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Trains Limerick to Kilkenny: Times, Prices and Tickets

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

The prices for train tickets from Limerick to Kilkenny 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. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Limerick to Kilkenny will cost € 3.02. The average train ticket price is approximately € 7.84. 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.

Limerick to Kilkenny by train

Best price € 3.02
Journey duration 3 h 57 min
Connections per day 10
First departure 13:25
Last departure 17:50
Distance 92 km
Departure Limerick
Arrival Kilkenny
Carriers Irishrail, Irish Rail

Ticket price Limerick - Kilkenny every day

€ 5.15
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In 3 days
€ 3.98
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€ 6.14

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Limerick - Kilkenny


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Monday, June 27th 2022
Irish Rail-logo
Limerick (Colbert) - Kilkenny (MacDonagh)
15:55 - 19:08
Irish Rail
3h 13min
3 changes
CO2: 0.27kg

How long will it take me to travel from Limerick to Kilkenny by train?

The distance between Limerick and Kilkenny is around 93 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 h 58 min. However, the fastest routes between Limerick and Kilkenny take 3 h. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the departures from Limerick to Kilkenny?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Limerick at 06:25, and the last departure will leave at 17:50. 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 Kilkenny 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.

Which stations can I use on the Limerick to Kilkenny route?

In Limerick, departure stations include Limerick Colbert. When you arrive in Kilkenny, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Kilkenny (MacDonagh). 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 journeys from Limerick to Kilkenny take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Limerick to Kilkenny 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 Irish Rail. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 11 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 Kilkenny. 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 Kilkenny varies, but in general, you can expect to find 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.


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