Trains Dundalk to Kilkenny: Times, Prices and Tickets

Dundalk to Kilkenny by train

The journey from Dundalk to Kilkenny by train is 99.28 mi and takes 3 hr 59 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:00 AM and the last at 4:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Dundalk to Kilkenny by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hr 59 min
Connection per Day5
First Departure8:00 AM
Last Departure4:30 PM
Distance99.28 mi
DepartureDundalk
ArrivalKilkenny
CarriersIrish Rail

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

When you're traveling from Dundalk to Kilkenny, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . You might be able to find prices as low as , but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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When you're traveling from Dundalk to Kilkenny, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does the journey from Dundalk to Kilkenny take by train?

The journey between Dundalk and Kilkenny by train is approximately 99.28 mi. It will take you more or less 3 hr 59 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 Dundalk and Kilkenny runs for about 99.28 mi and usually takes approximately 3 hr 59 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 3 hr 25 min. If you are trying to get from Dundalk to Kilkenny 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.

What time are the first and last departures from Dundalk to Kilkenny?

The first daily departure from Dundalk to Kilkenny leaves at 8:00 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 4:30 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Dundalk and Kilkenny. 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. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Dundalk to Kilkenny, which usually leaves at 8:00 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 4:30 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

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

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Dundalk from the following stations: . Arriving at Kilkenny, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: . Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Kilkenny.

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

The exact number of journeys from Dundalk to Kilkenny 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 5 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 Dundalk to Kilkenny. 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 Dundalk to Kilkenny varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 5 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dundalk to Kilkenny. 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 Kilkenny
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Kilkenny.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Kilkenny

The cheapest Dundalk - Kilkenny train tickets can be found for as low as $1.08 if you’re lucky, or $6.33 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $12.37.

Find the best day to travel to Kilkenny by train

When travelling to Kilkenny 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 Kilkenny CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
11.18kg
Bus
11.98kg
Flight
31.96kg
Car
25.57kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dundalk to Kilkenny by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dundalk and Kilkenny are 11.18kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dundalk and Kilkenny? By taking the train between Dundalk and Kilkenny you will save 20.78kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.8kg compared to a bus and 14.39kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dundalk and Kilkenny by train?
Dundalk to Kilkenny is 99.28 mi.
How long does the train between Dundalk and Kilkenny take?
Dundalk to Kilkenny is on average 3 hr 59 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 25 min.
How many train connections per day go from Dundalk to Kilkenny?
Dundalk to Kilkenny has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dundalk to Kilkenny leave?
The earliest train from Dundalk to Kilkenny departs at 8:00 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 Dundalk to Kilkenny depart?
The latest train from Dundalk to Kilkenny departs at 4:30 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 Kilkenny?
There are 1 station(s) that you can depart from Dundalk to go to Kilkenny. You can go from Dundalk Bus Station and you can arrive at Kilkenny Railway Station.
What's the fastest journey time between Dundalk to Kilkenny by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dundalk and Kilkenny is 3 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct train from Dundalk to Kilkenny?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dundalk and Kilkenny.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dundalk to Kilkenny by train?
The train journey from Dundalk to Kilkenny creates 11.18kg of CO2 emissions.

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