Trains Dublin to Drogheda: Times, Prices and Tickets

Dublin to Drogheda by train

The journey from Dublin to Drogheda by train is 27 mi and takes 1 hr 10 min. There are 110 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:37 AM and the last at 11:47 PM. It is possible to travel from Dublin to Drogheda by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration1 hr 10 min
Connection per Day110
First Departure6:37 AM
Last Departure11:47 PM
Distance27 mi
DepartureDublin
ArrivalDrogheda
CarriersIrish Rail

Dublin to Drogheda Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Feb 23, 2024

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How much do train tickets from Dublin to Drogheda cost?

The cheapest train tickets from Dublin to Drogheda 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 Drogheda.
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When you're traveling from Dublin to Drogheda, 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 Dublin to Drogheda by train?

The journey between Dublin and Drogheda by train is approximately 27 mi. It will take you more or less 1 hr 10 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. The journey from Dublin to Drogheda covers a distance of 27 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 hr 10 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 0 hr 32 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 Dublin to Drogheda faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Dublin to Drogheda leave?

The first daily departure from Dublin to Drogheda leaves at 6:37 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 11:47 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Dublin and Drogheda. 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. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Dublin to Drogheda leaving at 6:37 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 11:47 PM.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.

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

In Dublin, departure stations include . When you arrive in Drogheda, you may be able to disembark at stations such as . 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 Drogheda are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Dublin to Drogheda using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 110 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 Dublin to Drogheda 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, 42 direct connections from Dublin to Drogheda each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 68 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 Dublin to Drogheda. 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 Drogheda
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dublin to Drogheda.

Book in advance and save

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

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 $1.23 to $3.32 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 63% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dublin to Drogheda

The cheapest Dublin - Drogheda train tickets can be found for as low as $1.30 if you’re lucky, or $1.64 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $2.16.

Find the best day to travel to Drogheda by train

When travelling to Drogheda 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 Drogheda CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
3.04kg
Bus
3.26kg
Flight
8.69kg
Car
6.95kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dublin to Drogheda by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dublin and Drogheda are 3.04kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dublin and Drogheda? By taking the train between Dublin and Drogheda you will save 5.65kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.22kg compared to a bus and 3.91kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dublin and Drogheda by train?
Dublin to Drogheda is 27 mi.
How long does the train between Dublin and Drogheda take?
Dublin to Drogheda is on average 1 hr 10 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 32 min.
How many train connections per day go from Dublin to Drogheda?
Dublin to Drogheda has 110 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dublin to Drogheda leave?
The earliest train from Dublin to Drogheda 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 Drogheda depart?
The latest train from Dublin to Drogheda departs at 11:47 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
From which stations can I leave from Dublin to Drogheda?
There are 2 station(s) that you can depart from Dublin to go to Drogheda. You can go from Dublin O'Connell Street and Dublin Conn CIE and you can arrive at Drogheda MacBride.
How many direct connections depart from Dublin to Drogheda?
There are on average 42 direct connection(s) from Dublin to go to Drogheda.
What's the fastest journey time between Dublin to Drogheda by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dublin and Drogheda is 0 hr 32 min.
Is there a direct train from Dublin to Drogheda?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dublin and Drogheda.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dublin to Drogheda by train?
The train journey from Dublin to Drogheda creates 3.04kg of CO2 emissions.

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