Trains Limerick to Dún Laoghaire: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Limerick to Dún Laoghaire by train

The journey from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire by train is 180.81 km and takes 3 hrs 32 mins. There are 17 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:25 and the last at 21:00. It is possible to travel from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 32 mins
Connection per Day17
First Departure05:25
Last Departure21:00
Distance180.81 km
DepartureLimerick
ArrivalDún Laoghaire
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much do train tickets from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire cost?

On average, a train ticket from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire 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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The prices for train tickets from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire 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 will it take me to travel from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire by train?

The average journey time is 3 hrs 32 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 180.81 km from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire to take longer than 3 hrs 32 mins. The journey from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire covers a distance of 180.81 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 hrs 32 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 hrs 19 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire leaving at 05:25. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 21:00.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 Limerick to Dún Laoghaire leaves at 05:25, while the last journey sets out at 21:00. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Limerick and Dún Laoghaire. 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 Limerick to Dún Laoghaire route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Limerick and Dún Laoghaire. You can start your journey in Limerick at stations such as Limerick, Dublin Rd (Hurler's Pub),Limerick Bus Station. These connect to stations including in Dún Laoghaire. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire.

How many journeys from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire 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 17 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 Dún Laoghaire. 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 Dún Laoghaire 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, 17 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire. 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 Dún Laoghaire
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Limerick to Dún Laoghaire

The cheapest Limerick - Dún Laoghaire train tickets can be found for as low as €1.40 if you’re lucky, or €5.49 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.70.

Find the best day to travel to Dún Laoghaire by train

When travelling to Dún Laoghaire 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 Dún Laoghaire CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
12.66kg
Bus
13.56kg
Flight
36.16kg
Car
28.93kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Limerick and Dún Laoghaire are 12.66kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Limerick and Dún Laoghaire? By taking the train between Limerick and Dún Laoghaire you will save 23.5kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.9kg compared to a bus and 16.27kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Limerick and Dún Laoghaire by train?
Limerick to Dún Laoghaire is 180.81 km.
How long does the train between Limerick and Dún Laoghaire take?
Limerick to Dún Laoghaire is on average 3 hrs 32 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 19 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire?
Limerick to Dún Laoghaire has 17 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire leave?
The earliest train from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire 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 Dún Laoghaire depart?
The latest train from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire 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 Dún Laoghaire by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Limerick and Dún Laoghaire is 3 hrs 19 mins.
Is there a direct train from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire?
Yes, there is a direct train between Limerick and Dún Laoghaire.
What are the CO2 emissions for Limerick to Dún Laoghaire by train?
The train journey from Limerick to Dún Laoghaire creates 12.66kg of CO2 emissions.

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