Trains Sligo to Dún Laoghaire: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Sligo to Dún Laoghaire by train

The journey from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire by train is 188.02 km and takes 3 hrs 52 mins. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:40 and the last at 19:05. It is possible to travel from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 52 mins
Connection per Day9
First Departure05:40
Last Departure19:05
Distance188.02 km
DepartureSligo
ArrivalDún Laoghaire
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire?

When you're traveling from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . You might be able to find prices as low as , but it all depends on how you travel. 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.
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When you're traveling from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire, 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 long will it take me to travel from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire by train?

The average journey time is 3 hrs 52 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 188.02 km from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire to take longer than 3 hrs 52 mins. The journey between Sligo and Dún Laoghaire runs for about 188.02 km and usually takes approximately 3 hrs 52 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 3 hrs 39 mins. If you are trying to get from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire 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.

What time are the first and last departures from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire leaving at 05:40. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 19:05.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. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire, which usually leaves at 05:40. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 19:05. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Sligo to Dún Laoghaire route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Sligo from the following stations: Sligo, Bus Station. Arriving at Dún Laoghaire, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: . Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Dún Laoghaire.

How many times a day do journeys run from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire?

On average, there are 9 daily departures from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Sligo which travel directly to Dún Laoghaire. There are 9 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire. 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 Sligo to Dún Laoghaire
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire, 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 Sligo to Dún Laoghaire.

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.

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire

The cheapest Sligo - Dún Laoghaire train tickets can be found for as low as €1.40 if you’re lucky, or €5.49 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €7.70.

Find the best day to travel to Dún Laoghaire by train

When travelling to Dún Laoghaire 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!

Services on board Irish Rail from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire
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Sligo to Dún Laoghaire CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
13.16kg
Bus
14.1kg
Flight
37.6kg
Car
30.08kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Sligo and Dún Laoghaire are 13.16kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Sligo and Dún Laoghaire? By taking the train between Sligo and Dún Laoghaire you will save 24.44kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.94kg compared to a bus and 16.92kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Sligo and Dún Laoghaire by train?
Sligo to Dún Laoghaire is 188.02 km.
How long does the train between Sligo and Dún Laoghaire take?
Sligo to Dún Laoghaire is on average 3 hrs 52 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 39 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire?
Sligo to Dún Laoghaire has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire leave?
The earliest train from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire departs at 05:40. 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 Sligo to Dún Laoghaire depart?
The latest train from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire departs at 19:05. 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 Sligo to Dún Laoghaire by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Sligo and Dún Laoghaire is 3 hrs 39 mins.
Is there a direct train from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire?
Yes, there is a direct train between Sligo and Dún Laoghaire.
What are the CO2 emissions for Sligo to Dún Laoghaire by train?
The train journey from Sligo to Dún Laoghaire creates 13.16kg of CO2 emissions.

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