Trains Dundalk to Dublin: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Dundalk to Dublin by train

The journey from Dundalk to Dublin by train is 75.06 km and takes 1 hr 25 mins. There are 64 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:30 and the last at 21:20. It is possible to travel from Dundalk to Dublin by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration1 hr 25 mins
Connection per Day64
First Departure05:30
Last Departure21:20
Distance75.06 km
DepartureDundalk
ArrivalDublin
CarriersIrish Rail

Dundalk to Dublin Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 15 Jun 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Dundalk to Dublin?

The cheapest train tickets from Dundalk to Dublin 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 Dublin.
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The prices for train tickets from Dundalk to Dublin 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 will it take me to travel from Dundalk to Dublin by train?

The journey between Dundalk and Dublin by train is approximately 75.06 km. It will take you more or less 1 hr 25 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 Dundalk to Dublin 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 Dundalk and Dublin will complete the journey in 0 hrs 53 mins. On average, it will take you about 1 hr 25 mins to travel the 75.06 km between Dundalk and Dublin.

When do departures from Dundalk to Dublin leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Dundalk to Dublin, which usually leaves at 05:30. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 21:20. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Dundalk at 05:30, and the last departure will leave at 21:20. 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 Dublin 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.

Which stations can I use to travel from Dundalk to Dublin?

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 Dublin at the following stations: Dublin Connolly,Dublin . 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 Dublin. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Dundalk to Dublin?

On average, there are 64 daily departures from Dundalk to Dublin. 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 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , 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 24 departures from Dundalk which travel directly to Dublin. There are 40 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dundalk to Dublin. 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 Dublin
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Dublin.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around €1.13 to €7.02 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 84% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Dublin

The cheapest Dundalk - Dublin train tickets can be found for as low as €0.94 if you’re lucky, or €1.86 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €2.55.

Find the best day to travel to Dublin by train

When travelling to Dublin 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 Dublin CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
5.25kg
Bus
5.63kg
Flight
15.01kg
Car
12.01kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dundalk to Dublin by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dundalk and Dublin are 5.25kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dundalk and Dublin? By taking the train between Dundalk and Dublin you will save 9.76kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.38kg compared to a bus and 6.76kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dundalk and Dublin by train?
Dundalk to Dublin is 75.06 km.
How long does the train between Dundalk and Dublin take?
Dundalk to Dublin is on average 1 hr 25 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 53 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dundalk to Dublin?
Dundalk to Dublin has 64 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dundalk to Dublin leave?
The earliest train from Dundalk to Dublin 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 Dublin depart?
The latest train from Dundalk to Dublin departs at 21:20. 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 Dublin?
There are on average 24 direct connection(s) from Dundalk to go to Dublin.
What's the fastest journey time between Dundalk to Dublin by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dundalk and Dublin is 0 hrs 53 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dundalk to Dublin?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dundalk and Dublin.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dundalk to Dublin by train?
The train journey from Dundalk to Dublin creates 5.25kg of CO2 emissions.

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