Trains Waterford to Kilkenny: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Waterford to Kilkenny by train

The journey from Waterford to Kilkenny by train is 45.08 km and takes 0 hrs 41 mins. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:55 and the last at 18:25. It is possible to travel from Waterford to Kilkenny by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration0 hrs 41 mins
Connection per Day6
First Departure05:55
Last Departure18:25
Distance45.08 km
DepartureWaterford
ArrivalKilkenny
CarriersIrish Rail

Waterford to Kilkenny Train Times

Departure date
Saturday 15 Jun 2024

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What's the best way to get from Waterford to Kilkenny? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Waterford to Kilkenny, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

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

The cheapest train tickets from Waterford to Kilkenny cost . On average, you can expect to spend around 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 Kilkenny.
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When you're traveling from Waterford to Kilkenny, 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 Waterford to Kilkenny by train?

The journey between Waterford and Kilkenny by train is approximately 45.08 km. It will take you more or less 0 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 between Waterford and Kilkenny by train usually takes 0 hrs 41 mins to cover a distance of 45.08 km. The shortest journey from Waterford to Kilkenny will take you 0 hrs 34 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Kilkenny quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

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

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Waterford to Kilkenny 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 Kilkenny 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 Kilkenny by train, which stations can I use?

You can depart from Waterford at stations such as Waterford Bus Station. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Kilkenny at the following stations: Kilkenny Railway Station. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Waterford and Kilkenny. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Waterford to Kilkenny?

On average, there are 6 daily departures from Waterford to Kilkenny. 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 6 departures from Waterford which travel directly to Kilkenny. There are 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Waterford to Kilkenny. 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 Kilkenny
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Waterford to Kilkenny.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around €2.26 to €5.99 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 62% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Waterford to Kilkenny

The cheapest Waterford - Kilkenny train tickets can be found for as low as €4.28 if you’re lucky, or €4.62 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €5.29.

Find the best day to travel to Kilkenny by train

When travelling to Kilkenny 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 Kilkenny CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
3.16kg
Bus
3.38kg
Flight
9.02kg
Car
7.21kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Waterford to Kilkenny by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Waterford and Kilkenny are 3.16kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Waterford and Kilkenny? By taking the train between Waterford and Kilkenny you will save 5.86kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.22kg compared to a bus and 4.05kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Waterford and Kilkenny by train?
Waterford to Kilkenny is 45.08 km.
How long does the train between Waterford and Kilkenny take?
Waterford to Kilkenny is on average 0 hrs 41 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hrs 34 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Waterford to Kilkenny?
Waterford to Kilkenny has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Waterford to Kilkenny leave?
The earliest train from Waterford to Kilkenny 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 Kilkenny depart?
The latest train from Waterford to Kilkenny 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.
How many direct connections depart from Waterford to Kilkenny?
There are on average 6 direct connection(s) from Waterford to go to Kilkenny.
What's the fastest journey time between Waterford to Kilkenny by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Waterford and Kilkenny is 0 hrs 34 mins.
Is there a direct train from Waterford to Kilkenny?
Yes, there is a direct train between Waterford and Kilkenny.
What are the CO2 emissions for Waterford to Kilkenny by train?
The train journey from Waterford to Kilkenny creates 3.16kg of CO2 emissions.

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