Trains Dublin to Ballina: Times, Prices and Tickets

06/23/2024
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Dublin to Ballina by train

The journey from Dublin to Ballina by train is 131.13 mi and takes 4 hr 15 min. There are 23 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:37 AM and the last at 7:35 PM. It is possible to travel from Dublin to Ballina by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hr 15 min
Connection per Day23
First Departure6:37 AM
Last Departure7:35 PM
Distance131.13 mi
DepartureDublin
ArrivalBallina
CarriersIrish Rail

Dublin to Ballina Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024

Traveling from Dublin to Ballina with Virail

What's the best way to get from Dublin to Ballina? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Dublin to Ballina, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do train tickets from Dublin to Ballina cost?

The cheapest train tickets from Dublin to Ballina 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 Dublin to Ballina.
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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 Dublin to Ballina.

How long does it take to get from Dublin to Ballina by train?

The journey between Dublin and Ballina by train is approximately 131.13 mi. It will take you more or less 4 hr 15 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 Dublin to Ballina 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 Dublin and Ballina will complete the journey in 3 hr 19 min. On average, it will take you about 4 hr 15 min to travel the 131.13 mi between Dublin and Ballina.

When do departures from Dublin to Ballina leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Dublin at 6:37 AM, and the last departure will leave at 7:35 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 Dublin to Ballina 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 Dublin at 6:37 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 7:35 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Dublin 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 are used when traveling from Dublin to Ballina?

In Dublin, departure stations include Dublin ,Dublin Connolly. When you arrive in Ballina, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Ballina, Bus Station. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Dublin to Ballina are there every day?

The route from Dublin 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 Dublin 23 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Dublin 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 23 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 Dublin 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 Dublin to Ballina
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dublin to Ballina.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Dublin 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 Dublin 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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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 $0.25 to $13.70 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 98% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dublin to Ballina

The cheapest Dublin - Ballina train tickets can be found for as low as $3.90 if you’re lucky, or $5.30 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $10.72.

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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Dublin to Ballina CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
14.77kg
Bus
15.83kg
Flight
42.21kg
Car
33.76kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dublin to Ballina by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dublin and Ballina are 14.77kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dublin and Ballina? By taking the train between Dublin and Ballina you will save 27.44kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.06kg compared to a bus and 18.99kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dublin and Ballina by train?
Dublin to Ballina is 131.13 mi.
How long does the train between Dublin and Ballina take?
Dublin to Ballina is on average 4 hr 15 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 19 min.
How many train connections per day go from Dublin to Ballina?
Dublin to Ballina has 23 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dublin to Ballina leave?
The earliest train from Dublin to Ballina departs at 6:37 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 Dublin to Ballina depart?
The latest train from Dublin to Ballina departs at 7:35 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 Dublin to Ballina by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dublin and Ballina is 3 hr 19 min.
Is there a direct train from Dublin to Ballina?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dublin and Ballina.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dublin to Ballina by train?
The train journey from Dublin to Ballina creates 14.77kg of CO2 emissions.

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