Trains Waterford to Dundalk: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Waterford to Dundalk by train

The journey from Waterford to Dundalk by train is 199.36 km and takes 4 hrs 51 mins. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:55 and the last at 18:25. It is possible to travel from Waterford to Dundalk by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 51 mins
Connection per Day5
First Departure05:55
Last Departure18:25
Distance199.36 km
DepartureWaterford
ArrivalDundalk
CarriersIrish Rail

Waterford to Dundalk Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 15 Jun 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Waterford to Dundalk?

When you're traveling from Waterford to Dundalk, 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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On average, a train ticket from Waterford to Dundalk will cost you . If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long is the journey from Waterford to Dundalk by train?

Traveling from Waterford to Dundalk by train will usually take 4 hrs 51 mins. This journey covers a distance of 199.36 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 4 hrs 51 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 journey from Waterford to Dundalk covers a distance of 199.36 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 4 hrs 51 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 hrs 49 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 Dundalk faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Waterford to Dundalk leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Waterford to Dundalk leaving at 05:55. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 18:25.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. 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 Dundalk 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 Dundalk by train, which stations can I use?

In Waterford, departure stations include Waterford Bus Station. When you arrive in Dundalk, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Dundalk, Bus Station. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Waterford to Dundalk are there every day?

The route from Waterford to Dundalk is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Waterford 5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Waterford to Dundalk, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 5 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Waterford to Dundalk. 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 Dundalk
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Waterford to Dundalk.

Book in advance and save

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

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 - Dundalk train tickets can be found for as low as €1.53 if you’re lucky, or €8.89 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €19.00.

Find the best day to travel to Dundalk by train

When travelling to Dundalk 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 Dundalk CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.96kg
Bus
14.95kg
Flight
39.87kg
Car
31.9kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Waterford to Dundalk by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Waterford and Dundalk are 13.96kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Waterford and Dundalk? By taking the train between Waterford and Dundalk you will save 25.91kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.99kg compared to a bus and 17.94kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Waterford and Dundalk by train?
Waterford to Dundalk is 199.36 km.
How long does the train between Waterford and Dundalk take?
Waterford to Dundalk is on average 4 hrs 51 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 49 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Waterford to Dundalk?
Waterford to Dundalk has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Waterford to Dundalk leave?
The earliest train from Waterford to Dundalk 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 Dundalk depart?
The latest train from Waterford to Dundalk 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 Dundalk by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Waterford and Dundalk is 3 hrs 49 mins.
Is there a direct train from Waterford to Dundalk?
Yes, there is a direct train between Waterford and Dundalk.
What are the CO2 emissions for Waterford to Dundalk by train?
The train journey from Waterford to Dundalk creates 13.96kg of CO2 emissions.

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