Trains Dundalk to Arklow: Times, Prices and Tickets

25/05/2024
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Dundalk to Arklow by train

The journey from Dundalk to Arklow by train is 135.59 km and takes 3 hrs 10 mins. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 08:00 and the last at 17:22. It is possible to travel from Dundalk to Arklow by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 10 mins
Connection per Day3
First Departure08:00
Last Departure17:22
Distance135.59 km
DepartureDundalk
ArrivalArklow
CarriersIrish Rail
Cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Arklow
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Arklow.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Dundalk to Arklow

The cheapest Dundalk - Arklow train tickets can be found for as low as €1.40 if you’re lucky, or €5.49 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.70.

Find the best day to travel to Arklow by train

When travelling to Arklow 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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Dundalk to Arklow CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
9.49kg
Bus
10.17kg
Flight
27.12kg
Car
21.69kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dundalk to Arklow by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dundalk and Arklow are 9.49kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dundalk and Arklow? By taking the train between Dundalk and Arklow you will save 17.63kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.68kg compared to a bus and 12.2kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dundalk and Arklow by train?
Dundalk to Arklow is 135.59 km.
How long does the train between Dundalk and Arklow take?
Dundalk to Arklow is on average 3 hrs 10 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 52 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dundalk to Arklow?
Dundalk to Arklow has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dundalk to Arklow leave?
The earliest train from Dundalk to Arklow departs at 08:00. 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 Dundalk to Arklow depart?
The latest train from Dundalk to Arklow departs at 17:22. 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 Dundalk to Arklow by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dundalk and Arklow is 2 hrs 52 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dundalk to Arklow?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dundalk and Arklow.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dundalk to Arklow by train?
The train journey from Dundalk to Arklow creates 9.49kg of CO2 emissions.

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