Trains Kilkenny to Limerick: Times, Prices and Tickets

25/05/2024
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Kilkenny to Limerick by train

The journey from Kilkenny to Limerick by train is 92.57 km and takes 4 hrs 4 mins. There are 10 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:35 and the last at 19:14. It is possible to travel from Kilkenny to Limerick by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 4 mins
Connection per Day10
First Departure06:35
Last Departure19:14
Distance92.57 km
DepartureKilkenny
ArrivalLimerick
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much does it cost to get from Kilkenny to Limerick by train?

When you're traveling from Kilkenny to Limerick, 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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The prices for train tickets from Kilkenny to Limerick vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately . For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does it take to get from Kilkenny to Limerick by train?

The distance between Kilkenny and Limerick is approximately 92.57 km. In general, it will take you about 4 hrs 4 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Kilkenny and Limerick runs for about 92.57 km and usually takes approximately 4 hrs 4 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 0 mins. If you are trying to get from Kilkenny to Limerick 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.

When do departures from Kilkenny to Limerick leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Kilkenny to Limerick leaving at 06:35. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 19:14.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. The first departure of the night from Kilkenny to Limerick leaves at 06:35, while the last journey sets out at 19:14. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Kilkenny and Limerick. 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.

What are the stations on the Kilkenny to Limerick route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Kilkenny from the following stations: Kilkenny Railway Station. Arriving at Limerick, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Limerick Bus Station,Limerick, Dublin Rd (Hurler's Pub). Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Limerick.

How many times a day do departures from Kilkenny leave for Limerick?

The exact number of journeys from Kilkenny to Limerick 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 10 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 Kilkenny to Limerick. 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 Kilkenny to Limerick varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 10 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Kilkenny 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 Kilkenny to Limerick
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Kilkenny to Limerick.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Kilkenny 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 Kilkenny 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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around €2.59 to €5.90 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 56% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Kilkenny to Limerick

The cheapest Kilkenny - Limerick train tickets can be found for as low as €3.62 if you’re lucky, or €4.43 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €5.44.

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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Kilkenny to Limerick CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
6.48kg
Bus
6.94kg
Flight
18.51kg
Car
14.81kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Kilkenny to Limerick by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Kilkenny and Limerick are 6.48kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Kilkenny and Limerick? By taking the train between Kilkenny and Limerick you will save 12.03kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.46kg compared to a bus and 8.33kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Kilkenny and Limerick by train?
Kilkenny to Limerick is 92.57 km.
How long does the train between Kilkenny and Limerick take?
Kilkenny to Limerick is on average 4 hrs 4 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 0 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Kilkenny to Limerick?
Kilkenny to Limerick has 10 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Kilkenny to Limerick leave?
The earliest train from Kilkenny to Limerick 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 Limerick depart?
The latest train from Kilkenny to Limerick 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 Limerick by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Kilkenny and Limerick is 3 hrs 0 mins.
Is there a direct train from Kilkenny to Limerick?
Yes, there is a direct train between Kilkenny and Limerick.
What are the CO2 emissions for Kilkenny to Limerick by train?
The train journey from Kilkenny to Limerick creates 6.48kg of CO2 emissions.

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