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Dublin to Howth by train

The journey from Dublin to Howth by train is 8.47 mi and takes 0 hr 38 min. There are 185 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:04 AM and the last at 11:49 PM. It is possible to travel from Dublin to Howth by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration0 hr 38 min
Connection per Day185
First Departure6:04 AM
Last Departure11:49 PM
Distance8.47 mi
CarriersIrish Rail

Dublin to Howth Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Take the train from Dublin to Howth

On average, the train journey from Dublin to Howth typically takes about 0 hr 38 min. Approximately 185 trains operate daily from Dublin to Howth. The median price for a ticket on this route is approximately , with the lowest prices starting from .

Iarnród Éireann, also known as Irish Rail, operates frequent commuter services between Dublin and Howth, one of the busiest routes in the region.

There are approximately 70 train connections from Dublin to Howth. They operate often, ensuring you don't have to worry about missing the train.

Iarnród Éireann offers discounts for children, young adults, and students, as well as different fares depending on flexibility. Season tickets are available for regular commuters, and a first-class option is also available for those seeking a deluxe journey. Iarnród Éireann provides fast Wi-Fi access and power sockets under each train seat in the first and second classes.

Your journey will start at Dublin Connolly Station, one of the main railway stations in Dublin and one of the busiest in Ireland. Its central location makes it easily accessible, and its connections to other Irish Rail services make it an excellent starting point for exploring other parts of the country.

Your journey ends at Howth Station, the terminus of the Howth Branch of the DART, in the heart of Howth village.

Howth, a fishing village turned suburb of Dublin, is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. With its stunning sea views, excellent seafood restaurants like Aqua Restaurant or the Oar House,  and beautiful coastal walks to Howth Head or the Baily lighthouse, it offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of Dublin city.

If you plan to travel to Howth from Dublin by train, let us help you plan it. We check thousands of routes across rail, bus, and flight to help you find the best price. Check out our handy price calendar below, where you can see the best prices across all modes of transport between Dublin and Howth.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dublin to Howth.

Book in advance and save

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

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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The cheapest Dublin - Howth train tickets can be found for as low as $1.25 if you’re lucky, or $1.63 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $2.15.

Find the best day to travel to Howth by train

When travelling to Howth 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 Howth CO2 Emissions by Train

What are the CO2 emissions from Dublin to Howth by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dublin and Howth are 0.95kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dublin and Howth? By taking the train between Dublin and Howth you will save 1.78kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.07kg compared to a bus and 1.23kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dublin and Howth by train?
Dublin to Howth is 8.47 mi.
How long does the train between Dublin and Howth take?
Dublin to Howth is on average 0 hr 38 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 25 min.
How many train connections per day go from Dublin to Howth?
Dublin to Howth has 185 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dublin to Howth leave?
The earliest train from Dublin to Howth departs at 6:04 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 Howth depart?
The latest train from Dublin to Howth departs at 11:49 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 Howth?
There are on average 133 direct connection(s) from Dublin to go to Howth.
What's the fastest journey time between Dublin to Howth by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dublin and Howth is 0 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct train from Dublin to Howth?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dublin and Howth.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dublin to Howth by train?
The train journey from Dublin to Howth creates 0.95kg of CO2 emissions.

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