Trains Limerick to Waterford: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Limerick to Waterford by train

The journey from Limerick to Waterford by train is 112.03 km and takes 4 hrs 14 mins. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:25 and the last at 17:45. It is possible to travel from Limerick to Waterford by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 14 mins
Connection per Day8
First Departure05:25
Last Departure17:45
Distance112.03 km
DepartureLimerick
ArrivalWaterford
CarriersIrish Rail

Limerick to Waterford Train Times

Departure date
Sunday 19 May 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Limerick to Waterford?

Prices will vary when you travel from Limerick to Waterford. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as , but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. 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.
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On average, you can expect to spend around for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Limerick to Waterford.

How long does it take to get from Limerick to Waterford by train?

The average journey time is 4 hrs 14 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 112.03 km from Limerick to Waterford. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Limerick to Waterford to take longer than 4 hrs 14 mins. The journey between Limerick and Waterford runs for about 112.03 km and usually takes approximately 4 hrs 14 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 hrs 27 mins. If you are trying to get from Limerick to Waterford as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

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

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Limerick to Waterford, which usually leaves at 05:25. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 17:45. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Limerick at 05:25, and the last departure will leave at 17:45. 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 Waterford 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 are used when traveling from Limerick to Waterford?

In Limerick, departure stations include Limerick Bus Station,Limerick, Dublin Rd (Hurler's Pub). When you arrive in Waterford, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Waterford Bus Station. 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 times a day do departures from Limerick leave for Waterford?

You will be able to travel from Limerick to Waterford using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 8 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 Waterford 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 Waterford each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 8 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 Waterford. 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 Waterford
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Limerick to Waterford.

Book in advance and save

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

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 €1.86 to €4.25 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 56% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Limerick to Waterford

The cheapest Limerick - Waterford train tickets can be found for as low as €2.21 if you’re lucky, or €2.96 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €3.70.

Find the best day to travel to Waterford by train

When travelling to Waterford 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 Waterford CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
7.84kg
Bus
8.4kg
Flight
22.41kg
Car
17.92kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Limerick to Waterford by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Limerick and Waterford are 7.84kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Limerick and Waterford? By taking the train between Limerick and Waterford you will save 14.57kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.56kg compared to a bus and 10.08kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Limerick and Waterford by train?
Limerick to Waterford is 112.03 km.
How long does the train between Limerick and Waterford take?
Limerick to Waterford is on average 4 hrs 14 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 27 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Limerick to Waterford?
Limerick to Waterford has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Limerick to Waterford leave?
The earliest train from Limerick to Waterford 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 Waterford depart?
The latest train from Limerick to Waterford departs at 17:45. 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 Waterford by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Limerick and Waterford is 2 hrs 27 mins.
Is there a direct train from Limerick to Waterford?
Yes, there is a direct train between Limerick and Waterford.
What are the CO2 emissions for Limerick to Waterford by train?
The train journey from Limerick to Waterford creates 7.84kg of CO2 emissions.

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