Trains Drogheda to Ballina: Times, Prices and Tickets

07/16/2024
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Drogheda to Ballina by train

The journey from Drogheda to Ballina by train is 118.08 mi and takes 5 hr 21 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 10:40 AM and the last at 5:41 PM. It is possible to travel from Drogheda to Ballina by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration5 hr 21 min
Connection per Day4
First Departure10:40 AM
Last Departure5:41 PM
Distance118.08 mi
DepartureDrogheda
ArrivalBallina
CarriersIrish Rail

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Drogheda to Ballina?

Prices will vary when you travel from Drogheda to Ballina. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as , but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. 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.
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On average, a train ticket from Drogheda to Ballina 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 Drogheda to Ballina by train?

The average journey time is 5 hr 21 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 118.08 mi from Drogheda to Ballina. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Drogheda to Ballina to take longer than 5 hr 21 min. The journey from Drogheda to Ballina covers a distance of 118.08 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 hr 21 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 5 hr 15 min. 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 Drogheda to Ballina faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from Drogheda to Ballina?

The first journey of the day departs from Drogheda at 10:40 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 5:41 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Drogheda and Ballina. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first journey of the night departs from Drogheda at 10:40 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 5:41 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Drogheda and Ballina. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use on the Drogheda to Ballina route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Drogheda and Ballina. You can start your journey in Drogheda at stations such as Drogheda MacBride. These connect to stations including Ballina, Bus Station in Ballina. 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 Drogheda to Ballina.

How many daily journeys are there from Drogheda to Ballina?

The route from Drogheda to Ballina 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 Drogheda 4 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Drogheda to Ballina, 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 4 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 Drogheda to Ballina. 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 Drogheda to Ballina
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Drogheda to Ballina.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Drogheda to Ballina, 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 Drogheda to Ballina.

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 Drogheda to Ballina

The cheapest Drogheda - Ballina train tickets can be found for as low as $1.44 if you’re lucky, or $5.64 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $7.90.

Find the best day to travel to Ballina by train

When travelling to Ballina 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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Drogheda to Ballina CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.3kg
Bus
14.25kg
Flight
38.01kg
Car
30.4kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Drogheda to Ballina by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Drogheda and Ballina are 13.3kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Drogheda and Ballina? By taking the train between Drogheda and Ballina you will save 24.71kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.95kg compared to a bus and 17.1kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Drogheda and Ballina by train?
Drogheda to Ballina is 118.08 mi.
How long does the train between Drogheda and Ballina take?
Drogheda to Ballina is on average 5 hr 21 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 15 min.
How many train connections per day go from Drogheda to Ballina?
Drogheda to Ballina has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Drogheda to Ballina leave?
The earliest train from Drogheda to Ballina departs at 10:40 AM. 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 Drogheda to Ballina depart?
The latest train from Drogheda to Ballina departs at 5:41 PM. 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 Drogheda to Ballina by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Drogheda and Ballina is 5 hr 15 min.
Is there a direct train from Drogheda to Ballina?
Yes, there is a direct train between Drogheda and Ballina.
What are the CO2 emissions for Drogheda to Ballina by train?
The train journey from Drogheda to Ballina creates 13.3kg of CO2 emissions.

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