Trains Dublin to Dundalk: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Dublin to Dundalk by train

The journey from Dublin to Dundalk by train is 46.64 mi and takes 1 hr 30 min. There are 68 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:00 AM and the last at 11:47 PM. It is possible to travel from Dublin to Dundalk by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration1 hr 30 min
Connection per Day68
First Departure7:00 AM
Last Departure11:47 PM
Distance46.64 mi
DepartureDublin
ArrivalDundalk
CarriersIrish Rail

Dublin to Dundalk Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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How much do train tickets from Dublin to Dundalk cost?

The cheapest train tickets from Dublin to Dundalk 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 Dundalk.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Dublin to Dundalk. 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 is the journey from Dublin to Dundalk by train?

The journey between Dublin and Dundalk by train is approximately 46.64 mi. It will take you more or less 1 hr 30 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 between Dublin and Dundalk runs for about 46.64 mi and usually takes approximately 1 hr 30 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 0 hr 54 min. If you are trying to get from Dublin to Dundalk as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

At what time of the day can I travel from Dublin to Dundalk?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Dublin to Dundalk leaving at 7:00 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure 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. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Dublin at 7:00 AM, and the last departure will leave at 11:47 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 Dundalk 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.

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

You will be able to leave Dublin by using stations such as Dublin ,Dublin Connolly. These connect you to stations including Dundalk, Bus Station in Dundalk. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Dublin or in Dundalk, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Dublin to Dundalk take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Dublin to Dundalk 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 68 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 Dublin to Dundalk. 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 Dublin to Dundalk varies, but in general, you can expect to find 29 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 39 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dublin to Dundalk. 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 Dundalk
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dublin to Dundalk.

Book in advance and save

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

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 $12.98 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 92% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dublin to Dundalk

The cheapest Dublin - Dundalk train tickets can be found for as low as $1.74 if you’re lucky, or $4.21 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $12.98.

Find the best day to travel to Dundalk by train

When travelling to Dundalk 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 Dundalk CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
5.25kg
Bus
5.63kg
Flight
15.01kg
Car
12.01kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dublin to Dundalk by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dublin and Dundalk are 5.25kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dublin and Dundalk? By taking the train between Dublin and Dundalk you will save 9.76kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.38kg compared to a bus and 6.76kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dublin and Dundalk by train?
Dublin to Dundalk is 46.64 mi.
How long does the train between Dublin and Dundalk take?
Dublin to Dundalk is on average 1 hr 30 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 54 min.
How many train connections per day go from Dublin to Dundalk?
Dublin to Dundalk has 68 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dublin to Dundalk leave?
The earliest train from Dublin to Dundalk departs at 7:00 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 Dundalk depart?
The latest train from Dublin to Dundalk 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.
How many direct connections depart from Dublin to Dundalk?
There are on average 29 direct connection(s) from Dublin to go to Dundalk.
What's the fastest journey time between Dublin to Dundalk by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dublin and Dundalk is 0 hr 54 min.
Is there a direct train from Dublin to Dundalk?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dublin and Dundalk.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dublin to Dundalk by train?
The train journey from Dublin to Dundalk creates 5.25kg of CO2 emissions.

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