Trains Dundalk to Dublin: Times, Prices and Tickets

Dundalk to Dublin by train

The journey from Dundalk to Dublin by train is 46.64 mi and takes 1 hr 23 min. There are 51 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 Dublin by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration1 hr 23 min
Connection per Day51
First Departure5:30 AM
Last Departure10:14 PM
Distance46.64 mi
DepartureDundalk
ArrivalDublin
CarriersIrish Rail

Dundalk to Dublin Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Mar 1, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Dundalk to Dublin by train?

The prices for train tickets from Dundalk to Dublin 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 Dublin 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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On average, a train ticket from Dundalk to Dublin will cost you . If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does it take to get from Dundalk to Dublin by train?

The distance between Dundalk and Dublin is approximately 46.64 mi. In general, it will take you about 1 hr 23 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The distance between Dundalk and Dublin is around 46.64 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 1 hr 23 min. However, the fastest routes between Dundalk and Dublin take 0 hr 53 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 Dublin leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Dundalk to Dublin 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. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Dundalk to Dublin leaving at 5:30 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night 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.

What are the stations on the Dundalk to Dublin route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Dundalk and Dublin. You can start your journey in Dundalk at stations such as . These connect to stations including in Dublin. 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 Dublin.

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

You will be able to travel from Dundalk to Dublin using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 51 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 Dundalk to Dublin 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, 16 direct connections from Dundalk to Dublin each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 35 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 Dundalk to Dublin. 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 Dublin
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Dublin.

Book in advance and save

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

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 $1.16 to $7.20 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 84% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Dublin

The cheapest Dundalk - Dublin train tickets can be found for as low as $1.44 if you’re lucky, or $2.02 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $2.62.

Find the best day to travel to Dublin by train

When travelling to Dublin 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 Dublin 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 Dundalk to Dublin by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dundalk and Dublin are 5.25kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dundalk and Dublin? By taking the train between Dundalk and Dublin 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 Dundalk and Dublin by train?
Dundalk to Dublin is 46.64 mi.
How long does the train between Dundalk and Dublin take?
Dundalk to Dublin is on average 1 hr 23 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 53 min.
How many train connections per day go from Dundalk to Dublin?
Dundalk to Dublin has 51 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dundalk to Dublin leave?
The earliest train from Dundalk to Dublin 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 Dublin depart?
The latest train from Dundalk to Dublin 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.
From which stations can I leave from Dundalk to Dublin?
There are 1 station(s) that you can depart from Dundalk to go to Dublin. You can go from Dundalk Bus Station and you can arrive at Dublin O'Connell Street and Dublin Conn CIE.
How many direct connections depart from Dundalk to Dublin?
There are on average 16 direct connection(s) from Dundalk to go to Dublin.
What's the fastest journey time between Dundalk to Dublin by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dundalk and Dublin is 0 hr 53 min.
Is there a direct train from Dundalk to Dublin?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dundalk and Dublin.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dundalk to Dublin by train?
The train journey from Dundalk to Dublin creates 5.25kg of CO2 emissions.

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