Trains Dundalk to Drogheda: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Dundalk to Drogheda by train

The journey from Dundalk to Drogheda by train is 31.62 km and takes 0 hrs 21 mins. There are 14 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:30 and the last at 22:14. It is possible to travel from Dundalk to Drogheda by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration0 hrs 21 mins
Connection per Day14
First Departure05:30
Last Departure22:14
Distance31.62 km
DepartureDundalk
ArrivalDrogheda
CarriersIrish Rail

Dundalk to Drogheda Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday 25 Jun 2024

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How much do train tickets from Dundalk to Drogheda cost?

The cheapest train tickets from Dundalk to Drogheda cost . On average, you can expect to spend around for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Dundalk to Drogheda.
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The prices for train tickets from Dundalk to Drogheda vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately . For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long is the journey from Dundalk to Drogheda by train?

The distance between Dundalk and Drogheda is approximately 31.62 km. In general, it will take you about 0 hrs 21 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey from Dundalk to Drogheda covers a distance of 31.62 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 0 hrs 21 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 0 hrs 18 mins. 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 Dundalk to Drogheda faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Dundalk to Drogheda leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Dundalk at 05:30, and the last departure will leave at 22:14. 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 Dundalk to Drogheda 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. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Dundalk at 05:30, and the last departure will leave at 22:14. 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 Dundalk to Drogheda 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.

When traveling from Dundalk to Drogheda by train, which stations can I use?

You can depart from Dundalk at stations such as Dundalk, Bus Station. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Drogheda at the following stations: Drogheda MacBride. 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 Dundalk and Drogheda. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Dundalk leave for Drogheda?

If you want to get from Dundalk to Drogheda, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 14 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 14 direct journeys between Dundalk and Drogheda. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dundalk to Drogheda. 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 Dundalk to Drogheda
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Drogheda.

Book in advance and save

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

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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The cheapest Dundalk - Drogheda train tickets can be found for as low as €7.26 if you’re lucky, or €7.60 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €8.51.

Find the best day to travel to Drogheda by train

When travelling to Drogheda 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 Drogheda CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
2.21kg
Bus
2.37kg
Flight
6.32kg
Car
5.06kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dundalk to Drogheda by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dundalk and Drogheda are 2.21kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dundalk and Drogheda? By taking the train between Dundalk and Drogheda you will save 4.11kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.16kg compared to a bus and 2.85kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dundalk and Drogheda by train?
Dundalk to Drogheda is 31.62 km.
How long does the train between Dundalk and Drogheda take?
Dundalk to Drogheda is on average 0 hrs 21 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 18 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dundalk to Drogheda?
Dundalk to Drogheda has 14 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dundalk to Drogheda leave?
The earliest train from Dundalk to Drogheda departs at 05:30. 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 Drogheda depart?
The latest train from Dundalk to Drogheda departs at 22:14. 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 Dundalk to Drogheda?
There are on average 14 direct connection(s) from Dundalk to go to Drogheda.
What's the fastest journey time between Dundalk to Drogheda by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dundalk and Drogheda is 0 hrs 18 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dundalk to Drogheda?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dundalk and Drogheda.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dundalk to Drogheda by train?
The train journey from Dundalk to Drogheda creates 2.21kg of CO2 emissions.

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