Trains Waterford to Killarney: Times, Prices and Tickets

21/07/2024
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Waterford to Killarney by train

The journey from Waterford to Killarney by train is 165.86 km and takes 5 hrs 10 mins. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 07:20 and the last at 16:25. It is possible to travel from Waterford to Killarney by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration5 hrs 10 mins
Connection per Day4
First Departure07:20
Last Departure16:25
Distance165.86 km
DepartureWaterford
ArrivalKillarney
CarriersIrish Rail

Waterford to Killarney Train Times

Departure date
Sunday 21 Jul 2024

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How much do train tickets from Waterford to Killarney cost?

On average, a train ticket from Waterford to Killarney will cost you . However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as . 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.
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When you're traveling from Waterford to Killarney, 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 is the journey from Waterford to Killarney by train?

The journey between Waterford and Killarney by train is approximately 165.86 km. It will take you more or less 5 hrs 10 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 Killarney covers a distance of 165.86 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 hrs 10 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 hrs 55 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 Killarney faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

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

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Waterford to Killarney leaving at 07:20. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 16:25.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. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Waterford to Killarney leaving at 07:20. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 16:25.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.

Which stations are used when traveling from Waterford to Killarney?

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 Bus Station. Arriving at Killarney, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Killarney Railway Station. 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 Killarney.

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

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

Book in advance and save

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

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 €2.48 to €5.67 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 56% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Waterford to Killarney

The cheapest Waterford - Killarney train tickets can be found for as low as €3.03 if you’re lucky, or €4.01 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €5.00.

Find the best day to travel to Killarney by train

When travelling to Killarney 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 Killarney CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
11.61kg
Bus
12.44kg
Flight
33.17kg
Car
26.54kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Waterford to Killarney by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Waterford and Killarney are 11.61kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Waterford and Killarney? By taking the train between Waterford and Killarney you will save 21.56kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.83kg compared to a bus and 14.93kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Waterford and Killarney by train?
Waterford to Killarney is 165.86 km.
How long does the train between Waterford and Killarney take?
Waterford to Killarney is on average 5 hrs 10 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 55 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Waterford to Killarney?
Waterford to Killarney has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Waterford to Killarney leave?
The earliest train from Waterford to Killarney departs at 07:20. 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 Killarney depart?
The latest train from Waterford to Killarney departs at 16:25. 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 Killarney by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Waterford and Killarney is 3 hrs 55 mins.
Is there a direct train from Waterford to Killarney?
Yes, there is a direct train between Waterford and Killarney.
What are the CO2 emissions for Waterford to Killarney by train?
The train journey from Waterford to Killarney creates 11.61kg of CO2 emissions.

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