Trains Kilkenny to Cork: Times, Prices and Tickets

20/04/2024
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Kilkenny to Cork by train

The journey from Kilkenny to Cork by train is 118.1 km and takes 4 hrs 39 mins. There are 11 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:35 and the last at 19:14. It is possible to travel from Kilkenny to Cork by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 39 mins
Connection per Day11
First Departure06:35
Last Departure19:14
Distance118.1 km
DepartureKilkenny
ArrivalCork
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much do train tickets from Kilkenny to Cork cost?

When you're traveling from Kilkenny to Cork, 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 Kilkenny to Cork.

How long does the journey from Kilkenny to Cork take by train?

With a distance of 118.1 km between Kilkenny and Cork, it will usually take 4 hrs 39 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 39 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Kilkenny and Cork runs for about 118.1 km and usually takes approximately 4 hrs 39 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 3 hrs 50 mins. If you are trying to get from Kilkenny to Cork as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

At what time of the day can I travel from Kilkenny to Cork?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Kilkenny at 06:35, and the last departure will leave at 19:14. 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 Kilkenny to Cork 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. The first journey of the night departs from Kilkenny at 06:35. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 19:14. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Kilkenny and Cork. 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 Kilkenny to Cork?

In Kilkenny, departure stations include Kilkenny Railway Station. When you arrive in Cork, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Cork, 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 journeys from Kilkenny to Cork take place each day?

If you want to get from Kilkenny to Cork, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 11 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 Kilkenny and Cork. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 11 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 Kilkenny to Cork. 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 Kilkenny to Cork
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Kilkenny to Cork.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Kilkenny to Cork, 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 Kilkenny to Cork.

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 Kilkenny to Cork

The cheapest Kilkenny - Cork train tickets can be found for as low as €4.18 if you’re lucky, or €5.77 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €8.33.

Find the best day to travel to Cork by train

When travelling to Cork 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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Kilkenny to Cork CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
8.27kg
Bus
8.86kg
Flight
23.62kg
Car
18.9kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Kilkenny to Cork by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Kilkenny and Cork are 8.27kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Kilkenny and Cork? By taking the train between Kilkenny and Cork you will save 15.35kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.59kg compared to a bus and 10.63kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Kilkenny and Cork by train?
Kilkenny to Cork is 118.1 km.
How long does the train between Kilkenny and Cork take?
Kilkenny to Cork is on average 4 hrs 39 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 50 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Kilkenny to Cork?
Kilkenny to Cork has 11 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Kilkenny to Cork leave?
The earliest train from Kilkenny to Cork departs at 06:35. 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 Kilkenny to Cork depart?
The latest train from Kilkenny to Cork departs at 19:14. 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 Kilkenny to Cork by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Kilkenny and Cork is 3 hrs 50 mins.
Is there a direct train from Kilkenny to Cork?
Yes, there is a direct train between Kilkenny and Cork.
What are the CO2 emissions for Kilkenny to Cork by train?
The train journey from Kilkenny to Cork creates 8.27kg of CO2 emissions.

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