Trains Maynooth to Dundalk: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Maynooth to Dundalk by train

The journey from Maynooth to Dundalk by train is 69.45 km and takes 2 hrs 18 mins. There are 13 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:32 and the last at 23:10. It is possible to travel from Maynooth to Dundalk by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration2 hrs 18 mins
Connection per Day13
First Departure06:32
Last Departure23:10
Distance69.45 km
DepartureMaynooth
ArrivalDundalk
CarriersIrish Rail

Maynooth to Dundalk Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 25 May 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Maynooth to Dundalk?

Prices will vary when you travel from Maynooth to Dundalk. 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, a train ticket from Maynooth to Dundalk will cost you . 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.

How long will it take me to travel from Maynooth to Dundalk by train?

Traveling from Maynooth to Dundalk by train will usually take 2 hrs 18 mins. This journey covers a distance of 69.45 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 2 hrs 18 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 Maynooth to Dundalk 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 Maynooth and Dundalk will complete the journey in 1 hr 43 mins. On average, it will take you about 2 hrs 18 mins to travel the 69.45 km between Maynooth and Dundalk.

When do departures from Maynooth to Dundalk leave?

The first daily departure from Maynooth to Dundalk leaves at 06:32, while the last journey of the day sets out at 23:10. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Maynooth and Dundalk. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Maynooth at 06:32, and the last departure will leave at 23:10. 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 Maynooth to Dundalk 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.

What are the stations on the Maynooth to Dundalk route?

You can depart from Maynooth at stations such as Maynooth Straffan Rd. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Dundalk at the following stations: Dundalk, Bus 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 Maynooth and Dundalk. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

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

The route from Maynooth to Dundalk 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 Dundalk, 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 Dundalk. 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 Dundalk
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Maynooth to Dundalk.

Book in advance and save

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

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 - Dundalk train tickets can be found for as low as €3.50 if you’re lucky, or €6.10 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €10.08.

Find the best day to travel to Dundalk by train

When travelling to Dundalk 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 Dundalk CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
4.86kg
Bus
5.21kg
Flight
13.89kg
Car
11.11kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Maynooth to Dundalk by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Maynooth and Dundalk are 4.86kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Maynooth and Dundalk? By taking the train between Maynooth and Dundalk you will save 9.03kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.35kg compared to a bus and 6.25kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Maynooth and Dundalk by train?
Maynooth to Dundalk is 69.45 km.
How long does the train between Maynooth and Dundalk take?
Maynooth to Dundalk is on average 2 hrs 18 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 43 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Maynooth to Dundalk?
Maynooth to Dundalk has 13 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Maynooth to Dundalk leave?
The earliest train from Maynooth to Dundalk departs at 06:32. 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 Dundalk depart?
The latest train from Maynooth to Dundalk departs at 23:10. 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 Dundalk by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Maynooth and Dundalk is 1 hr 43 mins.
Is there a direct train from Maynooth to Dundalk?
Yes, there is a direct train between Maynooth and Dundalk.
What are the CO2 emissions for Maynooth to Dundalk by train?
The train journey from Maynooth to Dundalk creates 4.86kg of CO2 emissions.

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