Trains Maynooth to Kilkenny: Times, Prices and Tickets

20/04/2024
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Maynooth to Kilkenny by train

The journey from Maynooth to Kilkenny by train is 92.54 km and takes 3 hrs 6 mins. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 08:07 and the last at 16:59. It is possible to travel from Maynooth to Kilkenny by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 6 mins
Connection per Day6
First Departure08:07
Last Departure16:59
Distance92.54 km
DepartureMaynooth
ArrivalKilkenny
CarriersIrish Rail

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

The cheapest train tickets from Maynooth to Kilkenny cost . 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 Maynooth to Kilkenny.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Maynooth 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 will it take me to travel from Maynooth to Kilkenny by train?

The distance between Maynooth and Kilkenny is approximately 92.54 km. In general, it will take you about 3 hrs 6 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 Kilkenny by train usually takes 3 hrs 6 mins to cover a distance of 92.54 km. The shortest journey from Maynooth to Kilkenny will take you 2 hrs 42 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 Kilkenny 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 first and last departures from Maynooth to Kilkenny?

The first daily departure from Maynooth to Kilkenny leaves at 08:07, while the last journey of the day sets out at 16:59. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Maynooth and Kilkenny. 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. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Maynooth to Kilkenny leaving at 08:07. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 16:59.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 on the Maynooth to Kilkenny route?

You will be able to leave Maynooth by using stations such as Maynooth Straffan Rd. These connect you to stations including Kilkenny Railway Station in Kilkenny. 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 Kilkenny, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Maynooth to Kilkenny?

If you want to get from Maynooth to Kilkenny, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 6 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Maynooth and Kilkenny. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 6 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Maynooth 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 Maynooth to Kilkenny
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Maynooth to Kilkenny.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Maynooth 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 Maynooth 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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Maynooth to Kilkenny

The cheapest Maynooth - Kilkenny train tickets can be found for as low as €3.90 if you’re lucky, or €6.96 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €11.19.

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!

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Maynooth 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 Maynooth to Kilkenny by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Maynooth and Kilkenny are 6.48kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Maynooth and Kilkenny? By taking the train between Maynooth 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 Maynooth and Kilkenny by train?
Maynooth to Kilkenny is 92.54 km.
How long does the train between Maynooth and Kilkenny take?
Maynooth to Kilkenny is on average 3 hrs 6 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 42 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Maynooth to Kilkenny?
Maynooth to Kilkenny has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Maynooth to Kilkenny leave?
The earliest train from Maynooth to Kilkenny departs at 08:07. 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 Kilkenny depart?
The latest train from Maynooth to Kilkenny departs at 16:59. 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 Kilkenny by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Maynooth and Kilkenny is 2 hrs 42 mins.
Is there a direct train from Maynooth to Kilkenny?
Yes, there is a direct train between Maynooth and Kilkenny.
What are the CO2 emissions for Maynooth to Kilkenny by train?
The train journey from Maynooth to Kilkenny creates 6.48kg of CO2 emissions.

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