 hr 50 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. In order to get from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk 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 Dundalk will complete the journey in 1 hr 31 mins. On average, it will take you about 1 hr 50 mins to travel the 80.75 km between Dún Laoghaire and Dundalk.

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

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk, which usually leaves at 06:55. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 23:43. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first departure of the night from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk leaves at 06:55, while the last journey sets out at 23:43. 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?

In Dún Laoghaire, departure stations include . When you arrive in Dundalk, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Dundalk, Bus Station. 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 Dundalk are there every day?

The route from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to 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 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 12 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk. 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 Dundalk
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 Dundalk.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Dundalk

The cheapest Dún Laoghaire - Dundalk train tickets can be found for as low as €10.49 if you’re lucky, or €14.83 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €18.77.

Find the best day to travel to Dundalk by train

When travelling to Dundalk 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 Dundalk CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
5.65kg
Bus
6.06kg
Flight
16.15kg
Car
12.92kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dún Laoghaire and Dundalk are 5.65kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dún Laoghaire and Dundalk? By taking the train between Dún Laoghaire and Dundalk you will save 10.5kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.41kg compared to a bus and 7.27kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dún Laoghaire and Dundalk by train?
Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk is 80.75 km.
How long does the train between Dún Laoghaire and Dundalk take?
Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk is on average 1 hr 50 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 31 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk?
Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk has 13 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk leave?
The earliest train from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk departs at 06:55. 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 Dundalk depart?
The latest train from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk departs at 23:43. 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 Dundalk?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Dún Laoghaire to go to Dundalk.
What's the fastest journey time between Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dún Laoghaire and Dundalk is 1 hr 31 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dún Laoghaire and Dundalk.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk by train?
The train journey from Dún Laoghaire to Dundalk creates 5.65kg of CO2 emissions.

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