Trains Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire by train

The journey from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire by train is 80.75 km and takes 1 hr 47 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 Dún Laoghaire by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration1 hr 47 mins
Connection per Day14
First Departure05:30
Last Departure22:14
Distance80.75 km
DepartureDundalk
ArrivalDún Laoghaire
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much do train tickets from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire cost?

When you're traveling from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . You might be able to find prices as low as , but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, a train ticket from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire will cost you . 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.

How much time will it take to go from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire by train?

The average journey time is 1 hr 47 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 80.75 km from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire to take longer than 1 hr 47 mins. The journey between Dundalk and Dún Laoghaire by train usually takes 1 hr 47 mins to cover a distance of 80.75 km. The shortest journey from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire will take you 1 hr 27 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Dún Laoghaire quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the departures from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire?

The first daily departure from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire leaves at 05:30, while the last journey of the day sets out at 22:14. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Dundalk and Dún Laoghaire. 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. The first journey of the night departs from Dundalk at 05:30. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 22:14. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Dundalk and Dún Laoghaire. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations are used when traveling from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Dundalk and Dún Laoghaire. You can start your journey in Dundalk at stations such as Dundalk, Bus Station. These connect to stations including in Dún Laoghaire. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire.

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

The exact number of journeys from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire 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 14 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 Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire. 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 Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire varies, but in general, you can expect to find 1 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 13 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire. 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 Dún Laoghaire
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Dún Laoghaire

The cheapest Dundalk - Dún Laoghaire train tickets can be found for as low as €1.90 if you’re lucky, or €8.30 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €13.99.

Find the best day to travel to Dún Laoghaire by train

When travelling to Dún Laoghaire 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 Dún Laoghaire CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
5.65kg
Bus
6.06kg
Flight
16.15kg
Car
12.92kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dundalk and Dún Laoghaire are 5.65kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dundalk and Dún Laoghaire? By taking the train between Dundalk and Dún Laoghaire you will save 10.5kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.41kg compared to a bus and 7.27kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dundalk and Dún Laoghaire by train?
Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire is 80.75 km.
How long does the train between Dundalk and Dún Laoghaire take?
Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire is on average 1 hr 47 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 27 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire?
Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire has 14 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire leave?
The earliest train from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire 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 Dún Laoghaire depart?
The latest train from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire 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 Dún Laoghaire?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Dundalk to go to Dún Laoghaire.
What's the fastest journey time between Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dundalk and Dún Laoghaire is 1 hr 27 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dundalk and Dún Laoghaire.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire by train?
The train journey from Dundalk to Dún Laoghaire creates 5.65kg of CO2 emissions.

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