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Dublin to Wexford by train

The journey from Dublin to Wexford by train is 69.64 mi and takes 2 hr 56 min. There are 21 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:20 AM and the last at 6:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Dublin to Wexford by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration2 hr 56 min
Connection per Day21
First Departure7:20 AM
Last Departure6:45 PM
Distance69.64 mi
CarriersIrish Rail

Dublin to Wexford Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Traveling from Dublin to Wexford by Train

Embark on a scenic journey from Dublin, Ireland's bustling capital, to the historic harbor town of Wexford. Spanning approximately 69.64 mi, the train journey offers travelers picturesque views of the Irish countryside, making the travel experience an integral part of the adventure. Connecting these two vibrant cities typically takes around 2 hr 56 min. With several daily departures, travelers can easily pick a time that aligns with their schedule, and ticket prices commonly begin at . To get the best rates and a preferred seat, it's advisable to book your ticket in advance.

Irish Rail, or Iarnród Éireann, facilitates this connection, ensuring a comfortable and reliable experience. Trains usually have Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a trolley service offering snacks and drinks. First-class seating options provide additional comforts, including more spacious seats. Trains typically depart from Dublin's Heuston or Connolly stations and arrive at Wexford's O'Hanrahan station. Checking the specific departure stations and times when booking is advisable, as services might differ.

Things to Do/See in Wexford:

  1. Wexford Wildfowl Reserve: A haven for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts.
  2. The National Opera House: Renowned for its world-class acoustics and performances.
  3. Tintern Abbey: An impressive Cistercian abbey offering tranquil woodland walks.
  4. Johnstown Castle: A 19th-century Gothic castle surrounded by ornamental grounds.
  5. Wexford Lavender Farm: Experience the calming effect of lavender fields and partake in craft workshops.
  6. Hook Lighthouse: One of the oldest operational lighthouses in the world, offering panoramic sea views.
  7. Rosslare Beach: A popular sandy beach ideal for a relaxing day out.
  8. Loftus Hall: Famously dubbed Ireland's most haunted house with guided tours available.
  9. Irish National Heritage Park: A cultural experience that takes you through 9,000 years of Irish history.
  10. Westgate Heritage Tower: A historic tower and town gate offering views of Wexford town.

What to Eat in Wexford:

  1. Kelly's Hotel Bread: A local specialty from the famed Kelly's Resort Hotel.
  2. Seafood: Fresh catch from the Atlantic, especially mussels and oysters.
  3. Irish Stew: A hearty meat and potato stew perfect for colder days.
  4. Boxty: A traditional Irish potato pancake.
  5. Wexford Strawberries: Known nationwide for their juicy and sweet flavor.
  6. Black and White Pudding: A breakfast staple in Irish cuisine.
  7. Coddle: A Dublin-originated dish that's found its way to Wexford's pubs and restaurants.
  8. Traditional Soda Bread: Best enjoyed with local butter.
  9. Barmbrack: A fruity tea bread especially popular around Halloween.
  10. Irish Coffee: A warm blend of coffee, Irish whiskey, sugar, and cream.

Day Trips from Wexford:

  1. Waterford: Visit the House of Waterford Crystal and explore Ireland's oldest city.
  2. Kilkenny: Discover the medieval charm with attractions like Kilkenny Castle and St. Canice's Cathedral.
  3. The Saltee Islands: Perfect for birdwatching and nature photography.
  4. Dunmore East: A picturesque fishing village in County Waterford.
  5. Enniscorthy: Dive into history with sites like the 1798 Rebellion Centre and Vinegar Hill.

Travel Tips for Wexford:

With its rich maritime history, Wexford offers a mix of cultural, historical, and natural attractions. Its compact town center is best explored on foot, with several pedestrian streets and alleys to wander. Regarding dining, seafood is a must-try, given Wexford's coastal location. Although Wexford is considered safe, exercising regular precautions is always wise, especially in crowded areas. The town also boasts an array of shopping experiences, from boutique stores to lively markets, ensuring something for every traveler.

To simplify your travel from Dublin to Wexford, consider using Virail. By compiling various travel options and prices, Virail assists you in selecting the most suitable transport mode for your journey. Begin your travel planning with Virail today!

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

Book in advance and save

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

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 $1.13 to $8.63 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 87% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dublin to Wexford

The cheapest Dublin - Wexford train tickets can be found for as low as $1.44 if you’re lucky, or $4.83 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $13.29.

Find the best day to travel to Wexford by train

When travelling to Wexford 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 Wexford CO2 Emissions by Train

What are the CO2 emissions from Dublin to Wexford by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dublin and Wexford are 7.85kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dublin and Wexford? By taking the train between Dublin and Wexford you will save 14.57kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.56kg compared to a bus and 10.08kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dublin and Wexford by train?
Dublin to Wexford is 69.64 mi.
How long does the train between Dublin and Wexford take?
Dublin to Wexford is on average 2 hr 56 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 25 min.
How many train connections per day go from Dublin to Wexford?
Dublin to Wexford has 21 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dublin to Wexford leave?
The earliest train from Dublin to Wexford departs at 7:20 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 Wexford depart?
The latest train from Dublin to Wexford departs at 6:45 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 Wexford?
There are on average 13 direct connection(s) from Dublin to go to Wexford.
What's the fastest journey time between Dublin to Wexford by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dublin and Wexford is 2 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct train from Dublin to Wexford?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dublin and Wexford.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dublin to Wexford by train?
The train journey from Dublin to Wexford creates 7.85kg of CO2 emissions.

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