Trains Killarney to Kilkenny: Times, Prices and Tickets

20/04/2024
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Killarney to Kilkenny by train

The journey from Killarney to Kilkenny by train is 168.01 km and takes 5 hrs 26 mins. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:05 and the last at 15:41. It is possible to travel from Killarney to Kilkenny by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration5 hrs 26 mins
Connection per Day5
First Departure05:05
Last Departure15:41
Distance168.01 km
DepartureKillarney
ArrivalKilkenny
CarriersIrish Rail

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

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

How long is the journey from Killarney to Kilkenny by train?

The distance between Killarney and Kilkenny is approximately 168.01 km. In general, it will take you about 5 hrs 26 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 Killarney and Kilkenny by train usually takes 5 hrs 26 mins to cover a distance of 168.01 km. The shortest journey from Killarney to Kilkenny will take you 4 hrs 31 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 Kilkenny 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.

When do departures from Killarney to Kilkenny leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Killarney to Kilkenny, which usually leaves at 05:05. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 15:41. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first departure of the night from Killarney to Kilkenny leaves at 05:05, while the last journey sets out at 15:41. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Killarney and Kilkenny. 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.

Which stations can I use to travel from Killarney to Kilkenny?

In Killarney, departure stations include Killarney Railway Station. When you arrive in Kilkenny, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Kilkenny Railway 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 daily journeys are there from Killarney to Kilkenny?

On average, there are 5 daily departures from Killarney to Kilkenny. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Killarney which travel directly to Kilkenny. There are 5 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Killarney to Kilkenny. 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 Killarney to Kilkenny
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Killarney to Kilkenny.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Killarney to Kilkenny

The cheapest Killarney - Kilkenny train tickets can be found for as low as €5.25 if you’re lucky, or €9.56 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €15.36.

Find the best day to travel to Kilkenny by train

When travelling to Kilkenny 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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Killarney to Kilkenny CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
11.76kg
Bus
12.6kg
Flight
33.6kg
Car
26.88kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Killarney to Kilkenny by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Killarney and Kilkenny are 11.76kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Killarney and Kilkenny? By taking the train between Killarney and Kilkenny you will save 21.84kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.84kg compared to a bus and 15.12kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Killarney and Kilkenny by train?
Killarney to Kilkenny is 168.01 km.
How long does the train between Killarney and Kilkenny take?
Killarney to Kilkenny is on average 5 hrs 26 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 31 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Killarney to Kilkenny?
Killarney to Kilkenny has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Killarney to Kilkenny leave?
The earliest train from Killarney to Kilkenny departs at 05:05. 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 Killarney to Kilkenny depart?
The latest train from Killarney to Kilkenny departs at 15:41. 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 Killarney to Kilkenny by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Killarney and Kilkenny is 4 hrs 31 mins.
Is there a direct train from Killarney to Kilkenny?
Yes, there is a direct train between Killarney and Kilkenny.
What are the CO2 emissions for Killarney to Kilkenny by train?
The train journey from Killarney to Kilkenny creates 11.76kg of CO2 emissions.

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