Trains Maynooth to Drogheda: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Maynooth to Drogheda by train

The journey from Maynooth to Drogheda by train is 40.57 km and takes 1 hr 56 mins. There are 29 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:17 and the last at 22:08. It is possible to travel from Maynooth to Drogheda by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration1 hr 56 mins
Connection per Day29
First Departure06:17
Last Departure22:08
Distance40.57 km
DepartureMaynooth
ArrivalDrogheda
CarriersIrish Rail

Maynooth to Drogheda Train Times

Departure date
Monday 24 Jun 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Maynooth to Drogheda by train?

On average, a train ticket from Maynooth to Drogheda 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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When you're traveling from Maynooth to Drogheda, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How much time will it take to go from Maynooth to Drogheda by train?

Traveling from Maynooth to Drogheda by train will usually take 1 hr 56 mins. This journey covers a distance of 40.57 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 1 hr 56 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. The journey between Maynooth and Drogheda by train usually takes 1 hr 56 mins to cover a distance of 40.57 km. The shortest journey from Maynooth to Drogheda will take you 1 hr 31 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 Drogheda 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.

What time are the departures from Maynooth to Drogheda?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Maynooth to Drogheda, which usually leaves at 06:17. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 22:08. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Maynooth to Drogheda leaving at 06:17. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 22:08.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.

When traveling from Maynooth to Drogheda by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Maynooth by using stations such as Maynooth Straffan Rd. These connect you to stations including Drogheda MacBride in Drogheda. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Maynooth or in Drogheda, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Maynooth to Drogheda take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Maynooth to Drogheda using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 29 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 Maynooth to Drogheda 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 Maynooth to Drogheda each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 29 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 Maynooth to Drogheda. 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 Drogheda
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Maynooth to Drogheda.

Book in advance and save

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

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 - Drogheda train tickets can be found for as low as €3.41 if you’re lucky, or €4.33 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €9.04.

Find the best day to travel to Drogheda by train

When travelling to Drogheda 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 Drogheda CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
2.84kg
Bus
3.04kg
Flight
8.11kg
Car
6.49kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Maynooth to Drogheda by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Maynooth and Drogheda are 2.84kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Maynooth and Drogheda? By taking the train between Maynooth and Drogheda you will save 5.27kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.2kg compared to a bus and 3.65kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Maynooth and Drogheda by train?
Maynooth to Drogheda is 40.57 km.
How long does the train between Maynooth and Drogheda take?
Maynooth to Drogheda is on average 1 hr 56 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 31 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Maynooth to Drogheda?
Maynooth to Drogheda has 29 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Maynooth to Drogheda leave?
The earliest train from Maynooth to Drogheda 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 Drogheda depart?
The latest train from Maynooth to Drogheda departs at 22:08. 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 Drogheda by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Maynooth and Drogheda is 1 hr 31 mins.
Is there a direct train from Maynooth to Drogheda?
Yes, there is a direct train between Maynooth and Drogheda.
What are the CO2 emissions for Maynooth to Drogheda by train?
The train journey from Maynooth to Drogheda creates 2.84kg of CO2 emissions.

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