Trains Waterford to Limerick: Times, Prices and Tickets

19/07/2024
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Waterford to Limerick by train

The journey from Waterford to Limerick by train is 112.03 km and takes 4 hrs 43 mins. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 09:05 and the last at 18:05. It is possible to travel from Waterford to Limerick by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hrs 43 mins
Connection per Day5
First Departure09:05
Last Departure18:05
Distance112.03 km
DepartureWaterford
ArrivalLimerick
CarriersIrish Rail

Waterford to Limerick Train Times

Departure date
Friday 19 Jul 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Waterford to Limerick?

The cheapest train tickets from Waterford to Limerick 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 Limerick.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Waterford to Limerick. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long does the journey from Waterford to Limerick take by train?

The average journey time is 4 hrs 43 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 112.03 km from Waterford to Limerick. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Waterford to Limerick to take longer than 4 hrs 43 mins. The distance between Waterford and Limerick is around 112.03 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 4 hrs 43 mins. However, the fastest routes between Waterford and Limerick take 3 hrs 40 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 departures from Waterford to Limerick?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Waterford to Limerick leaving at 09:05. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 18:05.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 09:05, and the last departure will leave at 18:05. 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 Limerick 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 Limerick route?

You will be able to leave Waterford by using stations such as Waterford Bus Station. These connect you to stations including Limerick, Dublin Rd (Hurler's Pub),Limerick Bus Station in Limerick. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Waterford or in Limerick, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Waterford to Limerick?

You will be able to travel from Waterford to Limerick using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 5 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 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Waterford to Limerick 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, 0 direct connections from Waterford to Limerick each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 5 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Waterford to Limerick. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Waterford to Limerick.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Find the best day to travel to Limerick by train

When travelling to Limerick 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 Limerick CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
7.84kg
Bus
8.4kg
Flight
22.41kg
Car
17.92kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Waterford to Limerick by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Waterford and Limerick are 7.84kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Waterford and Limerick? By taking the train between Waterford and Limerick you will save 14.57kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.56kg compared to a bus and 10.08kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Waterford and Limerick by train?
Waterford to Limerick is 112.03 km.
How long does the train between Waterford and Limerick take?
Waterford to Limerick is on average 4 hrs 43 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 40 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Waterford to Limerick?
Waterford to Limerick has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Waterford to Limerick leave?
The earliest train from Waterford to Limerick departs at 09:05. 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 Limerick depart?
The latest train from Waterford to Limerick departs at 18:05. 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 Limerick by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Waterford and Limerick is 3 hrs 40 mins.
Is there a direct train from Waterford to Limerick?
Yes, there is a direct train between Waterford and Limerick.
What are the CO2 emissions for Waterford to Limerick by train?
The train journey from Waterford to Limerick creates 7.84kg of CO2 emissions.

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