Trains Dundalk to Drogheda: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Dundalk to Drogheda by train

The journey from Dundalk to Drogheda by train is 19.65 mi and takes 0 hr 21 min. There are 14 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:30 AM and the last at 10:14 PM. It is possible to travel from Dundalk to Drogheda by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration0 hr 21 min
Connection per Day14
First Departure5:30 AM
Last Departure10:14 PM
Distance19.65 mi
DepartureDundalk
ArrivalDrogheda
CarriersIrish Rail

Dundalk to Drogheda Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Dundalk to Drogheda?

The prices for train tickets from Dundalk to Drogheda vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Dundalk to Drogheda will cost . The average train ticket price is approximately . For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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The prices for train tickets from Dundalk to Drogheda vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately . For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long is the journey from Dundalk to Drogheda by train?

The average journey time is 0 hr 21 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 19.65 mi from Dundalk to Drogheda. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Dundalk to Drogheda to take longer than 0 hr 21 min. The distance between Dundalk and Drogheda is around 19.65 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 0 hr 21 min. However, the fastest routes between Dundalk and Drogheda take 0 hr 18 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do the first and last departures from Dundalk to Drogheda leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Dundalk to Drogheda leaving at 5:30 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 10:14 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. The first departure of the night from Dundalk to Drogheda leaves at 5:30 AM, while the last journey sets out at 10:14 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Dundalk 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.

Which stations are used when traveling from Dundalk to Drogheda?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Dundalk and Drogheda. You can start your journey in Dundalk at stations such as Dundalk, Bus Station. These connect to stations including Drogheda MacBride in Drogheda. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Dundalk to Drogheda.

How many times a day do departures from Dundalk leave for Drogheda?

The route from Dundalk to Drogheda 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 Dundalk 14 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Dundalk to Drogheda, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 14 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 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 Dundalk 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 Dundalk to Drogheda
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Drogheda.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Dundalk 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 Dundalk 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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The cheapest Dundalk - Drogheda train tickets can be found for as low as $7.45 if you’re lucky, or $7.80 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $8.73.

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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Dundalk to Drogheda CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
2.21kg
Bus
2.37kg
Flight
6.32kg
Car
5.06kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dundalk to Drogheda by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dundalk and Drogheda are 2.21kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dundalk and Drogheda? By taking the train between Dundalk and Drogheda you will save 4.11kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.16kg compared to a bus and 2.85kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dundalk and Drogheda by train?
Dundalk to Drogheda is 19.65 mi.
How long does the train between Dundalk and Drogheda take?
Dundalk to Drogheda is on average 0 hr 21 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 18 min.
How many train connections per day go from Dundalk to Drogheda?
Dundalk to Drogheda has 14 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dundalk to Drogheda leave?
The earliest train from Dundalk to Drogheda departs at 5:30 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 Dundalk to Drogheda depart?
The latest train from Dundalk to Drogheda departs at 10:14 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 Dundalk to Drogheda?
There are on average 14 direct connection(s) from Dundalk to go to Drogheda.
What's the fastest journey time between Dundalk to Drogheda by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dundalk and Drogheda is 0 hr 18 min.
Is there a direct train from Dundalk to Drogheda?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dundalk and Drogheda.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dundalk to Drogheda by train?
The train journey from Dundalk to Drogheda creates 2.21kg of CO2 emissions.

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