Trains Dún Laoghaire to Waterford: Times, Prices and Tickets

Dún Laoghaire to Waterford by train

The journey from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford by train is 132.7 km and takes 3 hrs 44 mins. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:55 and the last at 17:18. It is possible to travel from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 44 mins
Connection per Day6
First Departure05:55
Last Departure17:18
Distance132.7 km
DepartureDún Laoghaire
ArrivalWaterford
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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford?

On average, a train ticket from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford will cost you . However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as . 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.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford. 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 will it take me to travel from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford by train?

The average journey time is 3 hrs 44 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 132.7 km from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford to take longer than 3 hrs 44 mins. The distance between Dún Laoghaire and Waterford is around 132.7 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 hrs 44 mins. However, the fastest routes between Dún Laoghaire and Waterford take 3 hrs 24 mins. 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.

When do departures from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Dún Laoghaire at 05:55, and the last departure will leave at 17:18. 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 Waterford 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 Waterford leaves at 05:55, while the last journey sets out at 17:18. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Dún Laoghaire and Waterford. 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.

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

In Dún Laoghaire, departure stations include . When you arrive in Waterford, you may be able to disembark at stations such as . 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 times a day do journeys run from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford?

The exact number of journeys from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 6 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 6 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford. 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 Waterford
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 Waterford.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Waterford

The cheapest Dún Laoghaire - Waterford train tickets can be found for as low as €3.61 if you’re lucky, or €5.31 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.01.

Find the best day to travel to Waterford by train

When travelling to Waterford 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 Waterford CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
9.29kg
Bus
9.95kg
Flight
26.54kg
Car
21.23kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dún Laoghaire and Waterford are 9.29kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dún Laoghaire and Waterford? By taking the train between Dún Laoghaire and Waterford you will save 17.25kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.66kg compared to a bus and 11.94kg compared to a car.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dún Laoghaire and Waterford by train?
Dún Laoghaire to Waterford is 132.7 km.
How long does the train between Dún Laoghaire and Waterford take?
Dún Laoghaire to Waterford is on average 3 hrs 44 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 24 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford?
Dún Laoghaire to Waterford has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford leave?
The earliest train from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford departs at 05:55. 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 Waterford depart?
The latest train from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford departs at 17:18. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What's the fastest journey time between Dún Laoghaire to Waterford by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dún Laoghaire and Waterford is 3 hrs 24 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dún Laoghaire and Waterford.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dún Laoghaire to Waterford by train?
The train journey from Dún Laoghaire to Waterford creates 9.29kg of CO2 emissions.

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