Trains Limerick to Kilkenny: Times, Prices and Tickets

19/07/2024
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Limerick to Kilkenny by train

The journey from Limerick to Kilkenny by train is 92.57 km and takes 4 hrs 0 mins. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:25 and the last at 16:50. It is possible to travel from Limerick to Kilkenny by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 0 mins
Connection per Day9
First Departure05:25
Last Departure16:50
Distance92.57 km
DepartureLimerick
ArrivalKilkenny
CarriersIrish Rail

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Limerick to Kilkenny. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Limerick to Kilkenny?

On average, a train ticket from Limerick to Kilkenny 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 Kilkenny. 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 does the journey from Limerick to Kilkenny take by train?

Traveling from Limerick to Kilkenny by train will usually take 4 hrs 0 mins. This journey covers a distance of 92.57 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 4 hrs 0 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. In order to get from Limerick to Kilkenny 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 Kilkenny will complete the journey in 3 hrs 10 mins. On average, it will take you about 4 hrs 0 mins to travel the 92.57 km between Limerick and Kilkenny.

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

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Limerick to Kilkenny leaving at 05:25. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 16:50.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. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Limerick to Kilkenny leaving at 05:25. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 16:50.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.

Which stations can I use to travel from Limerick to Kilkenny?

You can depart from Limerick at stations such as Limerick, Dublin Rd (Hurler's Pub),Limerick Bus Station. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Kilkenny at the following stations: Kilkenny Railway Station. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Limerick and Kilkenny. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

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

The route from Limerick to Kilkenny is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Limerick 9 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Limerick to Kilkenny, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 9 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Limerick to Kilkenny. 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 Kilkenny
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Limerick to Kilkenny.

Book in advance and save

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

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 €0.09 to €9.11 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 99% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Limerick to Kilkenny

The cheapest Limerick - Kilkenny train tickets can be found for as low as €5.15 if you’re lucky, or €6.14 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €8.83.

Find the best day to travel to Kilkenny by train

When travelling to Kilkenny 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!

Services on board Irish Rail from Limerick to Kilkenny
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Limerick to Kilkenny CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
6.48kg
Bus
6.94kg
Flight
18.51kg
Car
14.81kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Limerick to Kilkenny by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Limerick and Kilkenny are 6.48kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Limerick and Kilkenny? By taking the train between Limerick and Kilkenny you will save 12.03kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.46kg compared to a bus and 8.33kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Limerick and Kilkenny by train?
Limerick to Kilkenny is 92.57 km.
How long does the train between Limerick and Kilkenny take?
Limerick to Kilkenny is on average 4 hrs 0 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 10 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Limerick to Kilkenny?
Limerick to Kilkenny has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Limerick to Kilkenny leave?
The earliest train from Limerick to Kilkenny 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 Kilkenny depart?
The latest train from Limerick to Kilkenny departs at 16:50. 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 Kilkenny by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Limerick and Kilkenny is 3 hrs 10 mins.
Is there a direct train from Limerick to Kilkenny?
Yes, there is a direct train between Limerick and Kilkenny.
What are the CO2 emissions for Limerick to Kilkenny by train?
The train journey from Limerick to Kilkenny creates 6.48kg of CO2 emissions.

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