Trains Dún Laoghaire to Kilkenny: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Dún Laoghaire to Kilkenny by train

Journey duration 2 h 55 min
Connections per day 7
First departure 12:38
Last departure 18:14
Distance 103 km
Departure Dún Laoghaire
Arrival Kilkenny
Carriers Irishrail, Irish Rail

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

The journey from Dún Laoghaire to Kilkenny covers a distance of 104 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 2 h 55 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 h 44 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 Kilkenny faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Dún Laoghaire to Kilkenny leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Dún Laoghaire to Kilkenny leaving at 12:38. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 18:14.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

When traveling from Dún Laoghaire to Kilkenny by train, which stations can I use?

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: Dun Laoghaire (Mallin). Arriving at Kilkenny, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Kilkenny (MacDonagh). 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 Kilkenny.

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

On average, there are 7 daily departures from Dún Laoghaire to Kilkenny. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 7 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Irishrail and Irish Rail, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of departures from Dún Laoghaire which travel directly to Kilkenny. There are 7 journeys with one change or more.


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