Trains Dundalk to Waterford: Times, Prices and Tickets

25/05/2024
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Dundalk to Waterford by train

The journey from Dundalk to Waterford by train is 199.36 km and takes 4 hrs 54 mins. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:30 and the last at 15:18. It is possible to travel from Dundalk to Waterford by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 54 mins
Connection per Day6
First Departure05:30
Last Departure15:18
Distance199.36 km
DepartureDundalk
ArrivalWaterford
CarriersIrish Rail

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Dundalk to Waterford?

When you're traveling from Dundalk to Waterford, 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, 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 Waterford.

How long will it take me to travel from Dundalk to Waterford by train?

With a distance of 199.36 km between Dundalk and Waterford, it will usually take 4 hrs 54 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 4 hrs 54 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Dundalk and Waterford by train usually takes 4 hrs 54 mins to cover a distance of 199.36 km. The shortest journey from Dundalk to Waterford will take you 4 hrs 24 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 Waterford 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.

At what time of the day can I travel from Dundalk to Waterford?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Dundalk at 05:30, and the last departure will leave at 15:18. 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 Waterford 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. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Dundalk to Waterford leaving at 05:30. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 15:18.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.

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

In Dundalk, departure stations include Dundalk, Bus Station. When you arrive in Waterford, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Waterford Bus Station. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

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

The route from Dundalk to Waterford is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Dundalk 6 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Dundalk to Waterford, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 6 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dundalk to Waterford. 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 Waterford
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Waterford.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Find the best day to travel to Waterford by train

When travelling to Waterford 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 Waterford CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.96kg
Bus
14.95kg
Flight
39.87kg
Car
31.9kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dundalk to Waterford by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dundalk and Waterford are 13.96kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dundalk and Waterford? By taking the train between Dundalk and Waterford you will save 25.91kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.99kg compared to a bus and 17.94kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dundalk and Waterford by train?
Dundalk to Waterford is 199.36 km.
How long does the train between Dundalk and Waterford take?
Dundalk to Waterford is on average 4 hrs 54 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 24 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Dundalk to Waterford?
Dundalk to Waterford has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dundalk to Waterford leave?
The earliest train from Dundalk to Waterford 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 Waterford depart?
The latest train from Dundalk to Waterford departs at 15:18. 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 Waterford by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dundalk and Waterford is 4 hrs 24 mins.
Is there a direct train from Dundalk to Waterford?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dundalk and Waterford.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dundalk to Waterford by train?
The train journey from Dundalk to Waterford creates 13.96kg of CO2 emissions.

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