Trains Waterford to Dún Laoghaire: Times, Prices and Tickets

15/06/2024
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Waterford to Dún Laoghaire by train

The journey from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire by train is 132.7 km and takes 3 hrs 43 mins. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:55 and the last at 18:25. It is possible to travel from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hrs 43 mins
Connection per Day8
First Departure05:55
Last Departure18:25
Distance132.7 km
DepartureWaterford
ArrivalDún Laoghaire
CarriersIrish Rail

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

The prices for train tickets from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire 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. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire will cost . 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.
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The prices for train tickets from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire 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 long is the journey from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire by train?

Traveling from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire by train will usually take 3 hrs 43 mins. This journey covers a distance of 132.7 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 3 hrs 43 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. The distance between Waterford and Dún Laoghaire is around 132.7 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 hrs 43 mins. However, the fastest routes between Waterford and Dún Laoghaire take 3 hrs 19 mins. 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.

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

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Waterford at 05:55, and the last departure will leave at 18:25. 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 Dún Laoghaire 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. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Waterford at 05:55, and the last departure will leave at 18:25. 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 Dún Laoghaire 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 Waterford to Dún Laoghaire route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Waterford and Dún Laoghaire. You can start your journey in Waterford at stations such as Waterford Bus Station. These connect to stations including in Dún Laoghaire. 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 Dún Laoghaire.

How many daily journeys are there from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire?

The exact number of journeys from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 8 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 8 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Waterford 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 Waterford 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 Waterford to Dún Laoghaire.

Book in advance and save

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

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

The cheapest Waterford - 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!

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Waterford to Dún Laoghaire CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
9.29kg
Bus
9.95kg
Flight
26.54kg
Car
21.23kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Waterford and Dún Laoghaire are 9.29kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Waterford and Dún Laoghaire? By taking the train between Waterford and Dún Laoghaire you will save 17.25kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.66kg compared to a bus and 11.94kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Waterford and Dún Laoghaire by train?
Waterford to Dún Laoghaire is 132.7 km.
How long does the train between Waterford and Dún Laoghaire take?
Waterford to Dún Laoghaire is on average 3 hrs 43 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 19 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire?
Waterford to Dún Laoghaire has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire leave?
The earliest train from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire 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 Dún Laoghaire depart?
The latest train from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire departs at 18:25. 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 Dún Laoghaire by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Waterford and Dún Laoghaire is 3 hrs 19 mins.
Is there a direct train from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire?
Yes, there is a direct train between Waterford and Dún Laoghaire.
What are the CO2 emissions for Waterford to Dún Laoghaire by train?
The train journey from Waterford to Dún Laoghaire creates 9.29kg of CO2 emissions.

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