Trains Dundalk to Limerick: Times, Prices and Tickets

Dundalk to Limerick by train

The journey from Dundalk to Limerick by train is 208.81 km and takes 4 hrs 45 mins. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:30 and the last at 19:20. It is possible to travel from Dundalk to Limerick by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 45 mins
Connection per Day9
First Departure05:30
Last Departure19:20
Distance208.81 km
DepartureDundalk
ArrivalLimerick
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Traveling from Dundalk to Limerick with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Dundalk to Limerick. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much do train tickets from Dundalk to Limerick cost?

On average, a train ticket from Dundalk to Limerick 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 Dundalk to Limerick. 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 much time will it take to go from Dundalk to Limerick by train?

The average journey time is 4 hrs 45 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 208.81 km from Dundalk to Limerick. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Dundalk to Limerick to take longer than 4 hrs 45 mins. The journey from Dundalk to Limerick covers a distance of 208.81 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 4 hrs 45 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 hrs 54 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 Limerick faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Dundalk to Limerick leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Dundalk to Limerick leaving at 05:30. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 19:20.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Dundalk to Limerick, which usually leaves at 05:30. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 19:20. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

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

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Dundalk and Limerick. You can start your journey in Dundalk at stations such as . These connect to stations including in Limerick. 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 Limerick.

How many daily journeys are there from Dundalk to Limerick?

If you want to get from Dundalk to Limerick, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 9 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 0 direct journeys between Dundalk and Limerick. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 9 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 Limerick. 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 Limerick
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Limerick.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Limerick

The cheapest Dundalk - Limerick train tickets can be found for as low as €2.72 if you’re lucky, or €7.00 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €12.99.

Find the best day to travel to Limerick by train

When travelling to Limerick 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 Limerick CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
14.62kg
Bus
15.66kg
Flight
41.76kg
Car
33.41kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dundalk to Limerick by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dundalk and Limerick are 14.62kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dundalk and Limerick? By taking the train between Dundalk and Limerick you will save 27.14kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.04kg compared to a bus and 18.79kg compared to a car.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dundalk and Limerick by train?
Dundalk to Limerick is 208.81 km.
How long does the train between Dundalk and Limerick take?
Dundalk to Limerick is on average 4 hrs 45 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 54 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dundalk to Limerick?
Dundalk to Limerick has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dundalk to Limerick leave?
The earliest train from Dundalk to Limerick 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 Limerick depart?
The latest train from Dundalk to Limerick departs at 19:20. 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 Limerick by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dundalk and Limerick is 3 hrs 54 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dundalk to Limerick?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dundalk and Limerick.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dundalk to Limerick by train?
The train journey from Dundalk to Limerick creates 14.62kg of CO2 emissions.

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