Trains Kilkenny to Drogheda: Times, Prices and Tickets

25/05/2024
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Kilkenny to Drogheda by train

The journey from Kilkenny to Drogheda by train is 132.99 km and takes 3 hrs 30 mins. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 09:45 and the last at 18:45. It is possible to travel from Kilkenny to Drogheda by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 30 mins
Connection per Day4
First Departure09:45
Last Departure18:45
Distance132.99 km
DepartureKilkenny
ArrivalDrogheda
CarriersIrish Rail

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Kilkenny to Drogheda?

The cheapest train tickets from Kilkenny to Drogheda 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 Kilkenny to Drogheda.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Kilkenny to Drogheda. 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 long does it take to get from Kilkenny to Drogheda by train?

The journey between Kilkenny and Drogheda by train is approximately 132.99 km. It will take you more or less 3 hrs 30 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 Kilkenny to Drogheda 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 Kilkenny and Drogheda will complete the journey in 3 hrs 12 mins. On average, it will take you about 3 hrs 30 mins to travel the 132.99 km between Kilkenny and Drogheda.

What time are the departures from Kilkenny to Drogheda?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Kilkenny to Drogheda, which usually leaves at 09:45. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 18:45. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first journey of the night departs from Kilkenny at 09:45. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 18:45. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Kilkenny and Drogheda. 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.

What are the stations on the Kilkenny to Drogheda route?

In Kilkenny, departure stations include Kilkenny Railway Station. When you arrive in Drogheda, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Drogheda MacBride. 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 journeys run from Kilkenny to Drogheda?

The route from Kilkenny to Drogheda 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 Kilkenny 4 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Kilkenny to Drogheda, 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 4 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 Kilkenny to Drogheda. 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 Drogheda
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Kilkenny to Drogheda.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Drogheda

The cheapest Kilkenny - Drogheda train tickets can be found for as low as €1.00 if you’re lucky, or €2.22 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €6.09.

Find the best day to travel to Drogheda by train

When travelling to Drogheda 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 Drogheda CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
9.31kg
Bus
9.97kg
Flight
26.6kg
Car
21.28kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Kilkenny to Drogheda by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Kilkenny and Drogheda are 9.31kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Kilkenny and Drogheda? By taking the train between Kilkenny and Drogheda you will save 17.29kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.66kg compared to a bus and 11.97kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Kilkenny and Drogheda by train?
Kilkenny to Drogheda is 132.99 km.
How long does the train between Kilkenny and Drogheda take?
Kilkenny to Drogheda is on average 3 hrs 30 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 12 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Kilkenny to Drogheda?
Kilkenny to Drogheda has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Kilkenny to Drogheda leave?
The earliest train from Kilkenny to Drogheda departs at 09:45. 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 Drogheda depart?
The latest train from Kilkenny to Drogheda departs at 18:45. 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 Drogheda by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Kilkenny and Drogheda is 3 hrs 12 mins.
Is there a direct train from Kilkenny to Drogheda?
Yes, there is a direct train between Kilkenny and Drogheda.
What are the CO2 emissions for Kilkenny to Drogheda by train?
The train journey from Kilkenny to Drogheda creates 9.31kg of CO2 emissions.

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