Trains Waterford to Arklow: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Waterford to Arklow by train

The journey from Waterford to Arklow by train is 88.68 km and takes 5 hrs 41 mins. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:55 and the last at 16:05. It is possible to travel from Waterford to Arklow by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration5 hrs 41 mins
Connection per Day3
First Departure05:55
Last Departure16:05
Distance88.68 km
DepartureWaterford
ArrivalArklow
CarriersIrish Rail

Waterford to Arklow Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 25 May 2024

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How much do train tickets from Waterford to Arklow cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Waterford to Arklow. 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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The prices for train tickets from Waterford to Arklow 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 Waterford to Arklow by train?

The journey between Waterford and Arklow by train is approximately 88.68 km. It will take you more or less 5 hrs 41 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey from Waterford to Arklow covers a distance of 88.68 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 hrs 41 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 5 hrs 8 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Waterford to Arklow faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Waterford to Arklow?

The first journey of the day departs from Waterford at 05:55. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 16:05. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Waterford and Arklow. 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. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Waterford at 05:55, and the last departure will leave at 16:05. 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 Waterford to Arklow 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.

When traveling from Waterford to Arklow by train, which stations can I use?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Waterford and Arklow. You can start your journey in Waterford at stations such as Waterford Bus Station. These connect to stations including Arklow Railway Station in Arklow. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Waterford to Arklow.

How many times a day do departures from Waterford leave for Arklow?

You will be able to travel from Waterford to Arklow using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 3 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 Waterford to Arklow 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 Waterford to Arklow each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 3 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 Waterford to Arklow. 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 Waterford to Arklow
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Waterford to Arklow.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Waterford to Arklow, 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 Waterford to Arklow.

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 Waterford - Arklow train tickets can be found for as low as €0.50 if you’re lucky, or €9.70 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €20.75.

Find the best day to travel to Arklow by train

When travelling to Arklow 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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Waterford to Arklow CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
6.21kg
Bus
6.65kg
Flight
17.74kg
Car
14.19kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Waterford to Arklow by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Waterford and Arklow are 6.21kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Waterford and Arklow? By taking the train between Waterford and Arklow you will save 11.53kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.44kg compared to a bus and 7.98kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Waterford and Arklow by train?
Waterford to Arklow is 88.68 km.
How long does the train between Waterford and Arklow take?
Waterford to Arklow is on average 5 hrs 41 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hrs 8 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Waterford to Arklow?
Waterford to Arklow has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Waterford to Arklow leave?
The earliest train from Waterford to Arklow departs at 05:55. 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 Waterford to Arklow depart?
The latest train from Waterford to Arklow departs at 16:05. 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 Waterford to Arklow by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Waterford and Arklow is 5 hrs 8 mins.
Is there a direct train from Waterford to Arklow?
Yes, there is a direct train between Waterford and Arklow.
What are the CO2 emissions for Waterford to Arklow by train?
The train journey from Waterford to Arklow creates 6.21kg of CO2 emissions.

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