Trains Limerick to Dublin: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Limerick to Dublin by train

The journey from Limerick to Dublin by train is 175.59 km and takes 2 hrs 50 mins. There are 66 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:25 and the last at 21:00. It is possible to travel from Limerick to Dublin by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration2 hrs 50 mins
Connection per Day66
First Departure05:25
Last Departure21:00
Distance175.59 km
DepartureLimerick
ArrivalDublin
CarriersIrish Rail

Limerick to Dublin Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 20 Apr 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Limerick to Dublin?

When you're traveling from Limerick to Dublin, 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 Limerick to Dublin 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 the journey from Limerick to Dublin take by train?

The journey between Limerick and Dublin by train is approximately 175.59 km. It will take you more or less 2 hrs 50 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. The journey between Limerick and Dublin by train usually takes 2 hrs 50 mins to cover a distance of 175.59 km. The shortest journey from Limerick to Dublin will take you 2 hrs 0 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 Dublin 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.

What time are the departures from Limerick to Dublin?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Limerick to Dublin, which usually leaves at 05:25. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 21:00. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Limerick to Dublin, which usually leaves at 05:25. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 21:00. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Limerick to Dublin by train, which stations can I use?

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 Dublin, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Dublin ,Dublin Connolly. 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 Dublin.

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

On average, there are 66 daily departures from Limerick to Dublin. 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 4 departures from Limerick which travel directly to Dublin. There are 62 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Limerick to Dublin. 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 Dublin
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Limerick to Dublin.

Book in advance and save

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

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 €0.94 to €14.41 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 93% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Limerick to Dublin

The cheapest Limerick - Dublin train tickets can be found for as low as €2.08 if you’re lucky, or €4.05 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €9.83.

Find the best day to travel to Dublin by train

When travelling to Dublin 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 Dublin CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
12.29kg
Bus
13.17kg
Flight
35.12kg
Car
28.09kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Limerick to Dublin by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Limerick and Dublin are 12.29kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Limerick and Dublin? By taking the train between Limerick and Dublin you will save 22.83kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.88kg compared to a bus and 15.8kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Limerick and Dublin by train?
Limerick to Dublin is 175.59 km.
How long does the train between Limerick and Dublin take?
Limerick to Dublin is on average 2 hrs 50 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 0 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Limerick to Dublin?
Limerick to Dublin has 66 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Limerick to Dublin leave?
The earliest train from Limerick to Dublin 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 Dublin depart?
The latest train from Limerick to Dublin 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.
How many direct connections depart from Limerick to Dublin?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Limerick to go to Dublin.
What's the fastest journey time between Limerick to Dublin by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Limerick and Dublin is 2 hrs 0 mins.
Is there a direct train from Limerick to Dublin?
Yes, there is a direct train between Limerick and Dublin.
What are the CO2 emissions for Limerick to Dublin by train?
The train journey from Limerick to Dublin creates 12.29kg of CO2 emissions.

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