Trains Drogheda to Waterford: Times, Prices and Tickets

04/18/2024
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Drogheda to Waterford by train

The journey from Drogheda to Waterford by train is 105.92 mi and takes 4 hr 17 min. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:54 AM and the last at 4:28 PM. It is possible to travel from Drogheda to Waterford by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hr 17 min
Connection per Day8
First Departure5:54 AM
Last Departure4:28 PM
Distance105.92 mi
DepartureDrogheda
ArrivalWaterford
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much does it cost to get from Drogheda to Waterford by train?

The prices for train tickets from Drogheda to Waterford vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Drogheda to Waterford will cost . The average train ticket price is approximately . For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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When you're traveling from Drogheda to Waterford, 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 Drogheda to Waterford by train?

The journey between Drogheda and Waterford by train is approximately 105.92 mi. It will take you more or less 4 hr 17 min 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. In order to get from Drogheda to Waterford faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Drogheda and Waterford will complete the journey in 3 hr 28 min. On average, it will take you about 4 hr 17 min to travel the 105.92 mi between Drogheda and Waterford.

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

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Drogheda at 5:54 AM, and the last departure will leave at 4:28 PM. 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 Drogheda to Waterford 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. 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 4:28 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Drogheda and Waterford. 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 Waterford route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Drogheda from the following stations: Drogheda MacBride. Arriving at Waterford, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Waterford Bus 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 Waterford.

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

The route from Drogheda to Waterford 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 8 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Drogheda to Waterford, 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 8 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 Waterford. 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 Waterford
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Drogheda to Waterford.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Waterford

The cheapest Drogheda - Waterford train tickets can be found for as low as $1.41 if you’re lucky, or $6.15 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $11.96.

Find the best day to travel to Waterford by train

When travelling to Waterford 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 Waterford CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
11.93kg
Bus
12.78kg
Flight
34.09kg
Car
27.27kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Drogheda to Waterford by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Drogheda and Waterford are 11.93kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Drogheda and Waterford? By taking the train between Drogheda and Waterford you will save 22.16kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.85kg compared to a bus and 15.34kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Drogheda and Waterford by train?
Drogheda to Waterford is 105.92 mi.
How long does the train between Drogheda and Waterford take?
Drogheda to Waterford is on average 4 hr 17 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 28 min.
How many train connections per day go from Drogheda to Waterford?
Drogheda to Waterford has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Drogheda to Waterford leave?
The earliest train from Drogheda to Waterford 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 Waterford depart?
The latest train from Drogheda to Waterford departs at 4:28 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 Waterford by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Drogheda and Waterford is 3 hr 28 min.
Is there a direct train from Drogheda to Waterford?
Yes, there is a direct train between Drogheda and Waterford.
What are the CO2 emissions for Drogheda to Waterford by train?
The train journey from Drogheda to Waterford creates 11.93kg of CO2 emissions.

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