Trains Limerick to Drogheda: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Limerick to Drogheda by train

The journey from Limerick to Drogheda by train is 191.82 km and takes 4 hrs 11 mins. There are 16 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:25 and the last at 21:00. It is possible to travel from Limerick to Drogheda by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 11 mins
Connection per Day16
First Departure05:25
Last Departure21:00
Distance191.82 km
DepartureLimerick
ArrivalDrogheda
CarriersIrish Rail

Limerick to Drogheda Train Times

Departure date
Monday 24 Jun 2024

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

On average, a train ticket from Limerick to Drogheda will cost you . However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as . 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.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Limerick 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 is the journey from Limerick to Drogheda by train?

The average journey time is 4 hrs 11 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 191.82 km from Limerick to Drogheda. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Limerick to Drogheda to take longer than 4 hrs 11 mins. The journey between Limerick and Drogheda by train usually takes 4 hrs 11 mins to cover a distance of 191.82 km. The shortest journey from Limerick to Drogheda will take you 3 hrs 34 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 Drogheda 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 the first and last departures from Limerick to Drogheda leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Limerick at 05:25. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 21:00. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Limerick 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. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Limerick at 05:25, and the last departure will leave at 21:00. 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 Drogheda 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 Drogheda route?

You will be able to leave Limerick by using stations such as Limerick, Dublin Rd (Hurler's Pub),Limerick Bus Station. These connect you to stations including Drogheda MacBride in Drogheda. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Limerick or in Drogheda, for your convenience while traveling.

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

You will be able to travel from Limerick to Drogheda using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 16 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Limerick to Drogheda using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from Limerick to Drogheda each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 16 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Limerick 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 Limerick to Drogheda
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Limerick to Drogheda.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Limerick 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 Limerick 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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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 €0.22 to €7.94 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 97% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Limerick to Drogheda

The cheapest Limerick - Drogheda train tickets can be found for as low as €1.61 if you’re lucky, or €4.10 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €8.67.

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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Limerick to Drogheda CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.43kg
Bus
14.39kg
Flight
38.36kg
Car
30.69kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Limerick to Drogheda by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Limerick and Drogheda are 13.43kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Limerick and Drogheda? By taking the train between Limerick and Drogheda you will save 24.93kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.96kg compared to a bus and 17.26kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Limerick and Drogheda by train?
Limerick to Drogheda is 191.82 km.
How long does the train between Limerick and Drogheda take?
Limerick to Drogheda is on average 4 hrs 11 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 34 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Limerick to Drogheda?
Limerick to Drogheda has 16 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Limerick to Drogheda leave?
The earliest train from Limerick to Drogheda 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 Drogheda depart?
The latest train from Limerick to Drogheda departs at 21:00. 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 Drogheda by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Limerick and Drogheda is 3 hrs 34 mins.
Is there a direct train from Limerick to Drogheda?
Yes, there is a direct train between Limerick and Drogheda.
What are the CO2 emissions for Limerick to Drogheda by train?
The train journey from Limerick to Drogheda creates 13.43kg of CO2 emissions.

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