Trains Limerick to Carlow: Times, Prices and Tickets

20/04/2024
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Limerick to Carlow by train

The journey from Limerick to Carlow by train is 116 km and takes 3 hrs 15 mins. There are 11 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:25 and the last at 18:50. It is possible to travel from Limerick to Carlow by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 15 mins
Connection per Day11
First Departure05:25
Last Departure18:50
Distance116 km
DepartureLimerick
ArrivalCarlow
CarriersIrish Rail

Limerick to Carlow Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 20 Apr 2024

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

The cheapest train tickets from Limerick to Carlow 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 Limerick to Carlow.
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On average, a train ticket from Limerick to Carlow will cost you . If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long is the journey from Limerick to Carlow by train?

With a distance of 116 km between Limerick and Carlow, it will usually take 3 hrs 15 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 3 hrs 15 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. In order to get from Limerick to Carlow 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 Limerick and Carlow will complete the journey in 2 hrs 23 mins. On average, it will take you about 3 hrs 15 mins to travel the 116 km between Limerick and Carlow.

What time are the departures from Limerick to Carlow?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Limerick to Carlow leaving at 05:25. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 18:50.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. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Limerick at 05:25, and the last departure will leave at 18:50. 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 Limerick to Carlow 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.

What are the stations on the Limerick to Carlow route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Limerick from the following stations: Limerick Bus Station,Limerick, Dublin Rd (Hurler's Pub). Arriving at Carlow, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Carlow(IE). 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 Carlow.

How many times a day do journeys run from Limerick to Carlow?

The exact number of journeys from Limerick to Carlow 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 11 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 Limerick to Carlow. 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 Limerick to Carlow 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, 11 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Limerick to Carlow. 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 Limerick to Carlow
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Limerick to Carlow.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Limerick to Carlow, 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 Limerick to Carlow.

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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The cheapest Limerick - Carlow train tickets can be found for as low as €3.99 if you’re lucky, or €6.06 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €9.01.

Find the best day to travel to Carlow by train

When travelling to Carlow 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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Limerick to Carlow CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
8.12kg
Bus
8.7kg
Flight
23.2kg
Car
18.56kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Limerick to Carlow by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Limerick and Carlow are 8.12kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Limerick and Carlow? By taking the train between Limerick and Carlow you will save 15.08kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.58kg compared to a bus and 10.44kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Limerick and Carlow by train?
Limerick to Carlow is 116 km.
How long does the train between Limerick and Carlow take?
Limerick to Carlow is on average 3 hrs 15 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 23 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Limerick to Carlow?
Limerick to Carlow has 11 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Limerick to Carlow leave?
The earliest train from Limerick to Carlow departs at 05:25. 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 Limerick to Carlow depart?
The latest train from Limerick to Carlow departs at 18:50. 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 Limerick to Carlow by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Limerick and Carlow is 2 hrs 23 mins.
Is there a direct train from Limerick to Carlow?
Yes, there is a direct train between Limerick and Carlow.
What are the CO2 emissions for Limerick to Carlow by train?
The train journey from Limerick to Carlow creates 8.12kg of CO2 emissions.

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