Trains Drogheda to Limerick: Times, Prices and Tickets

04/18/2024
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Drogheda to Limerick by train

The journey from Drogheda to Limerick by train is 119.19 mi and takes 4 hr 7 min. There are 15 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:54 AM and the last at 6:55 PM. It is possible to travel from Drogheda to Limerick by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hr 7 min
Connection per Day15
First Departure5:54 AM
Last Departure6:55 PM
Distance119.19 mi
DepartureDrogheda
ArrivalLimerick
CarriersIrish Rail

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

The cheapest train tickets from Drogheda 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 Drogheda to Limerick.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Drogheda 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 it take to get from Drogheda to Limerick by train?

The average journey time is 4 hr 7 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 119.19 mi from Drogheda to Limerick. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Drogheda to Limerick to take longer than 4 hr 7 min. The distance between Drogheda and Limerick is around 119.19 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 4 hr 7 min. However, the fastest routes between Drogheda and Limerick take 3 hr 40 min. 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.

When do the first and last departures from Drogheda to Limerick leave?

The first daily departure from Drogheda to Limerick leaves at 5:54 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 6:55 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Drogheda and Limerick. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. The first journey of the night departs from Drogheda at 5:54 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 6:55 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Drogheda and Limerick. 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 Limerick route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Drogheda and Limerick. You can start your journey in Drogheda at stations such as Drogheda MacBride. These connect to stations including Limerick Bus Station,Limerick, Dublin Rd (Hurler's Pub) in Limerick. 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 Limerick.

How many daily journeys are there from Drogheda to Limerick?

The exact number of journeys from Drogheda to Limerick can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 15 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Drogheda to Limerick. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Drogheda to Limerick varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 15 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Drogheda to Limerick. 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 Limerick
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Drogheda to Limerick.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Drogheda 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 Drogheda 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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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 $1.03 to $22.83 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 95% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Drogheda to Limerick

The cheapest Drogheda - Limerick train tickets can be found for as low as $1.03 if you’re lucky, or $4.79 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $9.72.

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!

Services on board Irish Rail from Drogheda to Limerick
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Drogheda to Limerick CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.43kg
Bus
14.39kg
Flight
38.36kg
Car
30.69kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Drogheda to Limerick by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Drogheda and Limerick are 13.43kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Drogheda and Limerick? By taking the train between Drogheda and Limerick you will save 24.93kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.96kg compared to a bus and 17.26kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Drogheda and Limerick by train?
Drogheda to Limerick is 119.19 mi.
How long does the train between Drogheda and Limerick take?
Drogheda to Limerick is on average 4 hr 7 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 40 min.
How many train connections per day go from Drogheda to Limerick?
Drogheda to Limerick has 15 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Drogheda to Limerick leave?
The earliest train from Drogheda to Limerick departs at 5:54 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 Limerick depart?
The latest train from Drogheda to Limerick departs at 6:55 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 Limerick by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Drogheda and Limerick is 3 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct train from Drogheda to Limerick?
Yes, there is a direct train between Drogheda and Limerick.
What are the CO2 emissions for Drogheda to Limerick by train?
The train journey from Drogheda to Limerick creates 13.43kg of CO2 emissions.

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