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Trains Waterford to Dublin: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Waterford to Dublin?

The cheapest train tickets from Waterford to Dublin cost € 0.02. On average, you can expect to spend around € 10.86 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 Waterford to Dublin.

Waterford to Dublin by train

Best price € 0.72
Journey duration 3 h 7 min
Connections per day 33
First departure 06:55
Last departure 18:25
Distance 133 km
Departure Waterford
Arrival Dublin
Carriers Irishrail, Irish Rail

Ticket price Waterford - Dublin every day

€ 1.20
€ 5.40
In 2 days
€ 1.40
In 3 days
€ 1.40
In 4 days
€ 1.40
In 5 days
€ 1.54
In 6 days

Route Summary by Train

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Waterford - Dublin


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Thursday, August 11th 2022
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Waterford (Plunkett) - Dublin Connolly
16:25 - 20:45
Irish Rail
4h 20min
2 changes
CO2: 0.38kg

How long will it take me to travel from Waterford to Dublin by train?

The distance between Waterford and Dublin is around 133 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 h 6 min. However, the fastest routes between Waterford and Dublin take 1 h 58 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

At what time of the day can I travel from Waterford to Dublin?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Waterford to Dublin, which usually leaves at 10:05. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 18:25. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Waterford to Dublin?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Waterford from the following stations: Waterford (Plunkett). Arriving at Dublin, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Dublin Heuston, Dublin Connolly, Docklands, Tara Street and Dublin Pearse. 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 Dublin.

How many daily journeys are there from Waterford to Dublin?

You will be able to travel from Waterford to Dublin using companies such as Irishrail and Irish Rail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 30 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 42 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Waterford to Dublin 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, 7 direct connections from Waterford to Dublin each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 23 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.


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