Trains Maynooth to Cork: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Maynooth to Cork by train

The journey from Maynooth to Cork by train is 208.42 km and takes 4 hrs 24 mins. There are 13 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:17 and the last at 19:18. It is possible to travel from Maynooth to Cork by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 24 mins
Connection per Day13
First Departure06:17
Last Departure19:18
Distance208.42 km
DepartureMaynooth
ArrivalCork
CarriersIrish Rail

Maynooth to Cork Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 25 May 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Maynooth to Cork?

On average, a train ticket from Maynooth to Cork 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 Maynooth to Cork 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 much time will it take to go from Maynooth to Cork by train?

The distance between Maynooth and Cork is approximately 208.42 km. In general, it will take you about 4 hrs 24 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Maynooth and Cork by train usually takes 4 hrs 24 mins to cover a distance of 208.42 km. The shortest journey from Maynooth to Cork will take you 3 hrs 53 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 Cork 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.

At what time of the day can I travel from Maynooth to Cork?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Maynooth to Cork leaving at 06:17. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 19:18.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 journey of the night departs from Maynooth at 06:17. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 19:18. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Maynooth and Cork. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations are used when traveling from Maynooth to Cork?

In Maynooth, departure stations include Maynooth Straffan Rd. When you arrive in Cork, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Cork, 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 daily journeys are there from Maynooth to Cork?

The route from Maynooth to Cork 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 Maynooth 13 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Maynooth to Cork, 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 13 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 Maynooth to Cork. 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 Maynooth to Cork
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Maynooth to Cork.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Maynooth to Cork, 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 Maynooth to Cork.

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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The cheapest Maynooth - Cork train tickets can be found for as low as €1.00 if you’re lucky, or €9.09 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €18.68.

Find the best day to travel to Cork by train

When travelling to Cork 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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Maynooth to Cork CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
14.59kg
Bus
15.63kg
Flight
41.68kg
Car
33.35kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Maynooth to Cork by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Maynooth and Cork are 14.59kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Maynooth and Cork? By taking the train between Maynooth and Cork you will save 27.09kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.04kg compared to a bus and 18.76kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Maynooth and Cork by train?
Maynooth to Cork is 208.42 km.
How long does the train between Maynooth and Cork take?
Maynooth to Cork is on average 4 hrs 24 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 53 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Maynooth to Cork?
Maynooth to Cork has 13 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Maynooth to Cork leave?
The earliest train from Maynooth to Cork departs at 06:17. 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 Maynooth to Cork depart?
The latest train from Maynooth to Cork departs at 19:18. 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 Maynooth to Cork by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Maynooth and Cork is 3 hrs 53 mins.
Is there a direct train from Maynooth to Cork?
Yes, there is a direct train between Maynooth and Cork.
What are the CO2 emissions for Maynooth to Cork by train?
The train journey from Maynooth to Cork creates 14.59kg of CO2 emissions.

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